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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 100 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 2.12% 1.73%
As % of the General category 1.27% 6.05% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 33 22
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +2.87%
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
393 612 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.89% 34.99% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 322 475 374
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Life Science
3 4 (23.53%) Biotechnology
4 3 (17.65%) Chemistry
4 3 (17.65%) VBA
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) PhD
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) SAS
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Biology
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Document Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Statistician
3 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Information Systems Manager
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Python Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Life Science
2 4 (23.53%) Biotechnology
3 3 (17.65%) Chemistry
4 2 (11.76%) Biology
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) CRM
1 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) SDLC
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) BPR
3 1 (5.88%) CAD
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) VBA
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Autodesk
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