The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 131 149 156
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 9 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.41% 0.47% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Median salary £50,500 £80,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.87% +79.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,875 £42,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £80,000 £64,900
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £45,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -3.88% -9.09%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 747 1067 985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 33.85% 41.49% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 592 817 751
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Hertfordshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Hertfordshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £56,000 -
Life Science
East of England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Document Management
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
3 4 (22.22%) Automotive
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) GxP
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) Informatics
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Power BI
1 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
3 4 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 3 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Document Management
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Informatics
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
1 4 (22.22%) C++
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix