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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 244 199 258
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +59
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 10 57 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.85% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 2.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 10
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2530 2393 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.03% 35.86% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2108 1927 2002
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -43 7 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Manchester +2 3 £42,500 - 3
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 28 (77.78%) Manufacturing
2 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 12 (33.33%) Banking
3 12 (33.33%) Retail
3 12 (33.33%) Degree
4 10 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Service Management
7 6 (16.67%) ERP
7 6 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.89%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) Wise Package Studio
8 5 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (13.89%) Change Control
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
8 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (13.89%) IFS
8 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Big Data
1 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (13.89%) Essbase
1 5 (13.89%) OLAP
1 5 (13.89%) OLAP Cube
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle OLAP
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MSI
1 5 (13.89%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 28 (77.78%) Manufacturing
2 12 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Project Manager
2 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Applications Packager
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (13.89%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Junior
4 5 (13.89%) Junior IT Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Transition Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Windows 2000
1 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
1 5 (13.89%) Windows NT
1 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.78%) OpenVMS
2 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) ERP
5 6 (16.67%) Service Management
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (13.89%) ETL
6 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Management
6 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management
6 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
1 5 (13.89%) VB
1 5 (13.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
1 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (13.89%) PMP
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) AppDNA
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) AppSense
3 5 (13.89%) BMC
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) Cognos
3 5 (13.89%) IFS
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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