The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 184 212
Rank change year-on-year +25 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 5 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.19% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.65% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.90% -23.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £35,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £43,000 £67,250
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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 976 1537 1839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 36.39% 41.86% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1301 1558
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Life Science
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Surrey

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Surrey

Life Science
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Guildford +19 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 12 (52.17%) Manufacturing
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Time Management
4 7 (30.43%) Business Development
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (30.43%) Data Management
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) RoboHelp
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Line Management
6 5 (21.74%) Lead Generation
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (17.39%) Camtasia
7 4 (17.39%) Health Informatics
7 4 (17.39%) PhD
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) FrameMaker
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (17.39%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 4 (17.39%) OpenUP
7 4 (17.39%) Statistics

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (26.09%) RoboHelp
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (17.39%) Camtasia
4 4 (17.39%) FrameMaker
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (8.70%) Acrobat
6 2 (8.70%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (52.17%) Manufacturing
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Author
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Author
2 5 (21.74%) Business Development Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Business Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Development Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Junior
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate Technical Author
3 4 (17.39%) Junior Technical Author
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Product Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Recruitment Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) LIMS
3 2 (8.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Time Management
3 7 (30.43%) Business Development
3 7 (30.43%) Data Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Lead Generation
4 5 (21.74%) Line Management
4 5 (21.74%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (17.39%) Biology
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Chemistry
5 4 (17.39%) Health Informatics
5 4 (17.39%) Informatics
5 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
5 4 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (17.39%) OpenUP
5 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe