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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 169 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.076% 0.37% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median salary £82,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +106.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 1107 1161 1481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.01% 35.87% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 917 924 1200
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 25 June 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 +5 1 £82,500 +106.25%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (84.62%) Manufacturing
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Clustering
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (53.85%) High Availability
3 7 (53.85%) Capacity Management
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) CISA
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Delphi
6 2 (15.38%) Embarcadero
6 2 (15.38%) Pascal
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (15.38%) PVCS

Life Science
Co-occurring 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 (53.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) GCC
1 2 (15.38%) PVCS
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 11 (84.62%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Capacity Management
1 7 (53.85%) High Availability
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) V-Model
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Delphi
2 2 (15.38%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (7.69%) GxP
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Embarcadero
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Progress