The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 113 68 125
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +57
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 15 45 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.89% 3.05% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 8.08% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 5
Median salary £34,957 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Life Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
798 557 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 47.30% 37.76% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 600 441 502
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Oxfordshire region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -43 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Banbury -8 3 £72,500 +81.25%
Abingdon - 1 £30,000 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 25 (92.59%) Degree
2 21 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (70.37%) Computer Science
4 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) Banking
5 11 (40.74%) Retail
5 11 (40.74%) Aerospace
5 11 (40.74%) Manufacturing
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
6 8 (29.63%) C++
6 8 (29.63%) C
6 8 (29.63%) ISEB
6 8 (29.63%) Firmware
6 8 (29.63%) JIRA
6 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (29.63%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (25.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (25.93%) Change Control
7 7 (25.93%) Big Data
7 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (25.93%) Project Management
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
7 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (22.22%) Java EE
8 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (22.22%) Linux

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Big Data
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Mocha
General
1 11 (40.74%) Aerospace
1 11 (40.74%) Banking
1 11 (40.74%) Manufacturing
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Junior
3 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
5 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior IT Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Transformation Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Transition Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Associate Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
1 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) CSS3
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) HTML5
1 6 (22.22%) Java EE
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
1 6 (22.22%) RESTful
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (70.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (29.63%) Exploratory Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Change Control
3 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (25.93%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
4 6 (22.22%) OO
4 6 (22.22%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) UML
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) OOP
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C
1 8 (29.63%) C++
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 7 (25.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP