The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 249 231 215
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.042% 0.25% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £61,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.69% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +8.23%
Pharmaceutical
England

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

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2378 2416 2126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.45% 40.79% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1959 1791
Average salary £41,500 £39,375 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) XSD
3 8 (50.00%) HND
3 8 (50.00%) PhD
3 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (50.00%) GWT
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
3 8 (50.00%) CSS3
3 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
5 5 (31.25%) Process Management
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Windows

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Product Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) XSD
2 8 (50.00%) GWT
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
2 8 (50.00%) CSS3
2 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (18.75%) OSGi
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Process Management
4 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) OOD
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) RUP
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Retrieval
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) HND
1 8 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.25%) Google
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: Top rates of pay
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Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 28 days ago
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
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