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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 218 205 192
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 38 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.44% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.14% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 44
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,980 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2992 2725 2596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.29% 38.29% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2229 2185
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 22 £40,000 +66.80% 9
Manchester -6 13 £42,500 +44.06% 5
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (38.14%) SQL
2 42 (35.59%) SQL Server
3 39 (33.05%) .NET
4 37 (31.36%) Automotive
5 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
6 26 (22.03%) T-SQL
7 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 24 (20.34%) Retail
8 22 (18.64%) VB.NET
9 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (16.95%) Degree
10 18 (15.25%) Marketing
10 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
10 18 (15.25%) Relational Database
11 17 (14.41%) Mobile App
12 16 (13.56%) Visualisation
12 16 (13.56%) HTML
12 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
12 16 (13.56%) Advertising
13 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (11.86%) C#
13 14 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (11.02%) Oracle
14 13 (11.02%) MS Office
14 13 (11.02%) cXML
15 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (9.32%) VBA
16 11 (9.32%) Finance
17 10 (8.47%) Windows
17 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.24%) SAS
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.54%) Lync
4 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.02%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) Line 500
2 1 (0.85%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Route 53
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) VPN
2 5 (4.24%) LAN
3 4 (3.39%) WAN
4 3 (2.54%) Broadband
4 3 (2.54%) Firewall
5 2 (1.69%) Intranet
5 2 (1.69%) Internet
5 2 (1.69%) DNS
6 1 (0.85%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.24%) MySQL
6 2 (1.69%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.69%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.69%) Big Data
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 37 (31.36%) Automotive
2 24 (20.34%) Retail
3 18 (15.25%) Marketing
4 16 (13.56%) Advertising
5 11 (9.32%) Finance
6 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Military
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Developer
2 34 (28.81%) Analyst
3 14 (11.86%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.86%) SQL Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (11.02%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (8.47%) Developer Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Account Director
6 9 (7.63%) Digital Account Director
7 8 (6.78%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Account Manager
8 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Digital Account Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) DBA
10 4 (3.39%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.54%) Junior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.05%) .NET
2 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
3 16 (13.56%) HTML
4 13 (11.02%) cXML
5 5 (4.24%) CSS
6 4 (3.39%) EDI
6 4 (3.39%) XML
6 4 (3.39%) Ajax
6 4 (3.39%) jQuery
7 3 (2.54%) SAP XI
7 3 (2.54%) WinForms
8 2 (1.69%) Middleware
8 2 (1.69%) Web Services
8 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.85%) SignalR
9 1 (0.85%) HTML5
9 1 (0.85%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Mobile App
2 16 (13.56%) Visualisation
3 9 (7.63%) Social Media
4 4 (3.39%) Informatics
5 3 (2.54%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.54%) EPoS
6 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) LIMS
6 2 (1.69%) Statistics
6 2 (1.69%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.69%) Life Science
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.85%) DataPower
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) UNIX
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.54%) Linux
5 2 (1.69%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) HPUX
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Tru64
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
3 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.63%) Display Advertising
5 7 (5.93%) ITIL
5 7 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.93%) Analytics
6 6 (5.08%) Scrum
6 6 (5.08%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (4.24%) Business Development
7 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.24%) MVC
8 4 (3.39%) Project Management
8 4 (3.39%) OO
8 4 (3.39%) ERP
8 4 (3.39%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.39%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.54%) Change Control
9 3 (2.54%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.14%) SQL
2 26 (22.03%) T-SQL
3 22 (18.64%) VB.NET
4 14 (11.86%) C#
5 11 (9.32%) VBA
6 5 (4.24%) Java
7 4 (3.39%) C
7 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.54%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) ABAP
9 2 (1.69%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.85%) GAMP
2 1 (0.85%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.85%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.85%) vSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 9 (7.63%) SAP
4 6 (5.08%) HP
5 4 (3.39%) IBM
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.54%) Adobe
6 3 (2.54%) Symantec
6 3 (2.54%) Dell
6 3 (2.54%) Informatica
7 2 (1.69%) NetApp
7 2 (1.69%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.85%) Polycom
8 1 (0.85%) Axway
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.85%) JBoss
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
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