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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 174 - 194
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% - 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% - 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +58.62%
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
1278 1169 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.41% 31.27% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 942 1166
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Manchester

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (35.71%) VLAN
2 5 (35.71%) Xen
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 5 (35.71%) MCSA
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) NFS
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) NetApp
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) VLAN
1 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
1 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Architect
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) LIMS
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Business Development
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Product Management
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) MCSA
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) NFS
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Xen
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) NetApp
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) Teradata
6 1 (7.14%) Tableau
6 1 (7.14%) Business Objects