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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 215 282
Rank change year-on-year -3 +67  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 37 39 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.57% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 10
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +24.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2644 2858 3470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 42.67% 42.00% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2082 2384 2770
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Cambridgeshire -17 29 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Hertfordshire -6 6 £51,500 -
Bedfordshire +21 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 - - 2
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 26 (32.91%) Computer Science
2 25 (31.65%) Degree
3 22 (27.85%) Java
4 21 (26.58%) DevOps
5 20 (25.32%) Python
5 20 (25.32%) TDD
6 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
7 17 (21.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (21.52%) XML
7 17 (21.52%) .NET
7 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
7 17 (21.52%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (21.52%) Vagrant
7 17 (21.52%) Ruby
7 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (21.52%) nginx
7 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.25%) Docker
8 16 (20.25%) Lucene
9 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (18.99%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (18.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (18.99%) Open Source
10 14 (17.72%) PHPUnit
10 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
10 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
10 14 (17.72%) PHP
11 12 (15.19%) C#
11 12 (15.19%) Oracle

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 17 (21.52%) Elasticsearch
1 17 (21.52%) nginx
2 8 (10.13%) Drupal
2 8 (10.13%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.33%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.33%) ColdFusion
3 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.80%) Jetty
5 3 (3.80%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (15.19%) Loggly
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) VPN
1 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (15.19%) InfluxDB
2 12 (15.19%) Redis
3 10 (12.66%) Text Mining
4 7 (8.86%) Big Data
5 5 (6.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.80%) KNIME
6 3 (3.80%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
1 17 (21.52%) Vagrant
2 14 (17.72%) PHPUnit
3 12 (15.19%) Selenium
4 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.33%) Mercurial
5 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.06%) CircleCI
6 4 (5.06%) RSpec
7 3 (3.80%) Bugzilla
7 3 (3.80%) Buildbot
7 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.80%) FindBugs
7 3 (3.80%) JUnit
7 3 (3.80%) Log4j
7 3 (3.80%) Mockito
7 3 (3.80%) SCons
8 1 (1.27%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (21.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (13.92%) Aerospace
3 10 (12.66%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Senior Developer
3 12 (15.19%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) AWS Developer
6 8 (10.13%) DevOps Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (7.59%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Python Developer
9 4 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Site Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) .NET
1 17 (21.52%) XML
2 16 (20.25%) Lucene
3 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.19%) Behat
3 12 (15.19%) pytest
3 12 (15.19%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (13.92%) OpenGL
5 10 (12.66%) Django
5 10 (12.66%) RESTful
6 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
6 8 (10.13%) Symfony
7 7 (8.86%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (7.59%) Middleware
8 6 (7.59%) Web Services
9 5 (6.33%) JMS
9 5 (6.33%) SOAP
10 4 (5.06%) Ember.js
10 4 (5.06%) Spring
11 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.92%) Algorithms
3 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) DevOps
2 20 (25.32%) TDD
3 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
4 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
6 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (18.99%) Open Source
7 14 (17.72%) Mathematics
8 12 (15.19%) BDD
8 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (13.92%) CAD
9 11 (13.92%) Project Management
10 8 (10.13%) Data Management
10 8 (10.13%) Informatics
10 8 (10.13%) Machine Learning
10 8 (10.13%) MVC
10 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Document Management
12 6 (7.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) Python
3 17 (21.52%) Ruby
4 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.72%) PHP
5 12 (15.19%) C#
6 11 (13.92%) C
6 11 (13.92%) C++
7 9 (11.39%) Perl
8 6 (7.59%) SQL
9 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) Degree
2 11 (13.92%) PhD
3 7 (8.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (7.59%) Postgraduate
5 5 (6.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) GxP
2 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Docker
2 5 (6.33%) KVM
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Grafana
2 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.33%) Packer
2 5 (6.33%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle
1 12 (15.19%) SaltStack
2 8 (10.13%) New Relic
3 5 (6.33%) VMware
3 5 (6.33%) webMethods
4 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.27%) LabWare
5 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago