Period
to 18 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 224 163 226
Rank change year-on-year -61 +63 +43
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 23 8 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.42% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.80% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 11
10th Percentile £53,500 £31,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £31,875 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +86.67% -16.67% +28.57%
75th Percentile £80,750 £41,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £86,300 £42,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +53.33% -16.67% +9.09%

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,237 998 1,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.95% 32.80% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,594 882 1,504
10th Percentile £31,325 £31,550 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £49,741
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.52% +8.13%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Life Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 10 - - 1
Stockport - 2 - -
Bury +1 1 £55,000 +51.72%
Life Science
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 13 (56.52%) Social Skills
2 12 (52.17%) Renewable Energy
2 12 (52.17%) Automotive
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) AWS
6 6 (26.09%) Bash
6 6 (26.09%) Puppet
6 6 (26.09%) R
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (26.09%) GitHub
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (26.09%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Change Control
7 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (21.74%) SAS
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) AWS
1 6 (26.09%) GitHub
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
2 5 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (21.74%) OneDrive
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (17.39%) Power Platform
4 2 (8.70%) Azure
5 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Google Workspace
5 1 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
5 1 (4.35%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
2 5 (21.74%) VLAN
2 5 (21.74%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) Power BI
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) GitLab
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (56.52%) Social Skills
2 12 (52.17%) Automotive
3 6 (26.09%) Organisational Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 2 (8.70%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Programmer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Technology
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Data Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) CSS3
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) ODBC
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Kendo UI
2 1 (4.35%) React
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Renewable Energy
2 4 (17.39%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
2 5 (21.74%) Biostatistics
2 5 (21.74%) Change Control
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (21.74%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Validation
2 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Data Science
3 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Bash
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) R
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) CDISC
2 3 (13.04%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
3 5 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) Veeam
4 2 (8.70%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) dotdigital
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL