The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 96 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 18 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.10% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the General category 3.61% 2.00% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 12
Average salary £38,750 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £36,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Pharmaceutical
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
499 549 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.58% 38.69% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 338 468 406
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridge region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 32 (62.75%) Python
2 18 (35.29%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) Analytics
3 17 (33.33%) Degree
4 14 (27.45%) Big Data
5 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (19.61%) SQL
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle
8 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 9 (17.65%) Validation
8 9 (17.65%) Informatics
8 9 (17.65%) Life Science
9 8 (15.69%) Pharmacovigilance
9 8 (15.69%) RESTful
9 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 8 (15.69%) Statistics
9 8 (15.69%) Linux
9 8 (15.69%) HTML
9 8 (15.69%) CSS
9 8 (15.69%) Web Services
9 8 (15.69%) C
9 8 (15.69%) C#
9 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
9 8 (15.69%) CSS3
10 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
10 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.73%) MS Office

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Big Data
2 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.73%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) QlikView
3 6 (11.76%) Text Mining
4 5 (9.80%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (19.61%) Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Statistician
4 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Data Scientist
5 3 (5.88%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Support
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Support
7 1 (1.96%) Product Owner
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos Specialist
7 1 (1.96%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) RESTful
1 8 (15.69%) HTML5
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
1 8 (15.69%) CSS
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
1 8 (15.69%) CSS3
2 7 (13.73%) jQuery
3 4 (7.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) Informatics
2 9 (17.65%) Life Science
3 8 (15.69%) Pharmacovigilance
3 8 (15.69%) Statistics
3 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (13.73%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.84%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (7.84%) Physics
5 4 (7.84%) Open Source
5 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.84%) Ontologies
6 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.96%) Replication
7 1 (1.96%) PKI
7 1 (1.96%) Social Media
7 1 (1.96%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.96%) Biology
7 1 (1.96%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Analytics
2 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 9 (17.65%) Validation
3 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.73%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.80%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Information Management
6 4 (7.84%) Data Management
6 4 (7.84%) ETL
6 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.84%) Master Data Management
6 4 (7.84%) Bayesian Methods
7 3 (5.88%) Software Licensing
7 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) Python
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 8 (15.69%) C
5 8 (15.69%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) R
7 5 (9.80%) Perl
8 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.84%) C++
8 4 (7.84%) VBA
9 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Postgraduate
2 5 (9.80%) PhD
3 1 (1.96%) OCP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.96%) RHCE
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (5.88%) GAMP
1 3 (5.88%) GCP
1 3 (5.88%) GMP
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Ansible
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Cognos
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Tableau
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
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