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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 208 199 182
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 40 39 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.60% 1.15%
As % of the General category 1.41% 1.75% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 72
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
2827 2227 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.64% 34.33% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 1786 2258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 23 £47,750 -26.53% 5
Manchester -20 9 £38,500 +11.59% 3
Lancashire +2 8 £30,000 -47.82%
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (34.78%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) Degree
3 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
4 15 (21.74%) Project Management
5 13 (18.84%) SAP
5 13 (18.84%) C#
6 12 (17.39%) .NET
6 12 (17.39%) ERP
6 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (15.94%) T-SQL
7 11 (15.94%) Finance
8 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
8 10 (14.49%) HTML
8 10 (14.49%) CSS
8 10 (14.49%) User Experience
8 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (14.49%) HTML5
9 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (13.04%) Resource Management
9 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (13.04%) Analytics
9 9 (13.04%) User Stories
9 9 (13.04%) Epicor
9 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
9 9 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (11.59%) Subversion
10 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.59%) Xamarin
10 8 (11.59%) Marketing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.90%) InDesign
2 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.90%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.90%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.90%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.45%) BPCS
3 1 (1.45%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
1 3 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) QlikView
7 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) NUnit
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.59%) Marketing
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Software Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Software Development Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Junior
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Support
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Support Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Logistics Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) IT Support
7 3 (4.35%) Planning Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Research Manager
7 3 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Junior SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) HTML
2 10 (14.49%) CSS
2 10 (14.49%) HTML5
3 6 (8.70%) PhoneGap
4 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.35%) jQuery
5 3 (4.35%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) EDI
5 3 (4.35%) SAP XI
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.90%) SignalR
6 2 (2.90%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.90%) REST
6 2 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) User Experience
3 7 (10.14%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.14%) Life Science
4 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) Psychology
5 3 (4.35%) Statistics
5 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.35%) PMI
5 3 (4.35%) EPoS
5 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.90%) LIMS
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.90%) Informatics
6 2 (2.90%) Blog
7 1 (1.45%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
2 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Project Management
2 12 (17.39%) ERP
3 9 (13.04%) Resource Management
3 9 (13.04%) Analytics
3 9 (13.04%) User Stories
3 9 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL
4 6 (8.70%) Market Research
5 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) MVC
6 4 (5.80%) Business Development
7 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Operations Research
7 3 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Product Management
7 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) C#
3 11 (15.94%) T-SQL
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.14%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.80%) ABAP
7 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) COBOL
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) MBA
3 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.35%) MCSE
3 3 (4.35%) MCSA
3 3 (4.35%) PhD
3 3 (4.35%) HND
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.90%) GxP
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Varnish
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) SAP
2 9 (13.04%) Epicor
3 8 (11.59%) Xamarin
4 6 (8.70%) Telerik
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe
7 1 (1.45%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Teradata
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