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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 699 673 694
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 220 298 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.65% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 140 150 212
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,598
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.68%

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
39206 45906 45879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.97% 42.41% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32009 36939 35878
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -45 193 £50,000 +5.26% 29
London +40 89 £57,500 -6.12% 15
South East +4 39 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England +27 21 £50,000 +26.58% 7
West Midlands -11 19 £36,750 +13.07% 1
Wales +15 16 £25,000 -52.38% 1
South Wales +12 16 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Berkshire +19 14 £57,500 -4.16%
Bridgend +15 14 £25,000 -26.47% 1
North West -26 14 £42,500 -19.04%
Cambridge +12 13 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Surrey +18 11 £35,000 -23.91%
Liverpool -21 9 £65,000 +20.93%
Merseyside -31 9 £65,000 +23.80%
Birmingham -37 9 - - 1
City of London +51 7 £62,000 -0.80% 2
Hertfordshire +13 7 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -14 6 £34,957 -17.74%
Wokingham - 6 £57,500 -
Royston - 6 £50,000 - 1
Reading +17 5 £60,000 -
Guildford +21 4 £35,000 -
Manchester -10 4 £42,500 -
Belfast - 4 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 4 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +20 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +15 3 £38,000 -10.58% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 3 - -

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 222 (41.26%) Manufacturing
2 179 (33.27%) Degree
3 131 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (23.61%) Computer Science
5 109 (20.26%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (19.52%) Project Management
7 102 (18.96%) Oracle
8 96 (17.84%) Finance
9 94 (17.47%) Software Engineering
10 91 (16.91%) SQL
11 90 (16.73%) Python
12 85 (15.80%) Retail
13 84 (15.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 84 (15.61%) ITIL
14 82 (15.24%) Microsoft
15 81 (15.06%) Windows
16 80 (14.87%) Java
17 77 (14.31%) SQL Server
18 71 (13.20%) JavaScript
19 67 (12.45%) Analytics
20 66 (12.27%) Banking
21 65 (12.08%) C++
22 61 (11.34%) C#
23 60 (11.15%) Linux
24 58 (10.78%) .NET
24 58 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
25 56 (10.41%) HTML
25 56 (10.41%) CSS
26 55 (10.22%) Scrum
27 51 (9.48%) PRINCE2

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 21 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.97%) IIS
3 13 (2.42%) Tornado
4 12 (2.23%) CMS
5 6 (1.12%) Apache
5 6 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.56%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.37%) Documentum
8 2 (0.37%) Marvel
8 2 (0.37%) SAS
8 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.37%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.97%) MS Office
3 8 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.74%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) InVision
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Flinto
7 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (2.04%) assyst
1 11 (2.04%) Magento
2 9 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.19%) Primavera
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.19%) Unica
7 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.65%) SaaS
2 15 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.30%) PaaS
4 5 (0.93%) Office 365
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.56%) Veeva
6 2 (0.37%) Force.com
6 2 (0.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.37%) Taleo
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.23%) HTTP
2 6 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.74%) VPN
4 3 (0.56%) Firewall
4 3 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.37%) DHCP
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
5 2 (0.37%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.37%) LAN
5 2 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.37%) WAN
5 2 (0.37%) Wireless
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) ISDN
6 1 (0.19%) PSTN
6 1 (0.19%) RS-232
6 1 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.55%) Relational Database
3 43 (7.99%) Big Data
4 24 (4.46%) MySQL
5 21 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.42%) SQLite
8 12 (2.23%) SAP BW
9 11 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.67%) OLTP
11 5 (0.93%) Essbase
11 5 (0.93%) OLAP
11 5 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.60%) JIRA
4 9 (1.67%) Mocha
5 7 (1.30%) MSI
5 7 (1.30%) Subversion
5 7 (1.30%) Wise Package Studio
6 5 (0.93%) JUnit
6 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.74%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.74%) Selenium
8 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.56%) RSpec
8 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.19%) Ant
10 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.19%) PVCS
General
1 222 (41.26%) Manufacturing
2 96 (17.84%) Finance
3 85 (15.80%) Retail
4 84 (15.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 66 (12.27%) Banking
6 48 (8.92%) Aerospace
7 24 (4.46%) Automotive
8 22 (4.09%) Marketing
9 17 (3.16%) Games
10 14 (2.60%) Legal
10 14 (2.60%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.49%) German Language
12 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
14 2 (0.37%) Law
14 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (16.73%) Developer
2 65 (12.08%) Project Manager
3 61 (11.34%) Software Engineer
4 49 (9.11%) Analyst
5 38 (7.06%) Consultant
6 31 (5.76%) Architect
7 28 (5.20%) Junior
8 27 (5.02%) Senior Developer
9 26 (4.83%) IT Manager
9 26 (4.83%) Software Developer
10 22 (4.09%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.09%) Research Engineer
11 21 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
12 20 (3.72%) Junior Project Manager
12 20 (3.72%) Senior Software Developer
13 19 (3.53%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (3.53%) Junior IT Manager
13 19 (3.53%) Junior IT Project Manager
13 19 (3.53%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.78%) .NET
2 56 (10.41%) CSS
2 56 (10.41%) HTML
3 40 (7.43%) ASP.NET
3 40 (7.43%) HTML5
4 37 (6.88%) jQuery
5 36 (6.69%) CSS3
6 32 (5.95%) Web Services
7 25 (4.65%) Natural Language Processing
8 23 (4.28%) Middleware
8 23 (4.28%) RESTful
9 18 (3.35%) SOAP
10 17 (3.16%) Flask
10 17 (3.16%) Java EE
11 16 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (2.42%) OAuth
12 13 (2.42%) XML
12 13 (2.42%) ZeroMQ
13 10 (1.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 127 (23.61%) Computer Science
2 109 (20.26%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (8.92%) Mathematics
4 37 (6.88%) Informatics
5 36 (6.69%) Data Centre
6 31 (5.76%) Statistics
7 27 (5.02%) Physics
8 24 (4.46%) Health Informatics
9 19 (3.53%) Artificial Intelligence
10 18 (3.35%) User Experience
11 16 (2.97%) Management Information System
12 15 (2.79%) Biology
13 13 (2.42%) Biotechnology
13 13 (2.42%) Visualisation
14 12 (2.23%) Algorithms
14 12 (2.23%) Blog
15 11 (2.04%) Driving Licence
15 11 (2.04%) PMI
16 10 (1.86%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.86%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.06%) Windows
2 60 (11.15%) Linux
3 21 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.23%) Unix
5 7 (1.30%) Windows 2000
5 7 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.30%) Windows NT
5 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.30%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.56%) Android
8 2 (0.37%) AIX
8 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (19.52%) Project Management
3 94 (17.47%) Software Engineering
4 84 (15.61%) ITIL
5 67 (12.45%) Analytics
6 58 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (10.22%) Scrum
8 51 (9.48%) PRINCE2
9 45 (8.36%) Problem Management
10 44 (8.18%) DevOps
11 42 (7.81%) Data Analysis
11 42 (7.81%) Mentoring
12 39 (7.25%) Matrix Organization
13 38 (7.06%) Machine Learning
13 38 (7.06%) Project Planning
14 37 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (6.69%) Change Management
15 36 (6.69%) ERP
16 33 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (5.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.91%) SQL
2 90 (16.73%) Python
3 80 (14.87%) Java
4 71 (13.20%) JavaScript
5 65 (12.08%) C++
6 61 (11.34%) C#
7 25 (4.65%) C
8 17 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 16 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.97%) VB
10 14 (2.60%) PHP
11 7 (1.30%) Scala
11 7 (1.30%) VBScript
12 6 (1.12%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.12%) Perl
12 6 (1.12%) Ruby
13 5 (0.93%) R
14 4 (0.74%) ES6
14 4 (0.74%) Go
14 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (33.27%) Degree
2 27 (5.02%) PhD
3 24 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (3.35%) PMI Certification
6 16 (2.97%) ISEB
6 16 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 15 (2.79%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (2.23%) APMP
9 12 (2.23%) PMP
10 7 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.93%) MBA
12 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.56%) MCP
13 3 (0.56%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.76%) SLA
2 26 (4.83%) QA
3 13 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.23%) GAMP
5 10 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (1.67%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.12%) GMP
8 5 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.56%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.56%) WAI
10 2 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.37%) HL7
10 2 (0.37%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.19%) COBIT
11 1 (0.19%) GCP
11 1 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.19%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.67%) Firmware
5 7 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.30%) XenApp
6 6 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.74%) Docker
7 4 (0.74%) LXC
8 1 (0.19%) Postfix
8 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.30%) Ansible
2 7 (1.30%) AppDNA
2 7 (1.30%) Puppet
2 7 (1.30%) Salt
2 7 (1.30%) SCCM
3 6 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.56%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.19%) Legato
Vendors
1 102 (18.96%) Oracle
2 82 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.02%) VMware
4 26 (4.83%) SAP
5 22 (4.09%) Remedy
6 20 (3.72%) Cognizant
7 15 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.67%) IBM
9 8 (1.49%) Tableau
10 7 (1.30%) AppSense
10 7 (1.30%) BMC
10 7 (1.30%) Citrix
10 7 (1.30%) Google
10 7 (1.30%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.12%) IFS
12 5 (0.93%) Cognos
12 5 (0.93%) HP
13 4 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.74%) Twitter
14 3 (0.56%) Dell
East Anglia
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + 15% bonus, car, full benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £70K uncapped commission
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Options, Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 plus exceptional benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £140000 - £141000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago
London, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 18 days ago
London, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 18 days ago
London, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 18 days ago