Life Science Jobs in Wales

Life Sciences
UK > Wales

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 121 - 125
Rank change year-on-year - - -34
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 0 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.27% - 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
10th Percentile £51,743 - -
25th Percentile £55,000 - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,766 - £41,412
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.62%
75th Percentile - - £44,000
90th Percentile - - £45,553
UK median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09% +4.76%

All Generic Skills
Wales

Life Science is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 642 673 922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 29.34% 39.85% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 340 314 390
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £40,121
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,943 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.13% -14.29% +31.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,988 £67,500
90th Percentile £67,625 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Life Science in Wales.

Salary trend for Life Science in Wales

Life Science
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Life Science in Wales over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Life Science in Wales

Life Science
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Wales region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales - 6 £65,766 - 3
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Entra ID
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Public Sector
2 2 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Programme Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Lead
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Genomics
3 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 4 (66.67%) Project Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Containerisation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft