The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 109 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.060% 0.18% 0.071%
As % of the General category 0.14% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £54,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +64.39%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £46,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +9.52%
General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
721 588 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.49% 53.55% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 459 302 434
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Pharmaceutical
Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Pharmaceutical
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleTools
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Support
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft