Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 302 272
Rank change year-on-year -44 -30 +37
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 26 57 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.46% 0.66%
As % of the General category 0.47% 1.30% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 48
North West median annual salary £32,500 £33,750 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -26.23% +22.00%
10th Percentile £26,200 £21,350 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,925 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 5,485 4,393 4,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.20% 35.69% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,081 3,443 3,784
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -13 15 £31,250 -19.35% 9
Cheshire -49 7 £40,000 +33.33% 12
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) Node.js
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 6 (23.08%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) NHS
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) Grunt
5 5 (19.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) gulp
5 5 (19.23%) Angular 2
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 4 (15.38%) Sass
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 4 (15.38%) Android

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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) npm
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Grunt
1 5 (19.23%) gulp
1 5 (19.23%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Mocha
4 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (15.38%) Junior
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
6 2 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Node.js
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 5 (19.23%) Angular 2
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) Sass
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) React
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) LESS
7 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
8 1 (3.85%) LAMP
8 1 (3.85%) OpenCV
8 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.85%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) NHS
2 3 (11.54%) Life Science
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) API Design
5 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) IEC 62304
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 13485
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe