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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 212 210 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.018% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.063% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
1273 1585 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.99% 28.51% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1353 1027
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Warwickshire - 4 £28,750 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 - 2
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tools Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 2 days ago