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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 188 200
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 7 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 1.31% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 6
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% -9.44%  

Life Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1260 1758 2001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 38.16% 38.77% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1832 2058
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 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
Reading +27 7 £45,000 +125.00% 1
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Data Management
2 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (33.33%) Chemistry
2 6 (33.33%) Biology
2 6 (33.33%) Statistics
2 6 (33.33%) Spotfire
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 6 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 6 (33.33%) R
2 6 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (33.33%) Tableau
2 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Deep Learning
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (33.33%) KNIME
2 6 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (27.78%) Line Management
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office

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 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
1 6 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 6 (33.33%) KNIME
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 6 (33.33%) Spotfire
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) German Language
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Data Scientist
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
1 6 (33.33%) Analytics
1 6 (33.33%) Biology
1 6 (33.33%) Chemistry
1 6 (33.33%) Data Management
1 6 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 6 (33.33%) Deep Learning
1 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 6 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
1 6 (33.33%) Signal Processing
1 6 (33.33%) Statistics
1 6 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Line Management
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) PLM
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Document Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
1 6 (33.33%) R
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GAMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Tableau
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
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