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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
UK
Rank 684 617 639
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +22
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 167 312 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.74% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 126 150 247
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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
34148 42304 42679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.50% 42.77% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27845 33900 34606
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -33 161 £50,000 - 32
London +25 61 £55,000 -15.38% 9
South East +78 43 £50,000 +25.00% 9
East of England -21 21 £48,500 +7.77% 7
Berkshire +49 19 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -28 13 £42,500 - 7
East Midlands +6 12 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands -20 11 £22,500 -55.00% 3
Cambridge -31 11 £46,500 +9.41% 2
Hampshire +21 9 £23,000 -12.38% 2
Oxfordshire +23 8 £29,809 -25.47% 1
Leicestershire -6 8 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 8 - -
Surrey +47 7 £29,000 +28.88% 3
Staffordshire +3 7 £20,750 -58.50% 2
Hertfordshire +13 6 £56,000 -30.00% 2
North West -33 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Manchester - 5 £45,750 - 1
Wokingham - 5 £55,000 -
Leicester -9 4 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £56,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £20,000 -
Reading +38 3 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Derbyshire +14 3 £31,000 -22.50%
Derby +12 3 £31,000 -22.50%
City of London +6 3 £82,500 +45.37% 1
Altrincham - 3 - -
Teddington - 3 £65,000 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 - 1

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 124 (38.27%) Degree
2 107 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (31.17%) Java
4 91 (28.09%) Computer Science
5 75 (23.15%) Oracle
6 74 (22.84%) SQL
6 74 (22.84%) Microsoft
6 74 (22.84%) Software Engineering
7 73 (22.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 72 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 72 (22.22%) Windows
9 70 (21.60%) Linux
10 69 (21.30%) Python
11 60 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 59 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (16.05%) JavaScript
13 52 (16.05%) HTML
14 49 (15.12%) C#
14 49 (15.12%) Analytics
15 48 (14.81%) .NET
16 46 (14.20%) CSS
17 45 (13.89%) Project Management
17 45 (13.89%) Finance
18 44 (13.58%) Web Services
18 44 (13.58%) C++
18 44 (13.58%) Relational Database
19 43 (13.27%) ERP
19 43 (13.27%) Scrum
20 37 (11.42%) jQuery
20 37 (11.42%) 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 26 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.48%) CMS
3 18 (5.56%) IIS
4 10 (3.09%) Apache
5 9 (2.78%) WordPress
6 6 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) Luigi
8 1 (0.31%) Marvel
8 1 (0.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.31%) InVision
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Magento
1 8 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.62%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.31%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.19%) SaaS
2 13 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.47%) GitHub
3 8 (2.47%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.40%) Firewall
2 6 (1.85%) HTTP
2 6 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.54%) LAN
3 5 (1.54%) WAN
4 4 (1.23%) Internet
4 4 (1.23%) LDAP
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.93%) DMZ
5 3 (0.93%) Intranet
5 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.93%) IPv4
5 3 (0.93%) IPv6
5 3 (0.93%) OSPF
5 3 (0.93%) RIP
5 3 (0.93%) SSL
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) SMTP
6 1 (0.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.58%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.17%) Electronic Patient Records
4 20 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.32%) MySQL
5 14 (4.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (4.32%) RDBMS
5 14 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.01%) Big Data
7 7 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.54%) QlikView
9 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.93%) OLTP
10 3 (0.93%) Power BI
11 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.62%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 28 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.01%) Subversion
4 12 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (3.40%) Mocha
6 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.85%) RSpec
7 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.93%) GCC
8 3 (0.93%) PVCS
9 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.62%) JIRA
9 2 (0.62%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.31%) Firebug
10 1 (0.31%) Selenium
10 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (22.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 72 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 45 (13.89%) Finance
4 25 (7.72%) German Language
5 15 (4.63%) Automotive
6 14 (4.32%) Retail
7 13 (4.01%) Aerospace
8 12 (3.70%) Marketing
9 9 (2.78%) Banking
9 9 (2.78%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.23%) Electronics
11 2 (0.62%) Legal
12 1 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (18.21%) Developer
2 48 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 38 (11.73%) Analyst
4 26 (8.02%) Project Manager
5 24 (7.41%) Consultant
6 21 (6.48%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.48%) Software Developer
7 20 (6.17%) Architect
8 17 (5.25%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.63%) Technical Manager
10 14 (4.32%) Junior
11 13 (4.01%) Implementation Consultant
12 12 (3.70%) Research Engineer
12 12 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (3.70%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
13 11 (3.40%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (3.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 10 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.05%) HTML
2 48 (14.81%) .NET
3 46 (14.20%) CSS
4 44 (13.58%) Web Services
5 37 (11.42%) HTML5
5 37 (11.42%) jQuery
6 36 (11.11%) CSS3
7 31 (9.57%) ASP.NET
8 30 (9.26%) SOAP
9 27 (8.33%) RESTful
10 22 (6.79%) Java EE
11 20 (6.17%) XML
12 17 (5.25%) Natural Language Processing
13 10 (3.09%) REST
14 9 (2.78%) Node.js
15 8 (2.47%) Ajax
15 8 (2.47%) EDI
15 8 (2.47%) LAMP
15 8 (2.47%) Spring
15 8 (2.47%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 91 (28.09%) Computer Science
2 59 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.95%) Mathematics
4 23 (7.10%) Physics
5 21 (6.48%) Economics
6 18 (5.56%) Statistics
7 17 (5.25%) Informatics
8 16 (4.94%) Artificial Intelligence
8 16 (4.94%) User Experience
9 14 (4.32%) Management Information System
9 14 (4.32%) PMI
10 13 (4.01%) Health Informatics
11 12 (3.70%) Algorithms
11 12 (3.70%) Data Extraction
11 12 (3.70%) Data Integration
12 11 (3.40%) Biology
13 9 (2.78%) Blog
14 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.85%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (22.22%) Windows
2 70 (21.60%) Linux
3 22 (6.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.16%) Unix
5 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (22.84%) Software Engineering
3 49 (15.12%) Analytics
4 45 (13.89%) Project Management
5 43 (13.27%) ERP
5 43 (13.27%) Scrum
6 37 (11.42%) SDLC
7 33 (10.19%) OO
8 32 (9.88%) DevOps
9 30 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (8.95%) OOP
11 26 (8.02%) UML
12 25 (7.72%) Data Analysis
12 25 (7.72%) Data Modelling
12 25 (7.72%) PLM
13 22 (6.79%) BDD
13 22 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (6.79%) ETL
14 21 (6.48%) E-Commerce
14 21 (6.48%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 101 (31.17%) Java
2 74 (22.84%) SQL
3 69 (21.30%) Python
4 52 (16.05%) JavaScript
5 49 (15.12%) C#
6 44 (13.58%) C++
7 29 (8.95%) C
8 23 (7.10%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.48%) PL/SQL
10 18 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 16 (4.94%) Scala
12 10 (3.09%) Embedded C
12 10 (3.09%) PHP
13 9 (2.78%) Ruby
14 4 (1.23%) ES6
14 4 (1.23%) R
15 3 (0.93%) Delphi
15 3 (0.93%) Go
15 3 (0.93%) Pascal
15 3 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 124 (38.27%) Degree
2 14 (4.32%) PhD
2 14 (4.32%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.85%) CISM
3 6 (1.85%) CISSP
4 5 (1.54%) CISA
5 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.93%) MBA
6 3 (0.93%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.62%) CCNP
7 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.62%) PMP
7 2 (0.62%) SANS
7 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.86%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.63%) GAMP
3 8 (2.47%) QA
4 7 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.54%) GxP
5 5 (1.54%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (1.23%) HL7
6 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.93%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.93%) WAI
8 1 (0.31%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.01%) Hyper-V
2 13 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.85%) Docker
3 6 (1.85%) LXC
4 1 (0.31%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.40%) Ansible
2 10 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.09%) Puppet
2 10 (3.09%) Salt
3 6 (1.85%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.62%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 75 (23.15%) Oracle
2 74 (22.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.56%) SAP
4 17 (5.25%) VMware
5 12 (3.70%) Talend
6 10 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.47%) Cisco
7 8 (2.47%) Google
7 8 (2.47%) MuleSoft
7 8 (2.47%) Zend
8 6 (1.85%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.23%) Twitter
10 3 (0.93%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.93%) Embarcadero
10 3 (0.93%) HP
10 3 (0.93%) IFS
11 2 (0.62%) Ariba
11 2 (0.62%) hybris
11 2 (0.62%) Tableau
12 1 (0.31%) SYSPRO
Stafford, Staffordshire
NES IT
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
CK IT
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brecon, Powys
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £40,000+ DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella
Posted: 3 days ago
Home Based
Pertemps IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £46,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Seas
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Director level Salary, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum 20% Bonus, Healthcare, Contributory
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DoE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brecon, Powys
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £27,000 - £37,000 + Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £45k to £75k DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Salary Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago