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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 112 93 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.40% 1.52% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 3.58% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 8
Median salary £34,957 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,229 £34,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,229 £47,500 £55,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
637 671 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.84% 42.55% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 466 496 497
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 September 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 -13 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 23 (95.83%) Degree
2 20 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) JIRA
5 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 8 (33.33%) C
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) .NET
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) CSS
5 8 (33.33%) SOAP
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) UML
5 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) ISEB
5 8 (33.33%) Firmware
5 8 (33.33%) OO

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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Mocha
General
1 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Junior
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Web Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
1 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
1 8 (33.33%) CSS3
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) HTML5
1 8 (33.33%) Java EE
1 8 (33.33%) jQuery
1 8 (33.33%) RESTful
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
2 8 (33.33%) SDLC
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) C++
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 8 (33.33%) Python
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle