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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
UK
Rank 656 683 654
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 208 272 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 135 135 220
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,797 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £77,500 £90,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%

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
32268 41079 41424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.24% 40.75% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26027 32779 33140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +42 202 £50,000 - 35
South East +92 63 £35,000 +33.33% 2
London +31 50 £65,000 - 12
East of England -16 33 £48,000 +6.66% 12
Cambridgeshire -16 23 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Surrey +62 19 £32,000 +42.22%
Cambridge -23 19 £45,000 - 10
Oxfordshire +24 17 £29,809 -8.27% 1
North West -8 16 £62,500 +66.66%
West Midlands +16 13 £22,500 -55.00% 2
East Midlands -8 13 £42,500 -
Berkshire +37 12 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +29 11 £26,500 +0.95%
Leicestershire -12 10 £42,500 -
Manchester - 10 £38,250 -
Basingstoke - 10 £30,000 -
Staffordshire +12 9 £20,750 -58.50% 1
Abingdon - 9 - - 1
Hertfordshire +7 8 £58,000 -27.50% 1
South West +17 6 £45,000 -9.09% 4
Slough - 5 £65,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £18,750 -
City of London +21 4 £82,500 +57.14% 2
Oxford +5 4 £29,750 -25.62%
Leicester -27 4 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £56,000 - 1
Brighton - 4 - -
Egham - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Wiltshire +24 3 - - 1

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (32.39%) Degree
2 113 (31.83%) Manufacturing
3 92 (25.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 90 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (25.35%) Computer Science
5 87 (24.51%) Java
6 84 (23.66%) Microsoft
7 80 (22.54%) Oracle
8 78 (21.97%) Windows
9 74 (20.85%) Linux
10 69 (19.44%) Analytics
11 68 (19.15%) SQL
12 63 (17.75%) Finance
12 63 (17.75%) Software Engineering
13 62 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
14 60 (16.90%) SQL Server
15 59 (16.62%) .NET
16 52 (14.65%) JavaScript
16 52 (14.65%) HTML
17 51 (14.37%) Project Management
18 50 (14.08%) Python
19 49 (13.80%) Relational Database
20 47 (13.24%) ERP
21 46 (12.96%) CSS
22 45 (12.68%) Web Services
23 43 (12.11%) C#
24 42 (11.83%) MS Excel
25 38 (10.70%) jQuery
26 36 (10.14%) C++
27 33 (9.30%) HTML5

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 25 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.92%) CMS
2 21 (5.92%) IIS
3 16 (4.51%) Apache
4 11 (3.10%) WordPress
5 8 (2.25%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.41%) Confluence
7 4 (1.13%) nginx
8 3 (0.85%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) JBoss
10 1 (0.28%) Luigi
Applications
1 42 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.48%) MS Office
3 7 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.97%) MS Project
4 6 (1.69%) RoboHelp
5 5 (1.41%) Camtasia
6 4 (1.13%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.56%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.10%) Magento
1 11 (3.10%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.41%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.85%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.35%) SaaS
2 16 (4.51%) Google Analytics
3 15 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.10%) GitHub
5 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.28%) AdWords
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.10%) Firewall
2 9 (2.54%) LAN
2 9 (2.54%) WAN
3 6 (1.69%) VoIP
4 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.13%) Internet
5 4 (1.13%) LDAP
6 3 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.85%) DMZ
6 3 (0.85%) HTTP
6 3 (0.85%) Intranet
6 3 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.85%) IPv4
6 3 (0.85%) IPv6
6 3 (0.85%) OSPF
6 3 (0.85%) RIP
6 3 (0.85%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) Network Security
7 1 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 49 (13.80%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.48%) Electronic Patient Records
4 21 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.07%) Big Data
6 17 (4.79%) MySQL
7 16 (4.51%) RDBMS
8 15 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (3.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.25%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.97%) QlikView
12 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.41%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.13%) KNIME
14 4 (1.13%) Spotfire
15 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 27 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.07%) Subversion
4 15 (4.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (2.54%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.25%) Mocha
7 6 (1.69%) JIRA
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.41%) RSpec
9 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.85%) GCC
10 3 (0.85%) PVCS
10 3 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.56%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.28%) JUnit
12 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (31.83%) Manufacturing
2 92 (25.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 63 (17.75%) Finance
4 26 (7.32%) German Language
5 21 (5.92%) Marketing
6 18 (5.07%) Aerospace
6 18 (5.07%) Telecoms
7 17 (4.79%) Retail
8 13 (3.66%) Automotive
9 11 (3.10%) Banking
10 4 (1.13%) Advertising
11 3 (0.85%) Legal
11 3 (0.85%) Publishing
12 2 (0.56%) Electronics
12 2 (0.56%) French Language
12 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (18.03%) Developer
2 47 (13.24%) Analyst
3 35 (9.86%) Software Engineer
4 29 (8.17%) Consultant
5 26 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 23 (6.48%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.92%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.92%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.35%) Architect
9 16 (4.51%) Junior
10 15 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.23%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.66%) Implementation Consultant
12 12 (3.38%) PHP Developer
12 12 (3.38%) Technical Project Manager
13 11 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (3.10%) Data Scientist
13 11 (3.10%) Integration Engineer
14 9 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (2.54%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (16.62%) .NET
2 52 (14.65%) HTML
3 46 (12.96%) CSS
4 45 (12.68%) Web Services
5 38 (10.70%) jQuery
6 33 (9.30%) CSS3
6 33 (9.30%) HTML5
7 31 (8.73%) ASP.NET
8 30 (8.45%) SOAP
9 24 (6.76%) RESTful
9 24 (6.76%) XML
10 16 (4.51%) Java EE
11 13 (3.66%) Natural Language Processing
12 12 (3.38%) REST
13 11 (3.10%) Ajax
13 11 (3.10%) CakePHP
13 11 (3.10%) CodeIgniter
13 11 (3.10%) Spring
13 11 (3.10%) Symfony
13 11 (3.10%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 90 (25.35%) Computer Science
2 62 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.07%) Algorithms
4 16 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.94%) PMI
5 14 (3.94%) User Experience
6 8 (2.25%) Social Media
7 7 (1.97%) Clustering
7 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.41%) FMCG
8 5 (1.41%) NHS
8 5 (1.41%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.13%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.13%) CESG
9 4 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) W3C
10 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.97%) Windows
2 74 (20.85%) Linux
3 26 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.69%) Unix
5 5 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.44%) Analytics
3 63 (17.75%) Software Engineering
4 51 (14.37%) Project Management
5 47 (13.24%) ERP
6 32 (9.01%) B2B
6 32 (9.01%) Mathematics
7 30 (8.45%) DevOps
7 30 (8.45%) OO
8 28 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 28 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 28 (7.89%) OOP
8 28 (7.89%) Scrum
9 27 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (7.61%) SDLC
10 25 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (7.04%) PLM
10 25 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (6.76%) Economics
11 24 (6.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 87 (24.51%) Java
2 68 (19.15%) SQL
3 52 (14.65%) JavaScript
4 50 (14.08%) Python
5 43 (12.11%) C#
6 36 (10.14%) C++
7 27 (7.61%) C
8 24 (6.76%) PL/SQL
9 22 (6.20%) T-SQL
10 20 (5.63%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.94%) Scala
12 12 (3.38%) PHP
13 11 (3.10%) Ruby
14 8 (2.25%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.41%) Perl
15 5 (1.41%) R
16 4 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.13%) VB
17 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 115 (32.39%) Degree
2 18 (5.07%) PhD
3 15 (4.23%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.97%) MCP
5 7 (1.97%) MCSE
6 6 (1.69%) CISA
6 6 (1.69%) CISM
6 6 (1.69%) CISSP
7 5 (1.41%) CCNA
7 5 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.13%) Analytics IQ
9 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.85%) MBA
9 3 (0.85%) PMP
9 3 (0.85%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.56%) CCNP
10 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.20%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.66%) GAMP
3 12 (3.38%) PMO
4 8 (2.25%) QA
5 7 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.97%) SLA
6 6 (1.69%) GxP
6 6 (1.69%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.41%) HL7
8 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.85%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.85%) WAI
10 1 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 23 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.66%) Hyper-V
2 13 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.10%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.41%) Docker
4 5 (1.41%) LXC
5 3 (0.85%) KVM
6 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (2.82%) Puppet
2 8 (2.25%) Ansible
3 7 (1.97%) Salt
4 5 (1.41%) CFEngine
5 3 (0.85%) Packer
5 3 (0.85%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 80 (22.54%) Oracle
3 23 (6.48%) VMware
4 18 (5.07%) SAP
5 16 (4.51%) Google
6 15 (4.23%) Talend
7 11 (3.10%) Zend
8 9 (2.54%) Cisco
9 8 (2.25%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.97%) Twitter
11 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.69%) Tableau
12 5 (1.41%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.41%) Cognizant
12 5 (1.41%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.13%) Facebook
14 3 (0.85%) Embarcadero
14 3 (0.85%) HP
14 3 (0.85%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.85%) webMethods
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable (DOE)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £22,500 to 25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Roche
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitve plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridgeshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 24 days ago
London
University College London (UCL)
Salary: From £34,056 to £41,163 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London, London City
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago