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to

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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > East of England
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 45 163
Rank change year-on-year +3 +118 +26
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 438 195 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.37% 4.85% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.86% 12.70% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 43
10th Percentile £34,625 - £37,500
25th Percentile £39,688 £27,000 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.53% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £69,313 £53,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £102,725 £64,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Life Science is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,406 1,536 1,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.53% 38.19% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 766 1,152
10th Percentile £28,125 £28,500 £27,525
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.99% +6.32% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,125 £63,750 £60,898
90th Percentile £76,000 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Life Science as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Life Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -5 256 £45,000 +11.80% 9
Hertfordshire +33 112 - - 7
Essex - 87 £49,500 - 5
Bedfordshire +6 23 - - 2
Suffolk - 8 - -
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 260 (59.36%) Social Skills
2 231 (52.74%) Finance
3 219 (50.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 203 (46.35%) Manufacturing
5 201 (45.89%) Innovative Thinking
6 173 (39.50%) Agile
7 148 (33.79%) Public Sector
8 143 (32.65%) Information Security
9 140 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 140 (31.96%) Cyber Essentials
9 140 (31.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 140 (31.96%) Security Operations
9 140 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 120 (27.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 101 (23.06%) Python
12 87 (19.86%) Degree
13 85 (19.41%) AWS
13 85 (19.41%) Data Science
14 80 (18.26%) Google
15 78 (17.81%) GCP
16 77 (17.58%) Java
17 72 (16.44%) Azure
18 71 (16.21%) Git (software)
19 67 (15.30%) SQL
20 60 (13.70%) Law
21 57 (13.01%) Artificial Intelligence
22 56 (12.79%) Computer Science
23 50 (11.42%) Mentoring
24 48 (10.96%) Analytics
24 48 (10.96%) Visualisation

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 43 (9.82%) Apache Spark
2 24 (5.48%) SAS
3 21 (4.79%) Apache
4 17 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.28%) CMS
6 8 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.14%) IIS
7 5 (1.14%) JBoss
7 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 26 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.91%) Zeplin
4 3 (0.68%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.05%) SAP ERP
1 9 (2.05%) SAP MDG
1 9 (2.05%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.83%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 85 (19.41%) AWS
2 78 (17.81%) GCP
3 72 (16.44%) Azure
4 37 (8.45%) Serverless
5 26 (5.94%) Cloud Functions
6 16 (3.65%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (3.65%) OpenShift
7 11 (2.51%) PaaS
8 10 (2.28%) Dialogflow
8 10 (2.28%) Google App Engine
8 10 (2.28%) Google Compute Engine
9 9 (2.05%) SaaS
10 8 (1.83%) Oracle CX
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.14%) AWS CodePipeline
11 5 (1.14%) Azure Stack
11 5 (1.14%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.14%) Microsoft 365
12 4 (0.91%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.65%) Internet
2 8 (1.83%) Wireless
3 5 (1.14%) Firewall
4 4 (0.91%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.22%) Big Data
2 28 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (5.94%) Tableau
4 25 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
5 21 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.34%) Metadata
7 16 (3.65%) ClickHouse
7 16 (3.65%) SQL Server
8 14 (3.20%) BigQuery
8 14 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.51%) Flink
9 11 (2.51%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.51%) MySQL
9 11 (2.51%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.51%) OLAP
10 10 (2.28%) Cloud Spanner
11 9 (2.05%) SAP HANA
11 9 (2.05%) Tableau Server
12 8 (1.83%) Tableau Desktop
Development Applications
1 71 (16.21%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.71%) Gradle
3 23 (5.25%) Maven
4 19 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.34%) Subversion
5 16 (3.65%) JIRA
6 12 (2.74%) JUnit
7 11 (2.51%) Ant
7 11 (2.51%) Mockito
8 5 (1.14%) RStudio
8 5 (1.14%) Toad
9 4 (0.91%) GitLab
10 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.68%) Flyway
11 1 (0.23%) Applitools
11 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.23%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.23%) Gatling
11 1 (0.23%) Protractor
11 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 260 (59.36%) Social Skills
2 231 (52.74%) Finance
3 219 (50.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 203 (46.35%) Manufacturing
5 148 (33.79%) Public Sector
6 120 (27.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 60 (13.70%) Law
8 33 (7.53%) Marketing
9 18 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (3.88%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (1.83%) Electronics
12 6 (1.37%) Advertising
13 5 (1.14%) Presentation Skills
14 4 (0.91%) Banking
14 4 (0.91%) Publishing
15 3 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 180 (41.10%) Analyst
2 140 (31.96%) Information Analyst
2 140 (31.96%) Information Security Analyst
2 140 (31.96%) Security Analyst
3 29 (6.62%) Developer
4 28 (6.39%) Digital Analyst
5 22 (5.02%) Java Engineer
6 21 (4.79%) Technical Leader
7 18 (4.11%) Digital Marketing Analyst
7 18 (4.11%) Financial Analyst
7 18 (4.11%) Marketing Analyst
8 17 (3.88%) Architect
9 16 (3.65%) Data Engineer
10 15 (3.42%) Senior Architect
10 15 (3.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.97%) Programmer
12 11 (2.51%) Graduate
12 11 (2.51%) Quality Manager
12 11 (2.51%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.48%) .NET
2 23 (5.25%) CSS
2 23 (5.25%) HTML
2 23 (5.25%) RESTful
3 22 (5.02%) Spring
4 18 (4.11%) Kafka
4 18 (4.11%) REST
5 16 (3.65%) GraphQL
5 16 (3.65%) Node.js
6 14 (3.20%) JPA
7 13 (2.97%) .NET Core
7 13 (2.97%) Web Services
8 11 (2.51%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.51%) Hibernate
8 11 (2.51%) JDBC
8 11 (2.51%) JSON
8 11 (2.51%) Play Framework
9 10 (2.28%) Apache Beam
10 9 (2.05%) React
11 8 (1.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.99%) Social Media
2 23 (5.25%) Data Structures
3 22 (5.02%) Algorithms
4 21 (4.79%) Cloud Native
5 20 (4.57%) Blog
5 20 (4.57%) Pharmacovigilance
6 16 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.97%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.28%) Legacy Applications
9 9 (2.05%) FPGA
9 9 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.05%) User Experience
10 6 (1.37%) Data Fabric
10 6 (1.37%) Linked Data
11 4 (0.91%) Biotechnology
11 4 (0.91%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.68%) W3C
13 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.46%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.65%) Unix
2 11 (2.51%) Linux
3 6 (1.37%) Windows
4 5 (1.14%) Solaris
4 5 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (45.89%) Innovative Thinking
2 173 (39.50%) Agile
3 143 (32.65%) Information Security
4 140 (31.96%) Security Operations
5 85 (19.41%) Data Science
6 57 (13.01%) Artificial Intelligence
7 56 (12.79%) Computer Science
8 50 (11.42%) Mentoring
9 48 (10.96%) Analytics
9 48 (10.96%) Visualisation
10 47 (10.73%) Root Cause Analysis
11 46 (10.50%) Microservices
12 45 (10.27%) ETL
13 40 (9.13%) Data Visualisation
14 39 (8.90%) Scrum
15 38 (8.68%) Coaching
16 34 (7.76%) Full Stack Development
17 33 (7.53%) Informatics
18 31 (7.08%) CI/CD
18 31 (7.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.06%) Python
2 77 (17.58%) Java
3 67 (15.30%) SQL
4 47 (10.73%) JavaScript
5 27 (6.16%) R
6 20 (4.57%) Scala
7 11 (2.51%) Perl
7 11 (2.51%) PHP
7 11 (2.51%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.51%) Ruby
7 11 (2.51%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.05%) C
9 6 (1.37%) SHACL
9 6 (1.37%) SPARQL
10 5 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.68%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.46%) C++
12 2 (0.46%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 87 (19.86%) Degree
2 28 (6.39%) PhD
3 6 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.91%) CCNP
4 4 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.91%) MCSE
4 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.68%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.23%) MBA
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (31.96%) Cyber Essentials
1 140 (31.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 140 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 140 (31.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 27 (6.16%) GLP
3 14 (3.20%) PMO
4 13 (2.97%) QA
5 12 (2.74%) CDISC
5 12 (2.74%) Data Quality
5 12 (2.74%) Good Clinical Practice
6 11 (2.51%) GxP
7 4 (0.91%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.68%) WAI
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (4.57%) Docker
2 10 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (7.08%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.65%) Terraform
3 5 (1.14%) Ansible
3 5 (1.14%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (18.26%) Google
2 38 (8.68%) Oracle
3 35 (7.99%) Facebook
4 34 (7.76%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.65%) MuleSoft
6 14 (3.20%) Adobe
7 9 (2.05%) SAP
8 5 (1.14%) Commvault
8 5 (1.14%) Netlify
8 5 (1.14%) Splunk
9 4 (0.91%) Instagram
9 4 (0.91%) Twitter
9 4 (0.91%) VMware
9 4 (0.91%) YouTube
10 2 (0.46%) Confluent
10 2 (0.46%) Saba