Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 310 303
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 -38
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.27% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £28,000 £17,000 £34,625
90th Percentile £59,250 £50,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 3,310 3,668 3,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.16% 36.72% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,359 2,870 2,896
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,225 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Life Science in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram 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 10 December 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
Warwickshire +36 2 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +25 2 £25,000 +38.89%
Birmingham +8 2 £44,375 +4.41% 4
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) APMP
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) IASME
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) P3O
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) CISA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) APMP
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) IASME
1 1 (16.67%) P3O
1 1 (16.67%) PMO