Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 313 332
Rank change year-on-year +110 +19 -26
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 9 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.050% 0.090% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.22% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 21
Median annual salary £56,250 £67,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -15.63% +30.61%
10th Percentile £41,375 £37,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,125 £83,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -26.67% +50.00%

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 1,613 4,106 4,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.02% 41.09% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 3,472 4,162
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,000 £37,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +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 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Value Proposition
2 1 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Valgrind
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) C++Builder
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

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 (50.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) C++Builder
1 1 (50.00%) Valgrind
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) STL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL