Period
to 25 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 278 288 342
Rank change year-on-year +10 +54 -13
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 24 63 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.47% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 23
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £35,677 £25,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,080 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -2.91%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,064 4,292 5,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.18% 40.59% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,286 3,289 4,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,379 £71,312 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the North West over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the North West

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
Cheshire 0 14 £45,000 - 9
Manchester +28 8 £45,000 +18.01% 17
Lancashire - 2 £25,000 - 5
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 12 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (45.83%) Data Science
3 10 (41.67%) Analytics
3 10 (41.67%) Algorithms
3 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (25.00%) Azure
5 6 (25.00%) PaaS
5 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) PhD
5 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
5 6 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) NHS
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) User Experience
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile First
7 3 (12.50%) API Development
7 3 (12.50%) Node.js
7 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (12.50%) Figma
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (12.50%) Sketch
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Azure
1 6 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Support Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Planner
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Graphic Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Node.js
1 3 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Core
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.67%) NHS
3 3 (12.50%) Life Science
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (45.83%) Data Science
3 10 (41.67%) Analytics
3 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
5 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP