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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 86 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.50% 0.95% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.94% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £43,750 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -29.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £34,977 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
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
338 361 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 42.36% 49.18% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 282 290 251
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Life Science
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (60.71%) SQL
1 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
1 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) SDLC
2 9 (32.14%) Asset Management
2 9 (32.14%) Project Planning
2 9 (32.14%) SaaS
2 9 (32.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (32.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Developer
2 17 (60.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 17 (60.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Project Manager
3 9 (32.14%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior C# Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Junior
4 4 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
1 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Asset Management
1 9 (32.14%) Project Planning
1 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
1 9 (32.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
1 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript