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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 95 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 0.89% 0.41%
As % of the General category 2.54% 2.36% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 7
Average salary £41,250 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £71,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
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
433 635 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.82% 37.80% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 350 526 419
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 March 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (52.63%) Python
2 18 (47.37%) Degree
3 14 (36.84%) Analytics
4 10 (26.32%) Big Data
4 10 (26.32%) Life Science
4 10 (26.32%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.05%) Informatics
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) VBA
8 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.79%) ETL
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Statistics
8 6 (15.79%) QlikView
8 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) CSS3
9 5 (13.16%) RESTful
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
9 5 (13.16%) Spotfire
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) Firewall
9 5 (13.16%) Validation
9 5 (13.16%) Linux
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 4 (10.53%) C#

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Big Data
2 6 (15.79%) QlikView
3 5 (13.16%) Spotfire
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Text Mining
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
6 2 (5.26%) OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Statistician
7 1 (2.63%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) CSS
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
1 5 (13.16%) RESTful
1 5 (13.16%) HTML5
1 5 (13.16%) CSS3
2 4 (10.53%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Life Science
2 8 (21.05%) Informatics
3 6 (15.79%) Statistics
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Ontologies
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.89%) Biotechnology
5 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.89%) Chemistry
5 3 (7.89%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (5.26%) Biology
6 2 (5.26%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Analytics
2 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.79%) ETL
4 5 (13.16%) Validation
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.53%) Master Data Management
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Workflow
6 3 (7.89%) Information Management
6 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) User Stories
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Python
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) VBA
6 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) C++
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Postgraduate
3 3 (7.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
3 3 (7.89%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago