The 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 24 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% - -
As % of the General category 2.89% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Pharmaceutical
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
831 744 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.53% 49.73% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 466 482 373
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 31 (93.94%) Finance
2 23 (69.70%) Retail
2 23 (69.70%) Line Management
2 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
3 18 (54.55%) Project Management
4 16 (48.48%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) Matrix Management
6 9 (27.27%) Banking
7 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (24.24%) Cryptography
7 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (24.24%) COBIT
7 8 (24.24%) SCADA
7 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
7 8 (24.24%) CISA
7 8 (24.24%) CISM
7 8 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (24.24%) Information Security
7 8 (24.24%) CISSP
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
7 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
7 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
7 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) Information Assurance
7 8 (24.24%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (24.24%) Cyber Security
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) Security Management
9 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
General
1 31 (93.94%) Finance
2 23 (69.70%) Retail
3 9 (27.27%) Banking
4 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Coordinator
3 4 (12.12%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (12.12%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) PMO Manager
3 4 (12.12%) PMO Lead
4 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) jQuery
1 2 (6.06%) RESTful
1 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
2 8 (24.24%) Cryptography
2 8 (24.24%) SCADA
2 8 (24.24%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Line Management
2 18 (54.55%) Project Management
3 16 (48.48%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Matrix Management
5 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
5 8 (24.24%) Information Assurance
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (24.24%) Information Security
5 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
5 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (24.24%) Cyber Security
6 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
6 5 (15.15%) Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.12%) Dependency Management
8 3 (9.09%) Benchmarking
8 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (24.24%) CISA
1 8 (24.24%) CISM
1 8 (24.24%) CISSP
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) MBA
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (24.24%) COBIT
1 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) VMware