The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 132 124 140
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 14 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.65% 2.01% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 16
Average salary £51,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -9.78%
Pharmaceutical
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
846 1093 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.26% 44.23% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 648 795 1009
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
Royston - 6 £41,250 -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -
Pharmaceutical
East of England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (42.50%) Business Analysis
3 12 (30.00%) Windows
4 10 (25.00%) C++
5 9 (22.50%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) UNIX
8 6 (15.00%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) Marketing
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) Chemistry
9 4 (10.00%) QA
9 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 4 (10.00%) Web Services
10 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
10 3 (7.50%) PhD
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.50%) SAP
10 3 (7.50%) Perl
10 3 (7.50%) C
10 3 (7.50%) Python
10 3 (7.50%) Web Development
10 3 (7.50%) Qt
11 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (5.00%) Life Science
11 2 (5.00%) Load Testing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 19 (47.50%) Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Programmer
4 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) Qt
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) Servlets
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Chemistry
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Life Science
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) UNIX
4 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (42.50%) Business Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) OOD
6 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C++
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) C
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Delphi
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PhD
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.50%) GMP
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft