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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 78 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 37 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% 1.17% 0.65%
As % of the General category 5.53% 3.78% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 9
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% -17.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.56%
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
669 476 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.38% 30.87% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 476 406 448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 17 September 2014.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 22 (32.84%) SQL
1 22 (32.84%) Life Science
2 19 (28.36%) Validation
3 18 (26.87%) ITIL
4 16 (23.88%) Linux
5 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.90%) Data Analysis
7 13 (19.40%) Oracle
7 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (17.91%) SAP
8 12 (17.91%) Apache
8 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
8 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
8 12 (17.91%) Marketing
8 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (16.42%) Perl
9 11 (16.42%) Python
9 11 (16.42%) VMware
9 11 (16.42%) PKI
9 11 (16.42%) vSphere
9 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
10 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
10 10 (14.93%) ERP
10 10 (14.93%) DHCP
10 10 (14.93%) DNS
10 10 (14.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (14.93%) EMC
10 10 (14.93%) OCP
10 10 (14.93%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (14.93%) RHCE

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 12 (17.91%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) Documentum
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Lync
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.99%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) DHCP
1 10 (14.93%) DNS
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) ASN.1
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (5.97%) Data Mart
2 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Text Mining
4 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 12 (17.91%) Marketing
2 8 (11.94%) Publishing
3 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.97%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (19.40%) Administrator
2 11 (16.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (16.42%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) Compliance Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Systems Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Author
3 7 (10.45%) Technical Author
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Business Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Head of Security
4 4 (5.97%) Data Scientist
4 4 (5.97%) Head of IT
4 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Statistician
4 4 (5.97%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Cognos BI Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Head of IT Security
5 3 (4.48%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) HTML
1 8 (11.94%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) Middleware
2 3 (4.48%) XML
2 3 (4.48%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.99%) EDI
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.99%) Smarty
3 2 (2.99%) LAMP
3 2 (2.99%) JSON
3 2 (2.99%) Symfony
3 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) Django
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Life Science
2 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.42%) PKI
4 9 (13.43%) Chemistry
4 9 (13.43%) Biology
5 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.96%) Statistics
6 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
7 4 (5.97%) Open Source
7 4 (5.97%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (5.97%) Physics
8 3 (4.48%) Pharmacovigilance
8 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.99%) DataPower
9 2 (2.99%) Informatics
10 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
10 1 (1.49%) PMI
10 1 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.93%) CentOS
4 6 (8.96%) Windows
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.48%) UNIX
7 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Android
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.49%) AIX
8 1 (1.49%) HPUX
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Validation
2 18 (26.87%) ITIL
3 14 (20.90%) Data Analysis
4 10 (14.93%) Migration
4 10 (14.93%) ERP
4 10 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 7 (10.45%) Document Management
7 6 (8.96%) Analytics
7 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Information Management
8 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
9 4 (5.97%) Bayesian Methods
9 4 (5.97%) Data Security
9 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.97%) IT Governance
9 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) Perl
2 11 (16.42%) Python
3 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.45%) C
4 7 (10.45%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) R
6 3 (4.48%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) OCP
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle Certification
1 10 (14.93%) RHCE
2 7 (10.45%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) PhD
4 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) GxP
2 7 (10.45%) GCP
2 7 (10.45%) GMP
3 6 (8.96%) QA
4 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (5.97%) GLP
4 4 (5.97%) ISO 9001
5 3 (4.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (4.48%) GAMP
5 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.99%) CDISC
6 2 (2.99%) SLA
7 1 (1.49%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) vSphere
3 10 (14.93%) VMware ESX
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.49%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (14.93%) SCCM
1 10 (14.93%) SCOM
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 12 (17.91%) SAP
3 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
4 11 (16.42%) VMware
5 10 (14.93%) EMC
6 4 (5.97%) Cognos
7 3 (4.48%) IBM
8 2 (2.99%) Citrix
8 2 (2.99%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) Symantec
9 1 (1.49%) Sun
9 1 (1.49%) Axway
9 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.49%) Informatica
9 1 (1.49%) NetApp
9 1 (1.49%) Siemens
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