Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 234 274
Rank change year-on-year -4 +40 +27
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 30 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 31
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -21.74% -4.17%
10th Percentile £22,125 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,275 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 2,764 2,551 3,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 42.48% 40.58% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,248 1,932 2,950
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £72,650 £72,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.63%

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 September 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 21 September 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 +13 19 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Maidenhead - 7 - - 2
Slough 0 2 £65,000 -10.96%
Reading -1 2 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 17 (56.67%) GAMP
2 15 (50.00%) ERP
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 13 (43.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (43.33%) Validation
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (36.67%) B2B
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle
6 10 (33.33%) V-Model
7 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (26.67%) System Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) German Language
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 8 (26.67%) Presales
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) Quality Management
7 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (26.67%) B2B Sales
8 7 (23.33%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (23.33%) Master's Degree

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 7 (23.33%) IIS
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
1 7 (23.33%) PaaS
2 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (43.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (26.67%) German Language
3 4 (13.33%) Automotive
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Applications Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
1 8 (26.67%) ERP Consultant
1 8 (26.67%) ERP Implementation Consultant
1 8 (26.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Design Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Professional Services Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Author
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (10.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) PMI
3 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
1 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ERP
1 15 (50.00%) Project Management
2 13 (43.33%) Validation
3 11 (36.67%) B2B
4 10 (33.33%) V-Model
5 8 (26.67%) B2B Sales
5 8 (26.67%) ITIL
5 8 (26.67%) Presales
5 8 (26.67%) Quality Management
5 8 (26.67%) System Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Business Continuity
6 7 (23.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (23.33%) Change Management
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (23.33%) Document Management
6 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) PLM
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Master's Degree
2 7 (23.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) GAMP
2 5 (16.67%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 8 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com