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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 341 402 406
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 106 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 87 24 35
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
7721 7960 7925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.99% 36.12% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5899 6364 6708
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +55 51 £40,000 +60.00%
Hampshire +11 25 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +17 13 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 7 £47,500 -5.00%
West Sussex - 4 £90,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £35,000 - 3
Kent - 1 £23,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 107 (47.56%) Oracle
2 99 (44.00%) Degree
3 85 (37.78%) Chemistry
4 83 (36.89%) Biology
5 76 (33.78%) Mathematics
5 76 (33.78%) SQL
6 75 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 73 (32.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 65 (28.89%) PL/SQL
9 57 (25.33%) PhD
9 57 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (24.89%) Java
11 55 (24.44%) MySQL
12 54 (24.00%) ISEB
13 53 (23.56%) Selenium
14 49 (21.78%) Windows
15 48 (21.33%) Software Engineering
16 42 (18.67%) Web Services
17 40 (17.78%) MS Excel
17 40 (17.78%) Bioinformatics
17 40 (17.78%) Biotechnology
18 39 (17.33%) Manual Testing
18 39 (17.33%) J2EE
19 38 (16.89%) QuickTest Pro
19 38 (16.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 36 (16.00%) JMeter
21 35 (15.56%) Test Scripting
21 35 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
22 33 (14.67%) Linux
23 30 (13.33%) CIPD

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.78%) JBoss
5 3 (1.33%) Mule
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 40 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.89%) MS Project
4 6 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.89%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.11%) VoIP
3 5 (2.22%) DHCP
3 5 (2.22%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.22%) DNS
3 5 (2.22%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.22%) NAS
4 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.44%) MySQL
2 27 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (11.56%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.78%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (5.33%) QlikView
6 8 (3.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 53 (23.56%) Selenium
2 38 (16.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (16.00%) JMeter
4 28 (12.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (8.89%) Eclipse
6 18 (8.00%) Ant
7 8 (3.56%) JIRA
8 7 (3.11%) Toad
9 2 (0.89%) NUnit
10 1 (0.44%) Subversion
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 73 (32.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 22 (9.78%) Finance
3 10 (4.44%) Retail
4 8 (3.56%) Banking
4 8 (3.56%) Marketing
5 5 (2.22%) Legal
5 5 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.78%) Local Government
7 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (27.11%) Tester
2 47 (20.89%) Software Tester
3 41 (18.22%) Developer
4 39 (17.33%) Analyst
5 34 (15.11%) Trainer
6 33 (14.67%) Senior Tester
7 31 (13.78%) Consultant
8 30 (13.33%) Training Consultant
9 21 (9.33%) Senior Software Tester
10 19 (8.44%) Business Analyst
11 18 (8.00%) Project Manager
12 14 (6.22%) Graduate
13 12 (5.33%) Java Developer
14 9 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
14 9 (4.00%) Architect
14 9 (4.00%) Support Analyst
15 8 (3.56%) QlikView Developer
16 7 (3.11%) Service Manager
17 6 (2.67%) Services Delivery Manager
17 6 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.67%) Web Services
2 39 (17.33%) J2EE
3 28 (12.44%) GWT
4 14 (6.22%) HTML
5 10 (4.44%) XML
6 9 (4.00%) .NET
6 9 (4.00%) JSON
7 8 (3.56%) Ext JS
7 8 (3.56%) REST
8 4 (1.78%) Java EE
8 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.33%) RESTful
10 2 (0.89%) HTML5
10 2 (0.89%) CSS
10 2 (0.89%) EDI
10 2 (0.89%) Middleware
10 2 (0.89%) EDIFACT
10 2 (0.89%) WinForms
10 2 (0.89%) CSS3
10 2 (0.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (37.78%) Chemistry
2 83 (36.89%) Biology
3 76 (33.78%) Mathematics
4 40 (17.78%) Biotechnology
5 30 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 19 (8.44%) Statistics
7 18 (8.00%) Visualisation
7 18 (8.00%) Physics
8 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (5.78%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.33%) CCTV
11 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.89%) TRADACOMS
13 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.44%) PMI
13 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.78%) Windows
2 33 (14.67%) Linux
3 28 (12.44%) Solaris
3 28 (12.44%) Mac OS X
4 22 (9.78%) UNIX
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (21.33%) Software Engineering
3 40 (17.78%) Bioinformatics
4 39 (17.33%) Manual Testing
5 35 (15.56%) Test Scripting
6 25 (11.11%) Test Management
7 24 (10.67%) ITIL
8 23 (10.22%) Web Development
9 22 (9.78%) Software Testing
10 20 (8.89%) V-Model
11 19 (8.44%) Automated Testing
12 18 (8.00%) PRINCE2
13 17 (7.56%) Project Management
14 16 (7.11%) Service Delivery
15 15 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (5.78%) Workflow
17 12 (5.33%) Validation
18 10 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
18 10 (4.44%) Business Analysis
18 10 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.78%) SQL
2 65 (28.89%) PL/SQL
3 56 (24.89%) Java
4 29 (12.89%) C#
5 26 (11.56%) JavaScript
6 25 (11.11%) C++
7 18 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.33%) C
9 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) VC++
10 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 99 (44.00%) Degree
2 57 (25.33%) PhD
3 54 (24.00%) ISEB
4 38 (16.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (13.33%) CIPD
6 17 (7.56%) Postgraduate
7 9 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.67%) CBAP
8 6 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.22%) PMP
10 4 (1.78%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (1.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (1.33%) MOS
11 3 (1.33%) MCSA
11 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.56%) SLA
2 10 (4.44%) GLP
3 6 (2.67%) QA
4 4 (1.78%) GCP
5 3 (1.33%) GAMP
6 1 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.44%) GMP
6 1 (0.44%) GxP
6 1 (0.44%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (47.56%) Oracle
2 75 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.44%) Google
3 19 (8.44%) SAP
4 9 (4.00%) HP
5 4 (1.78%) WSO2
5 4 (1.78%) Hyperion
5 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.89%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) Siebel
7 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
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