Period
to 22 July 2017

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

Life Sciences
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 161 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -85 +107
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 28 27 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.00% 0.85% 3.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 1.86% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 102
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,345 £29,789
90th Percentile £52,500 £94,050 £52,950
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 1236 1452 1263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 44.10% 45.85% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1118 988
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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 18 £40,000 +45.45%
Abingdon +56 9 - -
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 13 (46.43%) Analytics
3 10 (35.71%) Security Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Degree
5 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 6 (21.43%) Load Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
7 5 (17.86%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Unix
8 4 (14.29%) Legal
8 4 (14.29%) Information Security
8 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
8 4 (14.29%) Network Security
8 4 (14.29%) OWASP
8 4 (14.29%) Metasploit

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Software Support Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Incident Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) D3.js
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 2 (7.14%) WebGL
4 1 (3.57%) MFC
4 1 (3.57%) Qt
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Cybercrime
2 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) CUDA
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Analytics
2 10 (35.71%) Security Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 6 (21.43%) Load Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (14.29%) Forensic Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security
6 4 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) OWASP
6 4 (14.29%) Presales
6 4 (14.29%) Social Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Python
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++/CLI
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CEH
3 4 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 4 (14.29%) Cyber Scheme
3 4 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 4 (14.29%) GCFA
3 4 (14.29%) GCFE
3 4 (14.29%) GCIH
3 4 (14.29%) GREM
3 4 (14.29%) OSCP
3 4 (14.29%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) TIBCO