Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 268 282
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 16 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.34% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.89% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 6
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £35,875 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% -15.59% -
10th Percentile £24,375 £29,700 £41,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £37,888 £44,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,438 £42,500
% change year-on-year +26.98% -16.62% -10.53%

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 2,789 3,029 2,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.97% 38.64% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,303 2,451 2,558
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 December 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
Stockport +19 3 - -
Altrincham -16 2 - -
Bolton - 1 £45,000 -
Life Science
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) ISO 13485
3 5 (31.25%) Signal Processing
3 5 (31.25%) QML
3 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Qt
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 5 (31.25%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Bluetooth
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
3 5 (31.25%) CAD
3 5 (31.25%) RFID
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (18.75%) React

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 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (6.25%) InDesign
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Bluetooth
1 5 (31.25%) RFID
2 2 (12.50%) DMZ
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Codeship
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) QML
1 5 (31.25%) Qt
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) React
4 2 (12.50%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) Vue.js
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) LESS
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Biotechnology
3 1 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) CAD
2 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Signal Processing
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Infographics
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Multichannel Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) C++
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) ES6
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Veeam