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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 172 168 158
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 11 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.69% 1.02% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 15
Average salary £45,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.26% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £39,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1585 1576 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.52% 38.42% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1295 1056
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
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 30 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 30 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 30 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 30 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%) Lync
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Documentum
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Business Manager
1 5 (20.83%) Business Systems Manager
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Product Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) EDI
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) WinForms
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) LIMS
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
1 2 (8.33%) Informatics
2 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) HACMP
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
2 1 (4.17%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Tru64
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
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%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Business Development
2 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
3 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
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%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
1 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
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%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Axway
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
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%) Polycom
4 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
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