The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 43 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.18% 2.38% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 5.71% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
Life Science
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 48.24% 41.67% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 78 55 48
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Life Science
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Life Science
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MBA
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Psychology
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Market Research
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) GxP
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Research Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MBA
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GxP
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP