Life Sciences Report – 2018 in Review

Life Sciences Report – 2018 in Review

Considering a broader global view of the life sciences industry, 2018 was another strong-performing year for M&A activity, where with the UK specifically, key highlights include:

– The total number of UK life sciences vacancies rose by 20%.
– CRO’s have grown significantly over 2018, with activity up over 25%. IQVIA specifically has seen a large increase.
– Finally, vacancies for clinical roles have seen a 40% rise over 2018, with clinical projects being a key area.

Regional Trends Report 2018 – Scotland

Regional Trends Report 2018 – Scotland

APSCo and Vacancysoft December 2018 With recent economic figures showing the Scottish economy is growing faster than the rest of the UK, we can see the job market in Scotland remains buoyant with activity up this year 7% on 2017. The growth of the digital economy...
Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Northern England

Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Northern England

APSCo and Vacancysoft November 2018 The UK government has been heavily focused on Brexit negotiations over the past few months and it could be perceived that the Northern Powerhouse project may have been pushed back on the agenda. However the region has remained...
Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Southern England

Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Southern England

APSCo and Vacancysoft November 2018 Overall, vacancies in the South will have increased by 26% this year compared to last year, where the suggestion is that the immediate dip in the aftermath of the referendum has now been overcome. Key hotspots include: Fintech: The...
Life Sciences Report 2018 – Quality Assurance

Life Sciences Report 2018 – Quality Assurance

Key trends emerging include:

August
2018 was a peak month for vacancies across the
EU27, with volumes reaching the highest point since February.
Vacancies for Quality Control remain the biggest area of hiring within QA roles, with volumes up 30% on last year.
Overall, 20% of all posted vacancies are located in Germany, which means it remains the largest market in European pharmaceuticals with activity up 7% year on year.

Regional Trends Report October 2018 – London

Regional Trends Report October 2018 – London

APSCo and Vacancysoft October 2018 The London economy is approximately 17% of the UK’s total GDP and is dominated by the services sector. Indeed when analysing the total annual exports from the UK, over 40% comes from services, which is centered around London. Factor...