The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 75 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.58% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 0.85% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 198 236 259
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 38.30% 34.20% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 163 222 228
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 13 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
5 4 (30.77%) QMS
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) LDAP
6 3 (23.08%) RIP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) IPv4
6 3 (23.08%) IPv6
6 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Automotive
7 2 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Camtasia
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) IPv4
1 3 (23.08%) IPv6
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) OSPF
1 3 (23.08%) RIP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 13 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.69%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.69%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (30.77%) QMS
1 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
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