Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 107 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.25% 0.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Staffordshire median annual salary £18,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.00% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% -24.55%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 378 432 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.71% 34.42% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 332 404 378
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,200 £57,125 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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
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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +20 2 £18,000 -55.00%
Life Science
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft