The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 204 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.054% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £28,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1229 1532 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.95% 27.75% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1293 1055
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
England

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
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 11 July 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 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) CorelDRAW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Tools Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe