The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank - 89 88
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.11% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -12.50%
Life Science
Buckinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
483 361 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.44% 34.68% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 395 260 333
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Life Science
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Life Science
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA