Period
to 27 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 95 184
Rank change year-on-year -6 +89 -55
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 16 42 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.99% 2.00% 0.21%
As % of the General category 3.35% 4.69% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £49,250 £47,500 £75,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +38.46% +8.33%

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 478 895 1,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.58% 42.54% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 323 586 1,204
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,013 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +12.50%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in Cheshire

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -18 11 - - 3
Macclesfield -3 3 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 £40,000 - 1
Chester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 13 (81.25%) Mathematics
2 12 (75.00%) Data Science
3 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
3 11 (68.75%) Analytics
3 11 (68.75%) Data Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
4 7 (43.75%) PhD
4 7 (43.75%) Azure
4 7 (43.75%) PaaS
4 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 7 (43.75%) Threat Modelling
4 7 (43.75%) Innovative Thinking
5 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) Line Management
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Life Science
9 2 (12.50%) Publishing
9 2 (12.50%) SAS
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (6.25%) SAP
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Azure
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Software Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Algorithms
2 3 (18.75%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Mathematics
2 12 (75.00%) Data Science
3 11 (68.75%) Analytics
3 11 (68.75%) Data Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Innovative Thinking
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
4 7 (43.75%) Threat Modelling
4 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
5 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Line Management
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) SAP