Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 633 846 714
Rank change year-on-year +213 -132 +22
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 591 345 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.48% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 312 222 331
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £30,125 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £74,800 £73,375 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72494 71833 85747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.08% 41.16% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55362 59474 69768
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in England

Life Science
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Life Science in England

Life Science
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in England

Life Science
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
London +80 240 £50,000 -9.09% 15
East of England +80 114 £46,250 -6.09% 6
North of England +69 97 £35,438 -16.62% 8
North West +58 88 £35,875 -15.59% 7
South East +22 73 £52,500 +25.75% 4
South West +50 46 £31,000 -4.62% 3
Midlands -1 16 £35,000 -17.65% 1
West Midlands -6 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North East +4 6 £25,000 -34.05% 1
East Midlands +29 5 - -
Yorkshire +9 3 - -
Life Science
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 192 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (30.29%) Degree
3 177 (29.95%) Manufacturing
4 133 (22.50%) Java
5 124 (20.98%) JavaScript
6 120 (20.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 116 (19.63%) SQL
8 111 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
9 104 (17.60%) Microsoft
10 103 (17.43%) Retail
11 102 (17.26%) Windows
12 91 (15.40%) Oracle
13 90 (15.23%) HTML
13 90 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 89 (15.06%) Linux
15 87 (14.72%) SAP
16 85 (14.38%) Python
17 82 (13.87%) Software Engineering
18 80 (13.54%) SQL Server
18 80 (13.54%) Finance
19 77 (13.03%) Business Development
20 75 (12.69%) Project Management
21 69 (11.68%) Data Management
22 67 (11.34%) Computer Science
23 65 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
24 60 (10.15%) DevOps
25 57 (9.64%) Scrum
26 54 (9.14%) GxP
27 53 (8.97%) Mathematics
28 52 (8.80%) Relational Database

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.20%) Apache
4 12 (2.03%) CMS
4 12 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.35%) IIS
7 4 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.51%) Confluence
8 3 (0.51%) Marvel
8 3 (0.51%) WordPress
9 2 (0.34%) Jetty
9 2 (0.34%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.02%) FrameMaker
5 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.51%) InVision
7 3 (0.51%) UXPin
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.34%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.34%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 24 (4.06%) SAP SD
2 22 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (3.72%) SAP QM
3 12 (2.03%) SAP APO
4 9 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.35%) SAP LE
6 6 (1.02%) NetSuite
6 6 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 3 (0.51%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.34%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.34%) SAP EWM
9 2 (0.34%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.89%) SaaS
3 22 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (3.21%) GitHub
5 17 (2.88%) Office 365
6 15 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 7 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.02%) Force.com
9 6 (1.02%) Veeva
10 5 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.85%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.51%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.72%) Wireless
2 21 (3.55%) DHCP
2 21 (3.55%) DNS
3 20 (3.38%) WAN
4 18 (3.05%) Firewall
5 15 (2.54%) LAN
6 13 (2.20%) HTTP
6 13 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.86%) Network Security
7 11 (1.86%) VoIP
7 11 (1.86%) VPN
8 10 (1.69%) IPsec
8 10 (1.69%) MPLS
8 10 (1.69%) OSPF
9 8 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.18%) Internet
11 5 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 51 (8.63%) SAP HANA
4 44 (7.45%) Big Data
5 26 (4.40%) Hadoop
6 22 (3.72%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.72%) Text Mining
7 20 (3.38%) MySQL
8 15 (2.54%) Power BI
9 14 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.37%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.20%) OLTP
11 12 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (2.03%) Data Mining
12 11 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
15 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (6.60%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.43%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.41%) JIRA
4 25 (4.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 22 (3.72%) Maven
6 18 (3.05%) Bitbucket
7 17 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.37%) Grunt
9 12 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.86%) JUnit
10 11 (1.86%) Selenium
11 7 (1.18%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.02%) Hudson
12 6 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.02%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.85%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 5 (0.85%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.85%) Gradle
13 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 177 (29.95%) Manufacturing
2 120 (20.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 103 (17.43%) Retail
4 80 (13.54%) Finance
5 29 (4.91%) Marketing
6 27 (4.57%) Banking
7 25 (4.23%) Telecoms
8 21 (3.55%) Automotive
9 14 (2.37%) Billing
10 13 (2.20%) Law
11 8 (1.35%) Electronics
12 5 (0.85%) Back Office
12 5 (0.85%) Legal
13 3 (0.51%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (23.86%) Developer
2 118 (19.97%) Consultant
3 71 (12.01%) Java Developer
4 53 (8.97%) SAP Consultant
5 37 (6.26%) Software Engineer
6 33 (5.58%) Analyst
6 33 (5.58%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 27 (4.57%) Principal Consultant
9 24 (4.06%) Principal SAP Consultant
10 22 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (3.72%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.55%) Architect
12 19 (3.21%) Embedded Engineer
12 19 (3.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 18 (3.05%) Software Developer
14 17 (2.88%) Python Developer
14 17 (2.88%) Senior Consultant
15 16 (2.71%) C Software Engineer
15 16 (2.71%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (15.23%) HTML
2 49 (8.29%) .NET
3 46 (7.78%) Web Services
4 45 (7.61%) CSS
5 37 (6.26%) ASP.NET
5 37 (6.26%) RESTful
6 35 (5.92%) Hibernate
6 35 (5.92%) Spring
7 34 (5.75%) HTML5
8 30 (5.08%) jQuery
9 25 (4.23%) XML
10 24 (4.06%) REST
11 22 (3.72%) Middleware
12 21 (3.55%) COM
13 19 (3.21%) AngularJS
14 18 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
15 12 (2.03%) Spring MVC
15 12 (2.03%) WinForms
16 11 (1.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 51 (8.63%) Virtual Team
4 34 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 29 (4.91%) User Experience
6 24 (4.06%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (3.21%) Algorithms
8 19 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (2.71%) PMI
10 12 (2.03%) FMCG
10 12 (2.03%) PDA
11 10 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.52%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.52%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.35%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.35%) Social Media
14 7 (1.18%) NHS
15 5 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.26%) Windows
2 89 (15.06%) Linux
3 19 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.03%) Android
5 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.85%) Unix
8 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.51%) CentOS
10 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (13.87%) Software Engineering
4 77 (13.03%) Business Development
5 75 (12.69%) Project Management
6 69 (11.68%) Data Management
7 60 (10.15%) DevOps
8 57 (9.64%) Scrum
9 53 (8.97%) Mathematics
10 51 (8.63%) Analytics
11 50 (8.46%) Web Development
12 47 (7.95%) MVC
13 46 (7.78%) ETL
14 44 (7.45%) SDLC
15 43 (7.28%) ITIL
16 42 (7.11%) Workflow
17 41 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (6.77%) Test Automation
19 38 (6.43%) Microservices
20 36 (6.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 133 (22.50%) Java
2 124 (20.98%) JavaScript
3 116 (19.63%) SQL
4 85 (14.38%) Python
5 43 (7.28%) C#
6 42 (7.11%) C++
7 28 (4.74%) C
8 22 (3.72%) Shell Script
9 19 (3.21%) Embedded C
10 18 (3.05%) PHP
11 17 (2.88%) Scala
12 16 (2.71%) Embedded C++
13 14 (2.37%) VB
14 12 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.03%) VB6
15 11 (1.86%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.69%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.35%) Perl
17 8 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.02%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 179 (30.29%) Degree
2 22 (3.72%) PMI Certification
3 18 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.69%) CCNP
7 10 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.52%) MCSA
8 9 (1.52%) PhD
9 8 (1.35%) CCNA
9 8 (1.35%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.02%) CITP
11 6 (1.02%) PMP
12 5 (0.85%) MCP
13 3 (0.51%) CISM
13 3 (0.51%) CISSP
14 2 (0.34%) CEH
14 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.14%) GxP
2 45 (7.61%) QA
3 12 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.52%) COBIT
5 6 (1.02%) GMP
5 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.85%) SLA
7 4 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.68%) IEC 62304
7 4 (0.68%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.51%) Val IT
9 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.34%) GAMP
9 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.34%) MISRA
9 2 (0.34%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.34%) NIST 800
System Software
1 30 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.03%) Docker
5 5 (0.85%) Samba
6 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.68%) vSphere
7 2 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (2.71%) Puppet
2 15 (2.54%) ZABBIX
3 10 (1.69%) WSUS
4 9 (1.52%) SCOM
4 9 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (1.35%) Ambari
6 4 (0.68%) Ansible
7 3 (0.51%) Kibana
7 3 (0.51%) Terraform
8 2 (0.34%) Nessus
9 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.17%) Mesos
9 1 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 104 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 91 (15.40%) Oracle
3 87 (14.72%) SAP
4 34 (5.75%) VMware
5 27 (4.57%) Cognizant
6 26 (4.40%) Cisco
7 25 (4.23%) Talend
8 22 (3.72%) Informatica
9 20 (3.38%) Tableau
10 19 (3.21%) MicroStrategy
10 19 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (3.05%) JD Edwards
11 18 (3.05%) PeopleSoft
12 15 (2.54%) Ab Initio
12 15 (2.54%) Alteryx
12 15 (2.54%) Google
13 12 (2.03%) Ariba
14 11 (1.86%) Citrix
15 10 (1.69%) Adobe
15 10 (1.69%) MuleSoft