Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 281 268
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 24 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.32% 0.081% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Manchester median annual salary £35,875 £44,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.47% - -
North West median annual salary £35,875 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -21.58% +1.67% -37.93%

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 2,946 3,134 2,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.73% 42.09% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,372 2,703 2,026
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Manchester

Life Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend 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 20 January 2018. 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 +3 8 - -
Life Science
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 11 (45.83%) Grunt
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) MVC
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
5 8 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) Android
8 5 (20.83%) Workflow
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) NHS
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) Biology
8 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.83%) Data Management
8 5 (20.83%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (20.83%) Workflow Management
8 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.83%) Workflow Development
8 5 (20.83%) Microscopy

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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Force.com
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) RFID
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (45.83%) Grunt
2 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 3 (12.50%) gulp
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Mocha
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Junior
4 3 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Junior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) Angular 2
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) Node.js
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) COM
7 1 (4.17%) QML
7 1 (4.17%) Qt
7 1 (4.17%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.83%) NHS
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
1 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (20.83%) Biology
4 5 (20.83%) Computational Biology
4 5 (20.83%) Data Management
4 5 (20.83%) Microscopy
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow Development
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow Management
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) API Design
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Android Development
7 2 (8.33%) Logistics
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 13485
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Siebel
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk
2 1 (4.17%) VMware