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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 212 226 261
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +35
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 35 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 1
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +58.62%
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
2295 2163 2577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.37% 32.74% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2000 1723 2212
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Manchester - 12 £40,000 -
Lancashire +7 11 £55,000 -4.34%
Cheshire +2 7 £35,000 -58.82% 1
Merseyside - 5 £75,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) SAP
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
3 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (29.31%) DHCP
3 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
3 17 (29.31%) DNS
4 16 (27.59%) MS Office
4 16 (27.59%) MCSE
4 16 (27.59%) iSCSI
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (25.86%) Degree
5 15 (25.86%) Finance
6 14 (24.14%) Service Delivery
6 14 (24.14%) Resource Management
7 13 (22.41%) Performance Management
7 13 (22.41%) SLA
8 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle
9 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
9 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
9 11 (18.97%) Ethernet
9 11 (18.97%) DECT
9 11 (18.97%) VoIP
9 11 (18.97%) Internet
9 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
9 11 (18.97%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
1 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Office
2 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (18.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (8.62%) SAP SD
3 5 (8.62%) SAP CRM
4 3 (5.17%) Magento
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (3.45%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) DHCP
1 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
1 17 (29.31%) DNS
2 16 (27.59%) iSCSI
3 11 (18.97%) NAS
3 11 (18.97%) Internet
3 11 (18.97%) Ethernet
3 11 (18.97%) DECT
3 11 (18.97%) VoIP
4 5 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.62%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) IPsec
5 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.72%) SSL
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (8.62%) French Language
4 5 (8.62%) German Language
4 5 (8.62%) Spanish Language
5 4 (6.90%) Retail
6 3 (5.17%) Marketing
6 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
7 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Architect
2 7 (12.07%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Service Manager
3 6 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Applications Architect
3 6 (10.34%) SAP Architect
3 6 (10.34%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Support Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Sales Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.90%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) jQuery
4 3 (5.17%) HTML5
4 3 (5.17%) CSS3
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
4 3 (5.17%) XHTML
4 3 (5.17%) DHTML
4 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Statistics
2 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.17%) Psychology
3 3 (5.17%) Social Media
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (18.97%) Windows Vista
3 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
4 8 (13.79%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Service Delivery
1 14 (24.14%) Resource Management
2 13 (22.41%) Performance Management
3 11 (18.97%) Software Deployment
3 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.97%) Service Desk Management
3 11 (18.97%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (15.52%) Data Management
5 8 (13.79%) Business Development
6 7 (12.07%) ERP
6 7 (12.07%) Master Data Management
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (8.62%) CRM
8 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.90%) Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) Coaching
10 3 (5.17%) Line Management
10 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) C
1 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.62%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) C++
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.17%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (27.59%) MCSE
3 15 (25.86%) Degree
4 6 (10.34%) MCSA
4 6 (10.34%) CCNA
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.17%) MBA
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
2 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.45%) GxP
3 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) vSphere
3 5 (8.62%) Xen
3 5 (8.62%) NFS
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) SAP
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) NetApp
4 5 (8.62%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Zend
6 2 (3.45%) Teradata
7 1 (1.72%) Tableau
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
Cheshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago