Period
to 20 October 2017

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 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 110 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 -57 +53
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 12 9 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.79% 0.61% 4.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 1.28% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 75
Oxford median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -35.29% -10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £50,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,863 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.37% -11.76% -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 Oxford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 598 703 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 39.34% 47.63% 44.11%
Number of salaries quoted 489 596 524
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,400 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,000 £61,775
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Legal
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) GCIH
4 4 (33.33%) GCFA
4 4 (33.33%) Nessus
4 4 (33.33%) CEH
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Social Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Cybercrime
4 4 (33.33%) GREM
4 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
4 4 (33.33%) Presales
4 4 (33.33%) Tigerscheme
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Scheme
4 4 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member

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 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Incident Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) D3.js
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Cybercrime
2 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 4 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) OWASP
3 4 (33.33%) Presales
3 4 (33.33%) Social Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CEH
2 4 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Scheme
2 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 4 (33.33%) GCFA
2 4 (33.33%) GCFE
2 4 (33.33%) GCIH
2 4 (33.33%) GREM
2 4 (33.33%) OSCP
2 4 (33.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google