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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 331 388 401
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +13
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 108 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 89 32 28
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £30,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
7268 8387 8078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 36.75% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5621 6641 6618
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 May 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 22 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
Oxfordshire +85 75 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Berkshire +11 15 £47,500 -19.14% 4
Hampshire +11 12 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Surrey +6 5 £45,000 +28.57% 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 22 May 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 66 (37.93%) .NET
2 65 (37.36%) C#
3 57 (32.76%) ASP.NET
4 56 (32.18%) SQL
5 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
6 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 36 (20.69%) Degree
8 35 (20.11%) Web Services
9 34 (19.54%) Relational Database
10 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (18.39%) Manufacturing
12 31 (17.82%) HTML
13 30 (17.24%) CSS
13 30 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 28 (16.09%) Java
15 27 (15.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 26 (14.94%) Business Analysis
17 25 (14.37%) Web Development
18 24 (13.79%) jQuery
18 24 (13.79%) T-SQL
18 24 (13.79%) Oracle
19 23 (13.22%) SaaS
20 21 (12.07%) HTML5
21 20 (11.49%) ITIL
21 20 (11.49%) OO
22 19 (10.92%) OOP
22 19 (10.92%) MySQL
22 19 (10.92%) Software Delivery
23 18 (10.34%) Java EE
24 17 (9.77%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 6 (3.45%) Kentico
1 6 (3.45%) WordPress
1 6 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (1.72%) Mule ESB
2 3 (1.72%) Mule
2 3 (1.72%) JBoss
2 3 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.45%) SAP CRM
2 6 (3.45%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.72%) Primavera
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.45%) Intranet
3 5 (2.87%) VoIP
4 2 (1.15%) SSL
4 2 (1.15%) DNS
4 2 (1.15%) DHCP
4 2 (1.15%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.15%) HTTP
4 2 (1.15%) NAS
4 2 (1.15%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.15%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 34 (19.54%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.92%) MySQL
4 15 (8.62%) QlikView
5 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Visual Studio
1 7 (4.02%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.87%) NUnit
3 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.15%) JMeter
4 2 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (18.39%) Manufacturing
2 27 (15.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (5.17%) Law
4 8 (4.60%) Marketing
5 7 (4.02%) Retail
6 6 (3.45%) French Language
6 6 (3.45%) German Language
6 6 (3.45%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.45%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.87%) Finance
8 3 (1.72%) Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (39.66%) Developer
2 36 (20.69%) Analyst
3 21 (12.07%) Business Analyst
4 20 (11.49%) Software Developer
5 13 (7.47%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.90%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.17%) Transition Manager
8 9 (5.17%) Development Team Leader
9 8 (4.60%) Junior
10 7 (4.02%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (4.02%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.02%) Consultant
10 7 (4.02%) Architect
10 7 (4.02%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.45%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.45%) Sales Consultant
11 6 (3.45%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.93%) .NET
2 57 (32.76%) ASP.NET
3 35 (20.11%) Web Services
4 31 (17.82%) HTML
5 30 (17.24%) CSS
6 24 (13.79%) jQuery
7 21 (12.07%) HTML5
8 18 (10.34%) Java EE
9 15 (8.62%) CSS3
9 15 (8.62%) RESTful
10 12 (6.90%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.60%) Ajax
12 7 (4.02%) GWT
13 6 (3.45%) XML
13 6 (3.45%) XHTML
13 6 (3.45%) MDX
14 5 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (2.87%) .NET Framework
14 5 (2.87%) WinForms
14 5 (2.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Mathematics
2 12 (6.90%) User Experience
3 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.15%) Open Source
6 2 (1.15%) Social Media
6 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.57%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.20%) Windows
2 5 (2.87%) Windows 8
2 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.87%) Linux
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.72%) UNIX
5 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 26 (14.94%) Business Analysis
4 25 (14.37%) Web Development
5 20 (11.49%) ITIL
5 20 (11.49%) OO
6 19 (10.92%) OOP
6 19 (10.92%) Software Delivery
7 17 (9.77%) Service Management
8 16 (9.20%) Project Management
9 12 (6.90%) Data Management
10 11 (6.32%) ITSM
11 10 (5.75%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.75%) Business Development
12 9 (5.17%) Transition Management
12 9 (5.17%) Performance Management
12 9 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.60%) CRM
14 7 (4.02%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (4.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.36%) C#
2 56 (32.18%) SQL
3 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.09%) Java
5 24 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.90%) C
7 9 (5.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.02%) PHP
8 7 (4.02%) C++
9 6 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.72%) Python
12 1 (0.57%) ABAP
12 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (20.69%) Degree
2 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.17%) ISEB
4 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.30%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.72%) PhD
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.15%) MCSA
6 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.15%) MOS
6 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.57%) MCPD
7 1 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) GAMP
2 1 (0.57%) GxP
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) Firmware
2 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.15%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (13.79%) Oracle
2 16 (9.20%) SAP
3 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.02%) Google
5 6 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.87%) Adobe
6 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.30%) IBM
7 4 (2.30%) HP
8 3 (1.72%) WSO2
8 3 (1.72%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) Symantec
9 1 (0.57%) VMware
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