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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / South West
Rank 228 226 236
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.041% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.68% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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
1775 2193 2033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.95% 39.74% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1704 1622
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,318
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 January 2017. 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 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
Dorset - 1 £32,500 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (33.33%) SAP hybris
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP hybris
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Electrical Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Service Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) hybris
1 1 (33.33%) SAP