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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 667 676
Rank change year-on-year +49 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 231 269 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.65% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 126 111 166
Median salary £49,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £77,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33685 41681 42606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.03% 42.85% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27405 34182 34042
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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
London +58 62 £62,500 +4.16% 17
South East +55 56 £42,000 +10.52% 2
East of England +23 55 £55,000 +22.22% 6
North West -9 33 £44,000 -7.36% 4
West Midlands -15 9 £36,500 -5.80% 1
South West +13 7 £45,000 +2.85%
East Midlands -13 4 - -
Yorkshire +23 2 £50,500 -
North East +4 2 £20,000 -71.42%
Life Science
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 155 (40.47%) Manufacturing
2 102 (26.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 98 (25.59%) Degree
4 97 (25.33%) Oracle
5 84 (21.93%) Finance
6 79 (20.63%) Computer Science
6 79 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (20.10%) Java
8 72 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
9 71 (18.54%) Microsoft
10 70 (18.28%) Analytics
11 68 (17.75%) SQL
12 63 (16.45%) Linux
13 62 (16.19%) Windows
13 62 (16.19%) .NET
14 49 (12.79%) Relational Database
15 46 (12.01%) JavaScript
15 46 (12.01%) Python
16 45 (11.75%) Software Engineering
17 44 (11.49%) SQL Server
17 44 (11.49%) Web Services
17 44 (11.49%) Project Management
18 40 (10.44%) ERP
18 40 (10.44%) DevOps
19 37 (9.66%) Mathematics
20 36 (9.40%) Retail
21 35 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
21 35 (9.14%) HTML
22 34 (8.88%) CSS

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 21 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.70%) CMS
2 18 (4.70%) nginx
3 17 (4.44%) Apache
4 16 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (3.39%) IIS
6 12 (3.13%) WordPress
7 8 (2.09%) Drupal
8 6 (1.57%) Confluence
9 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.31%) ColdFusion
9 5 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.04%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.04%) Documentum
11 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.52%) SAS
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.57%) RoboHelp
6 5 (1.31%) Camtasia
7 4 (1.04%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (3.13%) Magento
2 12 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (1.83%) WebTrends
5 5 (1.31%) SAP GRC
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle SCM
7 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.26%) Maximo
9 1 (0.26%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.26%) Primavera
9 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.96%) Google Analytics
3 14 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.13%) GitHub
4 12 (3.13%) Loggly
5 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.78%) AdWords
8 3 (0.78%) SaaS
9 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.87%) WAN
2 10 (2.61%) Firewall
2 10 (2.61%) LAN
3 9 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.35%) VoIP
4 5 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.31%) DHCP
4 5 (1.31%) DNS
5 4 (1.04%) LDAP
6 3 (0.78%) DMZ
6 3 (0.78%) Internet
6 3 (0.78%) IPv4
6 3 (0.78%) IPv6
6 3 (0.78%) OSPF
6 3 (0.78%) RIP
6 3 (0.78%) SSL
7 2 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.52%) Softphone
8 1 (0.26%) SMTP
8 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.79%) Relational Database
2 44 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.74%) Electronic Patient Records
4 21 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.70%) Big Data
5 18 (4.70%) RDBMS
6 17 (4.44%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.39%) MySQL
9 12 (3.13%) InfluxDB
9 12 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.13%) Redis
10 9 (2.35%) Text Mining
11 8 (2.09%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.83%) QlikView
12 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 28 (7.31%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.70%) Subversion
4 17 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 17 (4.44%) Vagrant
5 14 (3.66%) PHPUnit
6 13 (3.39%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.13%) Selenium
8 8 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.09%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (1.57%) JIRA
10 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.04%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.04%) Mocha
11 4 (1.04%) RSpec
12 3 (0.78%) GCC
12 3 (0.78%) PVCS
13 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.26%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 155 (40.47%) Manufacturing
2 102 (26.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 84 (21.93%) Finance
4 36 (9.40%) Retail
5 26 (6.79%) Telecoms
6 23 (6.01%) Marketing
7 19 (4.96%) Banking
8 14 (3.66%) Aerospace
9 13 (3.39%) German Language
10 6 (1.57%) Automotive
11 4 (1.04%) Advertising
11 4 (1.04%) Publishing
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
12 2 (0.52%) Legal
12 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 78 (20.37%) Developer
2 64 (16.71%) Analyst
3 39 (10.18%) Consultant
4 27 (7.05%) Senior Developer
5 23 (6.01%) Software Engineer
6 22 (5.74%) Support Analyst
7 20 (5.22%) Architect
8 19 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.70%) Java Developer
10 14 (3.66%) Data Analyst
10 14 (3.66%) PHP Developer
10 14 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.39%) Integration Engineer
12 12 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
12 12 (3.13%) Junior
12 12 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (2.87%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.87%) Data Architect
13 11 (2.87%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.19%) .NET
2 44 (11.49%) Web Services
3 35 (9.14%) HTML
4 34 (8.88%) CSS
5 29 (7.57%) jQuery
5 29 (7.57%) XML
6 26 (6.79%) HTML5
7 25 (6.53%) SOAP
8 24 (6.27%) CSS3
9 23 (6.01%) ASP.NET
10 20 (5.22%) RESTful
10 20 (5.22%) Symfony
11 16 (4.18%) Lucene
12 14 (3.66%) Django
12 14 (3.66%) EDI
12 14 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (3.39%) Middleware
13 13 (3.39%) OpenGL
13 13 (3.39%) REST
13 13 (3.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (20.63%) Computer Science
2 72 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.22%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.09%) PMI
6 7 (1.83%) Clustering
6 7 (1.83%) FMCG
6 7 (1.83%) Social Media
7 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.31%) NHS
7 5 (1.31%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.04%) CESG
8 4 (1.04%) LIMS
8 4 (1.04%) User Experience
9 3 (0.78%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.52%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.45%) Linux
2 62 (16.19%) Windows
3 23 (6.01%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.78%) Unix
7 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (18.28%) Analytics
3 45 (11.75%) Software Engineering
4 44 (11.49%) Project Management
5 40 (10.44%) DevOps
5 40 (10.44%) ERP
6 37 (9.66%) Mathematics
7 35 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (8.62%) Data Management
9 32 (8.36%) Data Modelling
9 32 (8.36%) TDD
10 30 (7.83%) ETL
11 29 (7.57%) E-Commerce
12 27 (7.05%) B2B
12 27 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (6.53%) Data Analysis
13 25 (6.53%) OOP
14 24 (6.27%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.10%) Java
2 68 (17.75%) SQL
3 46 (12.01%) JavaScript
3 46 (12.01%) Python
4 30 (7.83%) C#
4 30 (7.83%) PL/SQL
5 26 (6.79%) PHP
6 24 (6.27%) C++
6 24 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 19 (4.96%) Ruby
8 17 (4.44%) C
9 16 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.13%) Scala
11 8 (2.09%) Perl
12 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.57%) R
13 4 (1.04%) VB
13 4 (1.04%) VBScript
14 3 (0.78%) Pascal
14 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (25.59%) Degree
2 20 (5.22%) PhD
3 10 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.35%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.09%) CCNA
5 8 (2.09%) MCP
5 8 (2.09%) MCSE
6 6 (1.57%) CISA
6 6 (1.57%) CISM
6 6 (1.57%) CISSP
6 6 (1.57%) Postgraduate
7 5 (1.31%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.04%) Analytics IQ
8 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.52%) HND
9 2 (0.52%) PMP
9 2 (0.52%) SANS
9 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.09%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.13%) QA
3 11 (2.87%) GxP
3 11 (2.87%) SLA
4 10 (2.61%) PMO
5 7 (1.83%) GAMP
6 4 (1.04%) HL7
6 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.52%) GMP
8 2 (0.52%) WAI
9 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 20 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.18%) Docker
4 6 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.31%) KVM
6 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.52%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.13%) Grafana
2 7 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.83%) Puppet
3 5 (1.31%) Packer
3 5 (1.31%) RSA Archer
4 3 (0.78%) Ansible
5 2 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 97 (25.33%) Oracle
2 71 (18.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.48%) Google
4 18 (4.70%) Cognizant
4 18 (4.70%) VMware
5 17 (4.44%) Talend
6 16 (4.18%) SAP
7 12 (3.13%) SaltStack
7 12 (3.13%) Zend
8 11 (2.87%) Cisco
9 9 (2.35%) Tableau
10 8 (2.09%) MuleSoft
10 8 (2.09%) New Relic
11 7 (1.83%) Informatica
12 6 (1.57%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (1.31%) hybris
13 5 (1.31%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.31%) webMethods
14 4 (1.04%) Citrix
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket L
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum 7.5% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Lif
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30000 - 55000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excelllent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Annapurna HR
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus / benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday