Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Life Science over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Life Sciences
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 150 301
Rank change year-on-year -75 +151 -11
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 25 3 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
10th Percentile " £36,250 £34,900
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +12.68%
75th Percentile £51,250 £55,625 £49,844
90th Percentile " £57,500 £53,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -13.04%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,465 862 2,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.25% 32.89% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 720 1,748
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £31,744
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,254 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.26% +7.73% +4.76%

Life Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Life Science in Yorkshire

Life Science
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Life Science in Yorkshire

Life Science
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -81 9 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 7 - -
North Yorkshire 0 5 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South Yorkshire -44 4 - -
Life Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (32.00%) Validation
3 8 (32.00%) ISO 13485
3 8 (32.00%) Product Backlog
4 7 (28.00%) Product Requirements
4 7 (28.00%) Data Privacy
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
4 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (28.00%) IEC 62304
4 7 (28.00%) FMEA
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Azure
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Automotive
5 5 (20.00%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (20.00%) Power BI
5 5 (20.00%) Power Platform
6 4 (16.00%) PowerApps
6 4 (16.00%) Metadata
6 4 (16.00%) Power Automate
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching

Life Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (16.00%) SAS
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Azure
1 5 (20.00%) Power Platform
2 4 (16.00%) AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (16.00%) Power Automate
2 4 (16.00%) PowerApps
3 1 (4.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Power BI
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) Metadata
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (20.00%) Automotive
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 4 (16.00%) Programmer
2 4 (16.00%) Statistical Programmer
3 2 (8.00%) Graduate
3 2 (8.00%) Graduate Programmer
3 2 (8.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Power BI Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Renewable Energy
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Product Backlog
3 8 (32.00%) Validation
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (28.00%) Data Privacy
4 7 (28.00%) FMEA
4 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Product Requirements
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) Software Architecture
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.00%) ETL
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) MBA
1 2 (8.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO 13485
2 7 (28.00%) IEC 62304
3 4 (16.00%) CDISC
4 3 (12.00%) QA
5 1 (4.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Minitab