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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 225 231 234
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 10 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.21% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.61% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £27,500 £62,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-56.00% +45.34%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
2111 1954 2499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.78% 33.84% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1499 2041
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £24,500 £24,858
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Bristol +4 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Somerset - 1 £27,500 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 19 (86.36%) Manufacturing
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 9 (40.91%) Business Development
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
5 7 (31.82%) APMP
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Retail
5 7 (31.82%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (27.27%) Service Management
6 6 (27.27%) ITSM
6 6 (27.27%) ISEB
6 6 (27.27%) Transition Management
6 6 (27.27%) Law
6 6 (27.27%) Presales
7 5 (22.73%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) PhD
8 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.64%) C++
9 3 (13.64%) Line Management
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (9.09%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) T-SQL

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (86.36%) Manufacturing
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
3 6 (27.27%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Transition Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
1 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Business Development
3 7 (31.82%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
4 6 (27.27%) ITSM
4 6 (27.27%) Presales
4 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 6 (27.27%) Transition Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) APMP
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001