Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 314 298
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 49 53 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.25% 1.08% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 43
North West median annual salary £52,500 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.75% +11.33% -9.64%
10th Percentile £35,875 £27,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,250 £52,900
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 3,914 4,900 5,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.93% 40.47% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,631 3,663 4,071
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,312 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +43 29 £52,500 +23.53% 13
Manchester -3 15 £51,250 +25.00% 17
Merseyside -1 4 £52,500 +26.51% 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 23 (46.94%) Node.js
2 22 (44.90%) Analytics
3 21 (42.86%) MySQL
4 19 (38.78%) HTML
4 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (38.78%) AngularJS
5 18 (36.73%) Java
5 18 (36.73%) CSS
5 18 (36.73%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (34.69%) CRM
6 17 (34.69%) ERP
7 14 (28.57%) C#
8 13 (26.53%) Python
9 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
10 10 (20.41%) Degree
10 10 (20.41%) Microservices
10 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
12 8 (16.33%) Life Science
12 8 (16.33%) Front End Development
13 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 7 (14.29%) PHP
13 7 (14.29%) .NET
13 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle
14 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.24%) Project Management
15 5 (10.20%) Line Management
15 5 (10.20%) Project Delivery

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 (4.08%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) npm
2 1 (2.04%) AdWords
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.04%) AWS
2 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.04%) Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.04%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DHCP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.08%) MS Access
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) ProC
General
1 4 (8.16%) Banking
1 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Senior Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Programmer
4 11 (22.45%) Java Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Programmer
5 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (16.33%) Java Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Java Programmer
7 7 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (12.24%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Programmer
9 4 (8.16%) Implementation Specialist
9 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
9 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
10 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (6.12%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) Node.js
2 19 (38.78%) AngularJS
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
4 7 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (8.16%) RESTful
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.04%) Flask
7 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.04%) HTML5
7 1 (2.04%) NumPy
7 1 (2.04%) React
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Life Science
2 5 (10.20%) NHS
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Analytics
2 18 (36.73%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (34.69%) CRM
3 17 (34.69%) ERP
4 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
5 10 (20.41%) Microservices
5 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (16.33%) Front End Development
7 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 6 (12.24%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Line Management
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.20%) Project Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) API Development
10 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.16%) Machine Learning
10 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) C#
4 13 (26.53%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) PROC SQL
9 1 (2.04%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PhD
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) CDISC
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) MIIS
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.04%) Capita
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau