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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 59 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 20 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.59% 0.98% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.81% 2.22% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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
344 315 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.56% 43.99% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 233 252 311
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 39 (49.37%) C#
1 39 (49.37%) SQL
1 39 (49.37%) .NET
1 39 (49.37%) ASP.NET
2 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.44%) T-SQL
3 27 (34.18%) Business Analysis
4 25 (31.65%) Relational Database
5 19 (24.05%) Software Delivery
6 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
6 18 (22.78%) jQuery
7 14 (17.72%) Web Services
8 11 (13.92%) SaaS
9 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.86%) SVG
10 7 (8.86%) HTML
10 7 (8.86%) CSS
10 7 (8.86%) HTML5
10 7 (8.86%) JSON
11 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (6.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
11 5 (6.33%) Project Management
11 5 (6.33%) Windows
11 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.80%) WCF
13 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
14 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
14 1 (1.27%) Video Editing

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (31.65%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Developer
2 31 (39.24%) Analyst
3 26 (32.91%) Business Analyst
4 20 (25.32%) .NET Developer
5 17 (21.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (21.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Team Leader
6 8 (10.13%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (8.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Junior Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Business Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Business Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Junior
9 4 (5.06%) IT Support
9 4 (5.06%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (49.37%) .NET
1 39 (49.37%) ASP.NET
2 18 (22.78%) jQuery
3 14 (17.72%) Web Services
4 7 (8.86%) SVG
4 7 (8.86%) HTML
4 7 (8.86%) CSS
4 7 (8.86%) HTML5
4 7 (8.86%) JSON
5 3 (3.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
1 1 (1.27%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (6.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
1 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Business Analysis
2 19 (24.05%) Software Delivery
3 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.33%) Project Management
5 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) C#
1 39 (49.37%) SQL
2 28 (35.44%) T-SQL
3 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory