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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 171 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 74 33 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.62% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 1.77% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +82.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £29,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2358 1864 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.98% 34.80% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1536 1544
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +30 69 £70,000 +33.33%
Staffordshire -3 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 2 £38,750 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 96 (95.05%) Manufacturing
2 53 (52.48%) ITIL
3 30 (29.70%) Problem Management
4 21 (20.79%) Mentoring
5 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2
6 18 (17.82%) Project Management
6 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
7 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (15.84%) People Management
7 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 16 (15.84%) Remedy
7 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
7 16 (15.84%) Finance
8 15 (14.85%) Service Management
8 15 (14.85%) Incident Management
8 15 (14.85%) ISEB
8 15 (14.85%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (14.85%) SLA
8 15 (14.85%) Trend Analysis
8 15 (14.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (12.87%) Cisco
9 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
9 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
9 13 (12.87%) Windows
9 13 (12.87%) MS Office
9 13 (12.87%) Active Directory
9 13 (12.87%) Time Management
9 13 (12.87%) Performance Management
10 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
1 13 (12.87%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) assyst
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.99%) ISDN
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) PSTN
3 1 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (95.05%) Manufacturing
2 16 (15.84%) Finance
3 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.91%) Retail
5 5 (4.95%) Law
6 3 (2.97%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (9.90%) Test Manager
2 9 (8.91%) Analyst
2 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.92%) Data Centre Manager
3 8 (7.92%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Incident Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Major Incident Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Problem Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Architect
5 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Administrator
6 5 (4.95%) IT Administrator
6 5 (4.95%) IT Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) IT Support
6 5 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Transition Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.97%) IT Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Operations Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) OpenCV
2 2 (1.98%) XSLT
3 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) CMDB
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.98%) Economics
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
2 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (11.88%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) ITIL
2 30 (29.70%) Problem Management
3 21 (20.79%) Mentoring
4 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2
5 18 (17.82%) Project Management
6 16 (15.84%) People Management
6 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
6 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (14.85%) Incident Management
7 15 (14.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (14.85%) Service Management
7 15 (14.85%) Trend Analysis
8 13 (12.87%) Performance Management
8 13 (12.87%) Time Management
9 12 (11.88%) Asset Management
9 12 (11.88%) IT Asset Management
10 10 (9.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Security Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) VBA
2 6 (5.94%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) C#
3 2 (1.98%) C++
3 2 (1.98%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) ISEB
1 15 (14.85%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (11.88%) HND
3 10 (9.90%) Degree
4 9 (8.91%) APMP
5 7 (6.93%) CCNA
5 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) GAMP
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Remedy
2 13 (12.87%) Cisco
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) HP
5 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.99%) Canon
6 1 (0.99%) IDERA
6 1 (0.99%) Juniper
6 1 (0.99%) VMware