Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 260 315
Rank change year-on-year +27 +55 +33
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 22 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.35% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.02% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 16
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +140.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,250 £81,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +13.33%

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 2602 3526 4628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.92% 40.66% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1997 2725 3568
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Wokingham +2 13 £60,000 +4.35%
Reading +39 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Slough +2 1 £73,000 - 1
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Validation
3 9 (40.91%) Presales
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) CRM
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) PHP
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (31.82%) Line Management
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) B2B
7 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
7 5 (22.73%) B2B Sales
8 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 4 (18.18%) Document Management
8 4 (18.18%) Operations Research
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Business Development
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database

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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Implementation Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) ERP Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) ERP Implementation Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Presales Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Professional Services Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Account Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Sales Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Software Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) PMI
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Presales
2 9 (40.91%) Validation
3 8 (36.36%) CRM
4 7 (31.82%) Line Management
5 5 (22.73%) B2B
5 5 (22.73%) B2B Sales
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Business Development
6 4 (18.18%) Document Management
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
6 4 (18.18%) Operations Research
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
1 7 (31.82%) PHP
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (9.09%) GAMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) VMware