The first 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 30 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 189 206 209
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 51 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.39% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 37
Average salary £37,500 £29,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.05% -20.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,980 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,750 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2874 2801 2620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.16% 38.69% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 2277 2223
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +15 37 £37,500 +44.23% 6
Manchester -4 11 £45,000 +51.26% 7
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 44 (38.60%) SQL
2 40 (35.09%) .NET
2 40 (35.09%) SQL Server
3 39 (34.21%) Automotive
4 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
5 27 (23.68%) T-SQL
6 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
7 24 (21.05%) VB.NET
8 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (18.42%) Retail
10 19 (16.67%) Marketing
11 18 (15.79%) Degree
11 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET
12 17 (14.91%) Visualisation
13 16 (14.04%) Data Analysis
13 16 (14.04%) Advertising
13 16 (14.04%) HTML
13 16 (14.04%) Mobile App
14 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
15 14 (12.28%) C#
15 14 (12.28%) MS Office
15 14 (12.28%) cXML
15 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (11.40%) Finance
17 12 (10.53%) VBA
18 10 (8.77%) Oracle
19 9 (7.89%) Social Media
19 9 (7.89%) Display Advertising

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (4.39%) SAS
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) Lync
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Documentum
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.28%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.63%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.75%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.88%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.88%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.88%) Route 53
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) VPN
2 5 (4.39%) LAN
3 4 (3.51%) WAN
4 3 (2.63%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) Broadband
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) Intranet
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.26%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.75%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.75%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 39 (34.21%) Automotive
2 21 (18.42%) Retail
3 19 (16.67%) Marketing
4 16 (14.04%) Advertising
5 13 (11.40%) Finance
6 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Military
8 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (33.33%) Developer
2 32 (28.07%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.28%) SQL Developer
4 14 (12.28%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Developer Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Account Director
6 9 (7.89%) Digital Account Director
7 8 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Account Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Digital Account Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Administrator
9 5 (4.39%) Systems Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Business Systems Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.51%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.09%) .NET
2 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 16 (14.04%) HTML
4 14 (12.28%) cXML
5 4 (3.51%) jQuery
5 4 (3.51%) Ajax
5 4 (3.51%) XML
5 4 (3.51%) CSS
6 3 (2.63%) WinForms
7 2 (1.75%) MapReduce
7 2 (1.75%) Middleware
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.88%) EDI
8 1 (0.88%) Web Services
8 1 (0.88%) J2EE
8 1 (0.88%) LAMP
8 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Visualisation
2 16 (14.04%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.89%) Social Media
4 4 (3.51%) Informatics
5 3 (2.63%) EPoS
5 3 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.75%) Life Science
6 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.75%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.75%) Statistics
6 2 (1.75%) NHS
6 2 (1.75%) LIMS
7 1 (0.88%) HACMP
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) DataPower
7 1 (0.88%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.51%) UNIX
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.75%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Tru64
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
5 1 (0.88%) HPUX
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.04%) Data Analysis
3 9 (7.89%) Display Advertising
4 8 (7.02%) Project Management
5 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.14%) Business Development
5 7 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (5.26%) Scrum
6 6 (5.26%) ITIL
6 6 (5.26%) ERP
6 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.39%) Operations Management
7 5 (4.39%) Change Control
8 4 (3.51%) Analytics
8 4 (3.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) SQL
2 27 (23.68%) T-SQL
3 24 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 14 (12.28%) C#
5 12 (10.53%) VBA
6 5 (4.39%) Java
7 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.63%) C
8 3 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.75%) Perl
9 2 (1.75%) Python
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.88%) GAMP
2 1 (0.88%) GMP
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.63%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.88%) vSphere
2 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) SAP
3 6 (5.26%) HP
4 4 (3.51%) IBM
5 3 (2.63%) Informatica
5 3 (2.63%) Dell
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
6 2 (1.75%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.75%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.75%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.75%) Symantec
6 2 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.88%) Sage
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
Chorley, Lancashire
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
AstraZeneca
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 23 days ago