Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 126 119
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +39
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 78 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.51% 0.93% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.36% 1.78% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 54 14 9
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £36,950 £31,850
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £48,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1788 1178 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 57.64% 52.33% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 953 1128
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Cambridge

Life Science
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Cambridge

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

Salary histogram for Life Science in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 46 (58.97%) JavaScript
1 46 (58.97%) Python
2 30 (38.46%) HTML
3 29 (37.18%) Mathematics
4 28 (35.90%) Java
5 26 (33.33%) Linux
5 26 (33.33%) Physics
5 26 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 25 (32.05%) SQL
7 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 23 (29.49%) Statistics
9 22 (28.21%) Text Mining
10 20 (25.64%) CSS
10 20 (25.64%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (24.36%) Degree
12 18 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (21.79%) REST
14 16 (20.51%) Web Development
14 16 (20.51%) Data Management
15 14 (17.95%) Windows
15 14 (17.95%) C++
15 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
16 13 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (16.67%) Linux Kernel Development
16 13 (16.67%) C
16 13 (16.67%) Embedded C
16 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
16 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
16 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (15.38%) Visualisation

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 20 (25.64%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.85%) Jetty
2 3 (3.85%) MediaWiki
2 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Text Mining
2 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 9 (11.54%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.13%) Redis
7 3 (3.85%) KNIME
7 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.56%) Big Data
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Axure RP
1 5 (6.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) Bugzilla
3 3 (3.85%) Buildbot
3 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.85%) FindBugs
3 3 (3.85%) JUnit
3 3 (3.85%) Log4j
3 3 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.85%) Mockito
3 3 (3.85%) SCons
4 2 (2.56%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Software Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) Python Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Data Scientist
8 5 (6.41%) Designer
8 5 (6.41%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) HTML
2 20 (25.64%) CSS
3 17 (21.79%) REST
4 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.13%) Flask
4 4 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (5.13%) React
4 4 (5.13%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) Guava
5 3 (3.85%) J2SE
5 3 (3.85%) JAAS
5 3 (3.85%) jOOQ
5 3 (3.85%) NumPy
5 3 (3.85%) Pandas
5 3 (3.85%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (3.85%) SciPy
5 3 (3.85%) XML
5 3 (3.85%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (2.56%) Django
6 2 (2.56%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 9 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (7.69%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Acoustics
6 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.28%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (17.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Mathematics
2 26 (33.33%) Physics
3 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 23 (29.49%) Statistics
5 16 (20.51%) Data Management
5 16 (20.51%) Web Development
6 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.67%) Linux Kernel Development
7 12 (15.38%) Biology
7 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 12 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (15.38%) Visualisation
8 10 (12.82%) Machine Learning
8 10 (12.82%) Workflow
9 9 (11.54%) Data Munging
10 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.97%) Chemistry
11 7 (8.97%) SDLC
11 7 (8.97%) Software Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) JavaScript
1 46 (58.97%) Python
2 28 (35.90%) Java
3 25 (32.05%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) C++
5 13 (16.67%) C
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 9 (11.54%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) PhD
3 3 (3.85%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) GxP
2 1 (1.28%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.28%) Mesos
2 1 (1.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Adobe
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Twitter