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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
London / City of London
Rank 221 264 293
Rank change year-on-year +43 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.039% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.32% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 20
Median salary £58,750 £55,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -24.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £51,750 £53,850
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £78,750 £85,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -14.28%  

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 2393 3150 4365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.14% 44.46% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 2744 3614
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the City of London

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) OpenUP

Life Science
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared