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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 155 151 174
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.071% 0.30% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.82% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,284
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.54%
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
1166 1096 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.47% 36.93% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 588 680 791
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Glasgow -12 2 - - 1
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Biotechnology
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (70.00%) Charles River
3 4 (40.00%) SAS
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (30.00%) Ada
4 3 (30.00%) CA
4 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) MBA
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
5 2 (20.00%) NetWeaver
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Certification

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) MaxDB
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Statistician
1 4 (40.00%) Statistician
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) IT Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Principal Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis Support
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Support
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Support Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Biotechnology
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Ada
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) MBA
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Charles River
2 3 (30.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
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