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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 175 177 217
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 62 49 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.83% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 2.44% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
2268 2006 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.56% 34.06% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1587 1524
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 July 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 July 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 -6 50 £70,000 +27.27%
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +7 2 £38,625 +18.84% 3
Coventry +1 1 - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 105 (98.13%) Manufacturing
2 69 (64.49%) ITIL
3 47 (43.93%) Problem Management
4 25 (23.36%) Mentoring
4 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 24 (22.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 24 (22.43%) SLA
5 24 (22.43%) Remedy
6 23 (21.50%) Incident Management
6 23 (21.50%) Trend Analysis
7 21 (19.63%) People Management
7 21 (19.63%) Service Delivery
7 21 (19.63%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (18.69%) Data Centre
9 16 (14.95%) Finance
10 13 (12.15%) Service Management
10 13 (12.15%) Performance Management
11 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (11.21%) Service Desk Management
11 12 (11.21%) Change Management
11 12 (11.21%) Business Continuity
11 12 (11.21%) Data Analysis
11 12 (11.21%) assyst
11 12 (11.21%) Project Management
11 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2
12 11 (10.28%) ISEB
13 10 (9.35%) Knowledge Management
13 10 (9.35%) Project Planning
13 10 (9.35%) Security Testing

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 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.93%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.93%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (11.21%) assyst
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.80%) DHCP
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) ISDN
4 1 (0.93%) PSTN
4 1 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 105 (98.13%) Manufacturing
2 16 (14.95%) Finance
3 10 (9.35%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (11.21%) Problem Manager
2 11 (10.28%) Incident Manager
2 11 (10.28%) Major Incident Manager
3 10 (9.35%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.35%) Test Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Data Centre Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 8 (7.48%) Architect
6 6 (5.61%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) IT Manager
9 3 (2.80%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Operations Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Service Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Support Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) OpenCV
2 3 (2.80%) XSLT
3 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.41%) CMDB
4 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.87%) Economics
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.61%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (64.49%) ITIL
2 47 (43.93%) Problem Management
3 25 (23.36%) Mentoring
4 24 (22.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 23 (21.50%) Incident Management
5 23 (21.50%) Trend Analysis
6 21 (19.63%) People Management
6 21 (19.63%) Service Delivery
7 13 (12.15%) Performance Management
7 13 (12.15%) Service Management
8 12 (11.21%) Business Continuity
8 12 (11.21%) Change Management
8 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.21%) Data Analysis
8 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2
8 12 (11.21%) Project Management
8 12 (11.21%) Service Desk Management
9 10 (9.35%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) C#
2 3 (2.80%) C++
2 3 (2.80%) VB
2 3 (2.80%) VBA
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) PHP
3 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (10.28%) ISEB
3 10 (9.35%) APMP
4 8 (7.48%) Degree
5 3 (2.80%) HND
5 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) CCNA
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.43%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) GAMP
3 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) Remedy
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.74%) Cisco
4 4 (3.74%) HP
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.93%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.93%) Canon
6 1 (0.93%) IDERA
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) Juniper
6 1 (0.93%) PTC
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
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