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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 118 182 205
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +23
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 96 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.03% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.28% 1.59% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 17 17
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £110,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -43.18%
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
1818 1511 1944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 38.38% 31.84% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1232 1615
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +13 8 £57,500 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 100 (71.43%) Chemistry
2 92 (65.71%) Biology
3 78 (55.71%) Oracle
4 74 (52.86%) Degree
5 67 (47.86%) SQL
6 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
7 64 (45.71%) Mathematics
8 63 (45.00%) Selenium
9 61 (43.57%) PhD
10 55 (39.29%) PL/SQL
11 53 (37.86%) ISEB
12 46 (32.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 46 (32.86%) Manual Testing
13 45 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 44 (31.43%) MySQL
15 43 (30.71%) Web Services
15 43 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (30.00%) Java
17 41 (29.29%) QuickTest Pro
18 38 (27.14%) JMeter
18 38 (27.14%) Biotechnology
18 38 (27.14%) Bioinformatics
19 37 (26.43%) J2EE
20 36 (25.71%) Test Scripting
21 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
22 34 (24.29%) Windows
23 31 (22.14%) Software Testing
24 30 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
24 30 (21.43%) CIPD
24 30 (21.43%) MS Excel

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 30 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.43%) MySQL
2 28 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 63 (45.00%) Selenium
2 41 (29.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 38 (27.14%) JMeter
4 25 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (12.14%) Ant
6 9 (6.43%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.00%) Toad
7 7 (5.00%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.71%) Subversion
8 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 46 (32.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (0.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (51.43%) Tester
2 49 (35.00%) Software Tester
3 42 (30.00%) Senior Tester
4 34 (24.29%) Trainer
5 30 (21.43%) Training Consultant
5 30 (21.43%) Consultant
6 21 (15.00%) Senior Software Tester
7 18 (12.86%) Developer
8 11 (7.86%) Graduate
9 9 (6.43%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.43%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.14%) Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.43%) Manual Tester
12 2 (1.43%) Technical Trainer
12 2 (1.43%) Automated Tester
13 1 (0.71%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
13 1 (0.71%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.71%) Web Services
2 37 (26.43%) J2EE
3 17 (12.14%) GWT
4 9 (6.43%) HTML
4 9 (6.43%) XML
4 9 (6.43%) JSON
5 8 (5.71%) REST
5 8 (5.71%) Ext JS
6 2 (1.43%) .NET
7 1 (0.71%) RESTful
7 1 (0.71%) WCF
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 100 (71.43%) Chemistry
2 92 (65.71%) Biology
3 64 (45.71%) Mathematics
4 38 (27.14%) Biotechnology
5 26 (18.57%) Statistics
6 25 (17.86%) Physics
7 17 (12.14%) Visualisation
8 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
8 13 (9.29%) E-Learning
9 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.71%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.29%) Windows
2 25 (17.86%) Mac OS X
2 25 (17.86%) Solaris
2 25 (17.86%) Linux
3 17 (12.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Manual Testing
2 43 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.14%) Bioinformatics
4 36 (25.71%) Test Scripting
5 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 31 (22.14%) Software Testing
7 28 (20.00%) V-Model
8 24 (17.14%) Automated Testing
8 24 (17.14%) Test Management
9 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.43%) Web Development
10 9 (6.43%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.57%) Project Management
13 4 (2.86%) Programme Management
14 2 (1.43%) Scrum
14 2 (1.43%) Data Analysis
15 1 (0.71%) Problem Management
15 1 (0.71%) Incident Management
15 1 (0.71%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.86%) SQL
2 55 (39.29%) PL/SQL
3 42 (30.00%) Java
4 17 (12.14%) Shell Script
4 17 (12.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.14%) C#
4 17 (12.14%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 74 (52.86%) Degree
2 61 (43.57%) PhD
3 53 (37.86%) ISEB
4 45 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (21.43%) CIPD
6 9 (6.43%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) GLP
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (55.71%) Oracle
2 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.43%) Google
4 7 (5.00%) HP
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