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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 179 - 190
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
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
1312 1323 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.75% 33.16% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1044 1161
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £34,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (37.50%) VLAN
1 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) C
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) MCSA
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) NFS
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) CCNA
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) HP
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) NetApp
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) Xen
1 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) VLAN
1 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 6 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Architect
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Architect
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Data Entry
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Development
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) MCSA
1 6 (37.50%) CCNA
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) NFS
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) Xen
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) HP
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
1 6 (37.50%) NetApp
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects