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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 176 - 196
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 34 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% - 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
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
1606 1528 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.85% 30.65% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1291 1197
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,796 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 - 31 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 58 (80.56%) ITIL
2 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
2 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
3 28 (38.89%) Manufacturing
4 25 (34.72%) Problem Management
5 22 (30.56%) Incident Management
6 21 (29.17%) Service Management
7 20 (27.78%) Change Management
8 19 (26.39%) Degree
9 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
11 13 (18.06%) Project Management
12 12 (16.67%) ITSM
12 12 (16.67%) Law
12 12 (16.67%) ISEB
12 12 (16.67%) Transition Management
12 12 (16.67%) Business Development
13 11 (15.28%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
15 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
16 6 (8.33%) Data Management
16 6 (8.33%) assyst
16 6 (8.33%) French Language
16 6 (8.33%) German Language
16 6 (8.33%) Spanish Language
16 6 (8.33%) Master Data Management
16 6 (8.33%) Change Control
16 6 (8.33%) HP
16 6 (8.33%) SAP SD
16 6 (8.33%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) assyst
1 6 (8.33%) SAP SD
1 6 (8.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
1 1 (1.39%) VoIP
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 12 (16.67%) Law
3 6 (8.33%) French Language
3 6 (8.33%) German Language
3 6 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Transition Manager
2 11 (15.28%) Incident Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Data Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Data Centre Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Major Incident Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 6 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Problem Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) PMO Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.78%) Java SE
1 2 (2.78%) HTML5
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Informatics
2 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (80.56%) ITIL
2 25 (34.72%) Problem Management
3 22 (30.56%) Incident Management
4 21 (29.17%) Service Management
5 20 (27.78%) Change Management
6 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 13 (18.06%) Project Management
8 12 (16.67%) ITSM
8 12 (16.67%) Transition Management
8 12 (16.67%) Business Development
9 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
11 6 (8.33%) Data Management
11 6 (8.33%) Master Data Management
11 6 (8.33%) Change Control
11 6 (8.33%) CRM
11 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) R
1 2 (2.78%) Python
1 2 (2.78%) C#
1 2 (2.78%) Java
1 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.78%) Perl
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
1 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) Degree
3 12 (16.67%) ISEB
4 11 (15.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) HP
1 6 (8.33%) IBM
1 6 (8.33%) SAP
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
1 6 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (1.39%) VMware
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) NetApp
2 1 (1.39%) Citrix
2 1 (1.39%) Altiris