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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 363 340 383
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +43
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 70 133 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.62% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52 106 58
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,648 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
7305 8216 8959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.79% 39.07% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6053 6400 7075
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire +11 23 £50,000 -6.97% 4
Hampshire +14 19 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire -69 18 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Surrey +36 10 £43,000 -23.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £72,500 +61.11%
West Sussex -8 1 £38,000 +87.65%
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 57 (54.29%) Manufacturing
2 45 (42.86%) Degree
3 38 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (35.24%) Project Management
5 36 (34.29%) Retail
6 33 (31.43%) Aerospace
6 33 (31.43%) Banking
7 29 (27.62%) Computer Science
7 29 (27.62%) Big Data
7 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
8 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
8 27 (25.71%) Project Planning
9 25 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (23.81%) Matrix Organization
10 24 (22.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 24 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (20.95%) Oracle
12 22 (20.95%) Windows
12 22 (20.95%) Change Control
13 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (16.19%) SQL
15 16 (15.24%) Scrum
16 15 (14.29%) C
16 15 (14.29%) .NET
17 14 (13.33%) C#
17 14 (13.33%) HTML
17 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
17 14 (13.33%) CSS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (5.71%) IIS
1 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Documentum
3 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Tornado
3 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
1 13 (12.38%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) DHCP
1 2 (1.90%) DNS
1 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) Big Data
2 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.76%) MySQL
6 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.86%) QlikView
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.95%) SQLite
9 1 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) JIRA
2 5 (4.76%) MSI
2 5 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) NUnit
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (54.29%) Manufacturing
2 36 (34.29%) Retail
3 33 (31.43%) Aerospace
3 33 (31.43%) Banking
4 25 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (9.52%) Finance
6 8 (7.62%) Automotive
7 5 (4.76%) German Language
8 2 (1.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 20 (19.05%) Junior
3 19 (18.10%) Developer
4 16 (15.24%) IT Manager
4 16 (15.24%) IT Project Manager
5 15 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
6 14 (13.33%) Junior IT Manager
6 14 (13.33%) Junior IT Project Manager
7 13 (12.38%) Analyst
7 13 (12.38%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.57%) .NET Developer
8 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.57%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (7.62%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) .NET
2 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (13.33%) CSS
2 14 (13.33%) HTML
3 13 (12.38%) jQuery
4 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.76%) HTML5
6 4 (3.81%) CSS3
6 4 (3.81%) Java EE
6 4 (3.81%) RESTful
6 4 (3.81%) SOAP
6 4 (3.81%) Web Services
7 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.95%) LAMP
7 1 (0.95%) Middleware
7 1 (0.95%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.95%) OAuth
7 1 (0.95%) Symfony
7 1 (0.95%) WinForms
7 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (27.62%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.48%) Driving Licence
4 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.67%) Economics
6 6 (5.71%) Biology
6 6 (5.71%) Chemistry
6 6 (5.71%) Data Integration
7 5 (4.76%) Statistics
7 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.90%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.90%) NHS
8 2 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.95%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.95%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.76%) Windows NT
4 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.24%) Project Management
2 27 (25.71%) Project Planning
3 25 (23.81%) Matrix Organization
4 24 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (20.95%) Change Control
7 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.24%) Scrum
9 14 (13.33%) Data Management
10 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.48%) Software Testing
10 11 (10.48%) Test Scripting
11 10 (9.52%) MVC
12 9 (8.57%) Analytics
13 8 (7.62%) System Testing
14 7 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (6.67%) Manual Testing
14 7 (6.67%) Validation
15 6 (5.71%) Bioinformatics
15 6 (5.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 15 (14.29%) C
3 14 (13.33%) C#
3 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.38%) C++
5 10 (9.52%) Python
6 9 (8.57%) Java
7 5 (4.76%) Ruby
7 5 (4.76%) VB
7 5 (4.76%) VBScript
8 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (42.86%) Degree
2 24 (22.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.67%) ISEB
5 6 (5.71%) PhD
5 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) APMP
7 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) GMP
2 5 (4.76%) GAMP
2 5 (4.76%) QA
3 4 (3.81%) SLA
4 2 (1.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.90%) GCP
5 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Firmware
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.76%) XenApp
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) AppDNA
1 5 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.95%) Oracle
3 13 (12.38%) VMware
4 5 (4.76%) AppSense
4 5 (4.76%) BMC
4 5 (4.76%) BT
4 5 (4.76%) Citrix
4 5 (4.76%) SAP
4 5 (4.76%) Tableau
5 1 (0.95%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) webMethods
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IDBS
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 19 days ago