The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 78 101 134
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +33
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 42 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.45% 1.01% 0.45%
As % of the General category 5.76% 2.49% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,980 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
729 724 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.56% 40.42% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 547 556 778
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Pharmaceutical
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +5 3 £37,500 +56.38% 1
Chester 0 2 £46,250 +76.19%
Wilmslow -2 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Macclesfield - 1 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 39 (47.56%) Automotive
2 37 (45.12%) .NET
3 36 (43.90%) SQL
4 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 26 (31.71%) T-SQL
6 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
6 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 20 (24.39%) VB.NET
8 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (21.95%) Retail
10 17 (20.73%) HTML
10 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
10 17 (20.73%) Visualisation
11 16 (19.51%) Mobile App
11 16 (19.51%) Advertising
12 14 (17.07%) cXML
12 14 (17.07%) Data Analysis
12 14 (17.07%) MS Office
12 14 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (15.85%) Marketing
13 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
13 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (14.63%) VBA
15 10 (12.20%) C#
16 9 (10.98%) Display Advertising
16 9 (10.98%) Social Media
17 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
18 5 (6.10%) XML
18 5 (6.10%) CSS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Lync
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.07%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
1 1 (1.22%) Route 53
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) VPN
1 3 (3.66%) DNS
2 2 (2.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) SMTP
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
3 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.10%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.44%) Big Data
5 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.44%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) JIRA
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 39 (47.56%) Automotive
2 18 (21.95%) Retail
3 16 (19.51%) Advertising
4 13 (15.85%) Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Finance
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Developer
2 24 (29.27%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) .NET Developer
4 14 (17.07%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (17.07%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Business Analyst
6 10 (12.20%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) Account Director
7 9 (10.98%) Digital Account Director
8 7 (8.54%) Digital Account Manager
8 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Account Manager
9 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Administrator
11 4 (4.88%) DBA
11 4 (4.88%) SQL DBA
12 3 (3.66%) Designer
12 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
2 17 (20.73%) HTML
3 14 (17.07%) cXML
4 5 (6.10%) XML
4 5 (6.10%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) jQuery
6 2 (2.44%) MapReduce
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) WinForms
6 2 (2.44%) Ajax
7 1 (1.22%) XHTML
7 1 (1.22%) Middleware
7 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Visualisation
2 16 (19.51%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.98%) Social Media
4 3 (3.66%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.44%) Informatics
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Life Science
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) UNIX
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.07%) Data Analysis
3 9 (10.98%) Display Advertising
4 4 (4.88%) ITIL
5 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.66%) Scrum
5 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.44%) Data Analytics
6 2 (2.44%) Analytics
6 2 (2.44%) Master Data Management
6 2 (2.44%) Data Management
6 2 (2.44%) Information Architecture
6 2 (2.44%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (2.44%) MVC
6 2 (2.44%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.44%) Competitive Intelligence
6 2 (2.44%) OO
6 2 (2.44%) ERP
6 2 (2.44%) SOA
6 2 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) SQL
2 26 (31.71%) T-SQL
3 20 (24.39%) VB.NET
4 12 (14.63%) VBA
5 10 (12.20%) C#
6 3 (3.66%) Java
6 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) Perl
7 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) PMP
2 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.22%) GAMP
3 1 (1.22%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Adobe
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.44%) SAP
3 2 (2.44%) IBM
3 2 (2.44%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (1.22%) NetApp
4 1 (1.22%) Symantec
4 1 (1.22%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.22%) HP
4 1 (1.22%) Dell
4 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
Cheshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive salary dependant on skill
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago