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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 620 641 765
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +124
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 322 335 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.74% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 150 192 146
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £71,250
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
40878 45059 48620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.55% 41.16% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33408 35791 38792
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 £28,636
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +9 290 £43,000 -9.47% 34
West Midlands +22 76 £40,000 -8.04%
Birmingham +24 71 £70,000 +33.33%
South East -23 70 £42,500 - 10
London -1 54 £60,000 +4.34% 11
East of England +61 38 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Cambridgeshire +36 32 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cambridge +33 30 £45,000 - 3
North West +14 24 £42,500 -22.72%
Berkshire +11 23 £50,000 -6.97% 4
South Wales +25 20 £38,500 -
Wales +23 20 £38,500 -
Hampshire +14 19 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Bridgend +11 18 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire -69 18 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Aldershot - 18 £42,500 -
Wokingham - 16 £53,750 -
East Midlands - 13 £40,000 -
Lancashire +18 12 £40,000 -38.46%
Chorley - 12 £40,000 -
Surrey +36 10 £43,000 -23.55% 2
South West -10 8 £27,500 -56.00% 1
Oxford -53 7 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £40,000 -
Leicester - 7 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +29 6 - - 2
Banbury -4 6 £72,500 +81.25%
Cheshire +23 5 - -
Bristol +11 5 - -
Stevenage -1 5 - -

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 307 (52.03%) Manufacturing
2 195 (33.05%) Degree
3 148 (25.08%) Project Management
4 120 (20.34%) Retail
5 113 (19.15%) Finance
6 110 (18.64%) Computer Science
7 108 (18.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 107 (18.14%) Oracle
9 99 (16.78%) ITIL
9 99 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
11 91 (15.42%) SQL
11 91 (15.42%) Banking
12 84 (14.24%) Microsoft
13 83 (14.07%) PRINCE2
14 82 (13.90%) SQL Server
15 78 (13.22%) Analytics
16 75 (12.71%) Windows
17 70 (11.86%) Software Engineering
18 69 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 67 (11.36%) JavaScript
20 65 (11.02%) Java
20 65 (11.02%) Python
21 59 (10.00%) Big Data
22 58 (9.83%) Matrix Organization
23 56 (9.49%) HTML
23 56 (9.49%) Project Planning
24 54 (9.15%) Aerospace
24 54 (9.15%) .NET
24 54 (9.15%) Business Intelligence

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 15 (2.54%) Tornado
2 14 (2.37%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.20%) IIS
3 13 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.36%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.36%) Documentum
6 7 (1.19%) JBoss
6 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.02%) Apache
7 6 (1.02%) CMS
7 6 (1.02%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.02%) SAS
8 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.34%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.12%) MS Office
3 7 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.69%) assyst
2 10 (1.69%) Magento
2 10 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.34%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.85%) SaaS
3 4 (0.68%) Office 365
3 4 (0.68%) Veeva
4 3 (0.51%) Force.com
4 3 (0.51%) Taleo
5 2 (0.34%) GitHub
5 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.54%) DHCP
1 15 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.69%) HTTP
3 7 (1.19%) DNS
4 5 (0.85%) Firewall
5 4 (0.68%) Internet
5 4 (0.68%) LAN
5 4 (0.68%) VPN
6 3 (0.51%) Wireless
7 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.34%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) PSTN
8 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
8 1 (0.17%) WebEx
8 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.00%) Big Data
3 43 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.75%) RDBMS
5 21 (3.56%) MySQL
6 19 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.71%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.54%) SAP BW
8 15 (2.54%) SQLite
9 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (1.53%) OLTP
11 8 (1.36%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.36%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.36%) QlikView
12 6 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.02%) Text Mining
13 5 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (2.37%) JIRA
2 10 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.19%) Ant
4 7 (1.19%) JUnit
4 7 (1.19%) MSI
4 7 (1.19%) Wise Package Studio
5 6 (1.02%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.68%) Mocha
6 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.34%) Maven
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) GCC
9 1 (0.17%) NUnit
9 1 (0.17%) PVCS
9 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 307 (52.03%) Manufacturing
2 120 (20.34%) Retail
3 113 (19.15%) Finance
4 108 (18.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 91 (15.42%) Banking
6 54 (9.15%) Aerospace
7 31 (5.25%) Games
8 30 (5.08%) Telecoms
9 26 (4.41%) Legal
10 25 (4.24%) Marketing
11 17 (2.88%) Law
12 13 (2.20%) Automotive
13 7 (1.19%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
15 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (16.61%) Developer
2 86 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 71 (12.03%) Analyst
4 55 (9.32%) Consultant
5 36 (6.10%) Software Engineer
6 32 (5.42%) Architect
7 27 (4.58%) IT Manager
8 26 (4.41%) Junior
9 23 (3.90%) .NET Developer
10 22 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
11 21 (3.56%) Junior Project Manager
12 20 (3.39%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.39%) Junior IT Manager
12 20 (3.39%) Junior IT Project Manager
12 20 (3.39%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.05%) SQL Developer
13 18 (3.05%) Support Analyst
14 16 (2.71%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.71%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.49%) HTML
2 54 (9.15%) .NET
3 50 (8.47%) CSS
4 36 (6.10%) ASP.NET
5 34 (5.76%) jQuery
6 33 (5.59%) HTML5
7 32 (5.42%) Web Services
8 29 (4.92%) Middleware
9 26 (4.41%) CSS3
10 20 (3.39%) RESTful
11 17 (2.88%) XML
12 15 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (2.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 15 (2.54%) Flask
12 15 (2.54%) Natural Language Processing
12 15 (2.54%) OAuth
12 15 (2.54%) ZeroMQ
13 12 (2.03%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.86%) XSLT
15 10 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 110 (18.64%) Computer Science
2 98 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 36 (6.10%) Mathematics
5 31 (5.25%) Informatics
6 25 (4.24%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.22%) Statistics
8 16 (2.71%) Health Informatics
9 15 (2.54%) Visualisation
10 13 (2.20%) Biology
11 12 (2.03%) PMI
11 12 (2.03%) User Experience
12 11 (1.86%) Biotechnology
12 11 (1.86%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.86%) Economics
13 10 (1.69%) Data Integration
14 9 (1.53%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.53%) CMDB
14 9 (1.53%) Pharmacovigilance
15 8 (1.36%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 75 (12.71%) Windows
2 47 (7.97%) Linux
3 19 (3.22%) Windows 7
4 17 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.54%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.53%) Unix
8 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.19%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.19%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.34%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.17%) OS/400
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (25.08%) Project Management
2 99 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.78%) ITIL
3 83 (14.07%) PRINCE2
4 78 (13.22%) Analytics
5 70 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 69 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (9.83%) Matrix Organization
8 56 (9.49%) Project Planning
9 54 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (7.29%) Problem Management
11 41 (6.95%) Change Management
12 40 (6.78%) DevOps
12 40 (6.78%) Mentoring
13 39 (6.61%) Data Analysis
13 39 (6.61%) ERP
14 36 (6.10%) Change Control
15 35 (5.93%) Business Development
16 33 (5.59%) SDLC
16 33 (5.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (15.42%) SQL
2 67 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 65 (11.02%) Java
3 65 (11.02%) Python
4 46 (7.80%) C++
5 39 (6.61%) C#
6 23 (3.90%) C
7 18 (3.05%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.37%) VB
9 12 (2.03%) Perl
10 9 (1.53%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.36%) VBA
12 7 (1.19%) VBScript
13 6 (1.02%) PHP
13 6 (1.02%) Ruby
14 5 (0.85%) R
15 3 (0.51%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.51%) Scala
16 2 (0.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 195 (33.05%) Degree
2 36 (6.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 33 (5.59%) ISEB
4 25 (4.24%) PhD
5 24 (4.07%) APMP
6 20 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (3.05%) PMI Certification
7 18 (3.05%) Security Cleared
8 17 (2.88%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.03%) PMP
10 11 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.69%) CISA
11 10 (1.69%) CISM
12 9 (1.53%) CISSP
12 9 (1.53%) ISTQB
13 8 (1.36%) HND
14 6 (1.02%) CCNA
14 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (1.02%) MBA
14 6 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.10%) SLA
2 31 (5.25%) QA
3 19 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.71%) Data Quality
5 13 (2.20%) GMP
6 10 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (1.53%) PCI DSS
8 7 (1.19%) GAMP
9 4 (0.68%) WAI
10 2 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.34%) GCP
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.17%) COBIT
11 1 (0.17%) GxP
11 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.17%) HL7
11 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 29 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.19%) Firmware
4 7 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.19%) XenApp
5 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.68%) HDFS
7 3 (0.51%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) Docker
8 1 (0.17%) LXC
8 1 (0.17%) Postfix
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.19%) AppDNA
1 7 (1.19%) SCCM
2 4 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (0.68%) Mesos
3 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) Salt
5 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (18.14%) Oracle
2 84 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.25%) SAP
4 29 (4.92%) Cognizant
5 26 (4.41%) VMware
6 20 (3.39%) Remedy
7 14 (2.37%) IBM
8 12 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.03%) Tableau
9 11 (1.86%) Cisco
10 8 (1.36%) Citrix
11 7 (1.19%) AppSense
11 7 (1.19%) BEA
11 7 (1.19%) BMC
11 7 (1.19%) Informatica
11 7 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (1.02%) Google
12 6 (1.02%) Lotus
13 5 (0.85%) BT
13 5 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
Bath, Somerset
Altran
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + 34 days holiday + generous pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + 34 days holiday + generous pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Salary: package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + 34 days holiday & Excellent Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wipro
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IDBS
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus, OTE and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Wipro
Salary: Highly competitive salary.
Posted: 21 days ago
London, UK
Wipro
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 18 days ago