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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 297 392 414
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +22
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 144 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 112 21 25
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £110,000 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
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
7993 7320 8112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.33% 34.65% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6023 5991 6783
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +72 100 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Hampshire +12 21 £35,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £41,500 +102.43% 3
Oxfordshire +11 7 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £23,500 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 119 (53.60%) Degree
2 101 (45.50%) Oracle
3 100 (45.05%) Chemistry
4 92 (41.44%) Biology
5 89 (40.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 83 (37.39%) Microsoft
7 75 (33.78%) SQL
8 67 (30.18%) Mathematics
9 66 (29.73%) ISEB
10 63 (28.38%) Selenium
11 61 (27.48%) PhD
12 57 (25.68%) MS Excel
13 56 (25.23%) PL/SQL
14 50 (22.52%) MySQL
15 48 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (21.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 46 (20.72%) MS PowerPoint
17 46 (20.72%) Manual Testing
18 44 (19.82%) Java
19 43 (19.37%) Web Services
20 42 (18.92%) Windows
21 41 (18.47%) QuickTest Pro
22 38 (17.12%) JMeter
22 38 (17.12%) Bioinformatics
22 38 (17.12%) Test Scripting
22 38 (17.12%) Biotechnology
23 37 (16.67%) J2EE
24 35 (15.77%) Computer Science
24 35 (15.77%) Software Engineering
25 33 (14.86%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.90%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 57 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 46 (20.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (10.36%) MS Project
4 19 (8.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.70%) VoIP
3 5 (2.25%) DHCP
3 5 (2.25%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.25%) DNS
3 5 (2.25%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.25%) NAS
4 3 (1.35%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.52%) MySQL
2 30 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.21%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.35%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (28.38%) Selenium
2 41 (18.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 38 (17.12%) JMeter
4 25 (11.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (7.66%) Ant
6 9 (4.05%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.15%) Toad
7 7 (3.15%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.45%) Subversion
8 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 89 (40.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 31 (13.96%) Finance
3 13 (5.86%) Marketing
4 4 (1.80%) Legal
4 4 (1.80%) Publishing
4 4 (1.80%) Banking
4 4 (1.80%) Retail
4 4 (1.80%) Local Government
5 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (32.43%) Tester
2 49 (22.07%) Software Tester
3 42 (18.92%) Senior Tester
4 41 (18.47%) Analyst
5 34 (15.32%) Trainer
6 31 (13.96%) Consultant
7 30 (13.51%) Training Consultant
8 25 (11.26%) Business Analyst
8 25 (11.26%) Project Manager
9 21 (9.46%) Developer
9 21 (9.46%) Senior Software Tester
10 12 (5.41%) Graduate
11 10 (4.50%) Business Manager
12 9 (4.05%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.05%) Graduate Developer
13 8 (3.60%) Support Analyst
14 6 (2.70%) Business Process Manager
14 6 (2.70%) Process Manager
14 6 (2.70%) Process Improvement Manager
14 6 (2.70%) Business Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.37%) Web Services
2 37 (16.67%) J2EE
3 17 (7.66%) GWT
4 12 (5.41%) HTML
5 11 (4.95%) XML
6 9 (4.05%) JSON
7 8 (3.60%) Ext JS
7 8 (3.60%) REST
8 3 (1.35%) .NET
9 2 (0.90%) EDI
9 2 (0.90%) Middleware
9 2 (0.90%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.45%) WCF
10 1 (0.45%) Mason
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 100 (45.05%) Chemistry
2 92 (41.44%) Biology
3 67 (30.18%) Mathematics
4 38 (17.12%) Biotechnology
5 35 (15.77%) Computer Science
6 26 (11.71%) Statistics
7 25 (11.26%) Physics
8 23 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (7.66%) Visualisation
10 13 (5.86%) E-Learning
11 4 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.35%) CCTV
12 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.90%) TRADACOMS
13 2 (0.90%) PMI
14 1 (0.45%) Data Conversion
14 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.92%) Windows
2 30 (13.51%) Linux
3 25 (11.26%) Solaris
3 25 (11.26%) Mac OS X
4 21 (9.46%) UNIX
5 5 (2.25%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.25%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.72%) Manual Testing
3 38 (17.12%) Test Scripting
3 38 (17.12%) Bioinformatics
4 35 (15.77%) Software Engineering
5 33 (14.86%) Software Testing
6 30 (13.51%) V-Model
7 29 (13.06%) Project Management
8 26 (11.71%) Automated Testing
9 24 (10.81%) Test Management
10 23 (10.36%) PRINCE2
11 22 (9.91%) Business Analysis
12 20 (9.01%) ITIL
12 20 (9.01%) Validation
13 19 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (7.66%) Workflow
15 16 (7.21%) Document Management
15 16 (7.21%) Waterfall
16 15 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
17 14 (6.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.78%) SQL
2 56 (25.23%) PL/SQL
3 44 (19.82%) Java
4 21 (9.46%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.66%) C#
5 17 (7.66%) C++
5 17 (7.66%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.35%) C
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 119 (53.60%) Degree
2 66 (29.73%) ISEB
3 61 (27.48%) PhD
4 47 (21.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (13.51%) CIPD
6 11 (4.95%) CBAP
7 9 (4.05%) Postgraduate
8 7 (3.15%) PMP
9 5 (2.25%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (1.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.80%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.35%) MOS
11 3 (1.35%) MCSA
11 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.21%) GCP
2 8 (3.60%) GLP
2 8 (3.60%) SLA
3 6 (2.70%) QA
4 4 (1.80%) GAMP
5 2 (0.90%) GxP
6 1 (0.45%) COBIT
6 1 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.45%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (45.50%) Oracle
2 83 (37.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.05%) SAP
3 9 (4.05%) Google
4 7 (3.15%) HP
5 4 (1.80%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.90%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
7 1 (0.45%) Siebel
7 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
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Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Larson Group
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £16000 to £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £65000 per annum - Car + bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
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Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £40 - £80 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
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