Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Life Sciences
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 159 150
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 81 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.92% 0.61% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.61% 1.37% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 14 9
Cambridgeshire 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
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% -8.33%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2246 1536 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 53.35% 44.69% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 1250 1457
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.23% +5.88% +1.19%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +25 78 £45,000 - 7
Ely - 2 - -
Life Science
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 46 (56.79%) JavaScript
1 46 (56.79%) Python
2 30 (37.04%) HTML
3 29 (35.80%) Java
3 29 (35.80%) Mathematics
4 28 (34.57%) Physics
5 27 (33.33%) Linux
6 26 (32.10%) Computer Science
7 25 (30.86%) SQL
8 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
9 23 (28.40%) Statistics
10 22 (27.16%) Text Mining
11 21 (25.93%) Degree
11 21 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (24.69%) CSS
13 19 (23.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (20.99%) Data Management
14 17 (20.99%) REST
15 16 (19.75%) Web Development
16 14 (17.28%) Windows
16 14 (17.28%) C++
16 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
17 13 (16.05%) Linux Kernel Development
17 13 (16.05%) Embedded Systems
17 13 (16.05%) C
17 13 (16.05%) Embedded C
17 13 (16.05%) Embedded C++
17 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
17 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (14.81%) Biology

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 21 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.70%) Jetty
2 3 (3.70%) MediaWiki
2 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) Text Mining
2 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
3 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
4 9 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.94%) Redis
7 3 (3.70%) Big Data
7 3 (3.70%) KNIME
7 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Axure RP
1 5 (6.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) Bugzilla
3 3 (3.70%) Buildbot
3 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.70%) FindBugs
3 3 (3.70%) JUnit
3 3 (3.70%) Log4j
3 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.70%) Mockito
3 3 (3.70%) SCons
4 2 (2.47%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (23.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.17%) Electronics
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (16.05%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (12.35%) Python Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Data Scientist
8 5 (6.17%) Designer
8 5 (6.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) HTML
2 20 (24.69%) CSS
3 17 (20.99%) REST
4 5 (6.17%) Web Services
5 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.94%) Flask
5 4 (4.94%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (4.94%) React
6 3 (3.70%) Guava
6 3 (3.70%) J2SE
6 3 (3.70%) JAAS
6 3 (3.70%) jOOQ
6 3 (3.70%) NumPy
6 3 (3.70%) Pandas
6 3 (3.70%) Protocol Buffers
6 3 (3.70%) SciPy
6 3 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (2.47%) Django
7 2 (2.47%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.05%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 9 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (7.41%) User Experience
5 4 (4.94%) Acoustics
6 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.70%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.47%) Replication
8 1 (1.23%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Mathematics
2 28 (34.57%) Physics
3 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 23 (28.40%) Statistics
5 17 (20.99%) Data Management
6 16 (19.75%) Web Development
7 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.05%) Linux Kernel Development
8 12 (14.81%) Biology
8 12 (14.81%) Data Analysis
8 12 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (14.81%) Visualisation
9 11 (13.58%) Machine Learning
10 10 (12.35%) Workflow
11 9 (11.11%) Data Munging
12 8 (9.88%) SDLC
12 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
13 7 (8.64%) Chemistry
13 7 (8.64%) Software Testing
14 6 (7.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) JavaScript
1 46 (56.79%) Python
2 29 (35.80%) Java
3 25 (30.86%) SQL
4 14 (17.28%) C++
5 13 (16.05%) C
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C
5 13 (16.05%) Embedded C++
6 9 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) PhD
3 3 (3.70%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) GxP
2 1 (1.23%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.23%) Mesos
2 1 (1.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Adobe
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Twitter