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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
England / South East
Rank 328 424 397
Rank change year-on-year +96 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 61 34 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 0.44% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 50
Median salary £42,500 £29,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.68% -34.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £45,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -3.88% -9.09%  

Life Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5140 7652 7703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.48% 39.70% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4170 6330 6033
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Life Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +51 18 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Oxfordshire +15 16 £35,000 -34.57% 2
Berkshire +46 11 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +22 11 £30,000 -40.44% 2
East Sussex - 4 - -
West Sussex +6 1 £60,000 +57.89% 1
Life Science
England

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (40.20%) Manufacturing
3 37 (36.27%) Analytics
4 36 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 28 (27.45%) Degree
6 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.49%) Relational Database
8 25 (24.51%) Finance
9 24 (23.53%) ERP
9 24 (23.53%) HTML
9 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 24 (23.53%) CSS
10 23 (22.55%) Windows
10 23 (22.55%) .NET
10 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
10 23 (22.55%) Project Management
11 22 (21.57%) B2B
11 22 (21.57%) Java
11 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
11 22 (21.57%) jQuery
12 21 (20.59%) German Language
12 21 (20.59%) Oracle
12 21 (20.59%) Web Services
12 21 (20.59%) PLM
13 20 (19.61%) SOAP
13 20 (19.61%) Linux
13 20 (19.61%) HTML5
13 20 (19.61%) CSS3
14 19 (18.63%) Git (software)
15 18 (17.65%) Mathematics

Life Science
Top Related 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 17 (16.67%) CMS
2 14 (13.73%) IIS
3 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
4 12 (11.76%) Apache
4 12 (11.76%) WordPress
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.75%) MS Office
3 8 (7.84%) MS Project
4 7 (6.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (5.88%) RoboHelp
6 4 (3.92%) Camtasia
6 4 (3.92%) FrameMaker
7 2 (1.96%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Magento
1 12 (11.76%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (3.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.98%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Google Analytics
2 12 (11.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) Relational Database
2 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.76%) MySQL
3 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.84%) Big Data
5 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.88%) Data Mining
6 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.88%) KNIME
6 6 (5.88%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.76%) Subversion
3 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.92%) Mocha
5 2 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (40.20%) Manufacturing
2 25 (24.51%) Finance
3 21 (20.59%) German Language
4 11 (10.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (6.86%) Marketing
6 6 (5.88%) Retail
7 4 (3.92%) Advertising
7 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.98%) French Language
9 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Developer
2 15 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 12 (11.76%) Consultant
3 12 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Implementation Consultant
4 11 (10.78%) Junior
5 10 (9.80%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Technical Manager
5 10 (9.80%) Technical Project Manager
6 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Software Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Software Support Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Author
8 6 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Technical Author
8 6 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) CSS
1 24 (23.53%) HTML
2 23 (22.55%) .NET
3 22 (21.57%) jQuery
4 21 (20.59%) Web Services
5 20 (19.61%) CSS3
5 20 (19.61%) HTML5
5 20 (19.61%) SOAP
6 16 (15.69%) XML
7 12 (11.76%) Ajax
7 12 (11.76%) CakePHP
7 12 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (11.76%) EDI
7 12 (11.76%) LAMP
7 12 (11.76%) REST
7 12 (11.76%) Symfony
7 12 (11.76%) Yii
8 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.84%) Java EE
9 8 (7.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.80%) PMI
4 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.90%) Social Media
5 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.94%) LIMS
6 2 (1.96%) CUDA
6 2 (1.96%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Linux
3 12 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) Analytics
2 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.53%) ERP
4 23 (22.55%) Project Management
5 22 (21.57%) B2B
6 21 (20.59%) PLM
7 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
8 16 (15.69%) OOP
9 14 (13.73%) Workflow
10 12 (11.76%) Document Management
10 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 12 (11.76%) MVC
10 12 (11.76%) Validation
10 12 (11.76%) Web Analytics Management
11 11 (10.78%) Presales
11 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.78%) Statistics
11 11 (10.78%) System Testing
12 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (9.80%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 22 (21.57%) Java
3 17 (16.67%) Python
4 12 (11.76%) PHP
4 12 (11.76%) SQL
5 11 (10.78%) C#
6 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.88%) R
8 5 (4.90%) C++
9 3 (2.94%) C
10 1 (0.98%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.88%) PhD
4 4 (3.92%) Analytics IQ
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) MCP
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) GAMP
1 10 (9.80%) PMO
2 2 (1.96%) HL7
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
1 11 (10.78%) Virtual Machines
1 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.59%) Oracle
3 16 (15.69%) Google
4 12 (11.76%) Zend
5 11 (10.78%) VMware
6 6 (5.88%) Tableau
7 4 (3.92%) Facebook
7 4 (3.92%) Twitter
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
9 1 (0.98%) Cognos
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
Horsham, West Sussex
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £65000 - £72000.00 per annum + bonus + car allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £38000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago