The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 41 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.07% 0.76% 2.94%
As % of the General category 3.64% 2.30% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Pharmaceutical
Manchester

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

General Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
55 87 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 29.41% 33.21% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 61
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,400 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Stockport

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) WSDL
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Servlets
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) WSDL
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Biotechnology
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle