Period
to 17 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 242 261
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 +65
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 20 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.35% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.70% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 31
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -25.58% +7.50% +25.00%

Life Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,274 2,439 3,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.96% 37.53% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,694 1,855 2,324
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Berkshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Life Science in Berkshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Berkshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 6 - -
Slough -13 5 £65,000 -10.96%
Wokingham +6 4 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Reading - 3 £55,000 - 2
Windsor - 2 - -
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 8 (40.00%) ERP
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) GAMP
4 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (35.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (35.00%) Automotive
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (30.00%) Office 365
5 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (30.00%) Master's Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (30.00%) PaaS
5 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (30.00%) PMI
5 6 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (30.00%) SAP

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
1 6 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Automotive
1 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) HTML Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) PMI
3 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (40.00%) ERP
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (35.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Master's Degree
2 6 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com