Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 115 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.59% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
North East median annual salary £20,000 £37,906 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.24% - -
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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 406 524 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.83% 34.61% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 353 428 451
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,338 £25,125
90th Percentile £56,850 £63,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the North East

Life Science
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Life Science in the North East

Life Science
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Durham - 7 £20,000 -
Tyne and Wear +11 1 £30,000 -20.86% 1
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) GMP
3 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) HND
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Arduino
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Arduino
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Coaching
1 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) GMP
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix