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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 185 186 188
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 5 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 1.30% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 30
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £45,829
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -29.08%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
1282 1615 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 41.81% 39.24% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1408 1577
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 - 1 £52,500 -
Life Science
South East

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 10 (52.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (47.37%) Data Management
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (31.58%) JIRA
5 6 (31.58%) Biotechnology
5 6 (31.58%) Test Management
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Line Management
8 3 (15.79%) NHS
8 3 (15.79%) PhD
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Chemistry
8 3 (15.79%) Biology
9 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.53%) Symfony

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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (52.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
4 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) MFC
1 2 (10.53%) Symfony
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Biotechnology
2 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.79%) Biology
3 3 (15.79%) Chemistry
3 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Data Management
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Management
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
5 3 (15.79%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) C++
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) PhD
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft