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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 207 210 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 37 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.65% 1.41% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 24
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.77% -10.00%
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
2238 2833 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.28% 41.00% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2326 1826
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Manchester +27 18 £40,000 +15.10% 5
Cheshire +10 18 £62,500 +47.05% 3
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 35 (42.68%) Retail
3 25 (30.49%) Line Management
4 24 (29.27%) Windows
4 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
5 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.73%) Oracle
6 17 (20.73%) Degree
6 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (15.85%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (15.85%) Informatica
8 13 (15.85%) Spotfire
8 13 (15.85%) Information Architecture
9 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.63%) VMware
10 11 (13.41%) Law
10 11 (13.41%) Citrix
10 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.20%) Information Management
11 10 (12.20%) MCITP
11 10 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (12.20%) MCSE
11 10 (12.20%) SAP
11 10 (12.20%) Project Management
12 9 (10.98%) C#

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) CMS
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.44%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) eRoom
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) SPSS
3 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Office
4 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.44%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) DNS
1 7 (8.54%) SAN
2 5 (6.10%) NAS
3 2 (2.44%) DHCP
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (15.85%) Spotfire
2 6 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.44%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.44%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.22%) QlikView
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) ERwin
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) Selenium
2 3 (3.66%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 35 (42.68%) Retail
3 11 (13.41%) Law
4 9 (10.98%) Marketing
5 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.88%) Military
6 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (12.20%) Architect
1 10 (12.20%) Consultant
1 10 (12.20%) Support Consultant
1 10 (12.20%) Wintel Consultant
1 10 (12.20%) Wintel Support
2 8 (9.76%) Analyst
2 8 (9.76%) Developer
3 7 (8.54%) Coordinator
3 7 (8.54%) Information Architect
3 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Data Manager
5 5 (6.10%) IT Support
5 5 (6.10%) VMware Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Architecture Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Data Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
1 3 (3.66%) jQuery
2 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) HTML5
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.22%) JSON
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.98%) Life Science
3 8 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 8 (9.76%) Statistics
4 7 (8.54%) Client/Server
5 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.10%) Clustering
7 4 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (4.88%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.88%) Physics
8 3 (3.66%) LIMS
8 3 (3.66%) NHS
9 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.22%) Biotechnology
10 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.22%) FMCG
10 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.10%) Unix
5 5 (6.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Line Management
2 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (15.85%) Information Architecture
4 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (12.20%) Information Management
5 10 (12.20%) Project Management
5 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (10.98%) Analytics
6 9 (10.98%) Data Management
6 9 (10.98%) ETL
7 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) Coaching
7 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.54%) UML
8 6 (7.32%) ITIL
8 6 (7.32%) Matrix Management
8 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) C#
2 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) VBA
3 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) MCITP
2 10 (12.20%) MCSE
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) ISEB
3 5 (6.10%) PhD
4 4 (4.88%) HND
4 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.44%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) GMP
4 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) ThinApp
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 13 (15.85%) Informatica
3 12 (14.63%) VMware
4 11 (13.41%) Citrix
5 10 (12.20%) SAP
6 7 (8.54%) Hyperion
7 5 (6.10%) AppSense
8 4 (4.88%) IBM
8 4 (4.88%) Remedy
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.44%) NetApp
10 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.22%) Google
10 1 (1.22%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.22%) Tableau
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