The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 189 197 206
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 58 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.31% 1.70% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +34.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,250 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Pharmaceutical
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2507 2889 2769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.51% 40.29% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 2219 2258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Cheshire -7 30 £47,500 +26.66% 17
Manchester +17 22 £34,500 -23.33% 4
Lancashire - 5 £40,500 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (29.67%) Degree
2 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (18.68%) Retail
4 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.48%) Windows
5 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.48%) Project Management
5 15 (16.48%) Mathematics
5 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
6 14 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 13 (14.29%) Statistics
8 11 (12.09%) Data Analysis
8 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
8 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
8 11 (12.09%) Line Management
9 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
9 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.99%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (9.89%) Validation
10 9 (9.89%) ERP
10 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (9.89%) MCSE
11 8 (8.79%) LAN
12 7 (7.69%) WAN
12 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
12 7 (7.69%) Adobe
12 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 7 (7.69%) MCSA
12 7 (7.69%) CSS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (1.10%) SAS
1 1 (1.10%) CMS
1 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
1 10 (10.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (4.40%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) Stata
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) GitHub
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) LAN
2 7 (7.69%) WAN
2 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.30%) SMS
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) SAN
4 1 (1.10%) DSL
4 1 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.30%) Selenium
2 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.20%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.10%) MSI
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Retail
3 14 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.49%) Marketing
5 4 (4.40%) Law
6 2 (2.20%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (13.19%) Architect
1 12 (13.19%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (10.99%) Administrator
2 10 (10.99%) IT Administrator
3 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Consultant
4 7 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) IT Support
5 6 (6.59%) User Experience Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Tester
6 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Planning Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) HTML
1 7 (7.69%) CSS
2 6 (6.59%) XML
3 4 (4.40%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (4.40%) Sass
3 4 (4.40%) LESS
4 3 (3.30%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (3.30%) SOAP
4 3 (3.30%) .NET
5 2 (2.20%) MFC
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.20%) JMS
5 2 (2.20%) WSDL
5 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.20%) Servlets
5 2 (2.20%) Spring
5 2 (2.20%) Ajax
5 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.20%) JSON
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.48%) Mathematics
2 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
3 13 (14.29%) Statistics
4 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
5 7 (7.69%) Smartphone
5 7 (7.69%) User Experience
5 7 (7.69%) Taxonomies
5 7 (7.69%) EPoS
5 7 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 7 (7.69%) Life Science
5 7 (7.69%) Fat Client
6 5 (5.49%) SCADA
6 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.30%) Biotechnology
8 2 (2.20%) Psychology
8 2 (2.20%) FMCG
8 2 (2.20%) NHS
8 2 (2.20%) W3C
8 2 (2.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) UNIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Project Management
1 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (12.09%) Data Analysis
2 11 (12.09%) Line Management
3 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.89%) Validation
4 9 (9.89%) ERP
5 7 (7.69%) ITIL
5 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.69%) Use Case
6 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.59%) Matrix Management
6 6 (6.59%) Information Management
7 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.49%) SDLC
8 4 (4.40%) Business Development
8 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) C#
1 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.49%) Java
3 4 (4.40%) SQL
4 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.30%) R
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) PHP
5 2 (2.20%) C++
5 2 (2.20%) VBA
6 1 (1.10%) PHP5
6 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) MCSE
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.69%) MCSA
3 7 (7.69%) HND
3 7 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (5.49%) ISEB
5 4 (4.40%) MBA
6 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.20%) MCITP
7 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) GAMP
2 5 (5.49%) GMP
3 4 (4.40%) GLP
3 4 (4.40%) GCP
4 1 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.10%) GxP
4 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Adobe
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
4 4 (4.40%) Cognizant
4 4 (4.40%) Wonderware
5 3 (3.30%) Autodesk
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle
6 2 (2.20%) JDA
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.10%) Ariba
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