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to

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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 304 428 486
Rank change year-on-year +124 +58 +141
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 958 285 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.33% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.64% 1.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 145 109 40
10th Percentile £48,750 £27,600 £40,875
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.62% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £113,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.73% +4.76% +5.00%

Life Science is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,286 20,845 10,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 50.45% 45.65% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15,310 12,340 8,710
10th Percentile £43,625 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £91,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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
South London +83 219 - -
West London +101 177 £67,500 - 7
East London - 76 - - 5
Central London -29 55 £70,000 - 8
North London - 39 - -
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 685 (71.50%) Agile
2 610 (63.67%) Finance
3 566 (59.08%) Manufacturing
4 558 (58.25%) Innovative Thinking
5 541 (56.47%) Java
5 541 (56.47%) AWS
6 493 (51.46%) Google
7 489 (51.04%) GCP
8 471 (49.16%) Azure
9 451 (47.08%) JavaScript
10 446 (46.56%) Git (software)
11 443 (46.24%) Microservices
12 421 (43.95%) Coaching
13 415 (43.32%) Serverless
14 390 (40.71%) Python
15 363 (37.89%) Mentoring
16 360 (37.58%) DevOps
17 346 (36.12%) TDD
18 343 (35.80%) CI/CD
19 328 (34.24%) Scrum
19 328 (34.24%) Test Automation
20 325 (33.92%) Kubernetes
21 307 (32.05%) BDD
22 302 (31.52%) Cloud Functions
23 298 (31.11%) SQL
24 294 (30.69%) Microsoft
25 271 (28.29%) .NET
26 269 (28.08%) Data Structures
27 256 (26.72%) Algorithms
28 252 (26.30%) Pharmaceutical

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
1 138 (14.41%) Apache Spark
2 108 (11.27%) Apache
3 76 (7.93%) IIS
4 68 (7.10%) JBoss
4 68 (7.10%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 29 (3.03%) SAS
7 20 (2.09%) Documentum
8 15 (1.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (2.09%) TrackWise
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 541 (56.47%) AWS
2 489 (51.04%) GCP
3 471 (49.16%) Azure
4 415 (43.32%) Serverless
5 302 (31.52%) Cloud Functions
6 194 (20.25%) AWS Lambda
6 194 (20.25%) OpenShift
7 117 (12.21%) PaaS
8 108 (11.27%) Dialogflow
8 108 (11.27%) Google App Engine
8 108 (11.27%) Google Compute Engine
8 108 (11.27%) Google Kubernetes Engine
9 76 (7.93%) SaaS
10 72 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 68 (7.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 68 (7.10%) AWS CodePipeline
11 68 (7.10%) Azure Stack
12 40 (4.18%) Veeva
13 34 (3.55%) Microsoft 365
14 21 (2.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 199 (20.77%) Internet
2 72 (7.52%) Firewall
3 9 (0.94%) LAN
4 6 (0.63%) HTTP
5 5 (0.52%) Wireless
6 4 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.42%) VPN
6 4 (0.42%) WAN
6 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (25.37%) Relational Database
2 147 (15.34%) MySQL
3 146 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
4 145 (15.14%) SQL Server
5 128 (13.36%) NoSQL
6 126 (13.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 126 (13.15%) Flink
6 126 (13.15%) MongoDB
7 108 (11.27%) BigQuery
7 108 (11.27%) Cloud Spanner
8 53 (5.53%) Big Data
9 25 (2.61%) Tableau
10 11 (1.15%) Power BI
11 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.73%) OLTP
13 6 (0.63%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.63%) Redis
14 5 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 446 (46.56%) Git (software)
2 239 (24.95%) Gradle
2 239 (24.95%) Maven
3 194 (20.25%) Subversion
4 184 (19.21%) Jenkins
5 165 (17.22%) JIRA
6 126 (13.15%) Ant
7 113 (11.80%) JUnit
7 113 (11.80%) Mockito
8 22 (2.30%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.98%) Mocha
9 19 (1.98%) webpack
10 7 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.52%) Cypress.io
12 4 (0.42%) GitLab
13 3 (0.31%) REST Assured
13 3 (0.31%) Selenium
13 3 (0.31%) Travis CI
General
1 610 (63.67%) Finance
2 566 (59.08%) Manufacturing
3 252 (26.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 135 (14.09%) Social Skills
5 126 (13.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 74 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (3.97%) Marketing
8 35 (3.65%) Retail
9 30 (3.13%) French Language
9 30 (3.13%) German Language
10 27 (2.82%) Spanish Language
11 25 (2.61%) Italian Language
11 25 (2.61%) Public Sector
12 20 (2.09%) Legal
12 20 (2.09%) Presentation Skills
12 20 (2.09%) Publishing
13 17 (1.77%) Law
14 11 (1.15%) Wearables
15 6 (0.63%) Advertising
16 5 (0.52%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 244 (25.47%) Java Engineer
2 126 (13.15%) Senior Java Engineer
3 124 (12.94%) Technical Leader
4 113 (11.80%) Principal Engineer
5 108 (11.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 108 (11.27%) GCP Engineer
6 84 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 68 (7.10%) Senior DevOps
7 68 (7.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 62 (6.47%) Developer
9 59 (6.16%) Consultant
10 44 (4.59%) Implementation Consultant
11 36 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 35 (3.65%) Analyst
13 29 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
14 27 (2.82%) Senior Developer
14 27 (2.82%) Senior Manager
15 25 (2.61%) Senior Consultant
16 24 (2.51%) Senior Implementation Consultant
17 23 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (28.29%) .NET
2 244 (25.47%) RESTful
3 184 (19.21%) Node.js
4 178 (18.58%) HTML
5 161 (16.81%) CSS
6 133 (13.88%) ASP.NET
7 132 (13.78%) Spring
8 126 (13.15%) JDBC
9 124 (12.94%) JSON
10 123 (12.84%) .NET Core
11 113 (11.80%) Hibernate
11 113 (11.80%) JPA
12 108 (11.27%) Apache Beam
13 68 (7.10%) Elastic Stack
14 45 (4.70%) React
15 32 (3.34%) REST
16 24 (2.51%) Web Services
17 19 (1.98%) HTML5
17 19 (1.98%) Spring Boot
17 19 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 269 (28.08%) Data Structures
2 256 (26.72%) Algorithms
3 205 (21.40%) Linux Command Line
4 130 (13.57%) Cloud Native
5 123 (12.84%) Public Cloud
6 108 (11.27%) Legacy Applications
7 48 (5.01%) Biotechnology
8 38 (3.97%) Management Information System
9 36 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (3.13%) Virtual Team
11 26 (2.71%) Pharmacovigilance
12 20 (2.09%) User Experience
13 16 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
14 14 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (0.94%) LIMS
17 8 (0.84%) Social Media
18 7 (0.73%) Industry 4.0
19 6 (0.63%) Digital Media
20 4 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 147 (15.34%) Unix
2 92 (9.60%) Linux
3 90 (9.39%) Windows
4 81 (8.46%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.15%) Android
7 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (71.50%) Agile
2 558 (58.25%) Innovative Thinking
3 443 (46.24%) Microservices
4 421 (43.95%) Coaching
5 363 (37.89%) Mentoring
6 360 (37.58%) DevOps
7 346 (36.12%) TDD
8 343 (35.80%) CI/CD
9 328 (34.24%) Scrum
9 328 (34.24%) Test Automation
10 307 (32.05%) BDD
11 210 (21.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 203 (21.19%) Customer-Centricity
13 196 (20.46%) Strategic Thinking
14 194 (20.25%) High Availability
14 194 (20.25%) Service Design
15 182 (19.00%) Software Engineering
16 162 (16.91%) Full Stack Development
17 156 (16.28%) SDLC
18 145 (15.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 541 (56.47%) Java
2 451 (47.08%) JavaScript
3 390 (40.71%) Python
4 298 (31.11%) SQL
5 137 (14.30%) PHP
6 133 (13.88%) PowerShell
7 126 (13.15%) Perl
7 126 (13.15%) Ruby
7 126 (13.15%) Shell Script
8 52 (5.43%) ES6
9 40 (4.18%) C#
10 34 (3.55%) TypeScript
11 28 (2.92%) Scala
12 19 (1.98%) ES7
13 16 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.57%) Bash
15 10 (1.04%) C
16 9 (0.94%) Go
17 8 (0.84%) R
18 3 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 173 (18.06%) Degree
2 59 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (3.65%) Master's Degree
4 24 (2.51%) PMI Certification
4 24 (2.51%) PMP
5 13 (1.36%) PhD
6 6 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.42%) CCNA
7 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.31%) CISM
8 3 (0.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CISA
9 1 (0.10%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.10%) CRISC
9 1 (0.10%) HCISPP
9 1 (0.10%) MCSA
9 1 (0.10%) MCSE
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.67%) CDISC
2 15 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.04%) GDPR
5 10 (1.04%) GxP
6 8 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (0.84%) QA
7 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.63%) SLA
9 5 (0.52%) PMO
10 4 (0.42%) COBIT
11 3 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
11 3 (0.31%) NIST
12 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.10%) ITGC
System Software
1 250 (26.10%) Docker
2 72 (7.52%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 325 (33.92%) Kubernetes
2 87 (9.08%) Terraform
3 76 (7.93%) Ansible
4 72 (7.52%) Puppet
5 68 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.57%) Prometheus
7 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.42%) Nagios
9 1 (0.10%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 493 (51.46%) Google
2 294 (30.69%) Microsoft
3 72 (7.52%) Splunk
4 48 (5.01%) Oracle
5 38 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (3.65%) SAP
7 22 (2.30%) Workday
8 20 (2.09%) OpenText
9 15 (1.57%) New Relic
10 5 (0.52%) Jitterbit
10 5 (0.52%) Pardot
10 5 (0.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 5 (0.52%) Sun
10 5 (0.52%) Sybase
11 4 (0.42%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.42%) TikTok
12 3 (0.31%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.21%) Cadence
13 2 (0.21%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.10%) Zoho