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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 115 146
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 5 49 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 1.66% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.50% 3.52% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 28 12
Median salary - £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% -2.10%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 994 1393 1476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.55% 47.06% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 660 801 882
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -42 4 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Retail
3 9 (56.25%) CCSE
3 9 (56.25%) CCSA
3 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
3 9 (56.25%) Splunk
3 9 (56.25%) FortiGate
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) CCSP
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Games
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) German Language
4 2 (12.50%) Italian Language
4 2 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (6.25%) GCP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (12.50%) German Language
3 2 (12.50%) Italian Language
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Network Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Channel Sales Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Clinical Data Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Sales Executive
3 1 (6.25%) Sales Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Software Sales Executive
3 1 (6.25%) Software Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (12.50%) DevOps
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CCNP
1 9 (56.25%) CCSA
1 9 (56.25%) CCSE
1 9 (56.25%) CCSP
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (6.25%) GCP
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Fortinet
1 9 (56.25%) Splunk