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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 222 217 199
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 34 22 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.32% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.11% 0.85% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 36
Average salary £45,000 £29,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.26% -25.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,980 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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
3069 2576 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.52% 38.04% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2110 2202
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Manchester -7 16 £45,000 +47.54% 6
Cheshire -7 15 £37,500 +56.38% 4
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (34.58%) SQL
2 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
3 30 (28.04%) .NET
3 30 (28.04%) Automotive
4 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
5 22 (20.56%) Retail
6 21 (19.63%) T-SQL
7 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
8 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (17.76%) Degree
9 16 (14.95%) VB.NET
10 15 (14.02%) Mobile App
10 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
11 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
11 14 (13.08%) People Management
11 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET
11 14 (13.08%) Advertising
12 13 (12.15%) Data Analysis
12 13 (12.15%) Marketing
12 13 (12.15%) SAP
12 13 (12.15%) HTML
12 13 (12.15%) Visualisation
13 12 (11.21%) Oracle
13 12 (11.21%) MS Office
14 11 (10.28%) C#
14 11 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (10.28%) Finance
14 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.67%) SAS
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.87%) Lync
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Documentum
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) SPSS
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.87%) SAP QM
1 2 (1.87%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.93%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Route 53
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) VPN
2 5 (4.67%) LAN
3 4 (3.74%) WAN
4 3 (2.80%) Firewall
4 3 (2.80%) Broadband
5 2 (1.87%) DNS
5 2 (1.87%) Intranet
5 2 (1.87%) Internet
6 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) Big Data
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.87%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.87%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.80%) JIRA
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.93%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 30 (28.04%) Automotive
2 22 (20.56%) Retail
3 14 (13.08%) Advertising
4 13 (12.15%) Marketing
5 11 (10.28%) Finance
6 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.67%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Analyst
2 28 (26.17%) Developer
3 16 (14.95%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Developer
4 11 (10.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Developer Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Account Director
6 9 (8.41%) Digital Account Director
7 8 (7.48%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Account Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Digital Account Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.74%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) Junior Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.04%) .NET
2 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.15%) HTML
4 10 (9.35%) cXML
5 5 (4.67%) CSS
6 4 (3.74%) XML
6 4 (3.74%) EDI
7 3 (2.80%) WinForms
7 3 (2.80%) SAP XI
7 3 (2.80%) Ajax
7 3 (2.80%) jQuery
8 2 (1.87%) Web Services
8 2 (1.87%) Middleware
8 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.93%) LAMP
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.93%) J2EE
9 1 (0.93%) CSS3
9 1 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Mobile App
2 13 (12.15%) Visualisation
3 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.41%) Social Media
5 3 (2.80%) Statistics
5 3 (2.80%) Informatics
5 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Life Science
5 3 (2.80%) EPoS
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) NHS
6 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.93%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.93%) Psychology
7 1 (0.93%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.93%) DataPower
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) UNIX
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.87%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Tru64
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) HPUX
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
2 14 (13.08%) People Management
3 13 (12.15%) Data Analysis
4 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.41%) Display Advertising
6 7 (6.54%) ITIL
6 7 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.54%) Analytics
7 5 (4.67%) Scrum
7 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.67%) Market Research
8 4 (3.74%) MVC
8 4 (3.74%) Product Management
8 4 (3.74%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.74%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.80%) Data Management
9 3 (2.80%) Logistics
9 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.58%) SQL
2 21 (19.63%) T-SQL
3 16 (14.95%) VB.NET
4 11 (10.28%) C#
5 10 (9.35%) VBA
6 5 (4.67%) Java
7 4 (3.74%) C
8 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.80%) C++
8 3 (2.80%) ABAP
9 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.87%) Perl
9 2 (1.87%) Python
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) MBA
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.93%) GAMP
2 1 (0.93%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.15%) SAP
3 12 (11.21%) Oracle
4 6 (5.61%) HP
5 4 (3.74%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 3 (2.80%) Dell
6 3 (2.80%) Informatica
6 3 (2.80%) Symantec
7 2 (1.87%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.87%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.87%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) Axway
8 1 (0.93%) Polycom
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £53500 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Salford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago