The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 106 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.072% 0.80% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.18% 1.93% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,350
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -0.75%
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 Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
569 414 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.23% 41.44% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 492 326 349
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Wales

Pharmaceutical
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) Economics
2 3 (60.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Graphic Design
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Life Science
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) GxP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Economics
1 3 (60.00%) Graphic Design
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Design
1 3 (60.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft