The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 245 249
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 14 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.18% 0.049%
As % of the General category 0.83% 0.47% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 3
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.46% -4.44%  

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1677 2136 2263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.60% 37.63% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1709 1664
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,151
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the South West

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Bristol +3 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Wiltshire - 6 £72,500 -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South West region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 17 (85.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (45.00%) ERP
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 8 (40.00%) Process Management
3 8 (40.00%) Back Office
3 8 (40.00%) Workflow
3 8 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 8 (40.00%) Pega
3 8 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 8 (40.00%) Presales
3 8 (40.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) SCADA
5 4 (20.00%) Life Science
5 4 (20.00%) QA
5 4 (20.00%) Cognizant
5 4 (20.00%) Epicor
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (10.00%) Content Development
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 2 (10.00%) Publishing
6 2 (10.00%) PLM
6 2 (10.00%) RFID

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) RFID
General
1 17 (85.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) BPM Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Content Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) SCADA
2 4 (20.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ERP
2 8 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (40.00%) Presales
2 8 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 8 (40.00%) Process Management
2 8 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (40.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Content Development
5 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.00%) PLM
5 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
1 8 (40.00%) Pega
2 5 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 4 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 4 (20.00%) Epicor
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin