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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 207 223 258
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +35
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 19 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.41% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.08% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £29,600 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
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
2224 2309 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.60% 37.86% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1844 1926
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Lancashire +9 14 £40,000 -38.46%
Cheshire +10 3 - -
Manchester - 2 £38,750 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 35 (94.59%) Manufacturing
2 18 (48.65%) Project Management
3 16 (43.24%) Degree
4 14 (37.84%) Aerospace
4 14 (37.84%) Banking
4 14 (37.84%) Retail
4 14 (37.84%) ITIL
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
7 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 9 (24.32%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
9 8 (21.62%) ISEB
10 7 (18.92%) Service Management
10 7 (18.92%) Change Control
10 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
10 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (18.92%) Big Data
10 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (18.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (16.22%) Presales
11 6 (16.22%) Transition Management
11 6 (16.22%) Software Deployment
11 6 (16.22%) Law
11 6 (16.22%) Citrix
11 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (13.51%) MSI
12 5 (13.51%) BMC

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 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.70%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) ADSL
5 1 (2.70%) DECT
5 1 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MSI
1 5 (13.51%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 35 (94.59%) Manufacturing
2 14 (37.84%) Aerospace
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 14 (37.84%) Retail
3 6 (16.22%) Law
4 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Transition Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Packager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Junior
4 4 (10.81%) Junior IT Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Associate Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Information Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) CSS3
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) BYOD
5 1 (2.70%) VAX
5 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
3 5 (13.51%) Windows NT
3 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) OpenVMS
6 1 (2.70%) VMS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Project Management
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.92%) Change Control
4 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
4 7 (18.92%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Presales
5 6 (16.22%) Software Deployment
5 6 (16.22%) Transition Management
6 5 (13.51%) Application Packaging
6 5 (13.51%) Business Development
6 5 (13.51%) ITSM
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) Data Security
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) VB
1 5 (13.51%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) ISEB
3 7 (18.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) AppDNA
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
1 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) AppSense
3 5 (13.51%) BMC
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) IFS
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) iManage
6 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.70%) Nintex
6 1 (2.70%) SAP