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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 67 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 44 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.03% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.10% 1.05% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 2
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
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
543 573 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.35% 36.24% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 426 473 581
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +31 39 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Banbury - 4 £40,000 -
Bicester - 1 £37,500 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 58 (54.21%) .NET
2 55 (51.40%) C#
3 51 (47.66%) ASP.NET
4 48 (44.86%) SQL
5 36 (33.64%) Relational Database
6 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
7 30 (28.04%) T-SQL
7 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
8 27 (25.23%) Web Services
8 27 (25.23%) Business Analysis
9 25 (23.36%) jQuery
10 21 (19.63%) CSS
10 21 (19.63%) HTML
11 19 (17.76%) Software Delivery
12 16 (14.95%) SaaS
13 15 (14.02%) HTML5
14 14 (13.08%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (10.28%) Java
15 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (9.35%) Software Engineering
16 10 (9.35%) Web Development
17 8 (7.48%) OOP
17 8 (7.48%) OO
17 8 (7.48%) Java EE
17 8 (7.48%) RESTful
17 8 (7.48%) CSS3
18 7 (6.54%) JSON
18 7 (6.54%) SVG
18 7 (6.54%) Windows
18 7 (6.54%) Project Management

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) CMS
1 6 (5.61%) WordPress
1 6 (5.61%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (5.61%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) Relational Database
2 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.61%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) QlikView
5 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.61%) Multimedia
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Finance
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Developer
2 30 (28.04%) Analyst
3 26 (24.30%) Business Analyst
4 19 (17.76%) .NET Developer
5 16 (14.95%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.41%) Development Team Leader
7 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Junior Project Manager
9 6 (5.61%) Junior
9 6 (5.61%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Business Project Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (54.21%) .NET
2 51 (47.66%) ASP.NET
3 27 (25.23%) Web Services
4 25 (23.36%) jQuery
5 21 (19.63%) HTML
5 21 (19.63%) CSS
6 15 (14.02%) HTML5
7 8 (7.48%) CSS3
7 8 (7.48%) RESTful
7 8 (7.48%) Java EE
8 7 (6.54%) JSON
8 7 (6.54%) SVG
9 6 (5.61%) Ajax
9 6 (5.61%) XML
9 6 (5.61%) XHTML
10 4 (3.74%) SOAP
10 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.80%) WCF
12 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) User Experience
2 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.87%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
3 1 (0.93%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
2 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) Business Analysis
2 19 (17.76%) Software Delivery
3 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.35%) Software Engineering
4 10 (9.35%) Web Development
5 8 (7.48%) OOP
5 8 (7.48%) OO
6 7 (6.54%) Project Management
7 6 (5.61%) Validation
7 6 (5.61%) Web Design
8 5 (4.67%) SEO
8 5 (4.67%) Logistics
8 5 (4.67%) SDLC
9 4 (3.74%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.74%) ITSM
9 4 (3.74%) Service Management
10 3 (2.80%) Business Development
10 3 (2.80%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
11 2 (1.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.40%) C#
2 48 (44.86%) SQL
3 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
4 30 (28.04%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.28%) Java
6 6 (5.61%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) C
7 3 (2.80%) C++
8 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) GAMP
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Sitecore
2 5 (4.67%) Adobe
3 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) RedPrairie
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