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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 173 218 128
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -90
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 13 5 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.11% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.27% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 75
Median salary £35,000 £46,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £46,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
1501 1851 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 43.70% 41.77% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1605 1664
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +23 5 £35,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £40,000 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 21 (84.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (60.00%) Data Management
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Economics
7 5 (20.00%) Ruby
7 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Statistics
7 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (20.00%) Chemistry
7 5 (20.00%) Biology
7 5 (20.00%) Biotechnology
7 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Tableau
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Big Data
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Apache Pig
7 5 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
1 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (84.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Validation Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Symfony
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Biology
2 5 (20.00%) Biotechnology
2 5 (20.00%) Chemistry
2 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (20.00%) Economics
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.00%) Statistics
2 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Data Management
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Validation
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
1 5 (20.00%) C++
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) Python
1 5 (20.00%) Ruby
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) GMP
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) BT
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Tableau