The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 549 560 614
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +54
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 88 71 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.16% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.35% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 19
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £73,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -45.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £96,250 £94,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -43.18%
Life Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19811 20480 23190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.18% 45.87% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15973 16723 19832
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in London

Life Science
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the London region.

Life Science Salary Trend in London

Life Science
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Life Science Salary Histogram in London

Life Science
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 11 £65,000 -16.12% 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 80 (44.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 76 (41.99%) Project Management
3 67 (37.02%) Degree
4 64 (35.36%) Oracle
5 62 (34.25%) Finance
6 56 (30.94%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (24.31%) Marketing
8 41 (22.65%) Manufacturing
8 41 (22.65%) Analytics
9 39 (21.55%) SAP
10 37 (20.44%) SQL
11 36 (19.89%) PRINCE2
11 36 (19.89%) Retail
12 35 (19.34%) Change Management
13 32 (17.68%) Banking
14 31 (17.13%) Business Development
14 31 (17.13%) Big Data
15 28 (15.47%) .NET
16 27 (14.92%) C#
17 26 (14.36%) Web Services
17 26 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (13.81%) Data Management
18 25 (13.81%) Risk Management
18 25 (13.81%) Validation
18 25 (13.81%) Performance Improvement
19 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (13.26%) ITIL
19 24 (13.26%) SOA
19 24 (13.26%) ETL
20 23 (12.71%) Siebel

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.42%) Documentum
3 5 (2.76%) LiveLink
4 3 (1.66%) SAS
5 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) Drupal
5 2 (1.10%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.10%) Node.js
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.55%) Liferay
6 1 (0.55%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.76%) MS Project
3 5 (2.76%) MS Office
4 4 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.66%) TrackWise
1 3 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.10%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (1.10%) Tridion
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Lawson
3 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.05%) SaaS
2 19 (10.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) VPN
2 3 (1.66%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.13%) Big Data
2 21 (11.60%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.08%) QlikView
6 9 (4.97%) OLTP
7 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.87%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.76%) EDMS
11 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.21%) Xcelsius
11 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (2.21%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.66%) DataStage
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.10%) Toad
3 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 80 (44.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 62 (34.25%) Finance
3 44 (24.31%) Marketing
4 41 (22.65%) Manufacturing
5 36 (19.89%) Retail
6 32 (17.68%) Banking
7 21 (11.60%) Telecoms
8 8 (4.42%) Back Office
9 5 (2.76%) Law
10 4 (2.21%) Legal
10 4 (2.21%) Japanese Language
11 3 (1.66%) Billing
12 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (30.39%) Consultant
2 26 (14.36%) Architect
3 25 (13.81%) Technology Consultant
4 20 (11.05%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (11.05%) Senior Architect
5 19 (10.50%) Business Analyst
5 19 (10.50%) Developer
5 19 (10.50%) Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 18 (9.94%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.97%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 9 (4.97%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.42%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.31%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.76%) Account Manager
10 5 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.47%) .NET
2 26 (14.36%) Web Services
3 8 (4.42%) WinForms
3 8 (4.42%) XML
3 8 (4.42%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.31%) REST
5 5 (2.76%) CSS
5 5 (2.76%) SOAP
5 5 (2.76%) HTML
6 4 (2.21%) HTML5
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.66%) WSDL
7 3 (1.66%) Middleware
7 3 (1.66%) XSLT
7 3 (1.66%) XSD
7 3 (1.66%) J2EE
8 2 (1.10%) Spring
8 2 (1.10%) DOM
8 2 (1.10%) XSL
8 2 (1.10%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) Informatics
2 13 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.63%) Data Integration
4 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.52%) Visualisation
5 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.97%) FMCG
6 9 (4.97%) PMI
7 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.21%) Biotechnology
8 4 (2.21%) User Experience
9 3 (1.66%) iPad
10 2 (1.10%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.10%) Open Source
11 1 (0.55%) Social Media
11 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.55%) Biology
11 1 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) Windows
2 4 (2.21%) Android
2 4 (2.21%) Windows Phone
2 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.66%) UNIX
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.10%) Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.99%) Project Management
2 41 (22.65%) Analytics
3 36 (19.89%) PRINCE2
4 35 (19.34%) Change Management
5 31 (17.13%) Business Development
6 26 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (13.81%) Data Management
7 25 (13.81%) Risk Management
7 25 (13.81%) Validation
7 25 (13.81%) Performance Improvement
8 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (13.26%) ITIL
8 24 (13.26%) SOA
8 24 (13.26%) ETL
9 19 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (9.94%) Business Transformation
11 17 (9.39%) Content Management
11 17 (9.39%) Information Management
12 16 (8.84%) Data Architecture
13 15 (8.29%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.44%) SQL
2 27 (14.92%) C#
3 17 (9.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.84%) VB6
4 16 (8.84%) VB
5 14 (7.73%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.73%) Java
6 4 (2.21%) C++
6 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.21%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.66%) PHP
8 2 (1.10%) C
9 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (37.02%) Degree
2 11 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 8 (4.42%) PhD
4 5 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.66%) MBA
6 2 (1.10%) PMP
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.94%) ISO 9001
2 10 (5.52%) QA
3 8 (4.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.10%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.55%) CDISC
5 1 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.55%) GAMP
5 1 (0.55%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 64 (35.36%) Oracle
2 39 (21.55%) SAP
3 23 (12.71%) Siebel
4 17 (9.39%) Cognizant
5 10 (5.52%) Informatica
6 9 (4.97%) IBM
6 9 (4.97%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.31%) Adobe
7 6 (3.31%) Trillium
8 4 (2.21%) WSO2
8 4 (2.21%) Tableau
9 3 (1.66%) Cognos
9 3 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.10%) Teradata
10 2 (1.10%) Open Text
10 2 (1.10%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.10%) Netezza
10 2 (1.10%) DataFlux
10 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical and Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire
PleaseTech Ltd
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire
PleaseTech Ltd
Salary: £30K - £45K
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OTE £40,000
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago