The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 728 766 710
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -56
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 189 117 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 131 68 125
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,750 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £39,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -4.21%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +19 175 £52,500 +16.66% 28
London +3 97 £55,000 -10.20% 12
South East -10 45 £41,500 +3.75% 5
City of London -3 17 £85,000 +65.04% 6
Berkshire - 13 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 13 £41,500 - 1
Wales - 11 £26,500 - 1
Surrey -25 9 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £40,000 - 3
East of England -6 8 £40,000 - 5
North Wales - 8 £26,500 -
High Wycombe - 8 - -
Cambridge +8 6 £40,000 - 3
Bracknell - 6 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £41,500 -
Kent - 5 £37,500 -
Uxbridge - 4 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £30,000 -
Scotland - 3 £30,000 -
North West -18 2 £52,500 +40.00% 1
West Midlands +5 1 £35,000 -
Manchester +1 1 £47,500 -19.14% 1
Oxford -5 1 £55,000 +37.50%
South West -6 1 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Oxfordshire -18 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £77,500 -
Denbighshire - 1 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 173 (46.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 148 (39.89%) Finance
3 129 (34.77%) Manufacturing
4 113 (30.46%) Project Management
5 94 (25.34%) Degree
6 75 (20.22%) Oracle
7 74 (19.95%) PRINCE2
8 73 (19.68%) Banking
9 71 (19.14%) Retail
10 66 (17.79%) Business Development
11 62 (16.71%) SAP
12 58 (15.63%) Cognizant
12 58 (15.63%) Telecoms
13 56 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
13 56 (15.09%) Content Management
14 54 (14.56%) Six Sigma
15 48 (12.94%) Documentum
15 48 (12.94%) Java
16 46 (12.40%) SQL
17 45 (12.13%) Marketing
18 43 (11.59%) Analytics
19 41 (11.05%) Data Management
19 41 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
19 41 (11.05%) Microsoft
20 40 (10.78%) Information Management
21 37 (9.97%) BPR
22 36 (9.70%) MS Excel
23 33 (8.89%) Lean Six Sigma
24 32 (8.63%) Computer Science
25 29 (7.82%) Project Planning

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (12.94%) Documentum
2 26 (7.01%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.66%) CMS
4 8 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (1.89%) SAS
6 5 (1.35%) Captiva
6 5 (1.35%) Node.js
7 4 (1.08%) IIS
7 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.81%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.27%) FileNet
10 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Project
2 12 (3.23%) MS Office
2 12 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) SAP BPC
2 8 (2.16%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (2.16%) SAP FI
2 8 (2.16%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.62%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.81%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 3 (0.81%) HFM
6 2 (0.54%) Tridion
6 2 (0.54%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.54%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.27%) Demantra
7 1 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.62%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) Taleo
3 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) Internet
2 5 (1.35%) HTTP
3 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.08%) Network Security
4 2 (0.54%) DHCP
4 2 (0.54%) Firewall
4 2 (0.54%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.27%) IMAP
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.12%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.04%) Big Data
4 15 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.16%) MySQL
6 8 (2.16%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.62%) QlikView
9 3 (0.81%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.81%) Essbase
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.54%) OLTP
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.35%) Selenium
2 5 (1.35%) Subversion
3 3 (0.81%) JIRA
3 3 (0.81%) ClearQuest
3 3 (0.81%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.81%) Ant
3 3 (0.81%) JUnit
4 2 (0.54%) Toad
4 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.27%) WiX
5 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.27%) ERwin
5 1 (0.27%) MSI
5 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.27%) JMeter
5 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 173 (46.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 148 (39.89%) Finance
3 129 (34.77%) Manufacturing
4 73 (19.68%) Banking
5 71 (19.14%) Retail
6 58 (15.63%) Telecoms
7 45 (12.13%) Marketing
8 14 (3.77%) Legal
9 11 (2.96%) Publishing
10 9 (2.43%) Advertising
11 7 (1.89%) Games
12 4 (1.08%) Back Office
12 4 (1.08%) French Language
13 3 (0.81%) German Language
13 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.54%) Billing
14 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (31.00%) Consultant
2 69 (18.60%) Analyst
3 56 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 51 (13.75%) Project Manager
5 41 (11.05%) Developer
6 24 (6.47%) SAP Consultant
7 20 (5.39%) Documentum Developer
8 19 (5.12%) Architect
9 17 (4.58%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 17 (4.58%) Senior Consultant
10 14 (3.77%) Sales Consultant
10 14 (3.77%) Senior Manager
10 14 (3.77%) Business Manager
10 14 (3.77%) IT Business Analyst
10 14 (3.77%) Solutions Consultant
11 13 (3.50%) Strategic Business Analyst
11 13 (3.50%) Technology Consultant
12 12 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.96%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 11 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.93%) Web Services
2 21 (5.66%) .NET
3 18 (4.85%) XML
4 12 (3.23%) J2EE
5 11 (2.96%) CSS
6 10 (2.70%) WDK
7 9 (2.43%) HTML
8 7 (1.89%) Spring
8 7 (1.89%) SOAP
9 6 (1.62%) XSL
9 6 (1.62%) XSLT
9 6 (1.62%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.62%) HTML5
10 5 (1.35%) CSS3
11 4 (1.08%) Middleware
11 4 (1.08%) RESTful
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.81%) Ext JS
12 3 (0.81%) WebKit
12 3 (0.81%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.63%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.66%) PMI
3 16 (4.31%) Statistics
4 15 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.77%) e-Health
5 14 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.70%) Data Integration
7 9 (2.43%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.16%) Chemistry
9 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.62%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.35%) Biology
10 5 (1.35%) Informatics
11 3 (0.81%) iPhone
11 3 (0.81%) iPad
11 3 (0.81%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.81%) Social Network
11 3 (0.81%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.54%) W3C
12 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.16%) Windows
2 5 (1.35%) UNIX
3 3 (0.81%) Android
3 3 (0.81%) Linux
4 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.27%) Debian
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (30.46%) Project Management
2 74 (19.95%) PRINCE2
3 66 (17.79%) Business Development
4 56 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (15.09%) Content Management
5 54 (14.56%) Six Sigma
6 43 (11.59%) Analytics
7 41 (11.05%) Data Management
8 40 (10.78%) Information Management
9 37 (9.97%) BPR
10 33 (8.89%) Lean Six Sigma
11 29 (7.82%) Project Planning
11 29 (7.82%) ITIL
12 28 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (7.55%) Business Transformation
13 27 (7.28%) Change Management
14 26 (7.01%) eTOM
14 26 (7.01%) Business Analysis
15 24 (6.47%) Document Management
16 21 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.94%) Java
2 46 (12.40%) SQL
3 22 (5.93%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.66%) C#
5 17 (4.58%) C++
6 13 (3.50%) PHP
7 10 (2.70%) C
7 10 (2.70%) Python
8 7 (1.89%) ABAP
9 6 (1.62%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.62%) Perl
10 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.54%) VB
12 2 (0.54%) VB6
13 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.27%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (25.34%) Degree
2 22 (5.93%) PMI Certification
3 15 (4.04%) ISEB
4 10 (2.70%) PhD
4 10 (2.70%) MBA
5 8 (2.16%) CBAP
6 7 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) MAPM
8 1 (0.27%) CISA
8 1 (0.27%) CISM
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PMP
8 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.04%) QA
1 15 (4.04%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.96%) GCP
3 5 (1.35%) CDISC
4 3 (0.81%) Dublin Core
5 2 (0.54%) GAMP
5 2 (0.54%) WAI
6 1 (0.27%) DICOM
6 1 (0.27%) HL7
6 1 (0.27%) GMP
6 1 (0.27%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.27%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.27%) Postfix
3 1 (0.27%) Samba
3 1 (0.27%) NFS
Vendors
1 75 (20.22%) Oracle
2 62 (16.71%) SAP
3 58 (15.63%) Cognizant
4 41 (11.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.85%) Business Objects
6 14 (3.77%) IBM
7 11 (2.96%) Informatica
8 10 (2.70%) Cognos
9 6 (1.62%) Trillium
9 6 (1.62%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.62%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.08%) Adobe
10 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.81%) hybris
11 3 (0.81%) VMware
11 3 (0.81%) BEA
11 3 (0.81%) JBoss
11 3 (0.81%) Siebel
11 3 (0.81%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Henderson Scott
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Variable quaterly paid bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Experis IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Apex International
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits available
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £36033 - £40534 per annum + pension, living allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Worldwide Clinical Trials (WCT)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Waterloo, London, South East, United Kingdom
System Analytic
Salary: Circa £40,000 per year based on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Applitracker
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Applitracker
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Applitracker
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Applitracker
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Applitracker
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Applitracker
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
East Anglia
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago