The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 156 202 215
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +13
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 65 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.26% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.06% 1.40% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51 7 13
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1600 1504 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.98% 28.75% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1230 1497
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 - 12 £34,000 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 56 (78.87%) Chemistry
2 47 (66.20%) Biology
2 47 (66.20%) Degree
3 46 (64.79%) Oracle
4 41 (57.75%) SQL
5 39 (54.93%) Mathematics
6 35 (49.30%) Selenium
7 31 (43.66%) ISEB
8 30 (42.25%) PhD
9 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
9 29 (40.85%) PL/SQL
10 26 (36.62%) Software Testing
11 25 (35.21%) V-Model
12 24 (33.80%) Java
13 22 (30.99%) QuickTest Pro
13 22 (30.99%) MySQL
13 22 (30.99%) Test Scripting
13 22 (30.99%) Relational Database
14 21 (29.58%) Web Services
15 20 (28.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (28.17%) Statistics
16 19 (26.76%) Manual Testing
17 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
18 16 (22.54%) Waterfall
18 16 (22.54%) JMeter
19 15 (21.13%) J2EE
20 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
20 13 (18.31%) Physics
20 13 (18.31%) Test Management
21 12 (16.90%) Biotechnology

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
1 12 (16.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) MySQL
1 22 (30.99%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (49.30%) Selenium
2 22 (30.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (22.54%) JMeter
4 7 (9.86%) Toad
4 7 (9.86%) JIRA
5 6 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (8.45%) Ant
6 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (28.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Tester
2 23 (32.39%) Software Tester
3 22 (30.99%) Senior Tester
4 14 (19.72%) Trainer
5 12 (16.90%) Consultant
5 12 (16.90%) Training Consultant
6 11 (15.49%) Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Graduate
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Software Tester
7 6 (8.45%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.41%) Programmer
10 1 (1.41%) Manual Tester
10 1 (1.41%) SAS Programmer
10 1 (1.41%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) Web Services
2 15 (21.13%) J2EE
3 10 (14.08%) GWT
4 6 (8.45%) JSON
4 6 (8.45%) XML
4 6 (8.45%) HTML
5 5 (7.04%) Ext JS
5 5 (7.04%) REST
6 2 (2.82%) .NET
7 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.41%) RESTful
7 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (78.87%) Chemistry
2 47 (66.20%) Biology
3 39 (54.93%) Mathematics
4 20 (28.17%) Statistics
5 13 (18.31%) Physics
6 12 (16.90%) Biotechnology
7 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
9 5 (7.04%) E-Learning
10 1 (1.41%) Data Conversion
10 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Solaris
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
2 6 (8.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Software Testing
2 25 (35.21%) V-Model
3 22 (30.99%) Test Scripting
4 19 (26.76%) Manual Testing
5 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
6 16 (22.54%) Waterfall
7 13 (18.31%) Test Management
7 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Bioinformatics
9 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.04%) Web Development
12 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
12 2 (2.82%) Scrum
13 1 (1.41%) ERP
13 1 (1.41%) ETL
13 1 (1.41%) Project Management
13 1 (1.41%) Validation
13 1 (1.41%) Migration
13 1 (1.41%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) SQL
2 29 (40.85%) PL/SQL
3 24 (33.80%) Java
4 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.08%) C#
5 10 (14.08%) C++
6 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (66.20%) Degree
2 31 (43.66%) ISEB
3 30 (42.25%) PhD
4 12 (16.90%) CIPD
5 5 (7.04%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) Oracle
2 29 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) HP
4 5 (7.04%) Google
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