The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 31 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 21 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.45% 0.34% -
As % of the General category 3.17% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
63 127 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 45.65% 42.76% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 94 71
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) GAMP
2 1 (33.33%) GxP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) GAMP
1 1 (33.33%) GxP
Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 21 hours ago
Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 15 days ago
Midlands
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Midlands
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 21 days ago