Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 487 527
Rank change year-on-year +10 +40 -66
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 58 67 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.56% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 61
South East median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +25.00% -11.42%
10th Percentile £31,460 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,075 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,789 11,971 16,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.93% 37.85% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9,667 9,776 13,701
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the South East

Life Science
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Life Science in the South East

Life Science
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Life Science in the South East

Life Science
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +4 31 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Berkshire +21 17 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Oxfordshire -18 14 £32,863 -5.99% 8
Surrey +7 13 £52,500 +81.03%
West Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire -20 5 £68,500 +14.17% 3
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 19 (32.76%) Degree
5 18 (31.03%) Oracle
5 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
5 18 (31.03%) SDLC
6 17 (29.31%) Project Management
7 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 16 (27.59%) Java
8 13 (22.41%) Manufacturing
9 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 12 (20.69%) Windows
9 12 (20.69%) SaaS
10 11 (18.97%) Linux
10 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
11 10 (17.24%) Data Management
11 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
11 10 (17.24%) Microservices
11 10 (17.24%) DevOps
12 9 (15.52%) Presales
12 9 (15.52%) MS Visio
12 9 (15.52%) Validation
12 9 (15.52%) Finance
12 9 (15.52%) CMS
13 8 (13.79%) Workflow
13 8 (13.79%) jQuery
13 8 (13.79%) OO
13 8 (13.79%) Python

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (15.52%) CMS
2 8 (13.79%) IIS
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (15.52%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.34%) FrameMaker
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) SaaS
2 7 (12.07%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Skype
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) JIRA
3 6 (10.34%) Hudson
3 6 (10.34%) Travis CI
4 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 21 (36.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (22.41%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.52%) Finance
4 5 (8.62%) Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.72%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Author
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Author
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Data Scientist
7 4 (6.90%) ERP Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) ERP Implementation Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Presales Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Professional Services Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
1 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 8 (13.79%) HTML
1 8 (13.79%) jQuery
1 8 (13.79%) RESTful
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
2 6 (10.34%) CSS3
2 6 (10.34%) HTML5
2 6 (10.34%) Java EE
2 6 (10.34%) SOAP
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) Guice
4 2 (3.45%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.45%) Kafka
4 2 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (1.72%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) User Experience
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) PMI
5 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.45%) CUDA
6 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.72%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) SDLC
3 17 (29.31%) Project Management
4 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.24%) Data Management
5 10 (17.24%) DevOps
5 10 (17.24%) Microservices
5 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.52%) Presales
6 9 (15.52%) Validation
7 8 (13.79%) OO
7 8 (13.79%) Workflow
8 7 (12.07%) Analytics
8 7 (12.07%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.07%) ERP
9 6 (10.34%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
9 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) C#
2 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.79%) Python
3 7 (12.07%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.17%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (3.45%) GAMP
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Adobe
3 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards