The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank - - 70
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Life Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
246 159 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.25% 24.27% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 151 128 125
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Life Science
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Life Science Salary Trend in the North East

Life Science
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Biostatistics
1 2 (100.00%) CDISC
1 2 (100.00%) Base SAS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) CDISC