Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 102 134
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 +3
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 7 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.59% 0.79% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 2.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £19,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.21% -60.82% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £18,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £19,500 £50,250
East of England median annual salary £52,645 £45,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +16.99% -8.63% +19.39%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 394 511 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.25% 36.92% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 281 384 527
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,326 £27,150
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,522 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Essex

Life Science
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Essex

Life Science
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Essex region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
Harlow - 6 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £35,000 -
Life Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Drupal
3 4 (57.14%) PHP 5
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (57.14%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (57.14%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Vue.js
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) PHP 5
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) Samsung