The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 13.95% 8.89% 11.11%
As % of the General category 42.86% 33.33% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £37,500 £23,980
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Pharmaceutical
Cheshire

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

General Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 32.56% 26.67% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £33,750 £27,500 £23,980
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +14.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,000 £23,884
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,980 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Runcorn

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (47.37%) Data Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (47.37%) Statistics
2 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
2 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
4 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (36.84%) EPoS
4 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
4 7 (36.84%) MCSE
4 7 (36.84%) MCSA
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) HND
5 3 (15.79%) VBA
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) C#

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
1 9 (47.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (47.37%) Administrator
1 9 (47.37%) IT Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) MFC
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (5.26%) SignalR
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (47.37%) Statistics
2 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
4 7 (36.84%) EPoS
4 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
5 1 (5.26%) LIMS
5 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Data Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) MVVM
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) HND
2 7 (36.84%) MCSE
2 7 (36.84%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft