Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 314 373
Rank change year-on-year -21 +59 +43
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 15 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.17% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 10
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £82,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -24.14%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,750 £47,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £86,250 £82,625
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £63,750 £55,994
% change year-on-year -13.73% +13.85% -22.77%

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 5,359 4,924 6,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.59% 48.62% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,769 4,437 5,719
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 12 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) Data Science
3 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (46.67%) PhD
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 5 (33.33%) Scala
4 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) Microservices
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Java 8
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Big Data
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) Heroku
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
7 1 (6.67%) R
7 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation

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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Python Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) D3.js
1 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
1 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.67%) React
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (53.33%) Data Science
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Neural Network
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 4 (26.67%) Java 8
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Julia
4 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PhD
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle