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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 97 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 8 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.60% 1.53% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 3.38% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 6
Median salary £29,809 £40,000 £31,193
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.47% +28.23%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
573 859 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.28% 45.33% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 465 675 548
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 19 (95.00%) Degree
1 19 (95.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (60.00%) SDLC
4 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (60.00%) RESTful
4 12 (60.00%) HTML5
4 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (60.00%) CSS3
4 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (60.00%) DevOps
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 12 (60.00%) Java EE
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) .NET
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) SOAP
4 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 12 (60.00%) UML
4 12 (60.00%) C#

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 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (40.00%) Mocha
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
1 12 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 8 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Junior
4 4 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Web Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
1 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (60.00%) CSS
1 12 (60.00%) CSS3
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) HTML5
1 12 (60.00%) Java EE
1 12 (60.00%) jQuery
1 12 (60.00%) RESTful
1 12 (60.00%) SOAP
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) OO
2 12 (60.00%) SDLC
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (60.00%) UML
3 8 (40.00%) Content Management
3 8 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
3 8 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (40.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Product Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) Java
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (60.00%) Python
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle