Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 248 291
Rank change year-on-year +6 +43 +9
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 29 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.43% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.61% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 26
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.74% -4.17%
10th Percentile £26,500 £42,500 £32,125
90th Percentile £67,150 £70,000 £64,375
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -5.88%

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 2,778 2,638 3,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 41.04% 39.89% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,234 2,012 3,231
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +3.45%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 - 22 £60,000 -
Reading +12 6 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 20 (68.97%) Project Management
2 19 (65.52%) Validation
3 18 (62.07%) ERP
4 17 (58.62%) B2B
4 17 (58.62%) German Language
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (48.28%) GAMP
6 14 (48.28%) Windows
6 14 (48.28%) Oracle
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
6 14 (48.28%) VMware
6 14 (48.28%) System Testing
6 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
6 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database
6 14 (48.28%) Presales
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
6 14 (48.28%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (48.28%) B2B Sales
7 13 (44.83%) V-Model
7 13 (44.83%) PLM
8 12 (41.38%) Document Management
9 10 (34.48%) IIS
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
9 10 (34.48%) DHCP
9 10 (34.48%) DNS
10 6 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (17.24%) ISEB

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 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DHCP
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (58.62%) German Language
2 6 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Consultant
1 14 (48.28%) ERP Consultant
1 14 (48.28%) ERP Implementation Consultant
1 14 (48.28%) Implementation Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) Professional Services Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Author
3 5 (17.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) PMI
1 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
1 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Project Management
2 19 (65.52%) Validation
3 18 (62.07%) ERP
4 17 (58.62%) B2B
5 14 (48.28%) B2B Sales
5 14 (48.28%) Presales
5 14 (48.28%) System Testing
6 13 (44.83%) PLM
6 13 (44.83%) V-Model
7 12 (41.38%) Document Management
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
10 3 (10.34%) Business Development
10 3 (10.34%) CRM
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.34%) Telesales
10 3 (10.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) GAMP
2 5 (17.24%) GMP
3 4 (13.79%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
1 14 (48.28%) Virtual Machines
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) SAP