The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 220 215 235
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 24 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.51% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 7
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2161 2492 2190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.93% 36.06% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 2141 1731
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Life Science
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Life Science Salary Trend in the North West

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in the North West

Life Science
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +21 14 £46,250 +32.14%
Merseyside -2 8 £35,000 -53.33%
Lancashire +10 1 - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 73 (89.02%) Manufacturing
2 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 34 (41.46%) Degree
3 32 (39.02%) Project Management
4 31 (37.80%) Finance
4 31 (37.80%) PRINCE2
5 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
6 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 17 (20.73%) PMI Certification
8 16 (19.51%) PMP
8 16 (19.51%) SAP
8 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (18.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (14.63%) Portfolio Management
10 12 (14.63%) Windows
10 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
11 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.41%) ISEB
11 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.20%) Resource Management
12 10 (12.20%) Service Management
13 9 (10.98%) Firewall
13 9 (10.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.98%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (8.54%) Supplier Management
15 7 (8.54%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (18.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) Force.com
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Firewall
2 5 (6.10%) DHCP
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) LAN
2 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.10%) VPN
2 5 (6.10%) Wireless
3 2 (2.44%) 802.11
3 2 (2.44%) ADSL
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.44%) DMVPN
3 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) IPsec
3 2 (2.44%) MPLS
3 2 (2.44%) SNMP
3 2 (2.44%) SSL
3 2 (2.44%) TACACS
3 2 (2.44%) VoIP
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Big Data
2 3 (3.66%) Hyperion Smart View
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (3.66%) Power BI
2 3 (3.66%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.44%) Selenium
1 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (89.02%) Manufacturing
2 31 (37.80%) Finance
3 9 (10.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (7.32%) Law
4 6 (7.32%) Legal
5 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
6 4 (4.88%) Marketing
6 4 (4.88%) Retail
7 3 (3.66%) Publishing
8 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Architect
3 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.32%) Transition Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Information Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Big Data Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Process Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Project Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) SAP Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Information Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) IT Support
7 3 (3.66%) Procurement Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Project Leader
7 3 (3.66%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) CSS3
4 1 (1.22%) HTML
4 1 (1.22%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
2 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.88%) Physics
3 4 (4.88%) Statistics
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 32 (39.02%) Project Management
3 31 (37.80%) PRINCE2
4 12 (14.63%) Portfolio Management
4 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.20%) Resource Management
6 10 (12.20%) Service Management
7 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.54%) Information Security
8 7 (8.54%) Programme Management
8 7 (8.54%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.32%) Business Development
9 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.32%) ITSM
9 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Degree
2 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (20.73%) PMI Certification
4 16 (19.51%) PMP
5 11 (13.41%) ISEB
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.88%) PhD
8 3 (3.66%) APMP
8 3 (3.66%) CCNA
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.44%) CCNP
9 2 (2.44%) CISA
9 2 (2.44%) CISM
9 2 (2.44%) CISSP
9 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.44%) SLA
4 1 (1.22%) GMP
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.66%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) SAP
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.32%) IBM
4 5 (6.10%) Adobe
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 4 (4.88%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.66%) AlgoSec
6 3 (3.66%) Ariba
6 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.66%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (3.66%) Juniper
6 3 (3.66%) McAfee
6 3 (3.66%) Qualys
6 3 (3.66%) Symantec
6 3 (3.66%) VMware
7 2 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (1.22%) Informatica
8 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
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