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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 102 159 167
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +8
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 59 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.99% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the General category 4.35% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 4
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +21.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £39,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -10.00%
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
1356 1498 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.72% 48.21% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 772 892 1001
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +46 45 £52,500 -4.54%
East Lothian - 14 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 95 (84.07%) Data Centre
2 92 (81.42%) Retail
3 90 (79.65%) Line Management
4 80 (70.80%) Finance
5 63 (55.75%) Project Management
6 41 (36.28%) Matrix Management
7 40 (35.40%) Banking
8 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (15.04%) Windows Server
9 17 (15.04%) Degree
9 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (15.04%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (15.04%) Windows
10 14 (12.39%) Charles River
10 14 (12.39%) Biotechnology
10 14 (12.39%) Computer Science
11 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
13 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (7.96%) MCITP
13 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.96%) VMware
13 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
13 9 (7.96%) Citrix
13 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (7.96%) MCSE
14 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (7.08%) ITIL
14 8 (7.08%) Windows 2000
14 8 (7.08%) SharePoint

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) SAS
3 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) Documentum
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) EDMS
General
1 92 (81.42%) Retail
2 80 (70.80%) Finance
3 40 (35.40%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (38.05%) Project Manager
2 18 (15.93%) PMO Lead
3 17 (15.04%) Consultant
3 17 (15.04%) Wintel Consultant
4 16 (14.16%) PMO Manager
5 15 (13.27%) Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.96%) Support Consultant
7 9 (7.96%) Wintel Support
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Coordinator
9 6 (5.31%) PMO Coordinator
9 6 (5.31%) Project Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Senior PMO
10 5 (4.42%) Senior PMO Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Statistician
10 5 (4.42%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
1 3 (2.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) jQuery
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 95 (84.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.39%) Biotechnology
2 14 (12.39%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.08%) Life Science
5 5 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.42%) Statistics
6 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
1 17 (15.04%) Windows Server
1 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (7.08%) Windows 2000
2 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (79.65%) Line Management
2 63 (55.75%) Project Management
3 41 (36.28%) Matrix Management
4 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.04%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.08%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.08%) Change Control
7 8 (7.08%) ITIL
7 8 (7.08%) Migration
8 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.19%) SDLC
9 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.42%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.42%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.54%) Data Management
11 3 (2.65%) Business Analysis
11 3 (2.65%) Business Process Improvement
11 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.65%) Ada
1 3 (2.65%) C#
2 1 (0.88%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.88%) PHP
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) MCITP
2 9 (7.96%) MCSE
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.31%) MBA
5 1 (0.88%) CISA
5 1 (0.88%) CISM
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.77%) SLA
5 1 (0.88%) COBIT
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
1 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Charles River
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.96%) Citrix
3 9 (7.96%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) CA
4 3 (2.65%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle