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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 166 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 38 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% - 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +64.28%
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
1344 1345 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.94% 31.13% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1098 1269
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 38 £55,000 - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (84.75%) ITIL
2 40 (67.80%) SC Cleared
2 40 (67.80%) Security Cleared
3 22 (37.29%) Problem Management
4 21 (35.59%) Service Management
4 21 (35.59%) Change Management
5 20 (33.90%) Incident Management
6 17 (28.81%) Service Delivery
7 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (20.34%) Degree
9 11 (18.64%) Project Management
10 10 (16.95%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
12 8 (13.56%) HP
12 8 (13.56%) Oracle
12 8 (13.56%) IBM
12 8 (13.56%) Change Control
13 7 (11.86%) SLA
14 6 (10.17%) SAP SD
14 6 (10.17%) SAP
14 6 (10.17%) ISEB
14 6 (10.17%) CRM
14 6 (10.17%) Data Management
14 6 (10.17%) French Language
14 6 (10.17%) German Language
14 6 (10.17%) Spanish Language
14 6 (10.17%) Law
14 6 (10.17%) SAP CRM
14 6 (10.17%) ITSM
14 6 (10.17%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) SAP SD
1 6 (10.17%) SAP CRM
2 3 (5.08%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) VoIP
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
General
1 6 (10.17%) French Language
1 6 (10.17%) German Language
1 6 (10.17%) Spanish Language
1 6 (10.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Transition Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Architect
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) Sales Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Service Manager
3 6 (10.17%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Head of Service Delivery
4 5 (8.47%) Incident Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Major Incident Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) PMO Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Data Centre Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
1 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
1 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000
1 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (84.75%) ITIL
2 22 (37.29%) Problem Management
3 21 (35.59%) Service Management
3 21 (35.59%) Change Management
4 20 (33.90%) Incident Management
5 17 (28.81%) Service Delivery
6 11 (18.64%) Project Management
7 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.56%) Change Control
9 6 (10.17%) CRM
9 6 (10.17%) Data Management
9 6 (10.17%) ITSM
9 6 (10.17%) Business Development
9 6 (10.17%) Master Data Management
9 6 (10.17%) Transition Management
10 5 (8.47%) High Availability
10 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 40 (67.80%) SC Cleared
1 40 (67.80%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) Degree
3 10 (16.95%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (10.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) HP
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
1 8 (13.56%) IBM
2 6 (10.17%) SAP
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Altiris
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) NetApp
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + OTE £90k to £100k , Car Allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago