The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 110 59
Rank change year-on-year +12 -51  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 16 12 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.13% 0.79% 4.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 1.75% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 54
Median salary £37,500 £24,662 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.05% -38.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,662 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,700 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 649 687 692
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 45.77% 45.35% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 544 541 525
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,450 £60,000 £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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Oxfordshire

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Oxfordshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 9 £37,500 - 1
Abingdon - 7 - -
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 22 (84.62%) Computer Science
2 13 (50.00%) Analytics
3 12 (46.15%) Python
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) Web Services
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) HTML5
7 8 (30.77%) CSS3
7 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 8 (30.77%) RESTful
7 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 8 (30.77%) DevOps
7 8 (30.77%) SDLC
7 8 (30.77%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) Java EE
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 8 (30.77%) OO
7 8 (30.77%) Java
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Mocha
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Software Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Software Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) HTML5
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) CSS3
4 8 (30.77%) Java EE
4 8 (30.77%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) RESTful
4 8 (30.77%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) D3.js
6 2 (7.69%) OpenGL
7 1 (3.85%) MFC
7 1 (3.85%) Qt
7 1 (3.85%) WebGL
7 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (84.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) CUDA
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) SDLC
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) UML
3 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Load Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
6 4 (15.38%) Content Management
6 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (15.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) C++/CLI
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Google
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