Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 285 254
Rank change year-on-year +15 -31 +11
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 9 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -14.12% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,450 £39,075
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +9.59% -11.52% -25.00%

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 2,659 3,503 3,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.54% 42.86% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,167 2,944 2,610
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% -

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 16 August 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 +10 7 £40,000 - 1
Life Science
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Informatics
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) Information Management
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (55.56%) LIMS
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework

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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InDesign
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Executive
2 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) LIMS
3 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (11.11%) Blog
4 1 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Coaching
2 5 (55.56%) Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) Informatics
2 5 (55.56%) Information Management
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
4 1 (11.11%) Infographics
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Multichannel Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
1 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) VMware