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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 228 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 29 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the General category 0.93% 1.31% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 23
Average salary £40,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £52,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
3112 2369 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.62% 35.40% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2630 1939 2204
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 30 October 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 October 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 -2 14 £40,250 +49.12% 9
Manchester -23 11 £45,000 +40.62% 5
Lancashire 0 2 £30,000 -9.77% 3
Merseyside +18 1 £40,000 +110.52% 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 17 (20.99%) Degree
4 16 (19.75%) .NET
4 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
5 14 (17.28%) Retail
6 13 (16.05%) SAP
7 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.81%) Automotive
8 11 (13.58%) T-SQL
9 10 (12.35%) HTML
9 10 (12.35%) Oracle
9 10 (12.35%) Windows
9 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
10 9 (11.11%) Finance
11 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
11 8 (9.88%) C#
11 8 (9.88%) Marketing
11 8 (9.88%) Analytics
11 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.64%) People Management
12 7 (8.64%) Display Advertising
12 7 (8.64%) Social Media
12 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (8.64%) Advertising
13 6 (7.41%) VB.NET

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) SAS
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) Lync
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) Documentum
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.23%) BPCS
3 1 (1.23%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LAN
2 4 (4.94%) WAN
2 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 3 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.47%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.47%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.28%) Retail
2 12 (14.81%) Automotive
3 9 (11.11%) Finance
4 8 (9.88%) Marketing
5 7 (8.64%) Advertising
6 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
7 5 (6.17%) Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Account Director
4 7 (8.64%) Digital Account Director
5 6 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Software Manager
7 4 (4.94%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.94%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Junior SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) SAP Support
8 3 (3.70%) SAP Support Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) HTML
3 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (4.94%) XML
5 4 (4.94%) EDI
5 4 (4.94%) cXML
5 4 (4.94%) HTML5
6 3 (3.70%) SAP XI
6 3 (3.70%) WinForms
6 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.47%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (2.47%) SignalR
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.47%) Ajax
7 2 (2.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.64%) Social Media
4 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.17%) Life Science
6 4 (4.94%) EPoS
6 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.94%) User Experience
7 3 (3.70%) Statistics
7 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.47%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.47%) Informatics
8 2 (2.47%) Biotechnology
8 2 (2.47%) Psychology
8 2 (2.47%) NHS
9 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.23%) HACMP
9 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.94%) UNIX
3 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.47%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Tru64
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) HPUX
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.88%) Analytics
2 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
3 7 (8.64%) People Management
3 7 (8.64%) Display Advertising
4 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 6 (7.41%) ITIL
4 6 (7.41%) Market Research
4 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (4.94%) Business Development
6 4 (4.94%) MVC
6 4 (4.94%) Product Management
7 3 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (3.70%) SOA
7 3 (3.70%) ETL
7 3 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.88%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.94%) Java
5 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) VBA
6 3 (3.70%) Python
6 3 (3.70%) C
6 3 (3.70%) ABAP
7 2 (2.47%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.47%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) COBOL
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) MBA
2 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.47%) ISEB
2 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) HND
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) MCSA
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) GMP
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.23%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Varnish
3 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) SAP
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) HP
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Informatica
5 3 (3.70%) Dell
5 3 (3.70%) Symantec
5 3 (3.70%) Google
5 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.47%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.47%) Epicor
6 2 (2.47%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.23%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aerotek
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Media
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, BUPA
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
MESM
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company bonus scheme.
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago