The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 83 109
Rank change year-on-year -20 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 13 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 0.52% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 1.61% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Median salary £37,500 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 - £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 629 311 688
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 42.94% 32.63% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 402 260 531
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Cheshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Cheshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Runcorn - 3 £37,500 -
Warrington -15 2 £45,000 -
Northwich +6 1 £23,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £50,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Life Science
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 23 (92.00%) Manufacturing
2 16 (64.00%) Finance
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (32.00%) Migration
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (32.00%) Data Migration
6 8 (32.00%) Change Control
7 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Logistics
9 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (12.00%) Service Management
11 3 (12.00%) Project Management
11 3 (12.00%) ITSM
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) Windows
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (12.00%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) BGP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.00%) IPsec
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) OSPF
2 2 (8.00%) SNMP
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) TACACS
2 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (92.00%) Manufacturing
2 16 (64.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Functional Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Change Control
1 8 (32.00%) Data Migration
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.00%) Logistics
4 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
Wilmslow
SThree
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago