Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 451 564
Rank change year-on-year -38 +113 -74
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 57 102 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.88% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 67 39
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +16.88% -18.95%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.50% -4.76% -

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 12,729 11,567 16,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.17% 38.16% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10,404 9,451 13,919
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,738 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.38%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -9 44 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Berkshire +3 24 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire -20 19 £75,000 +114.55% 3
Hampshire -27 11 - - 5
Surrey -12 2 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 30 (52.63%) Manufacturing
2 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.33%) Project Management
4 16 (28.07%) B2B
5 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 15 (26.32%) ERP
5 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 14 (24.56%) German Language
6 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
6 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.81%) Validation
7 13 (22.81%) VMware
7 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (21.05%) Mathematics
8 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 12 (21.05%) Oracle
9 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
9 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (19.30%) Document Management
9 11 (19.30%) Presales
9 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (19.30%) B2B Sales
9 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database
9 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
9 11 (19.30%) System Testing
10 10 (17.54%) PLM
10 10 (17.54%) Finance
11 9 (15.79%) GAMP
11 9 (15.79%) DNS

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 7 (12.28%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) Confluence
3 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 4 (7.02%) WordPress
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) DHCP
1 9 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Extranet
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) Modbus
4 1 (1.75%) RS-232
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (10.53%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.51%) QlikView
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.75%) Lumira
7 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.51%) JUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 30 (52.63%) Manufacturing
2 14 (24.56%) German Language
3 10 (17.54%) Finance
4 5 (8.77%) Marketing
5 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Consultant
2 11 (19.30%) ERP Consultant
2 11 (19.30%) ERP Implementation Consultant
2 11 (19.30%) Implementation Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Professional Services Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.28%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Designer
5 4 (7.02%) UX Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
2 6 (10.53%) RESTful
2 6 (10.53%) Symfony
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) Yii
3 5 (8.77%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 4 (7.02%) Ajax
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.02%) CSS3
4 4 (7.02%) EDI
4 4 (7.02%) HTML5
4 4 (7.02%) jQuery
4 4 (7.02%) SOAP
4 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.51%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.51%) Kafka
5 2 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) User Experience
3 6 (10.53%) PMI
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) Blog
6 2 (3.51%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.75%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.75%) CUDA
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (1.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Project Management
2 16 (28.07%) B2B
3 15 (26.32%) ERP
4 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.81%) Validation
6 12 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 11 (19.30%) B2B Sales
7 11 (19.30%) Document Management
7 11 (19.30%) Presales
7 11 (19.30%) System Testing
8 10 (17.54%) PLM
9 9 (15.79%) Analytics
9 9 (15.79%) V-Model
10 8 (14.04%) Microservices
10 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.53%) Kanban
12 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.53%) PHP
3 5 (8.77%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) GAMP
2 4 (7.02%) PMO
3 2 (3.51%) GMP
3 2 (3.51%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
2 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
4 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) Google
4 4 (7.02%) WooCommerce
5 3 (5.26%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Veeam
7 1 (1.75%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Tableau