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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / West Midlands
Rank 192 208 174
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 13 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.24% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 37
Median salary £22,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,650 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%

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
1711 2090 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.54% 35.65% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1615 1479
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire +9 9 £20,750 -58.50% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £37,000 -
Birmingham +9 1 £22,500 - 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 15 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (33.33%) Image Processing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
5 3 (16.67%) IPv4
5 3 (16.67%) IPv6
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) RIP
5 3 (16.67%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (16.67%) OpenCV
5 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC

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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Camtasia
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) IPv4
2 3 (16.67%) IPv6
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) OSPF
2 3 (16.67%) RIP
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) OpenCV
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) Infotainment
2 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Video Editing
2 1 (5.56%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 2 (11.11%) QMS
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) CRUD
4 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) GAMP
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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