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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 559 589 579
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 77 77 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 18
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £45,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £96,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
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
20306 21687 20640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.91% 45.05% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16501 17623 16754
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +20 16 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £47,500 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 58 (35.80%) Manufacturing
2 55 (33.95%) Degree
3 54 (33.33%) Finance
4 51 (31.48%) Project Management
5 39 (24.07%) Retail
6 38 (23.46%) ITIL
7 37 (22.84%) Business Development
8 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (18.52%) Analytics
10 29 (17.90%) SQL
11 24 (14.81%) PRINCE2
11 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
12 22 (13.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (12.96%) SQL Server
13 21 (12.96%) Service Management
14 20 (12.35%) SAP
14 20 (12.35%) Marketing
15 19 (11.73%) Oracle
16 18 (11.11%) IBM
16 18 (11.11%) CRM
17 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
17 17 (10.49%) Data Centre
18 16 (9.88%) Computer Science
18 16 (9.88%) Legal
18 16 (9.88%) Banking
19 15 (9.26%) Publishing
19 15 (9.26%) Validation
19 15 (9.26%) Sony

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (3.09%) Mule
1 5 (3.09%) JBoss
1 5 (3.09%) Mule ESB
2 3 (1.85%) SAS
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.62%) Node.js
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) SPSS
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.09%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.85%) HFM
4 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.23%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.23%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.23%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.62%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.62%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.62%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.62%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.62%) Magento
5 1 (0.62%) JDE World
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) SaaS
2 7 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.85%) Veeva
4 1 (0.62%) Force.com
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) Wireless
3 1 (0.62%) DNS
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.56%) Big Data
4 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.85%) Hyperion Smart View
5 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.23%) Essbase
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.62%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.62%) OLAP
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.85%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.62%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.62%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (35.80%) Manufacturing
2 54 (33.33%) Finance
3 39 (24.07%) Retail
4 22 (13.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (12.35%) Marketing
6 16 (9.88%) Banking
6 16 (9.88%) Legal
7 15 (9.26%) Publishing
8 14 (8.64%) Law
9 6 (3.70%) Automotive
9 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
9 6 (3.70%) German Language
10 5 (3.09%) French Language
11 3 (1.85%) Back Office
12 2 (1.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (17.28%) Architect
2 18 (11.11%) Consultant
3 14 (8.64%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.02%) Analyst
4 13 (8.02%) Transition Manager
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Manager
6 10 (6.17%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Applications Support
6 10 (6.17%) Applications Support Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (4.32%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.32%) Head of Service Delivery
7 7 (4.32%) Senior Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Enterprise Applications Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) RSS
2 11 (6.79%) Middleware
3 8 (4.94%) .NET
3 8 (4.94%) Web Services
4 7 (4.32%) HTML
5 6 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (3.70%) HTML5
6 3 (1.85%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.85%) REST
6 3 (1.85%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (1.85%) STL
6 3 (1.85%) XML
6 3 (1.85%) CSS
6 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.85%) JSON
7 2 (1.23%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (10.49%) Data Centre
4 16 (9.88%) Computer Science
5 15 (9.26%) BBC
6 9 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.94%) FMCG
8 6 (3.70%) Biology
9 5 (3.09%) Clustering
9 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.09%) User Experience
10 4 (2.47%) Economics
11 3 (1.85%) Statistics
11 3 (1.85%) PMI
11 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.23%) Tandem
12 2 (1.23%) Applied Mathematics
12 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.32%) Windows
2 5 (3.09%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Debian
3 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.48%) Project Management
2 38 (23.46%) ITIL
3 37 (22.84%) Business Development
4 32 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.52%) Analytics
6 24 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 21 (12.96%) Service Management
8 18 (11.11%) CRM
9 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
10 15 (9.26%) Validation
10 15 (9.26%) Transition Management
11 14 (8.64%) Time Management
11 14 (8.64%) Predictive Analytics
12 13 (8.02%) Logistics
12 13 (8.02%) Change Management
12 13 (8.02%) ITSM
13 10 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.17%) Performance Analysis
13 10 (6.17%) SDLC
14 8 (4.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.90%) SQL
2 12 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 11 (6.79%) Java
4 8 (4.94%) C#
5 4 (2.47%) ABAP
5 4 (2.47%) Ruby
6 3 (1.85%) Python
6 3 (1.85%) C++
6 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.85%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.23%) R
7 2 (1.23%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.23%) C
7 2 (1.23%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.62%) XPath
8 1 (0.62%) VBA
8 1 (0.62%) XQuery
8 1 (0.62%) PHP
8 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (33.95%) Degree
2 13 (8.02%) ISEB
3 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.47%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) APMP
6 2 (1.23%) MBA
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.62%) PMP
7 1 (0.62%) CISM
7 1 (0.62%) CISSP
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) GCP
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Postfix
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.35%) SAP
3 19 (11.73%) Oracle
4 18 (11.11%) IBM
5 15 (9.26%) Sony
5 15 (9.26%) Dell
6 14 (8.64%) Cognizant
7 9 (5.56%) Siebel
8 6 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.09%) Wall Street Systems
9 5 (3.09%) WSO2
9 5 (3.09%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.85%) Tableau
10 3 (1.85%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.85%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.85%) Adobe
10 3 (1.85%) HP
11 1 (0.62%) Ariba
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