The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 93 132
Rank change year-on-year -17 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 29 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.52% 1.78% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 4.00% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 4
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +38.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 917 824 888
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 47.94% 44.47% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 712 682 726
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Cambridgeshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -20 27 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Life Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 24 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (36.67%) Degree
3 21 (35.00%) Java
3 21 (35.00%) DevOps
4 19 (31.67%) Python
4 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
5 17 (28.33%) Ruby
5 17 (28.33%) TDD
5 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (28.33%) XML
5 17 (28.33%) Vagrant
5 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
5 17 (28.33%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (28.33%) nginx
5 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (26.67%) Docker
6 16 (26.67%) Lucene
7 15 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (25.00%) Open Source
7 15 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
8 14 (23.33%) .NET
9 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
10 12 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (20.00%) Selenium
10 12 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (20.00%) PHP
10 12 (20.00%) Redis
10 12 (20.00%) BDD
10 12 (20.00%) PHPUnit

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (28.33%) Elasticsearch
1 17 (28.33%) nginx
2 8 (13.33%) Drupal
2 8 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 5 (8.33%) ColdFusion
3 5 (8.33%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.00%) Jetty
5 3 (5.00%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (20.00%) Loggly
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (20.00%) InfluxDB
2 12 (20.00%) Redis
3 10 (16.67%) Text Mining
4 6 (10.00%) Big Data
5 5 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.00%) KNIME
6 3 (5.00%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
1 17 (28.33%) Vagrant
2 12 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 12 (20.00%) Selenium
3 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.67%) CircleCI
5 4 (6.67%) RSpec
6 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
6 3 (5.00%) Buildbot
6 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.00%) FindBugs
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
6 3 (5.00%) Log4j
6 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.00%) Mockito
6 3 (5.00%) SCons
7 1 (1.67%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (18.33%) Aerospace
2 9 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) AWS Developer
6 8 (13.33%) DevOps Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Python Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Site Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) XML
2 16 (26.67%) Lucene
3 14 (23.33%) .NET
4 12 (20.00%) Behat
4 12 (20.00%) pytest
4 12 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (18.33%) OpenGL
6 10 (16.67%) RESTful
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (15.00%) Django
8 8 (13.33%) Symfony
9 7 (11.67%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (10.00%) Web Services
11 5 (8.33%) JMS
11 5 (8.33%) Middleware
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
12 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
12 4 (6.67%) Ember.js
13 3 (5.00%) Guava
13 3 (5.00%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.33%) Algorithms
3 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) LIMS
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) DevOps
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (28.33%) TDD
4 15 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (25.00%) Open Source
5 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
6 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
7 12 (20.00%) BDD
7 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (18.33%) CAD
9 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.33%) Data Management
9 8 (13.33%) Machine Learning
10 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (8.33%) MVC
10 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Scrum
10 5 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) Python
3 17 (28.33%) Ruby
4 12 (20.00%) PHP
5 11 (18.33%) C
5 11 (18.33%) C++
5 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.00%) C#
6 9 (15.00%) Perl
7 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) PhD
3 6 (10.00%) Postgraduate
4 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) GxP
2 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.67%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) KVM
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Grafana
2 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.33%) Packer
2 5 (8.33%) Puppet
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) New Relic
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) webMethods
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) LabWare
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
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