The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 630 648 745
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +97
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 309 322 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.70% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 160 171 158
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40670 45861 47205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.47% 41.52% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33168 36356 37366
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Life Science
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science within the UK.

Life Science Salary Trend in the UK

Life Science
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 within the UK.

Life Science Salary Histogram in the UK

Life Science
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England +38 287 £42,500 -10.52% 42
West Midlands +14 69 £39,375 +21.15% 1
South East -15 69 £42,500 - 4
London +38 63 £52,500 -4.54% 22
Birmingham +7 58 £70,000 +27.27%
North West +19 30 £42,500 -22.72%
East of England +37 27 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Berkshire +13 26 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Cambridgeshire +25 23 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Cambridge +28 21 £45,000 - 8
Wokingham - 17 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -46 16 £30,000 -29.41%
Surrey +33 15 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Hampshire +1 13 £58,750 +67.85%
East Midlands +16 12 £40,000 - 1
Aldershot - 12 £58,750 -
South Wales +15 11 £28,000 -46.66%
Merseyside +3 11 £65,000 +18.18%
Wales +2 11 £28,000 -46.66%
Liverpool 0 11 £65,000 +18.18%
Leicester +6 8 £40,000 -
Bridgend +6 8 £38,500 -
South West +5 8 £41,250 -34.00%
Leicestershire +4 8 £40,000 -
Oxford -40 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Lancashire +21 7 £40,000 -
Chorley - 7 £40,000 -
Cheshire +22 6 - -
Manchester +1 6 £42,500 -
Bristol +12 5 - -

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Life Science.

1 316 (52.23%) Manufacturing
2 197 (32.56%) Degree
3 145 (23.97%) Project Management
4 127 (20.99%) Finance
5 119 (19.67%) Retail
6 115 (19.01%) Computer Science
7 114 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
8 113 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
9 112 (18.51%) Oracle
10 111 (18.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 104 (17.19%) ITIL
12 92 (15.21%) SQL
13 90 (14.88%) Banking
14 89 (14.71%) Microsoft
15 83 (13.72%) SQL Server
15 83 (13.72%) PRINCE2
16 78 (12.89%) Software Engineering
17 72 (11.90%) Windows
17 72 (11.90%) JavaScript
17 72 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 72 (11.90%) Analytics
18 65 (10.74%) Java
19 64 (10.58%) Python
20 59 (9.75%) Project Planning
20 59 (9.75%) Matrix Organization
21 58 (9.59%) HTML
22 56 (9.26%) .NET
23 55 (9.09%) CSS
23 55 (9.09%) Aerospace
23 55 (9.09%) Big Data

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills 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 17 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.48%) Tornado
3 13 (2.15%) IIS
4 11 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.32%) CMS
7 7 (1.16%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.99%) Apache
9 5 (0.83%) Documentum
9 5 (0.83%) SAS
9 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.66%) JBoss
10 4 (0.66%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.50%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.62%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.83%) MS Project
6 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Flinto
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) InVision
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.98%) assyst
2 12 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.82%) Magento
4 9 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.33%) Infor LN
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.32%) SaaS
3 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.83%) Office 365
5 4 (0.66%) GitHub
6 3 (0.50%) Taleo
6 3 (0.50%) Veeva
7 2 (0.33%) Force.com
7 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.49%) HTTP
1 9 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.16%) DHCP
3 4 (0.66%) DNS
3 4 (0.66%) Internet
3 4 (0.66%) VPN
4 2 (0.33%) Firewall
4 2 (0.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.33%) Wireless
5 1 (0.17%) DECT
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.17%) ISDN
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) RS-232
5 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.17%) WebEx
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.09%) Big Data
3 48 (7.93%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.79%) MySQL
4 29 (4.79%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.48%) SAP BW
6 15 (2.48%) SQLite
7 12 (1.98%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.49%) OLTP
9 7 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.16%) QlikView
10 6 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.99%) OLAP
10 6 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.99%) Text Mining
11 5 (0.83%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 16 (2.64%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.31%) JIRA
3 11 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.32%) JUnit
5 7 (1.16%) MSI
5 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.16%) Wise Package Studio
6 6 (0.99%) Fiddler
6 6 (0.99%) Subversion
7 5 (0.83%) Mocha
8 4 (0.66%) Ant
8 4 (0.66%) Selenium
9 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.33%) Maven
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.17%) RSpec
General
1 316 (52.23%) Manufacturing
2 127 (20.99%) Finance
3 119 (19.67%) Retail
4 111 (18.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 90 (14.88%) Banking
6 55 (9.09%) Aerospace
7 31 (5.12%) Games
8 25 (4.13%) Marketing
9 24 (3.97%) Telecoms
10 22 (3.64%) Legal
11 16 (2.64%) Automotive
12 13 (2.15%) Law
13 7 (1.16%) German Language
14 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.50%) Advertising
16 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.17%) French Language
17 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
17 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (18.02%) Developer
2 89 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 70 (11.57%) Analyst
4 51 (8.43%) Consultant
5 41 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 33 (5.45%) Architect
7 29 (4.79%) IT Manager
8 25 (4.13%) Junior
9 23 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 23 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 22 (3.64%) C# Developer
10 22 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
11 21 (3.47%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.47%) Junior Project Manager
11 21 (3.47%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.31%) Junior IT Manager
12 20 (3.31%) Junior IT Project Manager
12 20 (3.31%) Support Analyst
13 19 (3.14%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.59%) HTML
2 56 (9.26%) .NET
3 55 (9.09%) CSS
4 38 (6.28%) ASP.NET
5 37 (6.12%) jQuery
6 35 (5.79%) HTML5
7 33 (5.45%) Web Services
8 30 (4.96%) CSS3
9 29 (4.79%) Middleware
10 17 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (2.81%) RESTful
11 16 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
12 15 (2.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 15 (2.48%) Flask
12 15 (2.48%) OAuth
12 15 (2.48%) ZeroMQ
13 14 (2.31%) XML
14 13 (2.15%) .NET Framework
15 12 (1.98%) REST
16 10 (1.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (19.01%) Computer Science
2 114 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.60%) Data Centre
4 39 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 30 (4.96%) Informatics
6 24 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.31%) Statistics
8 14 (2.31%) Health Informatics
9 13 (2.15%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.15%) Biotechnology
9 13 (2.15%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.98%) Biology
10 12 (1.98%) PMI
11 11 (1.82%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.82%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.82%) Economics
11 11 (1.82%) User Experience
12 10 (1.65%) Chemistry
13 9 (1.49%) CMDB
13 9 (1.49%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.90%) Windows
2 50 (8.26%) Linux
3 18 (2.98%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.65%) Unix
5 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.65%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.16%) Windows 2000
6 7 (1.16%) Windows NT
6 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) AIX
7 2 (0.33%) Android
7 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (23.97%) Project Management
2 113 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (17.19%) ITIL
4 83 (13.72%) PRINCE2
5 78 (12.89%) Software Engineering
6 72 (11.90%) Analytics
6 72 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (9.75%) Matrix Organization
7 59 (9.75%) Project Planning
8 49 (8.10%) Problem Management
9 47 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (7.27%) Change Management
11 43 (7.11%) ERP
12 41 (6.78%) DevOps
12 41 (6.78%) Mentoring
13 38 (6.28%) Data Analysis
13 38 (6.28%) Data Management
14 37 (6.12%) Change Control
15 35 (5.79%) Scrum
15 35 (5.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (15.21%) SQL
2 72 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 65 (10.74%) Java
4 64 (10.58%) Python
5 48 (7.93%) C++
6 44 (7.27%) C#
7 21 (3.47%) C
8 18 (2.98%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.48%) VB
10 12 (1.98%) Perl
10 12 (1.98%) PHP
11 9 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.16%) Ruby
12 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.16%) VBScript
13 4 (0.66%) VBA
14 3 (0.50%) R
14 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 197 (32.56%) Degree
2 32 (5.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (4.63%) ISEB
3 28 (4.63%) PhD
4 24 (3.97%) APMP
4 24 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (3.31%) PMI Certification
6 16 (2.64%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.31%) PMP
9 12 (1.98%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.49%) CISA
11 8 (1.32%) CISM
12 7 (1.16%) CISSP
13 6 (0.99%) MBA
13 6 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.78%) SLA
2 29 (4.79%) QA
3 18 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.48%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.82%) GMP
6 10 (1.65%) GAMP
6 10 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.66%) WAI
9 3 (0.50%) HL7
9 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.33%) GCP
10 2 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.17%) COBIT
11 1 (0.17%) GxP
11 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.32%) Firmware
5 7 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.16%) XenApp
6 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.50%) HDFS
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.33%) Docker
8 2 (0.33%) LXC
9 1 (0.17%) Postfix
9 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.16%) AppDNA
1 7 (1.16%) SCCM
2 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) Ansible
3 3 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.50%) Mesos
3 3 (0.50%) Puppet
3 3 (0.50%) Salt
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.17%) Legato
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (18.51%) Oracle
2 89 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.79%) SAP
4 28 (4.63%) Cognizant
5 24 (3.97%) Remedy
6 23 (3.80%) VMware
7 11 (1.82%) Tableau
8 10 (1.65%) IBM
8 10 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.32%) Citrix
10 7 (1.16%) AppSense
10 7 (1.16%) BMC
10 7 (1.16%) Google
10 7 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.83%) BT
11 5 (0.83%) Cognos
11 5 (0.83%) HP
11 5 (0.83%) IFS
11 5 (0.83%) Informatica
11 5 (0.83%) Rackspace
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Practicus Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: DoE - £28k to £45k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Medidata Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum £7,000 car allowance, 25% annual bo
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + PERKS
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 10 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
CBS butler
Salary: Car or Allowance + Uncapped
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
EMBS
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago