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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 70 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.61% 0.27% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 0.64% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £29,750 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.62% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,000 £34,977
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%

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
266 312 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 40.61% 42.86% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 215 267 299
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Life Science
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree