The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 148 162 158
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 17 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the General category 1.11% 0.62% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 6
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Pharmaceutical
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1538 1611 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.79% 44.58% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1041 867
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 13 £60,000 -
Glasgow +7 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (74.19%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) ITIL
3 13 (41.94%) Project Management
3 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (38.71%) Retail
5 11 (35.48%) Line Management
5 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
6 10 (32.26%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (32.26%) Cyber Security
6 10 (32.26%) Information Assurance
6 10 (32.26%) Cryptography
6 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (32.26%) Information Security
6 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
6 10 (32.26%) COBIT
6 10 (32.26%) SCADA
6 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
6 10 (32.26%) PCI DSS
6 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) CISA
6 10 (32.26%) CISM
6 10 (32.26%) CISSP
7 7 (22.58%) LAN
7 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
8 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (19.35%) Matrix Management
8 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Banking

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) WLAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) SHDSL
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) ADSL
4 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Intranet
4 2 (6.45%) MPLS
4 2 (6.45%) OSPF
4 2 (6.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Retail
3 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (16.13%) Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Local Government
6 1 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
6 1 (3.23%) German Language
6 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Security Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Information Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Security Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Quantitative Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) jQuery
1 2 (6.45%) RESTful
1 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 10 (32.26%) Cryptography
2 10 (32.26%) SCADA
2 10 (32.26%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 13 (41.94%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) Line Management
4 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
4 10 (32.26%) Information Assurance
4 10 (32.26%) Cyber Security
4 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (32.26%) Information Security
5 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) Matrix Management
7 5 (16.13%) Security Management
7 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
7 5 (16.13%) Benchmarking
7 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) SIEM
9 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (9.68%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
1 10 (32.26%) CISA
1 10 (32.26%) CISM
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) MBA
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (32.26%) COBIT
2 10 (32.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.45%) F5