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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 157 194 196
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 62 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.33% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.51% 0.89% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 13 24
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -43.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,235 £110,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
1767 1576 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 38.02% 33.47% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1289 1611
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -2 3 £57,500 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 93 (66.91%) Chemistry
2 89 (64.03%) Biology
3 78 (56.12%) Oracle
4 74 (53.24%) Degree
5 68 (48.92%) SQL
6 67 (48.20%) Mathematics
7 64 (46.04%) Microsoft
8 63 (45.32%) PL/SQL
9 60 (43.17%) Selenium
10 57 (41.01%) PhD
11 49 (35.25%) ISEB
11 49 (35.25%) Java
12 47 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (33.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 45 (32.37%) Manual Testing
15 42 (30.22%) Web Services
15 42 (30.22%) MySQL
16 41 (29.50%) J2EE
16 41 (29.50%) Software Engineering
17 40 (28.78%) Bioinformatics
17 40 (28.78%) JMeter
17 40 (28.78%) QuickTest Pro
17 40 (28.78%) Biotechnology
18 39 (28.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 37 (26.62%) Windows
20 34 (24.46%) Test Scripting
21 30 (21.58%) MS PowerPoint
21 30 (21.58%) CIPD
21 30 (21.58%) MS Excel
22 28 (20.14%) Solaris

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (21.58%) MS Excel
1 30 (21.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.22%) MySQL
2 25 (17.99%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (43.17%) Selenium
2 40 (28.78%) JMeter
2 40 (28.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (20.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (12.95%) Ant
5 15 (10.79%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.04%) Toad
6 7 (5.04%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 46 (33.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (2.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (48.20%) Tester
2 48 (34.53%) Software Tester
3 38 (27.34%) Senior Tester
4 34 (24.46%) Trainer
5 30 (21.58%) Training Consultant
5 30 (21.58%) Consultant
6 24 (17.27%) Developer
7 21 (15.11%) Senior Software Tester
8 11 (7.91%) Graduate
9 10 (7.19%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.88%) Programme Manager
12 2 (1.44%) Analyst
12 2 (1.44%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.44%) Technical Trainer
13 1 (0.72%) Services Delivery Manager
13 1 (0.72%) Service Manager
13 1 (0.72%) Manual Tester
13 1 (0.72%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.22%) Web Services
2 41 (29.50%) J2EE
3 23 (16.55%) GWT
4 9 (6.47%) JSON
4 9 (6.47%) HTML
5 8 (5.76%) XML
5 8 (5.76%) Ext JS
5 8 (5.76%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) RESTful
6 1 (0.72%) WCF
6 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 93 (66.91%) Chemistry
2 89 (64.03%) Biology
3 67 (48.20%) Mathematics
4 40 (28.78%) Biotechnology
5 24 (17.27%) Statistics
6 23 (16.55%) Physics
7 18 (12.95%) Visualisation
8 13 (9.35%) E-Learning
9 12 (8.63%) Computer Science
10 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Windows
2 28 (20.14%) Solaris
2 28 (20.14%) Linux
2 28 (20.14%) Mac OS X
3 18 (12.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.37%) Manual Testing
3 41 (29.50%) Software Engineering
4 40 (28.78%) Bioinformatics
5 34 (24.46%) Test Scripting
6 25 (17.99%) Test Management
7 23 (16.55%) Software Testing
8 22 (15.83%) Automated Testing
9 21 (15.11%) V-Model
10 15 (10.79%) Web Development
11 12 (8.63%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.60%) Test Automation
14 4 (2.88%) Programme Management
14 4 (2.88%) Project Management
15 2 (1.44%) Scrum
16 1 (0.72%) ITIL
16 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis
16 1 (0.72%) Service Management
16 1 (0.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.92%) SQL
2 63 (45.32%) PL/SQL
3 49 (35.25%) Java
4 22 (15.83%) C#
4 22 (15.83%) C++
5 18 (12.95%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.95%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 74 (53.24%) Degree
2 57 (41.01%) PhD
3 49 (35.25%) ISEB
4 39 (28.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (21.58%) CIPD
6 14 (10.07%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) GLP
Systems Management
1 17 (12.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (56.12%) Oracle
2 64 (46.04%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.07%) Google
4 7 (5.04%) HP
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