The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 14 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 6.56% 8.93% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.53% 20.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -40.47%
Life Science
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 27.87% 44.64% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 15
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +39.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Life Science Salary Trend in North Wales

Life Science
Top 6 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 14 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 14 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 14 (100.00%) Content Management
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) .NET

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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.

General
1 14 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 14 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Graduate
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Graduate Support Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Graduate Programmer
2 7 (50.00%) IT Support
2 7 (50.00%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#