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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 147 170 157
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.026% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.081% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -14.62%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
1104 1228 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.21% 31.95% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 693 786 672
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram 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 27 May 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
West Lothian - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 £50,000 -
Edinburgh +11 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) SAP
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) SAP FI
2 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 6 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 5 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Automotive
4 4 (26.67%) Legal
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) ABAP
6 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (13.33%) BAPI
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SAP FI
1 6 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (33.33%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) MaxDB
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Automotive
2 4 (26.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Support Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Support
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Support Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (13.33%) BAPI
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) ABAP
1 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
3 1 (6.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Livingston, West Lothian
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
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