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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.36% 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.02% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Median salary £22,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -56.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 166 237 192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 39.24% 36.07% 33.22%
Number of salaries quoted 124 229 174
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £50,000
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

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Staffordshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £18,750 -
Stafford - 2 £26,500 -
Life Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) QMS
4 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (27.27%) IPv4
5 3 (27.27%) IPv6
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) RIP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
7 1 (9.09%) Video Editing
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) Camtasia

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 (9.09%) Camtasia
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) IPv4
1 3 (27.27%) IPv6
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
1 3 (27.27%) OSPF
1 3 (27.27%) RIP
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
2 1 (9.09%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (36.36%) QMS
1 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft