Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 190 130
Rank change year-on-year -6 -60 +36
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 4 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.64% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 1.48% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 - £57,500
10th Percentile £32,500 - £47,500
90th Percentile £50,000 - £79,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% -24.55%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1625 2033 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.27% 43.39% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1200 1311 1048
Birmingham median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £72,875
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) QMS
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 13485
1 4 (100.00%) IEC 62304
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) VectorCAST
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Doxygen
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Doxygen
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) VectorCAST
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) QMS
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) IEC 62304
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 13485
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA C