Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 294 292
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 42 76 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.85% 1.56% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 39
North West median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.67% -19.35% +24.00%
10th Percentile £27,800 £21,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £86,975 £51,500 £80,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +10.75% -7.00%

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 4,928 4,884 4,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.03% 38.06% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,755 3,717 3,717
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 27 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Cheshire -31 13 £73,000 +101.38% 13
Merseyside +5 2 £41,500 -2.35%
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) QA
2 11 (26.19%) HTML5
2 11 (26.19%) Node.js
2 11 (26.19%) Sass
2 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
3 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Web Development
4 9 (21.43%) CMS
4 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
5 8 (19.05%) Grunt
5 8 (19.05%) ExpressionEngine
5 8 (19.05%) WordPress
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
5 8 (19.05%) SDLC
5 8 (19.05%) Games
5 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 8 (19.05%) Data Management
5 8 (19.05%) Degree
5 8 (19.05%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (16.67%) .NET
6 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum

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 9 (21.43%) CMS
2 8 (19.05%) ExpressionEngine
2 8 (19.05%) WordPress
3 2 (4.76%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP EWM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.38%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) npm
2 1 (2.38%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Power BI
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.38%) QlikView
5 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Grunt
2 3 (7.14%) gulp
2 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
2 3 (7.14%) webpack
3 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.05%) Games
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.76%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (11.90%) Programmer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
5 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) HTML5
2 11 (26.19%) Node.js
2 11 (26.19%) Sass
3 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 7 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.14%) Angular 2
6 3 (7.14%) CSS3
6 3 (7.14%) LESS
6 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.76%) XML
7 2 (4.76%) XSL
8 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
3 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (14.29%) Life Science
4 6 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
5 5 (11.90%) LIMS
6 3 (7.14%) FMCG
6 3 (7.14%) PMI
6 3 (7.14%) User Experience
7 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.38%) EPoS
8 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.38%) Robotics
8 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
2 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) Web Development
4 8 (19.05%) Data Management
4 8 (19.05%) SDLC
5 7 (16.67%) Analytics
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.90%) Coaching
7 5 (11.90%) Informatics
7 5 (11.90%) Information Management
7 5 (11.90%) Quality Management
7 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.14%) Change Management
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.76%) XQuery
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PhD
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) HND
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
2 6 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 5 (11.90%) Data Quality
3 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (7.14%) PMO
5 1 (2.38%) GAMP
5 1 (2.38%) GxP
5 1 (2.38%) IEC 62304
5 1 (2.38%) ISO 13485
5 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) hybris
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.38%) SYSPRO