The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 122 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 -35  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.054% 0.92% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 2.23% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 24
Median salary £22,500 - £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% -5.26%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 660 985 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.31% 41.23% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 464 629 513
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Life Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Birmingham

Life Science
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Life Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago