Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 324 330
Rank change year-on-year +68 +6 +31
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 103 36 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 0.69% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 66 28 12
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% -8.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £38,500 £31,325
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £51,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5453 5211 6263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.22% 39.96% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4303 4230 5028
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the East of England

Life Science
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Life Science in the East of England

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the East of England

Life Science
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 81 £45,000 - 9
Essex +31 11 £19,000 -
Hertfordshire -2 10 £42,500 -15.00%
Bedfordshire +29 1 £100,000 +66.67%
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 52 (50.49%) JavaScript
2 51 (49.51%) Python
3 45 (43.69%) HTML
3 45 (43.69%) Java
4 35 (33.98%) SQL
5 33 (32.04%) Computer Science
6 31 (30.10%) Mathematics
7 29 (28.16%) Degree
8 28 (27.18%) Physics
8 28 (27.18%) Linux
9 26 (25.24%) Software Engineering
10 23 (22.33%) Statistics
10 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (21.36%) Text Mining
12 21 (20.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (20.39%) Oracle
12 21 (20.39%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (19.42%) CSS
14 19 (18.45%) Windows
15 18 (17.48%) C
15 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
16 17 (16.50%) REST
16 17 (16.50%) Data Management
17 16 (15.53%) Web Development
18 15 (14.56%) Manufacturing
19 14 (13.59%) Data Analysis
19 14 (13.59%) C++
19 14 (13.59%) Biology
19 14 (13.59%) Visualisation
20 13 (12.62%) Embedded Systems

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (20.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.91%) Jetty
2 3 (2.91%) MediaWiki
2 3 (2.91%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.91%) Pipeline Pilot
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) Text Mining
2 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.62%) RDBMS
4 9 (8.74%) Data Mining
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.88%) Redis
7 3 (2.91%) Big Data
7 3 (2.91%) KNIME
7 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.94%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Axure RP
1 5 (4.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.91%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.91%) Buildbot
3 3 (2.91%) FindBugs
3 3 (2.91%) JUnit
3 3 (2.91%) Log4j
3 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.91%) Mockito
3 3 (2.91%) SCons
4 2 (1.94%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) Gradle
5 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 21 (20.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (14.56%) Manufacturing
3 13 (12.62%) Retail
4 12 (11.65%) Finance
5 9 (8.74%) Banking
6 5 (4.85%) Electronics
7 3 (2.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Developer
2 34 (33.01%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (12.62%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded C Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Python Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Data Scientist
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) HTML
2 20 (19.42%) CSS
3 17 (16.50%) REST
4 13 (12.62%) AngularJS
5 11 (10.68%) HTML5
6 9 (8.74%) jBPM
6 9 (8.74%) Middleware
6 9 (8.74%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (8.74%) Spring
6 9 (8.74%) Spring Batch
7 6 (5.83%) RESTful
8 5 (4.85%) Web Services
9 4 (3.88%) Flask
9 4 (3.88%) jQuery
9 4 (3.88%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (3.88%) React
10 3 (2.91%) Guava
10 3 (2.91%) Pandas
10 3 (2.91%) Protocol Buffers
10 3 (2.91%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.04%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.62%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (8.74%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.74%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (8.74%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (7.77%) User Experience
5 4 (3.88%) Acoustics
6 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.91%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Unix
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) Mathematics
2 28 (27.18%) Physics
3 26 (25.24%) Software Engineering
4 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.33%) Statistics
5 17 (16.50%) Data Management
6 16 (15.53%) Web Development
7 14 (13.59%) Biology
7 14 (13.59%) Data Analysis
7 14 (13.59%) Visualisation
8 13 (12.62%) Linux Kernel Development
9 12 (11.65%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
9 12 (11.65%) Validation
10 11 (10.68%) Machine Learning
11 10 (9.71%) SDLC
11 10 (9.71%) Workflow
12 9 (8.74%) Information Management
12 9 (8.74%) Logistics
12 9 (8.74%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.49%) JavaScript
2 51 (49.51%) Python
3 45 (43.69%) Java
4 35 (33.98%) SQL
5 18 (17.48%) C
6 14 (13.59%) C++
7 13 (12.62%) Embedded C
7 13 (12.62%) Embedded C++
8 9 (8.74%) Perl
8 9 (8.74%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (28.16%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.85%) PhD
4 3 (2.91%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.94%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) GxP
3 1 (0.97%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.97%) Mesos
2 1 (0.97%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) Cognizant
2 9 (8.74%) JD Edwards
2 9 (8.74%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (4.85%) Adobe
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.94%) Google
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Twitter