The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 84 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.11% 0.90% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 2.30% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £39,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -4.21%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 391 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 43.25% 38.94% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 341 348 181
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £56,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Life Science
Oxfordshire

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BCP

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft