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 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 250 240 242
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.028% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -40.47%
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
1886 1903 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.69% 26.59% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1568 1705
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -13 1 £72,500 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SAP MDM
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) PowerCenter
3 2 (40.00%) SPSS
3 2 (40.00%) DRM
3 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Documentum Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (40.00%) Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) DRM
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Competitive Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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