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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 224 211
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 51 12 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.22% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.85% 0.56% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 26
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £74,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2755 2127 2476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.04% 38.39% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2046 1744 1941
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -14 19 £33,750 -41.30% 1
Manchester -21 19 £37,500 +74.41% 6
Merseyside -1 9 £42,500 -50.00% 1
Lancashire - 4 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 17 (21.79%) Finance
1 17 (21.79%) Cisco
1 17 (21.79%) Retail
2 16 (20.51%) Network Security
3 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.95%) VPN
4 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (17.95%) Validation
4 14 (17.95%) Firewall
4 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
5 13 (16.67%) Degree
5 13 (16.67%) CCNP
6 12 (15.38%) Windows
6 12 (15.38%) Life Science
7 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (14.10%) SQL
7 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
8 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
8 10 (12.82%) NHS
8 10 (12.82%) GMP
9 9 (11.54%) WAN
9 9 (11.54%) LAN
9 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (10.26%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Marketing
10 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
11 7 (8.97%) SAN

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 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (5.13%) IIS
1 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.56%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) AdWords
1 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.28%) MailChimp
1 1 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (1.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) Network Security
2 14 (17.95%) Firewall
2 14 (17.95%) VPN
3 9 (11.54%) LAN
3 9 (11.54%) WAN
4 7 (8.97%) SAN
4 7 (8.97%) VoIP
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 6 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) NAS
6 3 (3.85%) Skype
7 2 (2.56%) Broadband
7 2 (2.56%) Intranet
8 1 (1.28%) HTTP
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) QlikView
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) gulp
1 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
1 1 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
1 17 (21.79%) Retail
2 8 (10.26%) Marketing
3 7 (8.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Consultant
2 13 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 13 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 13 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 9 (11.54%) Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Functional Consultant
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Field Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Field Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) CSS3
3 2 (2.56%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.56%) HTML5
3 2 (2.56%) LINQ
3 2 (2.56%) Node.js
3 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.28%) COM+
4 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.28%) REST
4 1 (1.28%) Sass
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.38%) Life Science
3 10 (12.82%) NHS
4 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.41%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.13%) EPoS
7 2 (2.56%) FMCG
7 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Validation
2 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.26%) Integration Testing
4 7 (8.97%) Programme Delivery
5 5 (6.41%) BDD
5 5 (6.41%) Information Security
5 5 (6.41%) Service Management
6 4 (5.13%) Coaching
6 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.13%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (5.13%) Line Management
6 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.13%) Project Management
6 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.41%) VB
4 4 (5.13%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.56%) PHP
6 2 (2.56%) VB6
7 1 (1.28%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.67%) CCNP
2 13 (16.67%) Degree
3 7 (8.97%) CCIE
3 7 (8.97%) CCSA
3 7 (8.97%) CCSE
3 7 (8.97%) CCSP
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.85%) HND
5 2 (2.56%) CAPM
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.56%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) GMP
2 5 (6.41%) QA
3 2 (2.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.56%) GAMP
3 2 (2.56%) GxP
4 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) vSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.85%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Cisco
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.97%) Fortinet
3 7 (8.97%) Splunk
4 6 (7.69%) Citrix
4 6 (7.69%) HP
4 6 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 4 (5.13%) NetApp
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.13%) VMware
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.56%) Samsung
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.28%) Facebook
8 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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