Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 231 227
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 0 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.034% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.079% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Scotland median annual salary - - £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2078 2520 2418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.80% 43.45% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1322 1444
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Scotland

Life Science
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Scotland