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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 114 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 15 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.76% 0.32% 1.18%
As % of the General category 1.58% 0.83% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 13
Average salary £40,250 £23,980 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.84% -54.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £23,980 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,150 £23,980 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
949 606 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.83% 38.55% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 771 461 677
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 2 October 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 2 October 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 0 3 - - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warrington - 1 £40,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 24 (36.92%) Automotive
4 21 (32.31%) .NET
4 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
5 17 (26.15%) T-SQL
6 15 (23.08%) Retail
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 12 (18.46%) People Management
9 12 (18.46%) Advertising
10 11 (16.92%) HTML
10 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
11 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
11 10 (15.38%) MS Office
11 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
12 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (13.85%) Display Advertising
12 9 (13.85%) Social Media
12 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
13 8 (12.31%) cXML
13 8 (12.31%) VBA
13 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (12.31%) Degree
14 7 (10.77%) Analytics

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP MDM
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.54%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) LAN
1 4 (6.15%) VPN
2 3 (4.62%) WAN
2 3 (4.62%) Broadband
3 2 (3.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.08%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.08%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (36.92%) Automotive
2 15 (23.08%) Retail
3 12 (18.46%) Advertising
4 6 (9.23%) Marketing
5 3 (4.62%) Finance
5 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Account Director
4 9 (13.85%) Digital Account Director
5 8 (12.31%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (12.31%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Digital Account Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Account Manager
7 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.54%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.54%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
2 11 (16.92%) HTML
3 8 (12.31%) cXML
4 5 (7.69%) CSS
5 4 (6.15%) XML
6 2 (3.08%) WinForms
6 2 (3.08%) Ajax
6 2 (3.08%) jQuery
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.54%) HTML5
7 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.54%) CSS3
7 1 (1.54%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.54%) SignalR
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.54%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 9 (13.85%) Social Media
3 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Life Science
5 3 (4.62%) EPoS
6 2 (3.08%) Taxonomies
6 2 (3.08%) Informatics
6 2 (3.08%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.54%) Psychology
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.54%) AS400
7 1 (1.54%) Statistics
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (18.46%) People Management
3 9 (13.85%) Display Advertising
4 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.77%) Analytics
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL
7 3 (4.62%) MVC
7 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.08%) Master Data Management
8 2 (3.08%) MapReduce
8 2 (3.08%) Competitive Intelligence
8 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.08%) Data Management
8 2 (3.08%) Business Development
8 2 (3.08%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 8 (12.31%) VBA
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (3.08%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.54%) GAMP
2 1 (1.54%) GMP
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 3 (4.62%) HP
3 3 (4.62%) Dell
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.08%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.08%) Informatica
4 2 (3.08%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.54%) NetApp
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec
5 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Warrington
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