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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / North East
Rank - - 70
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £40,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%

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
230 225 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.48% 36.23% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 194 194 178
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,433 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISO13485

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware