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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / East of England
Rank 207 224 250
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 43 51 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.69% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 1.64% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 14
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £32,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £75,000
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 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 2281 3117 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 37.40% 42.40% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 2357 2341
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 25 March 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 25 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
Cambridgeshire +6 31 £48,000 +6.66% 4
Hertfordshire +15 10 £56,000 -30.00%
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 -
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 26 (44.07%) Degree
1 26 (44.07%) Computer Science
2 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
3 18 (30.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (25.42%) .NET
5 14 (23.73%) C
5 14 (23.73%) C++
5 14 (23.73%) Java
6 13 (22.03%) Windows
6 13 (22.03%) Python
6 13 (22.03%) Aerospace
7 12 (20.34%) Linux
7 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
8 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
8 11 (18.64%) RESTful
8 11 (18.64%) C#
8 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.64%) TDD
9 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
9 10 (16.95%) SQL
9 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
9 10 (16.95%) DevOps
10 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (15.25%) Ruby
10 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
10 9 (15.25%) XML
10 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.25%) PhD
10 9 (15.25%) OpenGL

Life Science
Top Related 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 8 (13.56%) nginx
2 6 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.47%) Apache
3 5 (8.47%) ColdFusion
3 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.39%) Drupal
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Luigi
6 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.47%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.08%) Loggly
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) DHCP
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) SMTP
1 1 (1.69%) SNMP
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (8.47%) Big Data
2 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.08%) InfluxDB
3 3 (5.08%) Neo4j
3 3 (5.08%) Power BI
3 3 (5.08%) Redis
3 3 (5.08%) Text Mining
4 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) PowerPivot
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.69%) QlikView
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.56%) Vagrant
3 5 (8.47%) PHPUnit
3 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.69%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) RSpec
General
1 18 (30.51%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (22.03%) Aerospace
3 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.17%) Finance
5 4 (6.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) RESTful
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.25%) OpenGL
4 9 (15.25%) XML
5 6 (10.17%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.47%) Django
6 5 (8.47%) HTML
6 5 (8.47%) JMS
6 5 (8.47%) Lucene
6 5 (8.47%) Middleware
6 5 (8.47%) SOAP
6 5 (8.47%) Web Services
7 4 (6.78%) CSS
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.08%) CSS3
8 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.08%) pytest
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.07%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) Algorithms
2 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.08%) W3C
4 3 (5.08%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.69%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.78%) Unix
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
3 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps
5 9 (15.25%) CAD
5 9 (15.25%) Project Management
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) MVC
7 6 (10.17%) Analytics
7 6 (10.17%) Informatics
8 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.47%) E-Procurement
8 5 (8.47%) ERP
8 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) C
1 14 (23.73%) C++
1 14 (23.73%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) Python
3 11 (18.64%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) SQL
5 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) Ruby
6 7 (11.86%) Perl
7 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.47%) PHP
9 4 (6.78%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.39%) VBScript
11 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) PhD
3 5 (8.47%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.39%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) GxP
2 3 (5.08%) WAI
3 1 (1.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.69%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
1 5 (8.47%) KVM
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) Packer
3 3 (5.08%) Grafana
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
2 5 (8.47%) webMethods
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) New Relic
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau
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