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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 209 228 255
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +27
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 31 34 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.52% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.40% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 2
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -24.13%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
2344 2426 2542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.95% 37.16% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1900 1951
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -3 11 £65,000 +18.18%
Manchester -5 7 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 7 £40,000 -
Cheshire +22 6 - - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (80.43%) Manufacturing
2 18 (39.13%) Degree
3 16 (34.78%) Aerospace
3 16 (34.78%) Banking
3 16 (34.78%) Retail
4 15 (32.61%) PRINCE2
5 14 (30.43%) Matrix Organization
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (28.26%) Finance
7 12 (26.09%) Project Management
8 11 (23.91%) ITIL
9 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (19.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (19.57%) Change Control
10 9 (19.57%) Big Data
10 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
10 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (19.57%) Project Planning
11 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
11 8 (17.39%) Service Management
11 8 (17.39%) Windows
12 7 (15.22%) ERP
13 6 (13.04%) VMware
13 6 (13.04%) Citrix
13 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
13 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.04%) SQL Server

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 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) DECT
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Big Data
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.87%) Essbase
3 5 (10.87%) OLAP
3 5 (10.87%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MSI
1 5 (10.87%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 37 (80.43%) Manufacturing
2 16 (34.78%) Aerospace
2 16 (34.78%) Banking
2 16 (34.78%) Retail
3 13 (28.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.22%) IT Manager
2 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Junior
3 6 (13.04%) Junior IT Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Applications Packager
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Associate Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) CSS3
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) VAX
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
2 5 (10.87%) Windows NT
2 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) OpenVMS
3 1 (2.17%) VMS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) PRINCE2
2 14 (30.43%) Matrix Organization
3 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) ITIL
5 9 (19.57%) Change Control
5 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (19.57%) Project Planning
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.39%) Service Management
7 7 (15.22%) ERP
8 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) Software Deployment
9 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
9 5 (10.87%) Business Transformation
9 5 (10.87%) Data Architecture
9 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.87%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (10.87%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (10.87%) Matrix Management
9 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
2 5 (10.87%) VB
2 5 (10.87%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (19.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (10.87%) PMP
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) ISEB
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) GAMP
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (10.87%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) AppDNA
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) AppSense
4 5 (10.87%) BMC
4 5 (10.87%) Cognos
4 5 (10.87%) IFS
5 1 (2.17%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) iManage
5 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.17%) Nintex
5 1 (2.17%) SAP