The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank - 68 58
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.33% 0.98%
As % of the General category - 1.09% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
192 183 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.67% 30.45% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 157 154 186
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Merseyside

Pharmaceutical
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Information Retrieval
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google