Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 153 157
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.29% 0.041% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.12% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +85.37% -77.22%
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +13.33%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 736 825 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 35.66% 33.74% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 661 764 889
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £63,750 £60,050
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in West Sussex

Life Science
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Life Science in West Sussex

Life Science
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Crawley - 4 £40,000 -
Life Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 6 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Content Development
2 4 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Physics

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) FrameMaker
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Author
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
1 4 (66.67%) Content Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft