Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 308 330
Rank change year-on-year +58 +22 -15
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 8 13 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 14
Median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +35.00% -39.39%
10th Percentile £59,125 £45,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £97,750 £73,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% +45.00% -23.08%

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 2,780 4,154 4,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.93% 41.38% 42.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,416 3,673 3,968
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.60% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £109,375 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Life Science as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Life Science in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 £52,500 -
Life Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) React
2 7 (87.50%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (87.50%) Vue.js
2 7 (87.50%) Threat Detection
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Robotics
2 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source Development
4 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Representation
4 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Blog
4 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Postman
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) React
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 7 (87.50%) Vue.js
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Redux
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
1 7 (87.50%) Cyberthreat
1 7 (87.50%) Robotics
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Blog
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) Threat Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Representation
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Science
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker