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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 156 152 162
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.26% 0.092%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.58% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,995 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.72% -1.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.56%
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
1662 1375 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.37% 44.53% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 847 882
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,629
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Glasgow - 6 £45,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
1 5 (38.46%) NonStop SQL
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
1 5 (38.46%) WebSockets
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 4 (30.77%) Life Science
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (23.08%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) RUP
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) GAMP
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Moq
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
1 5 (38.46%) WebSockets
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 4 (30.77%) Life Science
3 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) OOP
2 2 (15.38%) RUP
2 2 (15.38%) DSDM
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) BDD
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
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