Life Science Jobs in the South East

Life Sciences
England > South East

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 21 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 329 280 270
Rank change year-on-year -49 -10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 70 107 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.75% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.78% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 16
10th Percentile £28,498 £34,990 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,327 £41,500 £34,990
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% +1.29%
75th Percentile £55,109 £65,000 £64,688
90th Percentile £55,223 £73,750 £78,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09% -4.35%

All Generic Skills
South East

Life Science is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,790 6,003 8,445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 34.28% 42.16% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,732 3,125 4,550
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £34,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £57,316 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.51% +4.21% +4.76%
75th Percentile £63,750 £73,963 £72,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Life Science as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Life Science in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

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 21 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -21 56 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Oxfordshire +18 29 £40,000 +5.13% 11
Buckinghamshire +1 17 - - 5
West Sussex +36 13 - - 2
Berkshire -25 10 £50,000 -23.08% 9
Surrey -16 1 - - 6
Life Science
England

Life Science
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.57%) Documentum
2 7 (10.00%) SAS
3 6 (8.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (18.57%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) AWS
1 6 (8.57%) Azure
1 6 (8.57%) GitHub
1 6 (8.57%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 41 (58.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 30 (42.86%) Social Skills
3 19 (27.14%) Finance
4 16 (22.86%) Manufacturing
4 16 (22.86%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (10.00%) Military
6 5 (7.14%) Marketing
7 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Senior
2 14 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 13 (18.57%) Data Integrity Manager
3 13 (18.57%) IT Manager
3 13 (18.57%) QA Manager
4 12 (17.14%) Business Development Manager
4 12 (17.14%) Business Manager
4 12 (17.14%) Development Manager
5 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Lead
6 9 (12.86%) Project Leader
6 9 (12.86%) Senior Project Leader
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Development Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Test Development Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Associate Director
10 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) Biopharmaceutical
2 13 (18.57%) LIMS
3 7 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
6 4 (5.71%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Biotechnology
2 25 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (31.43%) Analytics
4 21 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 18 (25.71%) QMS
6 16 (22.86%) CAPA
6 16 (22.86%) Data Science
6 16 (22.86%) Validation
7 15 (21.43%) Workflow
8 13 (18.57%) Change Control
8 13 (18.57%) Coaching
8 13 (18.57%) Impact Assessments
9 12 (17.14%) Business Development
9 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 11 (15.71%) Project Management
10 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 10 (14.29%) Competitive Intelligence
11 10 (14.29%) Data Analytics
11 10 (14.29%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) Python
2 6 (8.57%) Bash
2 6 (8.57%) Ruby
3 5 (7.14%) C++
4 4 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (65.71%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) CFA
2 10 (14.29%) CIMA
2 10 (14.29%) Master's Degree
2 10 (14.29%) MBA
2 10 (14.29%) PhD
3 7 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) QA
2 22 (31.43%) Good Clinical Practice
3 17 (24.29%) GMP
4 13 (18.57%) GxP
5 7 (10.00%) CDISC
6 6 (8.57%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) iManage
3 2 (2.86%) IONA