The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 7 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.01% - 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% - 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 13
Median salary £35,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £50,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

Life Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 291 301 336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 41.99% 46.38% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 255 269 271
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Life Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Oxford

Life Science
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Oxford

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
4 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) CUDA
4 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) D3.js
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 1 (14.29%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 1 (14.29%) Microscopy
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) D3.js
1 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) MFC
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) CUDA
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Microscopy
4 1 (14.29%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++/CLI
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft