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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 383 400 345
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -55
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 34 81 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.95% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 109
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
6659 8519 8484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.66% 40.57% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5440 6948 6445
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +36 13 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Surrey +12 8 £29,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -17 5 £34,957 -17.74%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 - -
Hampshire -4 3 £51,750 +0.97% 2
West Sussex +16 1 £38,000 +94.87%
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 51 (47.66%) Manufacturing
2 48 (44.86%) Degree
3 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
4 38 (35.51%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (30.84%) Computer Science
6 32 (29.91%) Project Management
7 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
8 28 (26.17%) Windows
9 27 (25.23%) Oracle
9 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (24.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
12 22 (20.56%) SQL
12 22 (20.56%) .NET
12 22 (20.56%) Aerospace
12 22 (20.56%) Banking
12 22 (20.56%) Retail
13 21 (19.63%) jQuery
13 21 (19.63%) HTML
13 21 (19.63%) CSS
14 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET
14 20 (18.69%) C#
15 19 (17.76%) Scrum
16 16 (14.95%) VMware
16 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
16 16 (14.95%) Software Testing
16 16 (14.95%) Big Data
17 15 (14.02%) ISTQB
17 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
17 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.41%) IIS
3 6 (5.61%) CMS
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Documentum
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Tornado
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.41%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.87%) MS Project
4 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.87%) DHCP
2 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) RS-232
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) Big Data
3 12 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.67%) MySQL
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) JIRA
2 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.67%) MSI
4 5 (4.67%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (3.74%) Mocha
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 51 (47.66%) Manufacturing
2 26 (24.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 22 (20.56%) Aerospace
3 22 (20.56%) Banking
3 22 (20.56%) Retail
4 11 (10.28%) Automotive
5 10 (9.35%) Finance
6 8 (7.48%) German Language
7 3 (2.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Developer
2 19 (17.76%) Software Developer
3 18 (16.82%) Project Manager
4 16 (14.95%) Analyst
5 15 (14.02%) Junior
5 15 (14.02%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Senior Software Developer
6 14 (13.08%) IT Manager
7 12 (11.21%) IT Project Manager
8 11 (10.28%) .NET Developer
8 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.28%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.28%) HTML Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Junior Project Manager
8 11 (10.28%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 11 (10.28%) SQL Developer
8 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.56%) .NET
2 21 (19.63%) CSS
2 21 (19.63%) HTML
2 21 (19.63%) jQuery
3 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET
4 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (10.28%) Web Services
5 9 (8.41%) CSS3
5 9 (8.41%) HTML5
5 9 (8.41%) SOAP
6 8 (7.48%) Java EE
6 8 (7.48%) RESTful
7 3 (2.80%) Symfony
7 3 (2.80%) XML
8 2 (1.87%) LAMP
9 1 (0.93%) Ajax
9 1 (0.93%) CakePHP
9 1 (0.93%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (0.93%) EDI
9 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.51%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (30.84%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.28%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.61%) Biotechnology
4 6 (5.61%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.74%) Economics
6 4 (3.74%) PMI
7 3 (2.80%) Biology
7 3 (2.80%) Chemistry
7 3 (2.80%) NHS
7 3 (2.80%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.87%) Statistics
8 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 13 (12.15%) Linux
3 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.67%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.67%) Windows NT
4 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Project Management
2 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.76%) Scrum
4 16 (14.95%) Software Testing
5 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
6 14 (13.08%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (13.08%) MVC
6 14 (13.08%) Project Planning
7 13 (12.15%) Software Engineering
8 12 (11.21%) Change Control
8 12 (11.21%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (10.28%) Data Management
9 11 (10.28%) Validation
10 10 (9.35%) System Testing
11 9 (8.41%) DevOps
12 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.48%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (7.48%) Manual Testing
12 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (20.56%) SQL
3 20 (18.69%) C#
4 12 (11.21%) Java
5 11 (10.28%) C++
5 11 (10.28%) Python
6 10 (9.35%) C
7 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.67%) VB
8 5 (4.67%) VBScript
9 3 (2.80%) PHP
10 2 (1.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (44.86%) Degree
2 15 (14.02%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (8.41%) ISEB
5 7 (6.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.74%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.80%) PhD
8 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.87%) MCP
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) GAMP
2 6 (5.61%) GMP
3 5 (4.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (4.67%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) HL7
5 1 (0.93%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.93%) GCP
5 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Hyper-V
1 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.48%) Firmware
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.67%) XenApp
5 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.67%) AppDNA
2 5 (4.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.23%) Oracle
3 16 (14.95%) VMware
4 5 (4.67%) AppSense
4 5 (4.67%) BMC
4 5 (4.67%) Citrix
5 2 (1.87%) BT
5 2 (1.87%) SAP
5 2 (1.87%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) Zend
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