Life Science Jobs in the North West

Life Sciences
England > North West

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 18 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 272 269 240
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29 -23
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 23 35 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.43% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.00% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 7
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £43,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £54,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% +25.71%
75th Percentile £70,000 £95,375 £74,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £109,100 £80,950
England median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -30.77% +13.04% -2.13%

All Generic Skills
North West

Life Science is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,058 3,513 4,569
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 31.93% 43.22% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,267 1,522 2,189
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,282 £28,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £38,947
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £82,779 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the North West

Life Science
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Life Science in the North West.

Salary trend for Life Science in the North West

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Life Science in the North West over the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the North West

Life Science
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Cheshire +4 13 £67,500 - 6
Manchester +12 10 £52,500 -19.23% 11
Life Science
England

Life Science
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (8.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (4.35%) SAP IBP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) GitHub
2 2 (8.70%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) OCI
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MS Access
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git
1 5 (21.74%) InstallShield
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
General
1 9 (39.13%) Social Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Law
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) ERP Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) ERP Support
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Application Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Lead
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Compliance Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
1 4 (17.39%) Renewable Energy
2 2 (8.70%) Onboarding
3 1 (4.35%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Agile
2 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (26.09%) ERP
3 6 (26.09%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (21.74%) Architectural Design
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Roadmaps
7 2 (8.70%) Application Security
7 2 (8.70%) Cloud Security
7 2 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) RBAC
7 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
7 2 (8.70%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) GRC
2 2 (8.70%) HIPAA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) ITGC
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.35%) FISMA
3 1 (4.35%) GAMP
3 1 (4.35%) HITRUST
3 1 (4.35%) NIST
3 1 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) SOC 2
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce
4 1 (4.35%) Verint