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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 544 556 561
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 87 84 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 58 29
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £88,000 £101,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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
20719 20737 21219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.62% 44.17% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17085 16708 17299
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £47,550 -
City of London +24 8 £60,000 -20.00% 3
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (39.61%) Manufacturing
2 52 (33.77%) Finance
3 48 (31.17%) Degree
4 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (24.68%) Retail
6 35 (22.73%) Project Management
7 33 (21.43%) Business Development
8 29 (18.83%) ITIL
8 29 (18.83%) Analytics
9 23 (14.94%) SQL
10 22 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.34%) SAP
11 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
12 18 (11.69%) Service Delivery
12 18 (11.69%) Data Centre
13 17 (11.04%) Service Management
13 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (10.39%) Legal
15 15 (9.74%) Change Management
15 15 (9.74%) E-Commerce
15 15 (9.74%) PRINCE2
15 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
15 15 (9.74%) Predictive Analytics
16 14 (9.09%) CRM
17 13 (8.44%) Java
17 13 (8.44%) Marketing
18 12 (7.79%) C#
18 12 (7.79%) SDLC
18 12 (7.79%) Transition Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (4.55%) SAS
2 5 (3.25%) Node.js
3 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) SPSS
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) SAP SD
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.60%) Magento
3 3 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.95%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.30%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.30%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.30%) HFM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.65%) JDE World
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.65%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) SaaS
2 5 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.95%) Veeva
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.30%) Force.com
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.95%) Wireless
2 3 (1.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.90%) Big Data
4 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.60%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.30%) Essbase
6 2 (1.30%) OLAP
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.30%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.65%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.30%) Selenium
2 2 (1.30%) RequisitePro
2 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.65%) MSI
3 1 (0.65%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) Rational Rose
General
1 61 (39.61%) Manufacturing
2 52 (33.77%) Finance
3 38 (24.68%) Retail
4 22 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (10.39%) Legal
6 13 (8.44%) Marketing
7 11 (7.14%) Law
8 10 (6.49%) Publishing
8 10 (6.49%) Banking
9 6 (3.90%) German Language
9 6 (3.90%) Automotive
9 6 (3.90%) Back Office
10 5 (3.25%) Financial Institution
10 5 (3.25%) French Language
11 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (13.64%) Architect
2 20 (12.99%) Consultant
3 14 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 13 (8.44%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.79%) Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Transition Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.55%) Senior Service Manager
10 6 (3.90%) Head of Service Delivery
11 5 (3.25%) Digital Architect
11 5 (3.25%) Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) Programmer
11 5 (3.25%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) RSS
2 9 (5.84%) HTML
2 9 (5.84%) Middleware
3 8 (5.19%) .NET
3 8 (5.19%) HTML5
4 6 (3.90%) XML
5 5 (3.25%) XSL
5 5 (3.25%) CSS
5 5 (3.25%) J2EE
5 5 (3.25%) Apache Flex
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.95%) Visualforce
7 3 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (1.95%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.95%) REST
7 3 (1.95%) STL
7 3 (1.95%) Web Services
7 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.95%) JSON
8 2 (1.30%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.69%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) BBC
5 7 (4.55%) User Experience
6 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.90%) FMCG
6 6 (3.90%) Statistics
7 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.25%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.60%) Clustering
8 4 (2.60%) Economics
9 3 (1.95%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.95%) Tandem
9 3 (1.95%) Informatics
9 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.95%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.84%) Windows
2 4 (2.60%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.95%) Linux
3 3 (1.95%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.73%) Project Management
3 33 (21.43%) Business Development
4 29 (18.83%) ITIL
4 29 (18.83%) Analytics
5 18 (11.69%) Service Delivery
6 17 (11.04%) Service Management
6 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (9.74%) Change Management
7 15 (9.74%) PRINCE2
7 15 (9.74%) E-Commerce
7 15 (9.74%) Predictive Analytics
8 14 (9.09%) CRM
9 12 (7.79%) Transition Management
9 12 (7.79%) SDLC
10 11 (7.14%) Time Management
11 10 (6.49%) ITSM
12 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.84%) Product Management
12 9 (5.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.94%) SQL
2 13 (8.44%) Java
3 12 (7.79%) C#
4 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.90%) C
6 5 (3.25%) PHP
7 3 (1.95%) C++
7 3 (1.95%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.95%) R
7 3 (1.95%) ABAP
7 3 (1.95%) Python
8 2 (1.30%) SAPscript
8 2 (1.30%) Ruby
8 2 (1.30%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.65%) VBA
9 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (31.17%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) ISEB
3 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) PMP
5 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.30%) APMP
6 2 (1.30%) MBA
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.65%) CISM
7 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) CDISC
2 2 (1.30%) GCP
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) SAP
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) IBM
2 10 (6.49%) Oracle
2 10 (6.49%) Cognizant
2 10 (6.49%) Dell
2 10 (6.49%) Sony
3 9 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.25%) ATG
4 5 (3.25%) hybris
4 5 (3.25%) Tableau
5 4 (2.60%) Demandware
5 4 (2.60%) Wall Street Systems
5 4 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (2.60%) Siebel
6 3 (1.95%) Adobe
6 3 (1.95%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.95%) VMware
7 2 (1.30%) Informatica
7 2 (1.30%) JD Edwards
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary available - please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
London
OHO Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 to 95k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Up to £100,000 + Excellent Bonus &
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65-80K + bonus (100K£ OTE)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago