Period
to 27 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 444 456 638
Rank change year-on-year +12 +182 +2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 327 64 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 100 41 66
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £43,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £61,250 £52,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £87,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -37.14% +45.83% -14.59%
75th Percentile £71,250 £105,000 £80,625
90th Percentile £95,625 £130,000 £135,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,429 9,413 19,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.62% 38.59% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13,617 7,936 15,440
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,630 £36,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in London

Life Science
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Life Science in London.

Salary trend for Life Science in London

Life Science
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Life Science in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Life Science in London

Life Science
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -23 25 £87,500 +105.88% 7
West London - 8 £67,500 - 17
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 165 (50.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 150 (45.87%) Degree
3 118 (36.09%) Social Skills
4 113 (34.56%) Computer Science
4 113 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (22.63%) SaaS
6 71 (21.71%) Finance
7 69 (21.10%) Data Science
8 67 (20.49%) Project Management
9 65 (19.88%) Veeva
10 61 (18.65%) Analytics
11 58 (17.74%) Mentoring
11 58 (17.74%) Validation
11 58 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 55 (16.82%) AWS
13 47 (14.37%) TDD
14 46 (14.07%) Artificial Intelligence
14 46 (14.07%) Oracle
15 44 (13.46%) Scrum
15 44 (13.46%) Presales
16 41 (12.54%) SQL
17 40 (12.23%) Manufacturing
18 39 (11.93%) Software Engineering
19 38 (11.62%) GCP
19 38 (11.62%) DevOps
20 37 (11.31%) Data Management
20 37 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
21 36 (11.01%) Innovative Thinking
21 36 (11.01%) JavaScript
21 36 (11.01%) Machine Learning

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 35 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 34 (10.40%) Documentum
3 22 (6.73%) SAS
4 8 (2.45%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.83%) CMS
6 4 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.92%) Apache
7 3 (0.92%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.61%) Confluence
8 2 (0.61%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.45%) Windchill
3 7 (2.14%) InVision
3 7 (2.14%) Sketch
4 6 (1.83%) S-PLUS
5 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 30 (9.17%) TrackWise
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle Clinical
2 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 74 (22.63%) SaaS
2 65 (19.88%) Veeva
3 55 (16.82%) AWS
4 38 (11.62%) GCP
5 34 (10.40%) Azure
6 14 (4.28%) Figma
7 9 (2.75%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (2.14%) Miro
9 6 (1.83%) WhatsApp
10 5 (1.53%) Serverless
11 4 (1.22%) Datadog
11 4 (1.22%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.22%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.22%) Smartsheet
12 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.92%) Collibra
12 3 (0.92%) PaaS
13 2 (0.61%) Amazon SageMaker
13 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.75%) HTTP
2 2 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) MPLS
3 1 (0.31%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.65%) Relational Database
2 23 (7.03%) Big Data
3 13 (3.98%) Metadata
3 13 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.36%) MySQL
5 8 (2.45%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.14%) OLTP
7 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.83%) Spotfire
8 5 (1.53%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.53%) Tableau
9 4 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
9 4 (1.22%) Power BI
9 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.92%) Apache Ignite
10 3 (0.92%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 12 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.22%) JIRA
4 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.22%) webpack
5 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.92%) Mocha
5 3 (0.92%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.92%) Selenium
5 3 (0.92%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.61%) Appium
6 2 (0.61%) Postman
6 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.31%) git-flow
7 1 (0.31%) GitLab
7 1 (0.31%) TestRail
General
1 165 (50.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 118 (36.09%) Social Skills
3 71 (21.71%) Finance
4 40 (12.23%) Manufacturing
5 34 (10.40%) French Language
5 34 (10.40%) Spanish Language
6 33 (10.09%) German Language
6 33 (10.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 33 (10.09%) Italian Language
6 33 (10.09%) Public Sector
7 30 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (8.56%) Marketing
9 27 (8.26%) Law
10 20 (6.12%) Publishing
11 17 (5.20%) Retail
12 14 (4.28%) Organisational Skills
13 10 (3.06%) Advertising
13 10 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (2.45%) Legal
15 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (27.22%) Consultant
2 51 (15.60%) Developer
2 51 (15.60%) Implementation Consultant
3 39 (11.93%) Senior Consultant
4 31 (9.48%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 23 (7.03%) Programmer
5 23 (7.03%) Statistical Programmer
6 20 (6.12%) Data Consultant
7 18 (5.50%) Graduate
8 17 (5.20%) Analyst
9 16 (4.89%) Managing Consultant
9 16 (4.89%) Strategy Consultant
10 15 (4.59%) Principal Consultant
10 15 (4.59%) Senior Programmer
10 15 (4.59%) Senior Statistical Programmer
11 14 (4.28%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.28%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.98%) Designer
12 13 (3.98%) UX Designer
13 12 (3.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.09%) React
2 27 (8.26%) Node.js
3 18 (5.50%) Web Services
4 16 (4.89%) HTML
5 15 (4.59%) CSS
5 15 (4.59%) Redux
6 12 (3.67%) .NET
7 10 (3.06%) Akka
7 10 (3.06%) REST
8 8 (2.45%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.45%) GraphQL
8 8 (2.45%) TensorFlow
9 7 (2.14%) Apache Flex
9 7 (2.14%) HTML5
9 7 (2.14%) WinForms
10 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.83%) PyTorch
10 6 (1.83%) WCF
11 5 (1.53%) H2O
11 5 (1.53%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.79%) Biotechnology
1 32 (9.79%) Pharmacovigilance
2 30 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 27 (8.26%) User Experience
4 18 (5.50%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.45%) NHS
6 8 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.83%) iPhone
8 4 (1.22%) LIMS
9 3 (0.92%) CUDA
9 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.92%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.20%) Windows
2 7 (2.14%) Android
2 7 (2.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.83%) Mac OS
4 5 (1.53%) Linux
5 4 (1.22%) Unix
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.92%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
1 113 (34.56%) Computer Science
2 69 (21.10%) Data Science
3 67 (20.49%) Project Management
4 61 (18.65%) Analytics
5 58 (17.74%) Mentoring
5 58 (17.74%) Validation
6 47 (14.37%) TDD
7 46 (14.07%) Artificial Intelligence
8 44 (13.46%) Presales
8 44 (13.46%) Scrum
9 39 (11.93%) Software Engineering
10 38 (11.62%) DevOps
11 37 (11.31%) Data Management
11 37 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (11.01%) Innovative Thinking
12 36 (11.01%) Machine Learning
13 30 (9.17%) Content Management
13 30 (9.17%) Migration
14 29 (8.87%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.54%) SQL
2 36 (11.01%) JavaScript
3 34 (10.40%) Java
4 26 (7.95%) Scala
5 24 (7.34%) Python
6 23 (7.03%) C#
7 20 (6.12%) C
8 17 (5.20%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.06%) ES6
10 10 (3.06%) Java 8
10 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.45%) SAS Macro
12 5 (1.53%) Bash
12 5 (1.53%) R
13 4 (1.22%) C++
13 4 (1.22%) ES7
14 3 (0.92%) Clojure
14 3 (0.92%) Haskell
14 3 (0.92%) Julia
Qualifications
1 150 (45.87%) Degree
2 58 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (6.42%) Master's Degree
4 18 (5.50%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.89%) PMP
6 9 (2.75%) PhD
7 4 (1.22%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.31%) CSPO
9 1 (0.31%) MBA
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.73%) CDISC
2 15 (4.59%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.59%) Good Clinical Practice
3 12 (3.67%) ISO 13485
4 11 (3.36%) QA
5 7 (2.14%) GDPR
6 6 (1.83%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.53%) GxP
8 4 (1.22%) Accessibility
8 4 (1.22%) IEC 62304
9 3 (0.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.61%) HL7
10 2 (0.61%) SLA
11 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.31%) GAMP
11 1 (0.31%) GMP
11 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (6.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (5.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.22%) Prometheus
2 4 (1.22%) Terraform
3 3 (0.92%) Apache Brooklyn
3 3 (0.92%) Marathon
3 3 (0.92%) Mesos
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (14.07%) Oracle
2 27 (8.26%) SAP
3 26 (7.95%) OpenText
4 23 (7.03%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.20%) Google
5 17 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.59%) Workday
7 10 (3.06%) Adobe
8 8 (2.45%) Cognizant
8 8 (2.45%) PTC
9 7 (2.14%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.83%) Twitter
11 4 (1.22%) Hotjar
11 4 (1.22%) New Relic
12 3 (0.92%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.92%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.92%) MapR
12 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.92%) Talend
13 2 (0.61%) Alteryx