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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 91 98 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 38 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.09% 0.82% 0.48%
As % of the General category 4.76% 1.95% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 9
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,980 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
799 717 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.95% 42.08% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 621 558 798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £64,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +3 4 £37,500 +56.38%
Chester -5 2 £46,250 +85.00%
Macclesfield - 2 - - 2
Wilmslow -5 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 (46.43%) Automotive
2 38 (45.24%) SQL
3 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
4 36 (42.86%) .NET
5 26 (30.95%) T-SQL
5 26 (30.95%) MS Excel
6 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
7 20 (23.81%) VB.NET
7 20 (23.81%) Retail
8 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.24%) Visualisation
10 16 (19.05%) Mobile App
10 16 (19.05%) Relational Database
10 16 (19.05%) Advertising
10 16 (19.05%) HTML
10 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 14 (16.67%) MS Office
11 14 (16.67%) cXML
11 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (15.48%) Data Analysis
12 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (14.29%) VBA
14 11 (13.10%) Marketing
15 9 (10.71%) C#
15 9 (10.71%) Display Advertising
15 9 (10.71%) Social Media
16 6 (7.14%) Oracle
16 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
17 5 (5.95%) MySQL

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Lync
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.38%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) Route 53
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) VPN
2 4 (4.76%) LAN
3 3 (3.57%) Broadband
3 3 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (2.38%) Intranet
4 2 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) Firewall
5 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.95%) MySQL
6 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 2 (2.38%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.38%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 39 (46.43%) Automotive
2 20 (23.81%) Retail
3 16 (19.05%) Advertising
4 11 (13.10%) Marketing
5 3 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 14 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Developer Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Account Director
5 9 (10.71%) Digital Account Director
6 7 (8.33%) Digital Account Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Account Manager
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) DBA
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.86%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) HTML
2 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.67%) cXML
4 4 (4.76%) CSS
4 4 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) jQuery
5 2 (2.38%) MapReduce
5 2 (2.38%) Ajax
5 2 (2.38%) WinForms
6 1 (1.19%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) J2EE
6 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Visualisation
2 16 (19.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.71%) Social Media
4 3 (3.57%) EPoS
4 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.38%) Informatics
5 2 (2.38%) Life Science
5 2 (2.38%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.19%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) UNIX
2 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.48%) Data Analysis
3 9 (10.71%) Display Advertising
4 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.95%) Analytics
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (3.57%) Scrum
6 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.38%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (2.38%) Information Architecture
7 2 (2.38%) Data Analytics
7 2 (2.38%) Master Data Management
7 2 (2.38%) Competitive Intelligence
7 2 (2.38%) Data Management
7 2 (2.38%) MVC
7 2 (2.38%) Service Management
7 2 (2.38%) DRM
7 2 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) SQL
2 26 (30.95%) T-SQL
3 20 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 12 (14.29%) VBA
5 9 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (3.57%) Java
7 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.19%) GAMP
2 1 (1.19%) GMP
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) HP
3 3 (3.57%) Dell
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.38%) Informatica
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.19%) Symantec
5 1 (1.19%) ION Trading
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
AstraZeneca
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago