The 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 161 150 178
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.25% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.67% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.42%
Life Science
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1173 1192 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.83% 37.88% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 668 697 806
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,735
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 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
(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
Glasgow -6 1 - - 1
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (57.14%) Biotechnology
3 8 (57.14%) Charles River
3 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
5 5 (35.71%) Statistics
5 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) SAS
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (21.43%) CA
6 3 (21.43%) Ada
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) MBA
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (14.29%) PhD
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) MaxDB
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Automotive
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Statistician
1 5 (35.71%) Statistician
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) IT Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Principal Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis Support
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Support
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ArcObjects
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) Biotechnology
3 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 5 (35.71%) Statistics
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
2 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Ada
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) R
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MBA
3 2 (14.29%) APMP
3 2 (14.29%) PhD
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Charles River
2 3 (21.43%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) IFS
4 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
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