The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 336 407 421
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +14
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 113 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 0.49% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 82 17 20
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -32.55%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6822 6495 7033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.32% 29.64% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5260 5323 5962
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Surrey +51 80 £34,000 +36.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £41,500 +102.43%
Hampshire -1 10 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Oxfordshire +13 6 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 108 (67.50%) Degree
2 75 (46.88%) Oracle
3 72 (45.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 69 (43.13%) Chemistry
5 60 (37.50%) Biology
6 53 (33.13%) Mathematics
6 53 (33.13%) SQL
7 49 (30.63%) ISEB
8 48 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 44 (27.50%) MS Excel
10 41 (25.63%) Selenium
11 39 (24.38%) PL/SQL
12 38 (23.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 37 (23.13%) PhD
14 34 (21.25%) Java
15 33 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
16 30 (18.75%) Computer Science
16 30 (18.75%) Software Testing
16 30 (18.75%) MySQL
17 29 (18.13%) Test Scripting
17 29 (18.13%) V-Model
17 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
17 29 (18.13%) Relational Database
18 28 (17.50%) Manual Testing
18 28 (17.50%) Project Management
19 27 (16.88%) Web Services
20 26 (16.25%) Statistics
21 25 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
21 25 (15.63%) Finance
22 22 (13.75%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (6.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.63%) Documentum
3 1 (0.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 33 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (13.75%) MS Project
4 19 (11.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Tridion
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) HTTP
1 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.88%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.63%) NAS
4 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.75%) MySQL
2 29 (18.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (25.63%) Selenium
2 25 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (13.75%) JMeter
4 9 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.63%) Ant
4 9 (5.63%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.38%) JIRA
5 7 (4.38%) Toad
6 3 (1.88%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 72 (45.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 25 (15.63%) Finance
3 17 (10.63%) Marketing
4 7 (4.38%) Games
5 5 (3.13%) Advertising
6 4 (2.50%) Publishing
7 3 (1.88%) Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (31.25%) Tester
2 29 (18.13%) Software Tester
3 28 (17.50%) Senior Tester
3 28 (17.50%) Project Manager
4 25 (15.63%) Analyst
5 22 (13.75%) Developer
6 18 (11.25%) Trainer
7 17 (10.63%) Consultant
8 16 (10.00%) Training Consultant
8 16 (10.00%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.25%) Business Manager
10 9 (5.63%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Senior Software Tester
10 9 (5.63%) Graduate
11 7 (4.38%) Business Process Improvement Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Process Improvement Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Business Process Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Process Manager
12 6 (3.75%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.88%) Web Services
2 21 (13.13%) J2EE
3 17 (10.63%) GWT
4 14 (8.75%) XML
5 12 (7.50%) HTML
6 9 (5.63%) JSON
7 8 (5.00%) Ext JS
7 8 (5.00%) REST
8 2 (1.25%) WebKit
8 2 (1.25%) CSS3
8 2 (1.25%) HTML5
8 2 (1.25%) EDIFACT
8 2 (1.25%) EDI
8 2 (1.25%) Flash
8 2 (1.25%) .NET
8 2 (1.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.63%) XSL
9 1 (0.63%) RESTful
9 1 (0.63%) WCF
9 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (43.13%) Chemistry
2 60 (37.50%) Biology
3 53 (33.13%) Mathematics
4 30 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 26 (16.25%) Statistics
6 16 (10.00%) Biotechnology
6 16 (10.00%) Physics
7 9 (5.63%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.75%) E-Learning
9 5 (3.13%) PMI
10 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.25%) iPad
12 2 (1.25%) TRADACOMS
12 2 (1.25%) iPhone
13 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
13 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.13%) Windows
2 13 (8.13%) Linux
3 11 (6.88%) UNIX
4 9 (5.63%) Mac OS X
4 9 (5.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 29 (18.13%) Test Scripting
2 29 (18.13%) V-Model
2 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
3 28 (17.50%) Manual Testing
3 28 (17.50%) Project Management
4 22 (13.75%) Business Analysis
5 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
6 20 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 17 (10.63%) Document Management
7 17 (10.63%) Automated Testing
8 16 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
8 16 (10.00%) Test Management
9 15 (9.38%) Validation
9 15 (9.38%) Business Development
10 14 (8.75%) Project Planning
11 13 (8.13%) CRM
11 13 (8.13%) Analytics
12 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.13%) SQL
2 39 (24.38%) PL/SQL
3 34 (21.25%) Java
4 20 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.88%) C#
6 17 (10.63%) C++
7 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) VC++
9 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 108 (67.50%) Degree
2 49 (30.63%) ISEB
3 38 (23.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 37 (23.13%) PhD
5 16 (10.00%) CIPD
6 11 (6.88%) CBAP
7 9 (5.63%) Postgraduate
8 5 (3.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.25%) PMP
10 1 (0.63%) MCSA
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) MOS
10 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) GCP
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) GAMP
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) GxP
4 1 (0.63%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (46.88%) Oracle
2 48 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.63%) Google
4 8 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (1.25%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe
6 1 (0.63%) Sun
6 1 (0.63%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) EMC
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) NetApp
6 1 (0.63%) Twitter
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