The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 58 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.47% - 0.20%
As % of the General category 5.42% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £23,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +10.46%
Pharmaceutical
West Midlands

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
166 132 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.17% 21.50% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 130 114 106
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stafford - 9 £23,500 -
Pharmaceutical
West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) COBOL
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Tester
3 6 (54.55%) Software Tester
3 6 (54.55%) QA Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Junior Software Tester
4 4 (36.36%) Junior Tester
4 4 (36.36%) Junior
5 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
6 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (18.18%) Senior QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA