The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 83 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 1.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 2.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £26,250 £63,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
Life Science
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
256 363 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.64% 40.38% 45.74%
Number of salaries quoted 227 312 358
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £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 Southampton

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Life Science
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Southampton

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) NUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) OOD

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware