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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 603 670 808
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +138
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 336 297 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.68% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 147 170 115
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,193 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,800 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,892
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.75%

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
41867 43451 48692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.96% 40.65% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34043 34380 39089
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +36 302 £45,000 -5.26% 41
West Midlands +25 74 £40,000 -23.80%
Birmingham +27 69 £70,000 +33.33%
South East -38 68 £42,500 - 10
London +19 64 £60,000 -18.91% 12
East of England +53 44 £45,000 +2.85% 9
Cambridgeshire +30 37 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Cambridge +32 35 £45,000 +24.13% 8
Hampshire +21 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South Wales +25 20 £38,500 -
Wales +23 20 £38,500 -
Berkshire +14 20 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bridgend +10 20 £38,500 -
North West +12 18 £40,000 -36.00% 2
East Midlands - 18 £40,000 - 2
Aldershot - 16 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -66 15 £26,081 -38.63% 3
Lancashire +13 13 £40,000 -38.46%
Chorley - 13 £40,000 -
Surrey +11 12 £43,000 -23.55% 1
Leicester - 11 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 11 £40,000 -
Banbury +10 10 £72,500 +81.25% 1
South West -3 10 £27,500 -56.00% 1
Wokingham - 10 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +23 7 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Bracknell -2 6 £70,000 +9.80%
Stevenage - 6 £80,000 -
City of London +32 5 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Woking +5 5 £43,000 +1.17%

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 291 (47.86%) Manufacturing
2 219 (36.02%) Degree
3 149 (24.51%) Project Management
4 127 (20.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 121 (19.90%) Computer Science
6 112 (18.42%) Finance
7 105 (17.27%) Oracle
8 104 (17.11%) Retail
9 100 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (16.45%) ITIL
10 96 (15.79%) SQL
11 92 (15.13%) Microsoft
12 91 (14.97%) PRINCE2
13 85 (13.98%) Windows
14 82 (13.49%) Java
15 81 (13.32%) SQL Server
16 79 (12.99%) Banking
17 76 (12.50%) Analytics
17 76 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 74 (12.17%) Software Engineering
19 72 (11.84%) JavaScript
20 68 (11.18%) Python
21 59 (9.70%) HTML
22 57 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
23 54 (8.88%) Data Centre
24 53 (8.72%) CSS
25 52 (8.55%) Linux
25 52 (8.55%) .NET
26 51 (8.39%) Big Data
27 50 (8.22%) MS Excel

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 18 (2.96%) Tomcat
2 14 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.14%) IIS
3 13 (2.14%) Tornado
4 12 (1.97%) Documentum
5 11 (1.81%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.81%) JBoss
5 11 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.48%) SAS
7 8 (1.32%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.15%) Apache
9 6 (0.99%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.82%) CMS
10 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.49%) Node.js
12 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 48 (7.89%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.49%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (1.32%) assyst
4 8 (1.32%) Magento
4 8 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.49%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.82%) SaaS
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.66%) Office 365
4 3 (0.49%) Force.com
4 3 (0.49%) Taleo
4 3 (0.49%) Veeva
5 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.29%) DHCP
1 20 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.48%) HTTP
3 8 (1.32%) DNS
4 6 (0.99%) LAN
5 5 (0.82%) Firewall
6 4 (0.66%) Internet
6 4 (0.66%) Wireless
7 3 (0.49%) Intranet
7 3 (0.49%) VPN
8 2 (0.33%) FTP
8 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.33%) WAN
9 1 (0.16%) ADSL
9 1 (0.16%) DECT
9 1 (0.16%) ISDN
9 1 (0.16%) PSTN
9 1 (0.16%) VoIP
9 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.39%) Big Data
3 40 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.28%) RDBMS
5 20 (3.29%) MySQL
6 19 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.30%) SAP BW
9 13 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (2.14%) SQLite
10 12 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.48%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.48%) OLTP
12 8 (1.32%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.32%) QlikView
12 8 (1.32%) Text Mining
13 7 (1.15%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.81%) Ant
2 11 (1.81%) JUnit
3 10 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.64%) JIRA
4 9 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.15%) MSI
5 7 (1.15%) Wise Package Studio
6 6 (0.99%) Fiddler
7 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.66%) Mocha
9 3 (0.49%) Maven
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
10 2 (0.33%) NUnit
11 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.16%) Gradle
General
1 291 (47.86%) Manufacturing
2 127 (20.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 112 (18.42%) Finance
4 104 (17.11%) Retail
5 79 (12.99%) Banking
6 45 (7.40%) Aerospace
7 35 (5.76%) Telecoms
8 32 (5.26%) Law
9 29 (4.77%) Games
9 29 (4.77%) Marketing
10 22 (3.62%) Legal
11 7 (1.15%) Automotive
11 7 (1.15%) German Language
12 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 104 (17.11%) Developer
2 80 (13.16%) Analyst
3 76 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 51 (8.39%) Consultant
5 33 (5.43%) Software Engineer
6 32 (5.26%) Architect
7 27 (4.44%) IT Manager
8 26 (4.28%) Transition Manager
9 24 (3.95%) Junior
10 23 (3.78%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.45%) .NET Developer
11 21 (3.45%) Support Analyst
12 20 (3.29%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 18 (2.96%) C# Developer
14 16 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
14 16 (2.63%) Junior IT Manager
14 16 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
14 16 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.70%) HTML
2 53 (8.72%) CSS
3 52 (8.55%) .NET
4 35 (5.76%) ASP.NET
5 34 (5.59%) HTML5
6 32 (5.26%) Web Services
7 29 (4.77%) jQuery
7 29 (4.77%) Middleware
8 27 (4.44%) CSS3
9 21 (3.45%) XML
10 20 (3.29%) RESTful
11 15 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
11 15 (2.47%) XSLT
12 13 (2.14%) Ajax
12 13 (2.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (2.14%) Flask
12 13 (2.14%) OAuth
12 13 (2.14%) ZeroMQ
13 12 (1.97%) .NET Framework
13 12 (1.97%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 121 (19.90%) Computer Science
2 76 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (8.88%) Data Centre
4 38 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 29 (4.77%) Management Information System
6 27 (4.44%) Informatics
7 20 (3.29%) Statistics
8 18 (2.96%) Biology
9 16 (2.63%) Health Informatics
9 16 (2.63%) Visualisation
10 15 (2.47%) Biotechnology
11 13 (2.14%) User Experience
12 12 (1.97%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.81%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.81%) Economics
13 11 (1.81%) PMI
14 10 (1.64%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.64%) Chemistry
14 10 (1.64%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.48%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.98%) Windows
2 52 (8.55%) Linux
3 24 (3.95%) Windows 7
4 21 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 18 (2.96%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.81%) Unix
8 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.15%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.15%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.82%) VMS
11 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.33%) AIX
13 2 (0.33%) OS/400
14 1 (0.16%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.51%) Project Management
2 100 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (16.45%) ITIL
3 91 (14.97%) PRINCE2
4 76 (12.50%) Analytics
5 74 (12.17%) Software Engineering
6 57 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (7.89%) Business Development
8 47 (7.73%) Project Planning
9 44 (7.24%) Presales
10 41 (6.74%) SDLC
11 39 (6.41%) Mentoring
12 37 (6.09%) Data Analysis
12 37 (6.09%) ERP
12 37 (6.09%) Service Management
13 35 (5.76%) DevOps
14 34 (5.59%) Problem Management
14 34 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (5.26%) Change Management
16 31 (5.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (15.79%) SQL
2 82 (13.49%) Java
3 72 (11.84%) JavaScript
4 68 (11.18%) Python
5 42 (6.91%) C#
6 40 (6.58%) C++
7 22 (3.62%) PL/SQL
8 19 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.96%) C
10 15 (2.47%) Perl
11 14 (2.30%) VB
12 11 (1.81%) VBA
13 10 (1.64%) R
14 8 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.15%) VBScript
16 5 (0.82%) Ruby
16 5 (0.82%) Scala
17 4 (0.66%) PHP
18 3 (0.49%) Ada
18 3 (0.49%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 219 (36.02%) Degree
2 40 (6.58%) ISEB
3 37 (6.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 30 (4.93%) PhD
5 23 (3.78%) APMP
6 19 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.96%) PMI Certification
7 18 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.97%) CISA
9 12 (1.97%) CISM
9 12 (1.97%) HND
9 12 (1.97%) PMP
10 10 (1.64%) CCNA
10 10 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.64%) CISSP
10 10 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.32%) MBA
12 6 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.43%) SLA
2 28 (4.61%) QA
3 18 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.14%) GMP
5 10 (1.64%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (1.15%) GAMP
8 5 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.66%) WAI
10 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.33%) GCP
11 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.16%) COBIT
12 1 (0.16%) GxP
12 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.16%) HL7
12 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 33 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.15%) XenApp
5 4 (0.66%) HDFS
5 4 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Docker
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.15%) AppDNA
1 7 (1.15%) SCCM
2 4 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (0.66%) Mesos
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Salt
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 105 (17.27%) Oracle
2 92 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.10%) SAP
4 28 (4.61%) Cognizant
5 27 (4.44%) VMware
6 16 (2.63%) Cisco
6 16 (2.63%) Remedy
7 15 (2.47%) IBM
8 11 (1.81%) BEA
8 11 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.81%) Tableau
9 10 (1.64%) Informatica
10 8 (1.32%) Citrix
10 8 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (1.15%) AppSense
11 7 (1.15%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.15%) BMC
12 6 (0.99%) Charles River
12 6 (0.99%) Lotus
12 6 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
Midlands
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: private healthcare,assurance,Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Frimley, Surrey
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parity Professionals
Salary: OTE £90k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 plus extensive ben
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Pop Science
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Sales Commission
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £42k + excellent bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Lhasa Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Lhasa Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £53,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Pop Science
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
PAREXEL International
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
North Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
North Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
NonStop Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday