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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 104 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.74% 1.01% 0.66%
As % of the General category 2.55% 2.80% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 10
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,750 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
432 643 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.94% 36.06% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 362 505 402
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 April 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Life Science
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) MS Office
6 4 (15.38%) Postgraduate
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) Big Data
6 4 (15.38%) Informatics
6 4 (15.38%) Text Mining
7 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (11.54%) Chemistry
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Biotechnology
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Puppet
7 3 (11.54%) Ansible
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
7 3 (11.54%) PhD
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) C
7 3 (11.54%) VBA
7 3 (11.54%) Windows

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Text Mining
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) IT Support
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Statistician
4 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Python Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Life Science
2 4 (15.38%) Informatics
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Biotechnology
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.54%) Chemistry
4 2 (7.69%) Biology
4 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.85%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) ETL
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Validation
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Information Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) User Stories
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) R
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Postgraduate
3 3 (11.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos