The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 263 307
Rank change year-on-year +44 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 14 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.016% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.033% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.70% -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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2443 2997 4447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.25% 46.89% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2149 2690 3658
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Life Science
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Life Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (80.00%) Business Development
2 12 (80.00%) SAP HANA
2 12 (80.00%) Virtual Team
2 12 (80.00%) SAP
2 12 (80.00%) GxP
2 12 (80.00%) GAP Analysis
2 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (46.67%) Billing
4 6 (40.00%) SAP QM
4 6 (40.00%) SAP SD
4 6 (40.00%) Quality Management
5 5 (33.33%) Business Transformation
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Informatics
8 1 (6.67%) Physics
8 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (6.67%) HTML5
8 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) Tableau
8 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Law
8 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (6.67%) T-SQL

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SAP QM
1 6 (40.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (46.67%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Analyst
1 1 (6.67%) Architect
1 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
1 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
1 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
1 1 (6.67%) Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Healthcare Analyst
1 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (80.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Business Development
1 12 (80.00%) GAP Analysis
1 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 5 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Lineage
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Informatics
4 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) GxP
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: circ £50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 4 days ago