Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 326 268
Rank change year-on-year -4 -58 +47
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 44 39 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.32% 0.76%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.87% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 31
North West median annual salary £33,750 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,800 £21,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £53,600 £64,875 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 5659 4489 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.71% 36.51% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4138 3626 3915
North West median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,100 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -8 19 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Cheshire -29 11 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Lancashire - 7 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside +15 4 - - 2
Cumbria - 3 £56,000 -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Life Science
4 9 (20.45%) NHS
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
4 9 (20.45%) ITIL
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.18%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 7 (15.91%) Node.js
6 7 (15.91%) Validation
6 7 (15.91%) CSS
6 7 (15.91%) HTML
6 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.64%) CRM
7 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (11.36%) Retail
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
8 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.36%) C#
8 5 (11.36%) Process Management
8 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
8 5 (11.36%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.27%) SAP CAR
4 1 (2.27%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (2.27%) SAP QM
4 1 (2.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) VPN
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) Base SAS
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) gulp
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.82%) Grunt
3 3 (6.82%) Maven
3 3 (6.82%) Mocha
4 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) General Ledger
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Junior
6 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Junior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) Node.js
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) Angular 2
5 3 (6.82%) React
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.55%) CSS3
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5
6 2 (4.55%) jQuery
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (4.55%) SAPUI5
7 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.27%) LAMP
7 1 (2.27%) LESS
7 1 (2.27%) Sass
7 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Life Science
2 9 (20.45%) NHS
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) Biotechnology
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) FMCG
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Android
1 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Validation
4 6 (13.64%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Process Management
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) API Design
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.82%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) C
5 1 (2.27%) ABAP
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SAS Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) HNC
3 1 (2.27%) HND
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.09%) GMP
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore