The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 69 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.98% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 0.57% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
Life Science
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
319 351 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.80% 38.24% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 248 316 287
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Life Science
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Oxford region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Oxford

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Life Science
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (83.33%) ITIL
1 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Product Management
2 2 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) E-business

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Communications Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Author
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Author
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
1 10 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) E-business
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Product Management
2 2 (16.67%) Qualitative Research