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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 81 113
Rank change year-on-year -14 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 27 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.00% 2.54% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 5.01% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 0
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 716 599 648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 52.96% 50.68% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 545 499 536
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 22 (40.74%) Degree
3 21 (38.89%) DevOps
4 20 (37.04%) Java
5 19 (35.19%) Python
5 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
6 17 (31.48%) XML
6 17 (31.48%) Ruby
6 17 (31.48%) TDD
6 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (31.48%) nginx
6 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (31.48%) Vagrant
6 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
7 16 (29.63%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (29.63%) Docker
7 16 (29.63%) Lucene
8 15 (27.78%) Open Source
8 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (25.93%) .NET
9 14 (25.93%) Mathematics
10 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
11 12 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (22.22%) Redis
11 12 (22.22%) Behat
11 12 (22.22%) BDD
11 12 (22.22%) PHPUnit
11 12 (22.22%) Selenium
11 12 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails

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 17 (31.48%) nginx
2 16 (29.63%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (14.81%) Drupal
3 8 (14.81%) OpenStack
4 5 (9.26%) Apache
4 5 (9.26%) ColdFusion
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Solr
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
6 3 (5.56%) Jetty
6 3 (5.56%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (22.22%) Loggly
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (22.22%) InfluxDB
2 12 (22.22%) Redis
3 10 (18.52%) Text Mining
4 5 (9.26%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (9.26%) Big Data
5 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.56%) KNIME
5 3 (5.56%) Neo4j
5 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
1 17 (31.48%) Vagrant
2 12 (22.22%) PHPUnit
2 12 (22.22%) Selenium
3 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.41%) CircleCI
5 4 (7.41%) RSpec
6 3 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 3 (5.56%) Buildbot
6 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.56%) FindBugs
6 3 (5.56%) JUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Log4j
6 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.56%) Mockito
6 3 (5.56%) SCons
7 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (20.37%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
2 12 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.81%) AWS Developer
5 8 (14.81%) DevOps Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Python Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Python Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Site Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) XML
2 16 (29.63%) Lucene
3 14 (25.93%) .NET
4 12 (22.22%) Behat
4 12 (22.22%) pytest
4 12 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (20.37%) OpenGL
6 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (16.67%) Django
6 9 (16.67%) RESTful
7 8 (14.81%) Symfony
8 7 (12.96%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (9.26%) JMS
9 5 (9.26%) Middleware
9 5 (9.26%) SOAP
9 5 (9.26%) Web Services
10 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.41%) Ember.js
11 3 (5.56%) Guava
11 3 (5.56%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.37%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) DevOps
2 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
3 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (31.48%) TDD
4 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (27.78%) Open Source
5 14 (25.93%) Mathematics
6 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
7 12 (22.22%) BDD
7 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (20.37%) CAD
9 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.96%) Data Management
9 7 (12.96%) Machine Learning
10 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (9.26%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.26%) MVC
10 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) Python
3 17 (31.48%) Ruby
4 12 (22.22%) PHP
5 11 (20.37%) C
5 11 (20.37%) C++
5 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.67%) C#
6 9 (16.67%) Perl
7 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Degree
2 11 (20.37%) PhD
3 6 (11.11%) Postgraduate
4 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (9.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.85%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Docker
2 5 (9.26%) KVM
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Grafana
2 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.26%) Packer
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) SaltStack
2 8 (14.81%) New Relic
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) webMethods
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