Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 439 457 443
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14 +60
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 84 89 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.82% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 59
South East median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,040 £27,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,625 £66,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 9,737 10,896 10,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.44% 36.04% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,322 8,743 8,547
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +36 49 £55,000 -8.33% 12
Oxfordshire +59 32 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Hampshire -11 28 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Berkshire +3 14 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Surrey +33 7 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +29 3 £32,750 - 1
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 (64.29%) Manufacturing
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
4 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
5 17 (20.24%) Degree
6 15 (17.86%) Mathematics
6 15 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 15 (17.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (17.86%) TDD
6 15 (17.86%) SAP
7 14 (16.67%) C++
8 13 (15.48%) C#
8 13 (15.48%) .NET
8 13 (15.48%) Oracle
8 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.29%) OO
9 12 (14.29%) Retail
10 11 (13.10%) JIRA
10 11 (13.10%) Dell
10 11 (13.10%) Python
10 11 (13.10%) ERP
10 11 (13.10%) Workflow
10 11 (13.10%) Finance
10 11 (13.10%) Boomi
10 11 (13.10%) Technical Leadership
11 10 (11.90%) Internet of Things
11 10 (11.90%) Internet
11 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (4.76%) IBM Notes
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) WordPress
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.19%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.19%) Figma
4 1 (1.19%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (7.14%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.57%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (3.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Boomi
2 8 (9.52%) iPaaS
3 7 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.57%) G Suite
4 3 (3.57%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.57%) SaaS
5 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.19%) Office 365
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) DHCP
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) Extranet
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) Intranet
4 1 (1.19%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) QlikView
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.76%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.76%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.57%) MySQL
5 3 (3.57%) Power BI
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.19%) Lumira
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Selenium
4 4 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.57%) Mocha
6 1 (1.19%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.19%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.19%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 54 (64.29%) Manufacturing
2 15 (17.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (14.29%) Retail
4 11 (13.10%) Finance
5 3 (3.57%) Electronics
6 2 (2.38%) Marketing
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.19%) Automotive
7 1 (1.19%) Legal
7 1 (1.19%) Publishing
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Software Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (4.76%) Consultant
4 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 4 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 4 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (3.57%) Applications Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (3.57%) Engagement Manager
5 3 (3.57%) IT Director
5 3 (3.57%) IT Support
5 3 (3.57%) Junior
5 3 (3.57%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (3.57%) SAP Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) .NET
2 6 (7.14%) EDI
3 5 (5.95%) REST
4 3 (3.57%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.57%) CSS
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.19%) JSON
6 1 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.19%) Node.js
6 1 (1.19%) OpenMP
6 1 (1.19%) PySpark
6 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.19%) Redux
6 1 (1.19%) Swing
6 1 (1.19%) Symfony
6 1 (1.19%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.19%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Internet of Things
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.76%) Robotics
5 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.38%) Verilog
6 2 (2.38%) VHDL
7 1 (1.19%) Animation
7 1 (1.19%) Blog
7 1 (1.19%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
3 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
4 15 (17.86%) Mathematics
4 15 (17.86%) TDD
5 12 (14.29%) OO
6 11 (13.10%) ERP
6 11 (13.10%) Technical Leadership
6 11 (13.10%) Workflow
7 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.90%) OOP
7 10 (11.90%) Workflow Management
8 9 (10.71%) Time Management
9 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Analytics
10 6 (7.14%) B2B
10 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.14%) DevOps
10 6 (7.14%) Matrix Management
10 6 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) C++
2 13 (15.48%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) Python
4 9 (10.71%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) C
6 7 (8.33%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.76%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Go
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.38%) ABAP
9 2 (2.38%) R
9 2 (2.38%) VBA
10 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.19%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.19%) Scala
10 1 (1.19%) SOQL
10 1 (1.19%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.95%) PhD
4 3 (3.57%) CCNA
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) APMP
6 1 (1.19%) HND
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (8.33%) GDPR
3 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.38%) QA
5 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) SAP
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) Oracle
3 11 (13.10%) Dell
4 10 (11.90%) Google
5 4 (4.76%) Cognos
5 4 (4.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 4 (4.76%) Lotus
5 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.57%) Apple
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) hybris
6 3 (3.57%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.57%) Meraki
6 3 (3.57%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) Tableau