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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 540 565 616
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +51
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 81 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 23
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £102,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
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
17236 17826 20305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.32% 39.67% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14097 14487 17463
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 -9 9 £75,000 -3.22% 2
Uxbridge - 4 £50,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 72 (39.78%) Project Management
3 64 (35.36%) Finance
4 56 (30.94%) Oracle
4 56 (30.94%) Degree
5 38 (20.99%) Manufacturing
6 35 (19.34%) Marketing
7 34 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (18.78%) Analytics
8 33 (18.23%) Business Development
8 33 (18.23%) SQL
8 33 (18.23%) Banking
9 32 (17.68%) Retail
9 32 (17.68%) Change Management
9 32 (17.68%) SAP
10 30 (16.57%) PRINCE2
10 30 (16.57%) Data Management
11 27 (14.92%) Big Data
12 25 (13.81%) Performance Improvement
12 25 (13.81%) Risk Management
13 24 (13.26%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (13.26%) .NET
13 24 (13.26%) ETL
14 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
15 22 (12.15%) C#
16 21 (11.60%) Web Services
17 20 (11.05%) Java
17 20 (11.05%) ITIL
17 20 (11.05%) Telecoms
17 20 (11.05%) Validation

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (7.73%) Documentum
2 13 (7.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.31%) LiveLink
4 3 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (1.66%) SAS
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) Node.js
5 2 (1.10%) Drupal
5 2 (1.10%) Captiva
6 1 (0.55%) Liferay
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.55%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.42%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.31%) MS Office
4 5 (2.76%) MS Project
5 3 (1.66%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Tridion
1 3 (1.66%) TrackWise
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.10%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.10%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.55%) Lawson
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) SaaS
2 13 (7.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Internet
2 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.66%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.92%) Big Data
2 24 (13.26%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.18%) QlikView
5 13 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.87%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.31%) OLTP
7 6 (3.31%) EDMS
7 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.21%) Xcelsius
8 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.66%) DataStage
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) Toad
2 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (44.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 64 (35.36%) Finance
3 38 (20.99%) Manufacturing
4 35 (19.34%) Marketing
5 33 (18.23%) Banking
6 32 (17.68%) Retail
7 20 (11.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (4.42%) Back Office
9 6 (3.31%) Law
10 4 (2.21%) Legal
10 4 (2.21%) Billing
10 4 (2.21%) Japanese Language
11 2 (1.10%) Advertising
11 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (32.60%) Consultant
2 26 (14.36%) Technology Consultant
3 23 (12.71%) Analyst
4 22 (12.15%) Business Analyst
5 21 (11.60%) Project Manager
5 21 (11.60%) Developer
6 18 (9.94%) Architect
7 15 (8.29%) Senior Architect
7 15 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (7.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.42%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (4.42%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (3.87%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.31%) Documentum Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.31%) IT Business Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) .NET
2 21 (11.60%) Web Services
3 12 (6.63%) XML
4 6 (3.31%) WinForms
4 6 (3.31%) WDK
4 6 (3.31%) J2EE
4 6 (3.31%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.31%) REST
5 5 (2.76%) CSS
5 5 (2.76%) SOAP
5 5 (2.76%) HTML
5 5 (2.76%) Spring
6 4 (2.21%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.21%) XSLT
6 4 (2.21%) HTML5
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.66%) XSD
7 3 (1.66%) XSL
7 3 (1.66%) WSDL
7 3 (1.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.52%) Informatics
2 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.97%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.97%) Visualisation
4 8 (4.42%) PMI
4 8 (4.42%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.21%) FMCG
6 4 (2.21%) Biotechnology
7 3 (1.66%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.66%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.10%) Open Source
8 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.10%) Social Network
9 1 (0.55%) Biology
9 1 (0.55%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.94%) Windows
2 3 (1.66%) Android
2 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone
2 3 (1.66%) UNIX
3 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.10%) Linux
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.78%) Project Management
2 34 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (18.78%) Analytics
3 33 (18.23%) Business Development
4 32 (17.68%) Change Management
5 30 (16.57%) PRINCE2
5 30 (16.57%) Data Management
6 25 (13.81%) Performance Improvement
6 25 (13.81%) Risk Management
7 24 (13.26%) ETL
8 20 (11.05%) ITIL
8 20 (11.05%) Validation
8 20 (11.05%) Content Management
9 18 (9.94%) SOA
10 16 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (8.84%) Business Transformation
11 15 (8.29%) Information Management
12 14 (7.73%) Six Sigma
12 14 (7.73%) CRM
13 13 (7.18%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.23%) SQL
2 22 (12.15%) C#
3 20 (11.05%) Java
4 19 (10.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.18%) VB
5 13 (7.18%) VB6
6 12 (6.63%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.87%) C++
8 6 (3.31%) PHP
9 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.66%) C
10 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (30.94%) Degree
2 10 (5.52%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.87%) PhD
4 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) MBA
5 2 (1.10%) PMP
5 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) ISO 9001
2 10 (5.52%) QA
3 7 (3.87%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.66%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.55%) HL7
5 1 (0.55%) CDISC
5 1 (0.55%) DICOM
5 1 (0.55%) WAI
5 1 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
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 56 (30.94%) Oracle
2 32 (17.68%) SAP
3 17 (9.39%) Siebel
4 15 (8.29%) Cognizant
5 12 (6.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.42%) Business Objects
7 7 (3.87%) IBM
8 6 (3.31%) Adobe
8 6 (3.31%) Informatica
9 5 (2.76%) Cognos
10 4 (2.21%) Trillium
10 4 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.10%) Ab Initio
12 2 (1.10%) Open Text
12 2 (1.10%) Teradata
12 2 (1.10%) Netezza
12 2 (1.10%) JDA
12 2 (1.10%) EMC
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Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Car + bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £90000.00 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
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Salary: Not Disclosed day rate
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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