The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 179 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 37 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 2
Average salary £52,500 £28,750 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.60% -46.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,750 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £29,750 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Life Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1764 1787 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.89% 33.66% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1516 1381
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Life Science
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the West Midlands region.

Life Science Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Life Science across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Life Science Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Life Science
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 33 £52,500 - 4
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 £49,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 62 (79.49%) ITIL
2 45 (57.69%) Manufacturing
3 23 (29.49%) Problem Management
4 22 (28.21%) Incident Management
5 21 (26.92%) Degree
6 20 (25.64%) Data Centre
7 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
7 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
8 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (23.08%) Change Management
8 18 (23.08%) Service Management
9 17 (21.79%) PRINCE2
10 15 (19.23%) Project Management
11 14 (17.95%) ISEB
11 14 (17.95%) Law
11 14 (17.95%) ITSM
11 14 (17.95%) Transition Management
11 14 (17.95%) Business Development
12 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (8.97%) Remedy
13 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.97%) assyst
14 6 (7.69%) French Language
14 6 (7.69%) German Language
14 6 (7.69%) Spanish Language
14 6 (7.69%) Master Data Management
14 6 (7.69%) SAP CRM
14 6 (7.69%) Data Management
14 6 (7.69%) SAP SD

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) assyst
2 6 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 6 (7.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (57.69%) Manufacturing
2 14 (17.95%) Law
3 6 (7.69%) French Language
3 6 (7.69%) German Language
3 6 (7.69%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Transition Manager
2 14 (17.95%) Incident Manager
3 9 (11.54%) Major Incident Manager
3 9 (11.54%) Data Centre Manager
3 9 (11.54%) Data Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Change Manager
5 6 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Problem Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Service Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 3 (3.85%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (3.85%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) HTML5
1 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.56%) Java SE
1 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
1 2 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (79.49%) ITIL
2 23 (29.49%) Problem Management
3 22 (28.21%) Incident Management
4 18 (23.08%) Change Management
4 18 (23.08%) Service Management
5 17 (21.79%) PRINCE2
6 15 (19.23%) Project Management
7 14 (17.95%) ITSM
7 14 (17.95%) Transition Management
7 14 (17.95%) Business Development
8 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.69%) Master Data Management
10 6 (7.69%) Data Management
10 6 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 6 (7.69%) CRM
11 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
11 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) R
1 2 (2.56%) C#
1 2 (2.56%) Java
1 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.56%) Perl
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
1 2 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Degree
2 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
2 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) ISEB
4 9 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Remedy
2 6 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) IBM
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
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