Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 308 242
Rank change year-on-year +2 -66 +17
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 1 19 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.011% 0.19% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.49% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 12
West Midlands median annual salary - £22,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -55.00% -14.89%
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +3.09%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,737 3,917 4,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.61% 40.01% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,622 3,093 3,537
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,783 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,602 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.80% -0.80% +5.26%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Life Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in the West Midlands

Life Science
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Life Science in the West Midlands

Life Science
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Staffordshire -9 1 - -
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) IASME

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Compliance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) IASME