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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 184 - 182
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 21 0 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% - 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% - 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 26
Average salary £48,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +64.28%
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
1652 1443 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 37.18% 33.99% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1140 1580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,163 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Guildford - 6 £66,500 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 41 (50.00%) Oracle
2 40 (48.78%) PL/SQL
2 40 (48.78%) SQL
3 39 (47.56%) Degree
4 37 (45.12%) Biology
5 36 (43.90%) Chemistry
5 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
6 35 (42.68%) PhD
7 31 (37.80%) Java
8 29 (35.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (34.15%) Software Engineering
10 26 (31.71%) J2EE
10 26 (31.71%) Bioinformatics
10 26 (31.71%) Selenium
10 26 (31.71%) Biotechnology
10 26 (31.71%) Mathematics
11 23 (28.05%) Windows
12 22 (26.83%) Linux
12 22 (26.83%) JMeter
12 22 (26.83%) QuickTest Pro
13 21 (25.61%) Web Services
14 20 (24.39%) MySQL
14 20 (24.39%) Solaris
14 20 (24.39%) ISEB
14 20 (24.39%) Mac OS X
14 20 (24.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (23.17%) GWT
15 19 (23.17%) Web Development
16 18 (21.95%) Eclipse

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
1 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Selenium
2 22 (26.83%) JMeter
2 22 (26.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (24.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (21.95%) Eclipse
5 10 (12.20%) Ant
6 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 29 (35.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.88%) Local Government
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Tester
2 24 (29.27%) Software Tester
3 21 (25.61%) Developer
4 18 (21.95%) Trainer
5 16 (19.51%) Training Consultant
5 16 (19.51%) Consultant
5 16 (19.51%) Senior Tester
6 14 (17.07%) Senior Software Tester
7 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Commercial Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Graduate
10 2 (2.44%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Technical Trainer
11 1 (1.22%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) J2EE
2 21 (25.61%) Web Services
3 19 (23.17%) GWT
4 5 (6.10%) Java EE
5 3 (3.66%) .NET
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.44%) Ajax
7 1 (1.22%) JSON
7 1 (1.22%) REST
7 1 (1.22%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.22%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.22%) XML
7 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.12%) Biology
2 36 (43.90%) Chemistry
3 26 (31.71%) Biotechnology
3 26 (31.71%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
5 10 (12.20%) Visualisation
6 9 (10.98%) Physics
7 8 (9.76%) E-Learning
8 2 (2.44%) Social Media
8 2 (2.44%) Open Source
9 1 (1.22%) Statistics
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Linux
3 20 (24.39%) Solaris
3 20 (24.39%) Mac OS X
4 10 (12.20%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 26 (31.71%) Bioinformatics
4 19 (23.17%) Web Development
5 14 (17.07%) Manual Testing
6 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
7 10 (12.20%) Test Management
8 8 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.10%) Project Management
10 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.66%) Data Management
10 3 (3.66%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (3.66%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.66%) Validation
10 3 (3.66%) Analytics
10 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.44%) CRM
11 2 (2.44%) Change Management
11 2 (2.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) PL/SQL
1 40 (48.78%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) Java
3 14 (17.07%) C#
4 13 (15.85%) C++
5 10 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) Degree
2 35 (42.68%) PhD
3 20 (24.39%) ISEB
4 16 (19.51%) CIPD
5 12 (14.63%) Postgraduate
6 10 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.22%) MCPD
8 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) MCSD
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Oracle
2 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.73%) Google
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat