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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 734 600 651
Rank change year-on-year
-134 +51
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 148 390 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 115 186 250
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,750 £85,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

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
36381 45050 45803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.59% 42.56% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29680 35877 36986
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,252 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -149 134 £50,000 +5.26% 24
London -14 66 £52,500 - 8
South East +21 39 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Berkshire +65 19 £55,000 - 3
East of England -18 17 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Reading +34 8 £55,000 +109.52%
Oxfordshire +18 8 £29,809 -25.47%
Hertfordshire +15 8 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Cambridge -20 7 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Cambridgeshire -33 7 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Surrey +15 6 £40,750 +25.38% 1
Wokingham +11 6 £55,000 -29.03% 1
Hampshire -5 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Teddington - 6 £60,000 -
Royston - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands -27 5 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £42,500 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Southampton +6 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Essex +2 2 £48,500 -
South West +1 2 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Wales - 2 £25,000 - 2
Bridgend - 2 £25,000 -
Dorset - 2 £32,500 -
South Wales - 2 £25,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 2 £32,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +15 1 £43,000 +14.66% 2
Leeds +12 1 £43,000 +14.66% 2

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 154 (40.21%) Degree
2 124 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (27.42%) Computer Science
4 99 (25.85%) Manufacturing
5 97 (25.33%) Java
6 85 (22.19%) SQL
6 85 (22.19%) Oracle
7 82 (21.41%) Software Engineering
8 79 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 79 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
9 77 (20.10%) Python
10 73 (19.06%) Microsoft
11 67 (17.49%) Windows
11 67 (17.49%) JavaScript
12 66 (17.23%) Finance
13 63 (16.45%) HTML
14 61 (15.93%) SQL Server
14 61 (15.93%) Scrum
15 59 (15.40%) C#
15 59 (15.40%) Linux
16 58 (15.14%) CSS
17 57 (14.88%) Project Management
18 52 (13.58%) .NET
19 46 (12.01%) C++
19 46 (12.01%) Relational Database
20 45 (11.75%) ERP
21 43 (11.23%) MS Excel
21 43 (11.23%) Analytics
22 42 (10.97%) ASP.NET
22 42 (10.97%) Web Services

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 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.96%) CMS
3 13 (3.39%) IIS
4 7 (1.83%) Apache
4 7 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.57%) WordPress
6 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.52%) Marvel
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Luigi
9 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.26%) nginx
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Tornado
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.35%) MS Office
3 7 (1.83%) MS Project
4 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) InVision
5 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.52%) SPSS
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) Flinto
6 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.31%) Magento
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.78%) assyst
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Primavera
6 1 (0.26%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.14%) SaaS
2 16 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.83%) PaaS
4 6 (1.57%) GitHub
4 6 (1.57%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.78%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Force.com
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.83%) HTTP
2 5 (1.31%) Firewall
3 3 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) DHCP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) LAN
4 1 (0.26%) LDAP
4 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.26%) RS-232
4 1 (0.26%) SMTP
4 1 (0.26%) SNMP
4 1 (0.26%) VPN
4 1 (0.26%) WAN
4 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.01%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.74%) MySQL
4 19 (4.96%) Big Data
5 18 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
6 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.57%) OLTP
10 5 (1.31%) Essbase
10 5 (1.31%) OLAP
10 5 (1.31%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.52%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 33 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 27 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.13%) Mocha
4 11 (2.87%) JIRA
4 11 (2.87%) Subversion
5 7 (1.83%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.83%) RSpec
6 6 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.31%) JUnit
7 5 (1.31%) Selenium
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.78%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.26%) Firebug
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 99 (25.85%) Manufacturing
2 79 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 66 (17.23%) Finance
4 24 (6.27%) Retail
5 22 (5.74%) Automotive
6 20 (5.22%) Banking
7 19 (4.96%) German Language
8 15 (3.92%) Aerospace
9 14 (3.66%) Marketing
10 11 (2.87%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.57%) Legal
12 4 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.78%) Electronics
14 2 (0.52%) Law
14 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.26%) Advertising
15 1 (0.26%) French Language
15 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (20.37%) Developer
2 48 (12.53%) Software Engineer
3 41 (10.70%) Analyst
4 32 (8.36%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 29 (7.57%) Consultant
6 29 (7.57%) Software Developer
7 21 (5.48%) Architect
8 19 (4.96%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.96%) Senior Software Developer
9 15 (3.92%) Junior
9 15 (3.92%) Research Engineer
9 15 (3.92%) Technical Manager
10 13 (3.39%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (3.13%) PHP Developer
11 12 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.45%) HTML
2 58 (15.14%) CSS
3 52 (13.58%) .NET
4 42 (10.97%) ASP.NET
4 42 (10.97%) jQuery
4 42 (10.97%) Web Services
5 41 (10.70%) HTML5
6 39 (10.18%) CSS3
7 28 (7.31%) RESTful
7 28 (7.31%) SOAP
8 23 (6.01%) Java EE
9 21 (5.48%) Natural Language Processing
10 17 (4.44%) XML
11 12 (3.13%) Symfony
12 11 (2.87%) LAMP
13 10 (2.61%) Spring
14 9 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (2.35%) Node.js
15 8 (2.09%) REST
16 7 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 105 (27.42%) Computer Science
2 79 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (9.14%) Mathematics
4 26 (6.79%) Physics
5 21 (5.48%) Statistics
6 20 (5.22%) Artificial Intelligence
7 19 (4.96%) Informatics
7 19 (4.96%) User Experience
8 16 (4.18%) Biology
8 16 (4.18%) Management Information System
9 15 (3.92%) Health Informatics
9 15 (3.92%) PMI
10 13 (3.39%) Algorithms
10 13 (3.39%) Economics
11 12 (3.13%) Blog
12 11 (2.87%) Client/Server
13 10 (2.61%) Biotechnology
14 9 (2.35%) Visualisation
15 7 (1.83%) Data Centre
15 7 (1.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.49%) Windows
2 59 (15.40%) Linux
3 14 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.09%) Unix
5 2 (0.52%) Android
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) CentOS
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.41%) Software Engineering
3 61 (15.93%) Scrum
4 57 (14.88%) Project Management
5 45 (11.75%) ERP
6 43 (11.23%) Analytics
7 41 (10.70%) SDLC
8 36 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (9.14%) ITIL
10 34 (8.88%) OO
11 32 (8.36%) Machine Learning
12 31 (8.09%) DevOps
12 31 (8.09%) OOP
13 27 (7.05%) PRINCE2
13 27 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (6.53%) Data Analysis
14 25 (6.53%) Mentoring
14 25 (6.53%) UML
15 24 (6.27%) Data Management
16 23 (6.01%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 97 (25.33%) Java
2 85 (22.19%) SQL
3 77 (20.10%) Python
4 67 (17.49%) JavaScript
5 59 (15.40%) C#
6 46 (12.01%) C++
7 29 (7.57%) C
8 24 (6.27%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.66%) PHP
10 14 (3.66%) Scala
11 10 (2.61%) Embedded C
11 10 (2.61%) Ruby
12 8 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.04%) ES6
13 4 (1.04%) Perl
13 4 (1.04%) R
13 4 (1.04%) VBA
14 3 (0.78%) Go
14 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 154 (40.21%) Degree
2 21 (5.48%) PMI Certification
3 19 (4.96%) PhD
4 12 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.09%) PMP
6 7 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.57%) ISEB
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.04%) MBA
9 4 (1.04%) MCP
9 4 (1.04%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.52%) CISM
11 2 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) Data Quality
1 14 (3.66%) GAMP
2 10 (2.61%) QA
3 8 (2.09%) SLA
4 6 (1.57%) HL7
5 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.78%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.78%) WAI
8 2 (0.52%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.26%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.35%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.83%) Docker
3 7 (1.83%) LXC
4 6 (1.57%) Firmware
5 5 (1.31%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (3.13%) Ansible
2 11 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.87%) Puppet
2 11 (2.87%) Salt
3 7 (1.83%) CFEngine
4 6 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.52%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 85 (22.19%) Oracle
2 73 (19.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.27%) SAP
4 13 (3.39%) VMware
5 11 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.83%) Google
6 7 (1.83%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.57%) Cognizant
7 6 (1.57%) IFS
7 6 (1.57%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.57%) Remedy
7 6 (1.57%) Talend
8 5 (1.31%) Cisco
8 5 (1.31%) Cognos
8 5 (1.31%) Zend
9 4 (1.04%) Twitter
10 3 (0.78%) Adobe
10 3 (0.78%) Tableau
11 2 (0.52%) Ariba
12 1 (0.26%) Autodesk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Car allowance £5,500, pension, train
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket L
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £63,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket L
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
JCW Search Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20.5k - 22.5k per year + work from home
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20.5k - 22.5k per year + work from home
Posted: 5 days ago
Home Based
Pertemps IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
North East
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago