Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 143 146
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 0 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.67% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.04% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 4
Wales median annual salary - £25,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -52.38% +2.44%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 710 881 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.72% 33.03% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 586 740 711
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,438 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,922 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Wales