Period
to 25 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 314 266
Rank change year-on-year +28 -48 +9
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 74 33 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.38% 0.75% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 35
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £67,500 £55,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 5373 4408 4939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.09% 37.31% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3897 3603 3863
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 September 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 6 months to 25 September 2017. 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
Manchester -14 29 £37,500 +74.42% 2
Cheshire -21 24 £33,750 -22.86% 3
Lancashire - 10 £32,500 -
Merseyside +11 9 £42,500 -43.33% 1
Cumbria - 2 £56,000 -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (22.97%) SQL
1 17 (22.97%) NHS
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) Life Science
4 13 (17.57%) Validation
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
5 11 (14.86%) Finance
6 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
6 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.51%) ITIL
6 10 (13.51%) Windows
7 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.16%) Degree
7 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.81%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
8 8 (10.81%) MySQL
8 8 (10.81%) GMP
8 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
9 7 (9.46%) Driving Licence
9 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
9 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.46%) .NET
9 7 (9.46%) C#
9 7 (9.46%) HTML
9 7 (9.46%) Web Services
9 7 (9.46%) Retail

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 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) SAS
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (2.70%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.35%) SAP CAR
5 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.35%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (1.35%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) npm
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) LAN
1 6 (8.11%) VPN
1 6 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) SAN
2 3 (4.05%) VoIP
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) Broadband
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) NAS
4 1 (1.35%) Skype
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) Base SAS
3 4 (5.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) QlikView
5 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.70%) gulp
1 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (2.70%) webpack
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Consultant
2 13 (17.57%) Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Functional Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.76%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Field Support Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Tester
8 3 (4.05%) Programmer
8 3 (4.05%) SAP Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
1 7 (9.46%) HTML
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
4 4 (5.41%) Node.js
5 3 (4.05%) CSS3
5 3 (4.05%) HTML5
5 3 (4.05%) React
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.70%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) LESS
6 2 (2.70%) LINQ
6 2 (2.70%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (2.70%) SAPUI5
6 2 (2.70%) Sass
6 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) NHS
2 14 (18.92%) Life Science
3 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.46%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (4.05%) EPoS
7 3 (4.05%) User Experience
8 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.35%) FMCG
8 1 (1.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Validation
2 10 (13.51%) ITIL
3 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
5 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.11%) CRM
7 5 (6.76%) BDD
7 5 (6.76%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security
7 5 (6.76%) Process Improvement
7 5 (6.76%) Process Management
7 5 (6.76%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.41%) Coaching
8 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.41%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Line Management
8 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.46%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) PHP
4 3 (4.05%) VB
4 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.70%) VB6
6 1 (1.35%) ABAP
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) SAS Certification
3 3 (4.05%) HND
4 2 (2.70%) CAPM
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) HNC
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) GMP
2 6 (8.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (6.76%) QA
4 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) SAP
3 3 (4.05%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (2.70%) NetApp
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.70%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) Samsung
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore