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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 80 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 -56  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 11 5 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.56% 0.68% 8.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.99% 1.42% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 68
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 276 353 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 39.15% 48.22% 43.22%
Number of salaries quoted 220 294 277
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (25.00%) D3.js
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) OSCP
6 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Social Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Cybercrime
6 3 (18.75%) GREM
6 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
6 3 (18.75%) DBS Check

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 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Metasploit
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Incident Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) D3.js
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 2 (12.50%) WebGL
4 1 (6.25%) MFC
4 1 (6.25%) Qt
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Cybercrime
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) CUDA
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Forensic Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) OWASP
4 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Social Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CEH
3 3 (18.75%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
3 3 (18.75%) Cyber Scheme
3 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
3 3 (18.75%) GCFA
3 3 (18.75%) GCFE
3 3 (18.75%) GCIH
3 3 (18.75%) GREM
3 3 (18.75%) OSCP
3 3 (18.75%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft