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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 77 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 0.24% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
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
261 421 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.55% 48.84% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 224 377 343
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Southampton

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) WinForms
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) SPSS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) WinForms
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree