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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 310 363 410
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +47
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 137 93 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.10% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 62 20
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 £27,300 £28,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
7979 8490 8296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.59% 36.96% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6225 6636 6796
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 3 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 3 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 +75 79 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Berkshire - 25 £60,000 - 3
Hampshire +4 14 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 9 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Surrey -43 6 £46,000 +33.33% 3
West Sussex - 4 £20,250 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 78 (37.68%) .NET
2 73 (35.27%) C#
3 65 (31.40%) SQL
4 63 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 53 (25.60%) SQL Server
6 46 (22.22%) Degree
7 43 (20.77%) Manufacturing
8 41 (19.81%) JavaScript
9 39 (18.84%) Relational Database
10 38 (18.36%) SaaS
11 36 (17.39%) Web Services
12 35 (16.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 34 (16.43%) T-SQL
14 31 (14.98%) Business Analysis
15 29 (14.01%) HTML
16 28 (13.53%) CSS
17 27 (13.04%) ITIL
18 26 (12.56%) Windows
18 26 (12.56%) jQuery
19 25 (12.08%) Business Development
19 25 (12.08%) Project Management
20 24 (11.59%) Oracle
21 23 (11.11%) Service Management
22 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
22 21 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
23 20 (9.66%) Java
24 19 (9.18%) MySQL
24 19 (9.18%) Software Delivery
24 19 (9.18%) SDLC
25 18 (8.70%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (2.90%) CMS
1 6 (2.90%) WordPress
1 6 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (2.90%) Kentico
2 5 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.97%) Mule ESB
4 2 (0.97%) JBoss
4 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.97%) Mule
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) 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 7 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.45%) Primavera
3 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.38%) VoIP
1 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.90%) Intranet
3 4 (1.93%) DNS
3 4 (1.93%) DHCP
3 4 (1.93%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.93%) iSCSI
3 4 (1.93%) NAS
3 4 (1.93%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.45%) HTTP
4 3 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.84%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.18%) MySQL
4 13 (6.28%) QlikView
5 9 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.90%) NUnit
3 5 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (20.77%) Manufacturing
2 35 (16.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (5.80%) Law
4 10 (4.83%) Marketing
5 6 (2.90%) Finance
5 6 (2.90%) Retail
5 6 (2.90%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 71 (34.30%) Developer
2 47 (22.71%) Analyst
3 26 (12.56%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Software Developer
6 14 (6.76%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (5.80%) Transition Manager
7 12 (5.80%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.31%) Consultant
9 10 (4.83%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.83%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (4.83%) Service Manager
9 10 (4.83%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
10 9 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.86%) Junior
12 7 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (37.68%) .NET
2 63 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 36 (17.39%) Web Services
4 29 (14.01%) HTML
5 28 (13.53%) CSS
6 26 (12.56%) jQuery
7 18 (8.70%) HTML5
8 12 (5.80%) XML
9 10 (4.83%) RESTful
9 10 (4.83%) Java EE
9 10 (4.83%) CSS3
10 7 (3.38%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.38%) JSON
10 7 (3.38%) SVG
11 6 (2.90%) WinForms
11 6 (2.90%) Ajax
11 6 (2.90%) MDX
11 6 (2.90%) XHTML
11 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.80%) User Experience
1 12 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.35%) Pharmacovigilance
3 8 (3.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.38%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.45%) Biotechnology
7 2 (0.97%) NHS
7 2 (0.97%) Social Media
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.48%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.56%) Windows
2 11 (5.31%) Linux
3 7 (3.38%) Windows XP
3 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.42%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.42%) UNIX
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.98%) Business Analysis
2 27 (13.04%) ITIL
3 25 (12.08%) Project Management
3 25 (12.08%) Business Development
4 23 (11.11%) Service Management
5 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
5 21 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.18%) Software Delivery
6 19 (9.18%) SDLC
7 16 (7.73%) ITSM
8 15 (7.25%) OO
9 14 (6.76%) OOP
10 13 (6.28%) Web Development
11 12 (5.80%) Transition Management
11 12 (5.80%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.31%) Performance Management
13 10 (4.83%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.35%) Validation
14 9 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (35.27%) C#
2 65 (31.40%) SQL
3 41 (19.81%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.43%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.66%) Java
6 10 (4.83%) C
7 7 (3.38%) PHP
7 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.90%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (0.48%) VB
10 1 (0.48%) ABAP
10 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (22.22%) Degree
2 12 (5.80%) ISEB
3 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.93%) MOS
5 4 (1.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.48%) MCSD
6 1 (0.48%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) 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 7 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (11.59%) Oracle
2 16 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.35%) SAP
4 6 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.42%) Adobe
6 4 (1.93%) HP
6 4 (1.93%) Citrix
6 4 (1.93%) Cisco
6 4 (1.93%) IBM
6 4 (1.93%) Symantec
6 4 (1.93%) VMware
7 2 (0.97%) WSO2
7 2 (0.97%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
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