Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 149 151
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 14 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.46% 0.49% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.12% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 32
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,863 £34,957 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.99% -12.61% -15.79%
10th Percentile £31,460 £24,345 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,500 £37,486 £48,750
South East median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +25.00% -11.42%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,256 1,163 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.18% 43.72% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 997 918 1,102
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -9 3 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Abingdon - 3 £75,000 -
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) Python
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) Analytics
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) DevOps
6 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (42.86%) SDLC
6 6 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (42.86%) Travis CI
6 6 (42.86%) Office 365
6 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) Hudson
6 6 (42.86%) CSS3
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
6 6 (42.86%) Java EE
6 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 6 (42.86%) RESTful
6 6 (42.86%) jQuery

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 6 (42.86%) IIS
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Hudson
2 6 (42.86%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Scientific Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) CSS3
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) HTML5
1 6 (42.86%) Java EE
1 6 (42.86%) jQuery
1 6 (42.86%) RESTful
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) CUDA
4 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
5 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) OO
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) UML
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle