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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 253 242 242
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 8 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.029% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.093% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 9
Average salary £47,500 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
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
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 3 £35,000 - 2
Manchester +2 2 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire -11 1 £35,000 - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) ERP
4 4 (36.36%) SAP MDM
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Master Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) DRM
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP MDM
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) PowerCenter
1 2 (18.18%) Spotfire
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Research Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Documentum Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) WDK
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
2 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
2 2 (18.18%) Informatics
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) LIMS
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Management
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Master Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Competitive Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) DRM
5 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
5 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica
Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago