The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 25 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 177 168 164
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 12 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.76% 1.09% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1586 1560 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.64% 37.95% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1278 1044
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
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 Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Oldham - 2 £35,000 -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) Marketing
3 7 (29.17%) Business Development
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) C
7 3 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Banking
8 2 (8.33%) jQuery
8 2 (8.33%) VMware

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Documentum
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Business Systems Manager
1 5 (20.83%) Business Manager
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Product Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) EDI
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) LIMS
1 2 (8.33%) Informatics
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) HACMP
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
2 1 (4.17%) HP Superdome
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Tru64
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Business Development
2 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
1 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.17%) Axway
4 1 (4.17%) Polycom
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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