The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 243 233 237
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 11 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.17% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.49% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £49,500 £75,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2307 2021 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 33.68% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1747 1634 1750
Average salary £40,000 £37,103 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.80% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Life Science
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the South West region.

Life Science Salary Trend in the South West

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Life Science Salary Histogram in the South West

Life Science
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Bristol -7 6 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 22 (88.00%) Manufacturing
2 19 (76.00%) ITIL
3 13 (52.00%) Degree
4 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
5 11 (44.00%) Service Management
6 8 (32.00%) ISEB
6 8 (32.00%) ITSM
6 8 (32.00%) Law
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
6 8 (32.00%) Business Development
6 8 (32.00%) Transition Management
6 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (32.00%) Presales
7 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Retail
9 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (16.00%) Coaching
9 4 (16.00%) APMP
10 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (12.00%) PhD
10 3 (12.00%) C++
11 2 (8.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (8.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 22 (88.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (32.00%) Law
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Transition Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (44.00%) Service Management
4 8 (32.00%) Business Development
4 8 (32.00%) ITSM
4 8 (32.00%) Presales
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) Transition Management
5 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.00%) Android Development
9 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) APMP
4 3 (12.00%) PhD
5 1 (4.00%) MCDST
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
South West
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