The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 85 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 18 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.23% 0.83%
As % of the General category 2.89% 2.76% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 7
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £55,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Pharmaceutical
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
623 832 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.16% 44.54% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 540 658 406
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cheshire region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn +8 4 - -
Macclesfield +17 1 £25,000 -52.38%
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (38.24%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (38.24%) Informatica
3 13 (38.24%) Spotfire
3 13 (38.24%) Information Architecture
4 11 (32.35%) Retail
5 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (26.47%) Information Management
6 9 (26.47%) ETL
6 9 (26.47%) SAP
6 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
6 9 (26.47%) Analytics
7 8 (23.53%) Data Management
7 8 (23.53%) Life Science
7 8 (23.53%) Statistics
7 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
8 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
8 7 (20.59%) Hyperion
8 7 (20.59%) ERwin
8 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.65%) SAP FI
9 6 (17.65%) SPSS
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) Big Data
9 6 (17.65%) Coaching
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) eRoom
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) SPSS
3 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.94%) MS Office
5 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DHCP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (38.24%) Spotfire
2 6 (17.65%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.88%) PowerCenter
4 2 (5.88%) SAP HANA
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) ERwin
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Information Architect
3 5 (14.71%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Architecture Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Big Data Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Data Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Data Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Data Architect
5 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Life Science
1 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
1 8 (23.53%) Statistics
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 4 (11.76%) Physics
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Information Architecture
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (26.47%) Analytics
3 9 (26.47%) ETL
3 9 (26.47%) Information Management
4 8 (23.53%) Data Management
5 6 (17.65%) Coaching
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.76%) Master Data Management
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.88%) DRM
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
1 4 (11.76%) VBA
2 3 (8.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) HND
2 4 (11.76%) PhD
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) BitLocker
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 13 (38.24%) Informatica
3 9 (26.47%) SAP
4 7 (20.59%) Hyperion
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.94%) Apple
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) Cognizant
8 1 (2.94%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.94%) Tableau