Life Sciences – UK Labour Market Review 2020

Who was the busiest recruiter in life sciences last year? Which specialists overtook clinical experts as most sought after by top firms? Download our annual review to find out and give your business development an edge.

Cpl Life Sciences & Vacancysoft

Written in partnership with Cpl UK, this report analyses the life sciences labour market by region and city; profession and role; and top firms. Key findings include:

  • Q4 pharma vacancies look to reach a 3-year high, despite being down in 2020 overall
  • Golden Triangle cities (Cambridge, Oxford and London) dominate hiring, accounting for 31.1% of all pharma vacancies
  • Roles in R&D are most in-demand (30% of all scientific vacancies), overtaking clinical 
  • AstraZeneca is leading recruiter for 2020, with vacancies up 33.8% year-on-year

To discover more insights and trends for the life sciences market, download the report now.


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