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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 336 335 414
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +79
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 107 109 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 81 78 18
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,850 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
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
7879 8443 8183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.99% 37.28% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6230 6495 6695
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +48 44 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Hampshire +13 20 £35,000 -46.15% 3
Berkshire +22 18 £60,000 +140.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Surrey -54 6 £46,000 +31.42% 2
West Sussex - 6 £20,250 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (33.33%) .NET
2 66 (31.88%) C#
3 63 (30.43%) SQL
4 55 (26.57%) ASP.NET
5 53 (25.60%) Manufacturing
6 51 (24.64%) Degree
7 46 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 40 (19.32%) SaaS
9 38 (18.36%) JavaScript
9 38 (18.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 37 (17.87%) Relational Database
11 35 (16.91%) Web Services
12 31 (14.98%) T-SQL
13 29 (14.01%) Oracle
13 29 (14.01%) Project Management
13 29 (14.01%) Business Development
14 28 (13.53%) Business Analysis
14 28 (13.53%) ITIL
14 28 (13.53%) Windows
15 26 (12.56%) HTML
15 26 (12.56%) Service Management
15 26 (12.56%) jQuery
16 25 (12.08%) CSS
17 21 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (9.66%) Software Engineering
19 19 (9.18%) Java
19 19 (9.18%) Software Delivery
20 17 (8.21%) MySQL
20 17 (8.21%) ITSM
20 17 (8.21%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.90%) CMS
2 6 (2.90%) WordPress
2 6 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.90%) Kentico
2 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.93%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.93%) MS Office
4 3 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.45%) Primavera
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.48%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) VoIP
1 9 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.90%) DNS
2 6 (2.90%) Intranet
2 6 (2.90%) DHCP
2 6 (2.90%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.90%) iSCSI
2 6 (2.90%) NAS
2 6 (2.90%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.93%) HTTP
4 3 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.87%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.21%) MySQL
4 8 (3.86%) QlikView
5 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.38%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.48%) Essbase
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.93%) NUnit
2 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (25.60%) Manufacturing
2 38 (18.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (6.28%) Law
4 9 (4.35%) Marketing
5 8 (3.86%) Finance
5 8 (3.86%) Retail
6 6 (2.90%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (30.92%) Developer
2 47 (22.71%) Analyst
3 26 (12.56%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.14%) .NET Developer
5 16 (7.73%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (6.28%) Transition Manager
6 13 (6.28%) Software Developer
6 13 (6.28%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.80%) Services Delivery Manager
7 12 (5.80%) Service Manager
7 12 (5.80%) Consultant
7 12 (5.80%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (5.80%) Team Leader
7 12 (5.80%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 9 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
9 8 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.38%) Junior
10 7 (3.38%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.33%) .NET
2 55 (26.57%) ASP.NET
3 35 (16.91%) Web Services
4 26 (12.56%) jQuery
4 26 (12.56%) HTML
5 25 (12.08%) CSS
6 16 (7.73%) HTML5
7 12 (5.80%) XML
8 8 (3.86%) Java EE
8 8 (3.86%) CSS3
8 8 (3.86%) RESTful
9 7 (3.38%) JSON
9 7 (3.38%) SVG
10 6 (2.90%) Middleware
10 6 (2.90%) XHTML
10 6 (2.90%) MDX
10 6 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (2.90%) Ajax
11 5 (2.42%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.80%) Computer Science
1 12 (5.80%) Pharmacovigilance
1 12 (5.80%) User Experience
2 9 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.45%) Biotechnology
7 2 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.48%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.53%) Windows
2 14 (6.76%) Linux
3 10 (4.83%) Windows XP
3 10 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.86%) UNIX
5 7 (3.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.38%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.90%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.01%) Project Management
1 29 (14.01%) Business Development
2 28 (13.53%) ITIL
2 28 (13.53%) Business Analysis
3 26 (12.56%) Service Management
4 21 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.66%) Software Engineering
6 19 (9.18%) Software Delivery
7 17 (8.21%) ITSM
8 13 (6.28%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.28%) SDLC
8 13 (6.28%) Transition Management
9 12 (5.80%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.80%) Validation
9 12 (5.80%) Logistics
10 11 (5.31%) OO
10 11 (5.31%) Web Development
11 10 (4.83%) Performance Management
11 10 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 66 (31.88%) C#
2 63 (30.43%) SQL
3 38 (18.36%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.98%) T-SQL
5 19 (9.18%) Java
6 8 (3.86%) C
7 7 (3.38%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.90%) PHP
9 3 (1.45%) C++
10 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 51 (24.64%) Degree
2 13 (6.28%) ISEB
3 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.90%) MCSA
3 6 (2.90%) MOS
3 6 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) SLA
2 9 (4.35%) GCP
3 3 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.48%) GAMP
4 1 (0.48%) GxP
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (14.01%) Oracle
2 17 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.38%) SAP
4 6 (2.90%) Cisco
4 6 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (2.90%) Citrix
4 6 (2.90%) Cognizant
4 6 (2.90%) Symantec
4 6 (2.90%) VMware
4 6 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.42%) Adobe
6 3 (1.45%) HP
6 3 (1.45%) IBM
6 3 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
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