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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 73 68 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 32 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.85% 2.71% 0.87%
As % of the General category 10.36% 9.22% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 10
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £80,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%

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
309 423 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.49% 29.38% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 257 320 339
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 27 (51.92%) Degree
2 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 22 (42.31%) Mathematics
4 19 (36.54%) Python
5 18 (34.62%) Analytics
6 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
7 16 (30.77%) Physics
7 16 (30.77%) Java
8 15 (28.85%) Project Management
9 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (26.92%) C++
10 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.15%) SQL
11 11 (21.15%) Algorithms
12 10 (19.23%) ETL
12 10 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (19.23%) Spotfire
12 10 (19.23%) Finance
13 9 (17.31%) Statistics
13 9 (17.31%) PhD
13 9 (17.31%) C#
13 9 (17.31%) Line Management
13 9 (17.31%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.38%) J2EE
14 8 (15.38%) Unix
14 8 (15.38%) CAD
14 8 (15.38%) Aerospace
15 7 (13.46%) CRM
15 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.77%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Network Security
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (19.23%) Spotfire
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (13.46%) Lumira
4 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.77%) Text Mining
6 2 (3.85%) Big Data
6 2 (3.85%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Aerospace
3 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Business Manager
4 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Network Security Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Business Relationship Manager
5 5 (9.62%) C++ Software Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Data Scientist
5 5 (9.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Relationships Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) CAD Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) J2EE
2 6 (11.54%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) CSS
3 5 (9.62%) CSS3
3 5 (9.62%) Django
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 5 (9.62%) HTML5
4 3 (5.77%) jQuery
4 3 (5.77%) RESTful
4 3 (5.77%) scikit-learn
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Mathematics
2 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
3 16 (30.77%) Physics
4 11 (21.15%) Algorithms
5 9 (17.31%) Statistics
6 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
7 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.69%) Life Science
9 3 (5.77%) W3C
9 3 (5.77%) Web 2.0
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (1.92%) Biology
11 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.92%) Handset
11 1 (1.92%) Informatics
11 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.92%) Ontologies
11 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
11 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 18 (34.62%) Analytics
3 15 (28.85%) Project Management
4 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (19.23%) ETL
6 9 (17.31%) Line Management
7 8 (15.38%) CAD
8 7 (13.46%) CRM
8 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
10 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.62%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.62%) Email Filtering
10 5 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (9.62%) Machine Learning
10 5 (9.62%) Open Source
10 5 (9.62%) SDLC
10 5 (9.62%) SIEM
10 5 (9.62%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Python
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) C++
4 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (21.15%) SQL
6 9 (17.31%) C#
7 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL
7 7 (13.46%) R
7 7 (13.46%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) PhD
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) GAMP
1 4 (7.69%) GxP
2 3 (5.77%) WAI
3 2 (3.85%) GCP
3 2 (3.85%) GLP
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
1 6 (11.54%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Hyperion
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) IBM