The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / East Midlands
Rank 153 142 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 11 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.79% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -14.28%  

Life Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1067 1267 1090
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 36.44% 39.89% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 793 960 805
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Life Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the East Midlands

Life Science
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Life Science in the East Midlands

Life Science
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -15 9 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 15 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (46.67%) Clustering
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (46.67%) High Availability
3 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) CESG
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) CISA
5 4 (26.67%) CISM
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) CISSP
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) V-Model
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) GCC
1 3 (20.00%) PVCS
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Associate Director
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) CESG
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Capacity Management
1 7 (46.67%) High Availability
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) V-Model
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Delphi
2 3 (20.00%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISA
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Embarcadero
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft