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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 92 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 0.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £41,500 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -23.15%
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
377 336 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.84% 35.74% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 261 287 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) MS Project
1 10 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (75.00%) Workflow
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma
3 8 (66.67%) ISEB
3 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) CRM
3 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 8 (66.67%) Marketing
3 8 (66.67%) CBAP
3 8 (66.67%) Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) PMI
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) Cognizant
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) GAMP

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Project
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (66.67%) Marketing
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Workflow
2 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (66.67%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) CBAP
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GAMP
1 2 (16.67%) GxP
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft