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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 182 - 200
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 34 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% - 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £52,750
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £48,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £56,950
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
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
1438 1555 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.85% 32.05% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1212 1279 1238
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
(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 - 34 £55,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 40 (88.89%) ITIL
2 38 (84.44%) SC Cleared
2 38 (84.44%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.00%) Service Management
3 18 (40.00%) Change Management
4 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
4 17 (37.78%) Incident Management
4 17 (37.78%) Problem Management
5 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.78%) Project Management
7 7 (15.56%) Oracle
7 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
7 7 (15.56%) IBM
7 7 (15.56%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (15.56%) Change Control
8 5 (11.11%) Windows
8 5 (11.11%) Linux
8 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.11%) VoIP
8 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.11%) SLA
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.11%) Citrix
8 5 (11.11%) NetApp
8 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.11%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP SD
1 2 (4.44%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.44%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) VoIP
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 3 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) French Language
2 2 (4.44%) German Language
2 2 (4.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
1 8 (17.78%) Transition Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Service Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Head of Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Major Incident Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) CRM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
1 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Change Management
2 18 (40.00%) Service Management
3 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
3 17 (37.78%) Incident Management
3 17 (37.78%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.78%) Project Management
5 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.56%) Change Control
6 5 (11.11%) High Availability
7 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.67%) ITSM
8 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.67%) Business Development
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.67%) Transition Management
9 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) People Management
9 2 (4.44%) Master Data Management
9 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) SC Cleared
1 38 (84.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
1 7 (15.56%) IBM
1 7 (15.56%) HP
2 5 (11.11%) Citrix
2 5 (11.11%) NetApp
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Altiris
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Remedy