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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 170 - 183
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% - 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
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
1323 1294 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.87% 32.26% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 984 1084
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
1 6 (75.00%) Information Management
1 6 (75.00%) Business Development
2 5 (62.50%) Ontologies
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) RDF
2 5 (62.50%) SPSS
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) R
2 5 (62.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (62.50%) Machine Learning
2 5 (62.50%) Mahout
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Information Retrieval
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 5 (62.50%) SPARQL
2 5 (62.50%) MLlib
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Mahout
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (62.50%) MLlib
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Management
1 6 (75.00%) Business Development
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) RDF
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) Content Management
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Machine Learning
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Information Retrieval
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Entry
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) PLM
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SPARQL
1 5 (62.50%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft