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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 103
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 0 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 1.52% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.70% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 0
Median salary - £38,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 305 351 465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.72% 26.73% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 277 299 389
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) IT Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Product Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: Yesterday