Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 497 461
Rank change year-on-year +23 -36 -23
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 78 90 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.66% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 117
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,460 £26,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £70,250 £63,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 11652 13570 16949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.34% 38.57% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9569 11184 13744
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,663
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +17 39 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Berkshire +25 21 £53,750 -2.27% 2
Surrey +22 19 £52,500 +50.00%
Oxfordshire +8 18 £32,863 -5.99%
Hampshire +14 8 £68,500 +14.17%
West Sussex +6 6 £40,000 +5.26%
Kent - 2 £24,000 -
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 25 (32.05%) Relational Database
5 23 (29.49%) SDLC
5 23 (29.49%) Degree
6 22 (28.21%) Java
6 22 (28.21%) SaaS
7 20 (25.64%) Oracle
7 20 (25.64%) Manufacturing
8 17 (21.79%) Project Management
8 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
8 17 (21.79%) Data Management
9 16 (20.51%) Computer Science
9 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 15 (19.23%) Workflow
10 15 (19.23%) Microservices
11 14 (17.95%) SQL
11 14 (17.95%) Windows
12 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (16.67%) Presales
12 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (15.38%) CRM
14 10 (12.82%) ERP
14 10 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
15 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
15 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
15 9 (11.54%) Linux
15 9 (11.54%) .NET

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 (11.54%) CMS
1 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.26%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.69%) FrameMaker
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Primavera
3 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.28%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) SaaS
2 7 (8.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Network Security
1 3 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.85%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.69%) Hudson
1 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.69%) Travis CI
2 5 (6.41%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (35.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (25.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.28%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Consultant
4 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Author
5 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Author
6 5 (6.41%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Data Scientist
7 4 (5.13%) ERP Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) ERP Implementation Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Presales Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Professional Services Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) .NET
1 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
1 9 (11.54%) Web Services
2 8 (10.26%) HTML
2 8 (10.26%) jQuery
3 6 (7.69%) CSS
3 6 (7.69%) CSS3
3 6 (7.69%) HTML5
3 6 (7.69%) Java EE
3 6 (7.69%) RESTful
3 6 (7.69%) SOAP
4 4 (5.13%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Cybercrime
5 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) PMI
7 1 (1.28%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) SDLC
3 17 (21.79%) Data Management
3 17 (21.79%) Project Management
4 15 (19.23%) Microservices
4 15 (19.23%) Workflow
5 13 (16.67%) Presales
6 12 (15.38%) CRM
7 10 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (12.82%) ERP
7 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.54%) Validation
9 8 (10.26%) Line Management
9 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.97%) DevOps
10 7 (8.97%) Security Testing
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (7.69%) UML
11 6 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) Java
2 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.95%) SQL
4 8 (10.26%) C#
4 8 (10.26%) Python
5 7 (8.97%) PHP
6 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) CEH
3 3 (3.85%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (3.85%) CREST Certified
3 3 (3.85%) Cyber Scheme
3 3 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.85%) GCFA
3 3 (3.85%) GCFE
3 3 (3.85%) GCIH
3 3 (3.85%) GREM
3 3 (3.85%) OSCP
3 3 (3.85%) Tigerscheme
4 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) GAMP
4 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Adobe
3 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.13%) VMware
4 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Tableau