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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 178 212 209
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 47 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.092% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 0.29% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
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
1897 1747 2067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.46% 32.01% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1428 1750
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 August 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 +34 40 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Warwickshire -7 6 £32,500 +13.04%
Solihull - 1 £49,500 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 69 (86.25%) Manufacturing
2 64 (80.00%) ITIL
3 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 24 (30.00%) Service Management
5 22 (27.50%) Change Management
5 22 (27.50%) Incident Management
6 21 (26.25%) Problem Management
7 17 (21.25%) Degree
7 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
7 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
7 17 (21.25%) Project Management
7 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
8 16 (20.00%) ISEB
8 16 (20.00%) ITSM
8 16 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 16 (20.00%) Law
8 16 (20.00%) Business Development
8 16 (20.00%) Transition Management
9 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.25%) SQL
11 8 (10.00%) C#
11 8 (10.00%) .NET
11 8 (10.00%) Linux
11 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.75%) C++
12 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
12 7 (8.75%) Finance
13 6 (7.50%) Remedy
13 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
13 6 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) assyst
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (86.25%) Manufacturing
2 16 (20.00%) Law
3 7 (8.75%) Finance
4 6 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Transition Manager
2 11 (13.75%) Technical Manager
3 10 (12.50%) Incident Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Head of Service Delivery
4 8 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Change Manager
5 6 (7.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Major Incident Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Relationships Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Problem Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Supplier Relationship Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (7.50%) OpenCV
2 6 (7.50%) XSLT
3 3 (3.75%) Middleware
4 2 (2.50%) Java SE
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.50%) HTML5
4 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.50%) CSS
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Informatics
4 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (80.00%) ITIL
2 24 (30.00%) Service Management
3 22 (27.50%) Change Management
3 22 (27.50%) Incident Management
4 21 (26.25%) Problem Management
5 17 (21.25%) Project Management
5 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
6 16 (20.00%) ITSM
6 16 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 16 (20.00%) Business Development
6 16 (20.00%) Transition Management
7 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.50%) Image Processing
8 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.25%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.75%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) C#
3 7 (8.75%) C++
4 6 (7.50%) VB
5 3 (3.75%) Java
6 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.50%) Perl
6 2 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) R
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
1 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) ISEB
3 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) GAMP
1 6 (7.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Remedy
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) Cognizant
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago