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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 215 194 183
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 37 45 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.67% 0.96%
As % of the General category 1.23% 2.05% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 60
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £67,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +10.46%
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
3006 2195 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.12% 32.73% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 1778 2317
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 20 £48,000 -36.00% 4
Lancashire +3 9 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Manchester -30 7 £38,500 +18.46% 11
Merseyside +8 1 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (32.86%) SQL
2 18 (25.71%) Degree
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
4 15 (21.43%) C#
4 15 (21.43%) SAP
5 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
6 12 (17.14%) .NET
6 12 (17.14%) Project Management
6 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (15.71%) Windows
7 11 (15.71%) Analytics
8 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
8 9 (12.86%) Oracle
8 9 (12.86%) ERP
8 9 (12.86%) Epicor
8 9 (12.86%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (12.86%) User Stories
9 8 (11.43%) HTML
9 8 (11.43%) CSS
9 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 8 (11.43%) Marketing
9 8 (11.43%) HTML5
9 8 (11.43%) User Experience
10 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (10.00%) Relational Database

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Documentum
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Lync
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.86%) InDesign
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.86%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.43%) BPCS
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) LAN
1 6 (8.57%) WAN
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.43%) QlikView
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.43%) Marketing
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Software Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Software Manager
5 6 (8.57%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Junior
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Junior Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Support
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) CSS
2 8 (11.43%) HTML
2 8 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.71%) EDI
3 4 (5.71%) PhoneGap
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.29%) SAP XI
4 3 (4.29%) jQuery
4 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.86%) WCF
5 2 (2.86%) WPF
5 2 (2.86%) Ajax
5 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (2.86%) CSS3
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.86%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) User Experience
3 6 (8.57%) EPoS
3 6 (8.57%) Life Science
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) PMI
5 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.86%) Statistics
6 2 (2.86%) Informatics
6 2 (2.86%) LIMS
6 2 (2.86%) Blog
6 2 (2.86%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.86%) Psychology
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.43%) DataPower
7 1 (1.43%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 2 (2.86%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Tru64
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
6 1 (1.43%) HPUX
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Project Management
2 11 (15.71%) Analytics
3 9 (12.86%) User Stories
3 9 (12.86%) ERP
3 9 (12.86%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (8.57%) ITIL
4 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) Resource Management
5 5 (7.14%) Market Research
5 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) MVC
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.29%) Logistics
7 3 (4.29%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Business Development
7 3 (4.29%) Product Management
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) C#
3 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.71%) ABAP
7 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) C
8 2 (2.86%) Java
8 2 (2.86%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.29%) HND
2 3 (4.29%) MCSE
2 3 (4.29%) MCSA
2 3 (4.29%) PhD
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.29%) MBA
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) GxP
1 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Varnish
2 1 (1.43%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) SAP
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) Epicor
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.57%) Xamarin
5 5 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (5.71%) Telerik
7 3 (4.29%) Google
7 3 (4.29%) Dell
8 2 (2.86%) Adobe
8 2 (2.86%) Apple
8 2 (2.86%) Symantec
8 2 (2.86%) VMware
8 2 (2.86%) ION Trading
8 2 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (1.43%) Axway
9 1 (1.43%) Polycom
9 1 (1.43%) Tableau
9 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.43%) Sun
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Salary: £30k - £40k per annum + 5% Bonus + Benefits
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