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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 234 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 17 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2226 2109 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 34.66% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1696 1667
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Bristol - 13 £62,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £31,500 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 31 (96.88%) Manufacturing
2 25 (78.13%) ITIL
3 19 (59.38%) Degree
4 18 (56.25%) Service Management
4 18 (56.25%) Service Delivery
5 13 (40.63%) ISEB
6 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 11 (34.38%) Transition Management
7 11 (34.38%) Business Development
7 11 (34.38%) Project Management
7 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
7 11 (34.38%) ITSM
7 11 (34.38%) Law
8 7 (21.88%) Change Management
8 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
8 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
8 7 (21.88%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) VMware
9 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (12.50%) MobileIron
9 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 4 (12.50%) XenApp
9 4 (12.50%) XenServer
9 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.50%) vSphere
9 4 (12.50%) Lync
9 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.50%) Lync
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 31 (96.88%) Manufacturing
2 11 (34.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Services Delivery Manager
1 14 (43.75%) Service Manager
1 14 (43.75%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (34.38%) Transition Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) Service Management
2 18 (56.25%) Service Delivery
3 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
3 11 (34.38%) ITSM
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 11 (34.38%) Business Development
3 11 (34.38%) Transition Management
4 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
4 7 (21.88%) Coaching
4 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 13 (40.63%) ISEB
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.50%) XenApp
1 4 (12.50%) XenServer
1 4 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) Citrix
1 4 (12.50%) Symantec
1 4 (12.50%) VMware
1 4 (12.50%) MobileIron
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin