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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 230 232 215
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 15 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.017% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.041% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £62,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.34% +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
1978 2450 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.86% 41.32% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 1992 1726
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 7 £62,500 +45.34% 1
Wiltshire - 5 - - 1
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 10 (41.67%) Service Management
5 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (29.17%) ISEB
7 6 (25.00%) SAP SD
7 6 (25.00%) SAP
7 6 (25.00%) CRM
7 6 (25.00%) SAP CRM
7 6 (25.00%) French Language
7 6 (25.00%) German Language
7 6 (25.00%) Spanish Language
7 6 (25.00%) Master Data Management
7 6 (25.00%) Data Management
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) Business Development
8 5 (20.83%) Transition Management
8 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
8 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.83%) Change Management
8 5 (20.83%) ITSM
8 5 (20.83%) Law
8 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (12.50%) Symantec
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Lync
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 6 (25.00%) SAP CRM
General
1 15 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (25.00%) French Language
2 6 (25.00%) German Language
2 6 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 5 (20.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
1 6 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
1 6 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 6 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Transition Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Service Architect
3 3 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SAP SD Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Service Management
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) CRM
4 6 (25.00%) Data Management
4 6 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 5 (20.83%) Transition Management
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.83%) Business Development
5 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) XenApp
1 3 (12.50%) XenServer
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 3 (12.50%) Symantec
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) MobileIron
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
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