The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 177 - 183
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £55,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -37.27%
Life Science
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1276 1149 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.42% 31.14% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 993 956 1080
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Life Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Manchester

Life Science
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) WDK
2 1 (33.33%) LIMS
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) LIMS
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects