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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 232 207 228
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 23 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.73% 0.45%
As % of the General category 0.99% 2.01% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 23
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £46,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2319 2440 3061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.45% 36.34% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 1903 2500
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 14 £29,500 -26.25%
Cheshire +21 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Merseyside -22 2 £65,000 +62.50%
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) NHS
4 10 (29.41%) .NET
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) Retail
7 5 (14.71%) Degree
7 5 (14.71%) Finance
7 5 (14.71%) Line Management
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) Coaching
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.76%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (11.76%) WinForms
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (11.76%) WPF
8 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (11.76%) SAP
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
9 3 (8.82%) EPoS
9 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
9 3 (8.82%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) Dell

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Broadband
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) VPN
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Head of Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Head of Software Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) IT Support
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) SOA Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) WinForms
2 4 (11.76%) WPF
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 2 (5.88%) OAuth
3 2 (5.88%) OpenID
3 2 (5.88%) React
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) Swagger
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) NHS
2 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) EPoS
4 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) FMCG
5 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Line Management
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) User Stories
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) SSADM
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GAMP
2 1 (2.94%) GxP
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Dell
3 3 (8.82%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Samsung
4 2 (5.88%) Apiary
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle