Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 446 499
Rank change year-on-year -6 +53 -40
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 90 99 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 92
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 12,122 11,623 15,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.13% 38.86% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9,889 9,566 13,257
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +10 54 £60,000 +33.33% 23
Hampshire +2 32 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Berkshire +17 30 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Oxfordshire -24 22 £57,500 +43.75% 12
West Sussex +11 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 3
Surrey -6 1 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Middlesex - 1 £56,000 -
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 54 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 29 (32.22%) ERP
3 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (27.78%) B2B
5 23 (25.56%) Computer Science
6 22 (24.44%) Finance
7 21 (23.33%) Project Management
7 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 20 (22.22%) Windows
8 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 19 (21.11%) Validation
10 17 (18.89%) VMware
10 17 (18.89%) HTML
10 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
10 17 (18.89%) German Language
11 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (17.78%) Software Engineering
11 16 (17.78%) CSS
12 15 (16.67%) GAMP
12 15 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 15 (16.67%) Windows Server
13 14 (15.56%) Presales
13 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database
13 14 (15.56%) User Experience
13 14 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (15.56%) B2B Sales
13 14 (15.56%) System Testing
13 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
13 14 (15.56%) Git (software)

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 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 8 (8.89%) CMS
2 8 (8.89%) Confluence
2 8 (8.89%) WordPress
3 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) DHCP
1 12 (13.33%) DNS
2 5 (5.56%) HTTP
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (2.22%) Extranet
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.11%) Modbus
5 1 (1.11%) RS-232
5 1 (1.11%) RTP
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.11%) VLAN
5 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (13.33%) MySQL
4 10 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 10 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (11.11%) Lumira
4 10 (11.11%) SAP BW
4 10 (11.11%) SAP HANA
5 8 (8.89%) MariaDB
5 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) QlikView
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.44%) JIRA
3 9 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.11%) Gatling
4 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 54 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 22 (24.44%) Finance
3 17 (18.89%) German Language
4 11 (12.22%) Marketing
4 11 (12.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 2 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Developer
2 16 (17.78%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Consultant
3 14 (15.56%) ERP Consultant
3 14 (15.56%) ERP Implementation Consultant
3 14 (15.56%) Implementation Consultant
4 11 (12.22%) Web Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Professional Services Consultant
5 10 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 8 (8.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Author
9 4 (4.44%) Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.44%) UX Designer
10 3 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) HTML
2 16 (17.78%) CSS
3 13 (14.44%) Symfony
3 13 (14.44%) Yii
4 12 (13.33%) Web Services
5 10 (11.11%) .NET
5 10 (11.11%) HTML5
5 10 (11.11%) jQuery
5 10 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
5 10 (11.11%) SAPUI5
6 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.00%) CSS3
6 9 (10.00%) EDI
6 9 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (10.00%) XML
7 8 (8.89%) Ajax
7 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (8.89%) RESTful
7 8 (8.89%) SOAP
8 6 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.56%) User Experience
3 10 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) PMI
4 5 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.22%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.22%) Blog
6 2 (2.22%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) CUDA
7 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.11%) Robotics
7 1 (1.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.56%) Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.22%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) ERP
2 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.78%) B2B
4 21 (23.33%) Project Management
5 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 19 (21.11%) Validation
7 16 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 15 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 14 (15.56%) B2B Sales
9 14 (15.56%) Presales
9 14 (15.56%) System Testing
10 13 (14.44%) Analytics
10 13 (14.44%) Kanban
10 13 (14.44%) Microservices
10 13 (14.44%) PLM
10 13 (14.44%) V-Model
11 12 (13.33%) Document Management
12 11 (12.22%) Web Development
13 10 (11.11%) Data Architecture
13 10 (11.11%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.44%) PHP
3 11 (12.22%) C#
4 7 (7.78%) C
5 6 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.22%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.22%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.11%) Go
7 1 (1.11%) SQL
7 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.56%) ISEB
3 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.11%) CISA
5 1 (1.11%) CISM
5 1 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) GAMP
2 5 (5.56%) GMP
3 4 (4.44%) PMO
4 2 (2.22%) MISRA
4 2 (2.22%) MISRA C
5 1 (1.11%) GDPR
5 1 (1.11%) IASME
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
2 14 (15.56%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.22%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.11%) Docker
5 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) VMware
3 14 (15.56%) Oracle
3 14 (15.56%) SAP
4 10 (11.11%) Tableau
5 9 (10.00%) Google
6 8 (8.89%) WooCommerce
7 3 (3.33%) Veeam
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.11%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (1.11%) Dell
9 1 (1.11%) NetApp
9 1 (1.11%) QNX
9 1 (1.11%) Symantec
9 1 (1.11%) Veritas
9 1 (1.11%) Xamarin