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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 583 598
Rank change year-on-year +83 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 102 55 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 28
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.70% -5.55%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17394 18529 20478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.40% 46.23% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13200 15748 16774
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Life Science
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Life Science in London

Life Science
Salary Histogram in London

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London +44 14 - - 7
Life Science
England

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

1 69 (45.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 62 (41.06%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (31.79%) Oracle
4 40 (26.49%) Business Development
5 39 (25.83%) Finance
6 37 (24.50%) SQL
7 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (23.18%) Retail
8 34 (22.52%) Manufacturing
8 34 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (20.53%) SAP
9 31 (20.53%) ETL
10 30 (19.87%) Java
11 29 (19.21%) Degree
11 29 (19.21%) Data Quality
12 27 (17.88%) Data Management
13 25 (16.56%) Analytics
14 22 (14.57%) Data Modelling
15 21 (13.91%) GxP
15 21 (13.91%) Data Extraction
15 21 (13.91%) Data Integration
16 20 (13.25%) Cognizant
16 20 (13.25%) PL/SQL
17 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
17 19 (12.58%) Time Management
17 19 (12.58%) Economics
17 19 (12.58%) Virtual Team
18 18 (11.92%) Electronic Patient Records
18 18 (11.92%) Linux
19 17 (11.26%) RDBMS

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 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.65%) Documentum
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.64%) SAP QM
2 7 (4.64%) SAP SD
3 5 (3.31%) SAP MDG
3 5 (3.31%) SAP MDM
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle SCM
4 4 (2.65%) SAP GRC
4 4 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.99%) WebTrends
6 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) SaaS
2 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.65%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.99%) AdWords
4 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.92%) Electronic Patient Records
3 17 (11.26%) RDBMS
3 17 (11.26%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.26%) SAP HANA
4 14 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.97%) Big Data
7 5 (3.31%) PowerCenter
8 4 (2.65%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.66%) MySQL
11 1 (0.66%) OLTP
11 1 (0.66%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (5.96%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (45.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 39 (25.83%) Finance
3 35 (23.18%) Retail
4 34 (22.52%) Manufacturing
5 16 (10.60%) Banking
6 12 (7.95%) Telecoms
7 11 (7.28%) Marketing
8 7 (4.64%) Billing
9 5 (3.31%) Back Office
10 4 (2.65%) Publishing
11 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.66%) French Language
11 1 (0.66%) German Language
11 1 (0.66%) Law
11 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (25.17%) Consultant
2 22 (14.57%) Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Architect
4 14 (9.27%) Analyst
5 12 (7.95%) Functional Consultant
5 12 (7.95%) JDE Consultant
5 12 (7.95%) JDE Functional Consultant
6 11 (7.28%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Data Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) Data Architect
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (5.30%) Data Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) ETL Architect
8 8 (5.30%) Oracle Architect
8 8 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.30%) Strategy Consultant
8 8 (5.30%) Transformation Consultant
9 7 (4.64%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.95%) Middleware
1 12 (7.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (7.28%) Web Services
3 10 (6.62%) Spring
4 9 (5.96%) HTML
5 7 (4.64%) HTML5
5 7 (4.64%) jQuery
5 7 (4.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (3.97%) .NET
7 5 (3.31%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.31%) Spring MVC
7 5 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.65%) Akka
8 4 (2.65%) J2EE
9 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.99%) CSS
9 3 (1.99%) React
10 2 (1.32%) Flask
10 2 (1.32%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (41.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.58%) Virtual Team
3 13 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.28%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.30%) User Experience
6 6 (3.97%) NHS
7 5 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.31%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.65%) FMCG
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) Fintech
9 1 (0.66%) PDA
9 1 (0.66%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.66%) Android
2 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.49%) Business Development
2 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (20.53%) ETL
5 27 (17.88%) Data Management
6 25 (16.56%) Analytics
7 22 (14.57%) Data Modelling
8 21 (13.91%) Data Extraction
8 21 (13.91%) Data Integration
9 19 (12.58%) Economics
9 19 (12.58%) Time Management
10 17 (11.26%) Logical Data Model
11 16 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (10.60%) Data Flow Diagram
12 15 (9.93%) Data Cleansing
13 14 (9.27%) Project Management
14 13 (8.61%) Logistics
15 12 (7.95%) GAP Analysis
15 12 (7.95%) Information Management
15 12 (7.95%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.50%) SQL
2 30 (19.87%) Java
3 20 (13.25%) PL/SQL
4 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.28%) Scala
7 7 (4.64%) Elixir
7 7 (4.64%) Ruby
8 5 (3.31%) C#
9 3 (1.99%) Python
10 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.66%) VB
10 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CISA
4 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.21%) Data Quality
2 21 (13.91%) GxP
3 8 (5.30%) QA
4 4 (2.65%) COBIT
4 4 (2.65%) PMO
4 4 (2.65%) Val IT
5 3 (1.99%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 48 (31.79%) Oracle
2 31 (20.53%) SAP
3 20 (13.25%) Cognizant
4 17 (11.26%) Talend
5 13 (8.61%) PeopleSoft
6 12 (7.95%) JD Edwards
7 11 (7.28%) Informatica
8 7 (4.64%) MuleSoft
8 7 (4.64%) Tableau
9 6 (3.97%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.99%) Google
11 3 (1.99%) hybris
11 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.32%) Remedy
12 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.66%) Adobe
13 1 (0.66%) Alteryx
13 1 (0.66%) Apple
13 1 (0.66%) TOWER Software
London
Annapurna HR
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Annapurna HR
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + 10% bonus + fantastic company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vadis People Services Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Java Source
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Allegis Group
Salary: OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago