The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 138 135 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Pharmaceutical
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
940 962 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.02% 40.32% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 638 571 590
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £31,500 £30,480
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Reading region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Reading

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Life Science
3 3 (27.27%) Clinical Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Biotechnology
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (27.27%) GCP
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) SAP FI
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (18.18%) SAP CO

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP FI
1 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
1 3 (27.27%) Biotechnology
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Clinical Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (27.27%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco