Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > South West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 304 340
Rank change year-on-year -22 +36 -8
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 9 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.087% 0.28% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.69% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
South West median annual salary £47,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.38% +13.85% -48.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £25,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £52,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,436 4,079 4,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.01% 40.19% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,416 3,247 3,588
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the South West

Life Science
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science in the South West.

Salary trend for Life Science in the South West

Life Science
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 1
Bristol +7 2 - - 2
Somerset - 2 £47,500 - 1
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 West region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) CSS3
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
1 5 (55.56%) Adaptive Web Design
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) Power BI
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Straight-Through Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Modbus
4 2 (22.22%) PowerPivot
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) CRM

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Modbus
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (22.22%) PowerPivot
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) CSS3
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Adaptive Web Design
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Straight-Through Processing
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) R
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft