Scientific – UK Life Sciences Labour Market Trends, Feb 2022

Recruitment in UK life sciences is buoyant, but how are hiring levels doing for scientists within R&D divisions? Which laboratory and sub-functional jobs are experiencing the fastest growth — and in which firms? To discover more, download our report.

Cpl Life Sciences & Vacancysoft

Written in partnership with Cpl Life Sciences, this report reviews recruitment trends for scientific jobs in UK life sciences. It compares hiring against overall professional vacancies; analyses the split between CROs, biotech and pharmaceuticals; examines regional recruitment levels and numbers/types of specialist jobs; and presents vacancies by top firms. Key findings include:

  • Scientific vacancies currently make up 47% of total sector hiring
  • CROs accounted for 42.4% of all new scientific jobs in life sciences last year
  • Lab roles overtook R&D for vacancy volumes in 2020, with gap widening in 2021
  • Clinical management. clinical operations and microbiologist jobs in fastest growth

Top firms: Labcorp Drug Development, AstraZeneca, Eurofins, PRA Health Sciences, Adaptimmune

For labour market insights and the trends driving recruitment in UK life sciences, download the report now.

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