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

Life Sciences
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 249 332
Rank change year-on-year -3 +83 -6
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 17 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.38% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.96% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 11
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -18.52%
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £81,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -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 2,649 3,014 4,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.24% 39.55% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,060 2,300 3,699
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 February 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 February 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 -4 13 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Reading +6 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) Validation
2 9 (52.94%) Presales
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) System Testing
3 8 (47.06%) B2B Sales
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) ERP
3 8 (47.06%) B2B
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (41.18%) Document Management
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) PMI
6 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2

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 (11.76%) Apache Solr
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) German Language
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Implementation Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) ERP Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) ERP Implementation Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Professional Services Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Presales Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Guice
1 2 (11.76%) JAX-RS
1 2 (11.76%) Kafka
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PMI
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) Presales
2 9 (52.94%) Validation
3 8 (47.06%) B2B
3 8 (47.06%) B2B Sales
3 8 (47.06%) ERP
3 8 (47.06%) System Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Document Management
5 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) Business Development
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GAMP
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco