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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 26 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 61 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.16% 0.23% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.84% 0.53% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 2 4
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
342 378 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 45.72% 43.25% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 273 339 374
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 June 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 36 (52.17%) C#
1 36 (52.17%) .NET
1 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 25 (36.23%) Business Analysis
4 23 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 20 (28.99%) Relational Database
6 19 (27.54%) Software Delivery
7 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 17 (24.64%) jQuery
9 16 (23.19%) Web Services
10 12 (17.39%) SaaS
11 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.70%) HTML5
12 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.70%) HTML
12 6 (8.70%) CSS
13 5 (7.25%) Project Management
13 5 (7.25%) SVG
13 5 (7.25%) JSON
13 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
13 5 (7.25%) SDLC
14 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.80%) QlikView
14 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
14 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
14 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (4.35%) WCF
16 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.99%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) QlikView
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.45%) French Language
1 1 (1.45%) German Language
1 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) Analyst
3 24 (34.78%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 9 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
6 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Business Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Junior Business Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Business Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Junior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Junior
9 3 (4.35%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) .NET
1 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
2 17 (24.64%) jQuery
3 16 (23.19%) Web Services
4 6 (8.70%) HTML5
4 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) CSS
5 5 (7.25%) SVG
5 5 (7.25%) JSON
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.35%) WCF
8 1 (1.45%) Java EE
8 1 (1.45%) RESTful
8 1 (1.45%) CSS3
8 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.45%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Business Analysis
2 19 (27.54%) Software Delivery
3 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.25%) Project Management
5 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.25%) SDLC
6 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.45%) OOP
7 1 (1.45%) OO
7 1 (1.45%) CRM
7 1 (1.45%) Data Management
7 1 (1.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) Web Development
7 1 (1.45%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) C#
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.45%) SAP
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