Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 253 301
Rank change year-on-year +14 +48 +16
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 30 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.43% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 0.61% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 15
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -37.04%
10th Percentile £27,250 £48,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £66,700 £70,000 £69,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +39.53% +7.50% -15.79%

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 2,792 2,610 4,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.33% 39.06% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,221 1,991 3,352
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 23 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Reading +25 5 £60,000 - 1
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (66.67%) Project Management
2 19 (63.33%) Validation
3 17 (56.67%) German Language
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) B2B
3 17 (56.67%) ERP
4 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 14 (46.67%) Oracle
4 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) System Testing
4 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database
4 14 (46.67%) Presales
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 14 (46.67%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (46.67%) B2B Sales
5 13 (43.33%) V-Model
5 13 (43.33%) PLM
5 13 (43.33%) GAMP
6 12 (40.00%) Document Management
7 10 (33.33%) DHCP
7 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) IIS
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Test Automation

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 17 (56.67%) German Language
2 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Consultant
1 14 (46.67%) ERP Consultant
1 14 (46.67%) ERP Implementation Consultant
1 14 (46.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Professional Services Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Author
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Guice
1 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
1 2 (6.67%) Kafka
1 2 (6.67%) RESTful
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PMI
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
1 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Project Management
2 19 (63.33%) Validation
3 17 (56.67%) B2B
3 17 (56.67%) ERP
4 14 (46.67%) B2B Sales
4 14 (46.67%) Presales
4 14 (46.67%) System Testing
5 13 (43.33%) PLM
5 13 (43.33%) V-Model
6 12 (40.00%) Document Management
7 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.33%) Business Development
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) GAMP
2 5 (16.67%) GMP
3 4 (13.33%) PMO
4 2 (6.67%) QA
5 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
1 14 (46.67%) Virtual Machines
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco