Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 192 169
Rank change year-on-year -26 -23 +68
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 7 27 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.52% 1.21%
As % of the General category 0.31% 1.21% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 19
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -23.81% +55.56%
10th Percentile £33,000 £37,500 £46,000
90th Percentile £42,000 £59,500 £62,500
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2275 2230 3100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.71% 43.17% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1230 1802
Scotland median annual salary £45,415 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,748 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Scotland.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in Scotland

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh -29 3 - -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) STL
4 1 (14.29%) MFC
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (14.29%) Life Science

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Law
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Instrumentation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Scientific Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (14.29%) MFC
1 1 (14.29%) STL
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft