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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 196 159 164
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +5
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 42 80 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 1.18% 1.25%
As % of the General category 1.77% 3.08% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 60
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,750 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
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
2372 2595 2621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.93% 38.42% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1814 1921 2099
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,575 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -31 32 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Manchester +13 8 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Lancashire - 1 £41,000 - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (32.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (25.64%) Degree
3 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
3 17 (21.79%) Project Management
4 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.95%) Finance
5 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
6 13 (16.67%) SQL
7 12 (15.38%) Statistics
8 11 (14.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
9 10 (12.82%) ERP
9 10 (12.82%) C#
9 10 (12.82%) HTML
9 10 (12.82%) CSS
9 10 (12.82%) User Experience
10 9 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (11.54%) Windows
10 9 (11.54%) Adobe
10 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
10 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
11 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.26%) MBA
11 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
11 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.26%) Life Science
12 7 (8.97%) Smartphone
12 7 (8.97%) Taxonomies
12 7 (8.97%) Axure RP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.56%) InDesign
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) WAN
1 4 (5.13%) LAN
1 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.13%) Big Data
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) QlikView
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) Maven
4 2 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.28%) NUnit
5 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (14.10%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Administrator
3 9 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (11.54%) Architect
3 9 (11.54%) IT Administrator
4 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) User Experience Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Planning Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Tester
7 4 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) IT Support
8 3 (3.85%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Junior
8 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) HTML
1 10 (12.82%) CSS
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 6 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) HTML5
5 4 (5.13%) SOAP
5 4 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (5.13%) Sass
5 4 (5.13%) LESS
5 4 (5.13%) REST
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
6 3 (3.85%) Ajax
6 3 (3.85%) JSON
6 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.85%) PhoneGap
6 3 (3.85%) Spring
6 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.85%) WSDL
6 3 (3.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
3 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 12 (15.38%) Statistics
5 10 (12.82%) User Experience
6 8 (10.26%) Life Science
7 7 (8.97%) Smartphone
7 7 (8.97%) Taxonomies
8 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
8 4 (5.13%) EPoS
8 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
9 3 (3.85%) Biotechnology
9 3 (3.85%) Psychology
9 3 (3.85%) PMI
10 2 (2.56%) NHS
10 2 (2.56%) LIMS
10 2 (2.56%) Blog
11 1 (1.28%) Chemistry
11 1 (1.28%) Informatics
11 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) UNIX
2 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Project Management
2 10 (12.82%) ERP
3 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 5 (6.41%) Operations Research
6 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.41%) Analytics
6 5 (6.41%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.13%) OO
7 4 (5.13%) ITIL
7 4 (5.13%) MVC
7 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.13%) Validation
7 4 (5.13%) Data Management
7 4 (5.13%) TDD
7 4 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) C#
3 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.41%) Java
6 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) R
9 1 (1.28%) PHP5
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) MBA
3 5 (6.41%) ISEB
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) MCSA
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.13%) HND
4 4 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.85%) PhD
5 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.28%) GAMP
2 1 (1.28%) GMP
2 1 (1.28%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Adobe
3 4 (5.13%) Epicor
4 3 (3.85%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.85%) Telerik
4 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.28%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.28%) Teradata
6 1 (1.28%) Ariba
6 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.28%) HP
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