Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 334 354
Rank change year-on-year +20 +20 +70
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 22 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.038% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.080% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 22
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £82,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.39% +55.66% -26.90%
10th Percentile £38,750 £46,375 £43,750
90th Percentile £76,000 £122,125 £85,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -34.58% -26.21%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,139 4,994 6,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.82% 47.93% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4,566 4,577 5,730
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the City of London

Life Science
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
London Bridge - 1 - -
Life Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 14 (63.64%) Machine Learning
2 10 (45.45%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) PhD
3 9 (40.91%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Data Science
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Microservices
5 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
5 5 (22.73%) Docker
5 5 (22.73%) Scala
5 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Billing
6 4 (18.18%) GxP
6 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) SAP
6 4 (18.18%) SAP SD
6 4 (18.18%) Business Development
6 4 (18.18%) SAP HANA
6 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
7 2 (9.09%) Big Data
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.55%) Dynamics GP

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) SAP HANA
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 4 (18.18%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Python Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Principal SAP Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) SAP MM Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) SAP SD Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Machine Learning
2 9 (40.91%) Data Science
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 4 (18.18%) Business Development
4 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Data Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) GxP
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft