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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 154 156 166
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -12.50%
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
1349 1124 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.67% 36.53% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 800 671 730
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 13 February 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
East Lothian - 8 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Mathematics
2 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (47.06%) Biotechnology
3 8 (47.06%) Charles River
3 8 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) SAS
4 5 (29.41%) Statistics
4 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) JBoss
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (29.41%) SAS
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Drupal
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
1 3 (17.65%) InfiniBand
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Hudson
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Trac
General
1 8 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Automotive
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Statistician
1 5 (29.41%) Statistician
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Information Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) IT Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Principal Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Information Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
1 3 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
1 9 (52.94%) Mathematics
2 8 (47.06%) Biotechnology
3 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (29.41%) Statistics
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Grid Computing
5 3 (17.65%) Health Informatics
5 3 (17.65%) Informatics
5 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
6 1 (5.88%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) CentOS
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
1 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Fault Management
3 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Ada
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) R
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) MBA
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) RHCE
3 2 (11.76%) APMP
3 2 (11.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) GPFS
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Charles River
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Brocade
3 3 (17.65%) CA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Opsware
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) IFS
4 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago