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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 240 238 242
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 23 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.18% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 7
Average salary £41,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -15.78%
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
2409 2187 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.01% 32.22% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1960 1784 1962
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Cheshire -9 11 £35,000 - 6
Lancashire - 8 £41,250 - 1
Manchester - 2 £55,000 - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) ERP
3 7 (28.00%) SAP
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) Data Management
4 6 (24.00%) Business Development
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (20.00%) SLA
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.00%) SAP MDM
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) WordPress
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (16.00%) SAP MDM
3 3 (12.00%) Magento
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (12.00%) DECT
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (12.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
2 2 (8.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Research Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) CSS3
3 3 (12.00%) XHTML
3 3 (12.00%) DHTML
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 3 (12.00%) Statistics
2 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Psychology
3 2 (8.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (8.00%) Informatics
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) FMCG
3 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ERP
2 6 (24.00%) Data Management
2 6 (24.00%) Business Development
3 5 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) Logistics
5 3 (12.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) C
4 3 (12.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) MBA
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Zend
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (8.00%) Informatica
5 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
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University of Liverpool
Salary: £32,277- £37,394 pa
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: VERY COMPETITIVE
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Salary: VERY STRONG SALARY
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