The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 175 - 155
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.074% - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% - 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £39,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -4.21%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1072 906 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.47% 29.08% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 677 479 577
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Life Science
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Scotland

Life Science
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £30,000 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (25.00%) WebKit
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SAP

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Support
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Support Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) WebKit
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP