The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 344 413 404
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -9
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 97 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 0.51% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72 26 30
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.79%
Life Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7550 8643 7957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.20% 36.90% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5821 6751 6418
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Life Science
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Life Science Salary Trend in the South East

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Life Science Salary Histogram in the South East

Life Science
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Oxfordshire - 62 £40,000 - 10
Berkshire +2 19 £67,500 +42.10% 1
Hampshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +11 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £17,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 62 (37.35%) C#
2 60 (36.14%) .NET
3 51 (30.72%) SQL
4 49 (29.52%) ASP.NET
5 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
6 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (25.30%) Degree
8 37 (22.29%) Java
8 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
9 34 (20.48%) Web Services
10 33 (19.88%) Web Development
11 32 (19.28%) Software Engineering
11 32 (19.28%) Oracle
12 29 (17.47%) HTML
12 29 (17.47%) CSS
12 29 (17.47%) Relational Database
13 28 (16.87%) Manufacturing
14 27 (16.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (13.25%) OOP
15 22 (13.25%) OO
15 22 (13.25%) Java EE
16 21 (12.65%) HTML5
17 19 (11.45%) ITIL
17 19 (11.45%) MySQL
17 19 (11.45%) SaaS
17 19 (11.45%) Mathematics
17 19 (11.45%) Business Analysis
18 18 (10.84%) jQuery
18 18 (10.84%) T-SQL
18 18 (10.84%) SAP

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (3.61%) JBoss
1 6 (3.61%) Mule
1 6 (3.61%) WordPress
1 6 (3.61%) Mule ESB
2 5 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (3.01%) Kentico
2 5 (3.01%) CMS
3 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.61%) SAP SD
2 6 (3.61%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.20%) Primavera
4 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.45%) SaaS
2 3 (1.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.01%) Intranet
2 3 (1.81%) VoIP
3 2 (1.20%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.47%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.45%) MySQL
4 17 (10.24%) QlikView
5 11 (6.63%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) MS Access
8 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.01%) NUnit
4 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.20%) JMeter
6 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 28 (16.87%) Manufacturing
2 27 (16.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (6.63%) Retail
4 10 (6.02%) Finance
5 8 (4.82%) Law
5 8 (4.82%) Marketing
6 6 (3.61%) French Language
6 6 (3.61%) German Language
6 6 (3.61%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.61%) Banking
7 5 (3.01%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (40.96%) Developer
2 29 (17.47%) Analyst
3 20 (12.05%) Software Developer
4 14 (8.43%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.23%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.23%) Team Leader
6 10 (6.02%) Architect
7 9 (5.42%) Development Team Leader
8 8 (4.82%) Transition Manager
8 8 (4.82%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.82%) AWS Developer
9 7 (4.22%) QlikView Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Junior
9 7 (4.22%) Consultant
9 7 (4.22%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Sales Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (36.14%) .NET
2 49 (29.52%) ASP.NET
3 34 (20.48%) Web Services
4 29 (17.47%) CSS
4 29 (17.47%) HTML
5 22 (13.25%) Java EE
6 21 (12.65%) HTML5
7 18 (10.84%) jQuery
8 17 (10.24%) RESTful
8 17 (10.24%) CSS3
9 14 (8.43%) GWT
10 13 (7.83%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.22%) Ajax
12 6 (3.61%) J2EE
13 5 (3.01%) XML
13 5 (3.01%) XHTML
13 5 (3.01%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.01%) WinForms
13 5 (3.01%) MDX
13 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.02%) User Experience
3 10 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) Replication
5 2 (1.20%) Open Source
5 2 (1.20%) Social Media
6 1 (0.60%) Statistics
6 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.60%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.04%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.88%) Web Development
3 32 (19.28%) Software Engineering
4 22 (13.25%) OOP
4 22 (13.25%) OO
5 19 (11.45%) ITIL
5 19 (11.45%) Business Analysis
6 16 (9.64%) Software Delivery
7 15 (9.04%) Project Management
7 15 (9.04%) Service Management
8 13 (7.83%) Data Management
9 9 (5.42%) ITSM
9 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.42%) CRM
9 9 (5.42%) Business Development
9 9 (5.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.82%) Transition Management
10 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.22%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.35%) C#
2 51 (30.72%) SQL
3 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 37 (22.29%) Java
5 18 (10.84%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.64%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.43%) C
8 11 (6.63%) C++
9 7 (4.22%) PHP
10 6 (3.61%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.41%) Python
12 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.20%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (25.30%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.82%) Postgraduate
3 8 (4.82%) ISEB
4 7 (4.22%) PhD
5 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) MCPD
7 1 (0.60%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.60%) GAMP
2 1 (0.60%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Firmware
2 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Oracle
2 18 (10.84%) SAP
3 13 (7.83%) Google
4 9 (5.42%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.82%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.61%) WSO2
6 6 (3.61%) MuleSoft
7 5 (3.01%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.01%) Adobe
8 4 (2.41%) HP
8 4 (2.41%) IBM
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