Period
to 20 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 309 357
Rank change year-on-year -15 +48 +55
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 17 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.19% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.39% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 7
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.08% -1.60%
10th Percentile £51,000 £77,500 £50,250
90th Percentile £92,250 £82,500 £110,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £61,250 £56,747
% change year-on-year +18.37% +7.94% -9.21%

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 5,386 4,896 5,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.91% 48.19% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,871 4,378 5,418
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,925 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Text Mining
3 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (47.06%) Analytics
4 7 (41.18%) Machine Learning
4 7 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
5 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 6 (35.29%) Big Data
5 6 (35.29%) Kafka
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) REST
5 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (29.41%) Line Management
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development

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 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
1 6 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon S3
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.88%) Heroku
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Text Mining
2 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (35.29%) Big Data
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
5 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
6 2 (11.76%) MySQL
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.88%) Spark SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (52.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
2 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 6 (35.29%) Kafka
2 6 (35.29%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (29.41%) Django
4 2 (11.76%) D3.js
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.88%) COM
5 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) Social Network
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Machine Learning
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
4 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 5 (29.41%) Data Science
5 5 (29.41%) Line Management
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
8 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Filtering
8 2 (11.76%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (11.76%) Critical Thinking
8 2 (11.76%) Recommender Systems
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
4 3 (17.65%) R
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Julia
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com