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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 68 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 49 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.25% 0.90% 0.76%
As % of the General category 11.09% 3.02% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 10
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -10.00%
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
442 496 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.35% 29.90% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 329 336 474
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (38.89%) Python
2 25 (34.72%) HTML
2 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
2 25 (34.72%) CSS
3 24 (33.33%) Django
3 24 (33.33%) jQuery
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
5 20 (27.78%) Degree
6 19 (26.39%) Life Science
7 15 (20.83%) Java
8 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.44%) Finance
9 13 (18.06%) SQL
10 12 (16.67%) HTML5
10 12 (16.67%) CSS3
10 12 (16.67%) Analytics
10 12 (16.67%) SDLC
11 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
11 11 (15.28%) Web Design
11 11 (15.28%) OOP
12 9 (12.50%) C#
12 9 (12.50%) Mathematics
12 9 (12.50%) Big Data
12 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
13 8 (11.11%) RESTful
13 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.11%) Front End Development
13 8 (11.11%) Oracle
13 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 7 (9.72%) Marketing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Big Data
1 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (8.33%) Spotfire
3 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.94%) Text Mining
4 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) ERwin
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) LabVIEW
2 2 (2.78%) Maven
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
2 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) Full Stack Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Programmer
4 12 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Python Programmer
6 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Architect
7 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Information Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.94%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) CSS
1 25 (34.72%) HTML
2 24 (33.33%) Django
2 24 (33.33%) jQuery
3 21 (29.17%) Web Services
4 12 (16.67%) CSS3
4 12 (16.67%) HTML5
5 8 (11.11%) RESTful
6 7 (9.72%) .NET
7 4 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.78%) Lucene
8 2 (2.78%) REST
8 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Life Science
2 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.56%) FMCG
6 3 (4.17%) CMDB
7 2 (2.78%) Biotechnology
7 2 (2.78%) Informatics
7 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.78%) Replication
7 2 (2.78%) Social Media
7 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 2 (2.78%) W3C
7 2 (2.78%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.39%) Biology
8 1 (1.39%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.67%) Analytics
2 12 (16.67%) SDLC
3 11 (15.28%) OOP
3 11 (15.28%) Web Design
4 8 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.72%) ITIL
5 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 6 (8.33%) OO
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.94%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (6.94%) Business Development
7 5 (6.94%) ETL
7 5 (6.94%) Information Management
7 5 (6.94%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (6.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) Python
2 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.83%) Java
4 13 (18.06%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) C#
6 7 (9.72%) C++
7 5 (6.94%) C
7 5 (6.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) GxP
2 6 (8.33%) QA
3 5 (6.94%) GAMP
4 4 (5.56%) GMP
5 3 (4.17%) GCP
5 3 (4.17%) GLP
6 2 (2.78%) SLA
6 2 (2.78%) WAI
7 1 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.78%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) SAP
3 6 (8.33%) EMC
3 6 (8.33%) Informatica
3 6 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.39%) Rackspace
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