Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 703 710
Rank change year-on-year +103 +7 +39
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 249 148 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 140 90 128
London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.33% -2.27%
10th Percentile £38,750 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,375 £106,375 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 36886 34623 42663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.41% 45.86% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26339 29368 34982
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,743 £56,816
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% +3.39% +3.30%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Central London +15 20 £52,500 - 4
South London - 12 £46,000 -
West London +19 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 95 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (37.75%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (32.53%) SAP
4 79 (31.73%) Retail
5 77 (30.92%) Degree
6 74 (29.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (27.71%) Business Development
8 62 (24.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 50 (20.08%) Manufacturing
9 50 (20.08%) Virtual Team
10 49 (19.68%) SAP HANA
10 49 (19.68%) Java
10 49 (19.68%) GxP
11 48 (19.28%) Oracle
12 45 (18.07%) SQL
13 43 (17.27%) Finance
14 42 (16.87%) Project Management
15 39 (15.66%) ETL
15 39 (15.66%) Scrum
16 37 (14.86%) JavaScript
16 37 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
17 31 (12.45%) GAP Analysis
17 31 (12.45%) Data Management
18 29 (11.65%) MVC
19 28 (11.24%) Data Modelling
19 28 (11.24%) Application Rationalisation
20 27 (10.84%) Analytics
21 26 (10.44%) Microsoft
22 25 (10.04%) QA
23 24 (9.64%) Software Engineering

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 14 (5.62%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.41%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.01%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.20%) CMS
4 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.20%) Marvel
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.20%) InVision
4 3 (1.20%) UXPin
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (9.64%) SAP SD
2 23 (9.24%) SAP QM
3 9 (3.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (3.21%) SAP LE
5 6 (2.41%) SAP APO
6 5 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (2.01%) NetSuite
6 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (1.20%) SAP MDG
8 3 (1.20%) SAP MDM
8 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.80%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.80%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.01%) SaaS
3 5 (2.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 5 (2.01%) Veeva
4 2 (0.80%) Force.com
4 2 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.42%) Wireless
2 5 (2.01%) HTTP
3 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.68%) SAP HANA
2 24 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.43%) Big Data
4 12 (4.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (4.82%) OLTP
4 12 (4.82%) Power BI
5 11 (4.42%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.02%) MySQL
7 9 (3.61%) Electronic Patient Records
7 9 (3.61%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.81%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.41%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.20%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (9.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.42%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.81%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (2.01%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.01%) Maven
5 5 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.20%) Grunt
7 1 (0.40%) gulp
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (31.73%) Retail
2 62 (24.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 50 (20.08%) Manufacturing
4 43 (17.27%) Finance
5 18 (7.23%) Telecoms
6 17 (6.83%) Automotive
7 16 (6.43%) Billing
8 12 (4.82%) Law
9 11 (4.42%) Banking
10 8 (3.21%) Marketing
11 6 (2.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (34.54%) Consultant
2 46 (18.47%) SAP Consultant
3 45 (18.07%) Developer
4 21 (8.43%) Principal Consultant
5 18 (7.23%) Principal SAP Consultant
6 16 (6.43%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
8 14 (5.62%) Data Consultant
8 14 (5.62%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (4.82%) Analytics Consultant
9 12 (4.82%) Architect
9 12 (4.82%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 12 (4.82%) SAP SD Consultant
9 12 (4.82%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
10 11 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.42%) SAP QM Consultant
11 10 (4.02%) Analyst
11 10 (4.02%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.23%) COM
2 16 (6.43%) .NET
2 16 (6.43%) HTML
2 16 (6.43%) jQuery
2 16 (6.43%) Spring
3 14 (5.62%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.62%) Hibernate
3 14 (5.62%) Spring MVC
4 13 (5.22%) HTML5
4 13 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (5.22%) Web Services
5 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (4.42%) WinForms
7 9 (3.61%) SAP Fiori
8 8 (3.21%) J2EE
9 7 (2.81%) XML
10 6 (2.41%) CSS
10 6 (2.41%) Middleware
10 6 (2.41%) React
11 5 (2.01%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 94 (37.75%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (20.08%) Virtual Team
3 16 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.82%) PMI
6 11 (4.42%) PDA
6 11 (4.42%) User Experience
7 7 (2.81%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.41%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.01%) FMCG
9 5 (2.01%) NHS
9 5 (2.01%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.20%) Animation
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.40%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.40%) Replication
11 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.02%) Windows
2 13 (5.22%) Linux
3 5 (2.01%) Android
4 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (29.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (27.71%) Business Development
4 42 (16.87%) Project Management
5 39 (15.66%) ETL
5 39 (15.66%) Scrum
6 31 (12.45%) Data Management
6 31 (12.45%) GAP Analysis
7 29 (11.65%) MVC
8 28 (11.24%) Application Rationalisation
8 28 (11.24%) Data Modelling
9 27 (10.84%) Analytics
10 24 (9.64%) DevOps
10 24 (9.64%) Software Engineering
11 21 (8.43%) PRINCE2
12 19 (7.63%) ITIL
12 19 (7.63%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (7.23%) Data Governance
13 18 (7.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.68%) Java
2 45 (18.07%) SQL
3 37 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.83%) Scala
5 16 (6.43%) C#
6 15 (6.02%) C++
7 13 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.42%) VB
8 11 (4.42%) VB6
9 8 (3.21%) Python
10 5 (2.01%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.01%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.01%) Ruby
11 4 (1.61%) Elixir
11 4 (1.61%) PHP
12 2 (0.80%) R
13 1 (0.40%) Go
13 1 (0.40%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 77 (30.92%) Degree
2 17 (6.83%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.01%) PMP
3 5 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.80%) PhD
4 2 (0.80%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.68%) GxP
2 25 (10.04%) QA
3 19 (7.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.61%) COBIT
4 4 (1.61%) Val IT
5 2 (0.80%) SLA
6 1 (0.40%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Terraform
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (32.53%) SAP
2 48 (19.28%) Oracle
3 26 (10.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.64%) Talend
5 22 (8.84%) Informatica
6 18 (7.23%) MicroStrategy
6 18 (7.23%) Tableau
7 12 (4.82%) Ab Initio
7 12 (4.82%) Alteryx
7 12 (4.82%) Cognizant
8 10 (4.02%) Ariba
9 9 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.81%) MuleSoft
11 6 (2.41%) Greenplum
11 6 (2.41%) VMware
12 5 (2.01%) Apple
12 5 (2.01%) Siebel
13 4 (1.61%) JD Edwards
13 4 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (0.80%) Google