The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 139 193 215
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +22
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 85 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.69% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.14% 1.85% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 69 13 15
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Life Science
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1655 1297 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.86% 26.84% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1000 1435
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Life Science
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Life Science Salary Trend in Surrey

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Life Science Salary Histogram in Surrey

Life Science
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Guildford +19 9 £34,000 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 77 (74.04%) Chemistry
2 68 (65.38%) Biology
3 64 (61.54%) Oracle
3 64 (61.54%) Degree
4 56 (53.85%) Mathematics
5 53 (50.96%) SQL
6 45 (43.27%) Selenium
7 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
8 41 (39.42%) PL/SQL
8 41 (39.42%) PhD
9 39 (37.50%) ISEB
9 39 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 36 (34.62%) Java
11 30 (28.85%) MySQL
11 30 (28.85%) Test Scripting
11 30 (28.85%) Manual Testing
12 29 (27.88%) Web Services
12 29 (27.88%) Software Engineering
12 29 (27.88%) Software Testing
13 28 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 28 (26.92%) V-Model
13 28 (26.92%) Relational Database
14 27 (25.96%) QuickTest Pro
15 26 (25.00%) Statistics
16 24 (23.08%) JMeter
17 23 (22.12%) J2EE
18 20 (19.23%) Windows
18 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
18 20 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
18 20 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
2 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
1 20 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.85%) MySQL
2 28 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (43.27%) Selenium
2 27 (25.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (23.08%) JMeter
4 11 (10.58%) Ant
4 11 (10.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (8.65%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.73%) Toad
6 7 (6.73%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (51.92%) Tester
2 33 (31.73%) Software Tester
3 32 (30.77%) Senior Tester
4 24 (23.08%) Trainer
5 20 (19.23%) Consultant
5 20 (19.23%) Training Consultant
6 18 (17.31%) Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
8 9 (8.65%) Graduate Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Graduate
8 9 (8.65%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Test Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Manual Tester
10 2 (1.92%) Technical Trainer
10 2 (1.92%) Automated Tester
11 1 (0.96%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
11 1 (0.96%) Senior Service Manager
11 1 (0.96%) Services Delivery Manager
11 1 (0.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) Web Services
2 23 (22.12%) J2EE
3 17 (16.35%) GWT
4 9 (8.65%) JSON
4 9 (8.65%) XML
4 9 (8.65%) HTML
5 8 (7.69%) Ext JS
5 8 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (1.92%) .NET
7 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.96%) RESTful
7 1 (0.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (74.04%) Chemistry
2 68 (65.38%) Biology
3 56 (53.85%) Mathematics
4 26 (25.00%) Statistics
5 20 (19.23%) Physics
5 20 (19.23%) Biotechnology
6 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
6 11 (10.58%) Visualisation
7 8 (7.69%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.96%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Solaris
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
2 11 (10.58%) Mac OS X
2 11 (10.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Test Scripting
1 30 (28.85%) Manual Testing
2 29 (27.88%) Software Engineering
2 29 (27.88%) Software Testing
3 28 (26.92%) V-Model
4 20 (19.23%) Bioinformatics
5 18 (17.31%) Automated Testing
5 18 (17.31%) Test Management
6 16 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.65%) Web Development
8 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (1.92%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.92%) Project Management
9 2 (1.92%) Scrum
10 1 (0.96%) Programme Management
10 1 (0.96%) ITIL
10 1 (0.96%) ERP
10 1 (0.96%) ETL
10 1 (0.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.96%) SQL
2 41 (39.42%) PL/SQL
3 36 (34.62%) Java
4 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.35%) C#
4 17 (16.35%) C++
5 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (61.54%) Degree
2 41 (39.42%) PhD
3 39 (37.50%) ISEB
3 39 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (19.23%) CIPD
5 9 (8.65%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) Oracle
2 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.65%) Google
4 7 (6.73%) HP
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