The 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 169 169 166
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 13 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.33% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.01% 0.84% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 17
Average salary £34,500 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Pharmaceutical
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1291 1549 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.03% 39.70% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1188 1291
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £55,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 3 July 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
Stockport +5 2 £36,750 +5.00%
Bolton - 1 £29,000 -
Pharmaceutical
North West

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (22.73%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (22.73%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (22.73%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) WSDL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Servlets
4 5 (22.73%) SOAP
4 5 (22.73%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) JMS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Product Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Account Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Account Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Servlets
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) JMS
1 5 (22.73%) WSDL
1 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
1 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (22.73%) Spring
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
1 5 (22.73%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (22.73%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Biotechnology
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) OOD
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
6 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
1 5 (22.73%) C++
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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