Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 235 203 319
Rank change year-on-year -32 +116 +15
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 19 2 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.050% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
10th Percentile £66,875 £41,375 £37,500
25th Percentile £72,500 £45,313 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £56,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +73.33% -13.46% -18.75%
75th Percentile £120,313 £67,813 £72,500
90th Percentile £123,750 £72,125 £83,500
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +73.33% +2.27% -26.67%

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 2,288 1,515 3,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.24% 37.72% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 1,336 3,209
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £39,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%

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 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 7 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (21.05%) Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Biotechnology
4 4 (21.05%) WordPress
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Social Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Data Science
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) React
5 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Law
5 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (15.79%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (15.79%) PhD

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 4 (21.05%) WordPress
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Appian
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Figma
2 2 (10.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
1 1 (5.26%) SAP GRC
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) MailChimp
2 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (5.26%) PowerApps
3 1 (5.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
1 2 (10.53%) Power BI
1 2 (10.53%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Grunt
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Retail
4 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (21.05%) Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Social Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Law
5 3 (15.79%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.26%) Advertising
7 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.26%) Banking
7 1 (5.26%) Electronics
7 1 (5.26%) German Language
7 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
7 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) HR Assistant
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Change Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Management Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Statistical Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
3 2 (10.53%) UI/UX Designer
3 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) React
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Laravel
3 2 (10.53%) LESS
3 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Symfony
4 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Biotechnology
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Robotics
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
2 3 (15.79%) Data Science
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) ERP
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) Story Mapping
3 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Macro
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) R
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PhD
3 2 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CISA
4 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) CDISC
2 1 (5.26%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (5.26%) GRC
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Kronos
4 1 (5.26%) Pardot
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) UiPath