The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 386 407 406
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 625 571 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.45% 1.36% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 500 441 506
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £71,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Pharmaceutical
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42997 41843 44760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.52% 43.75% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34902 32854 37304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in England

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in England

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 260 £50,000 -4.76% 50
South East -13 144 £55,000 +4.76% 24
Yorkshire +42 71 £38,750 -24.39% 9
East of England +8 51 £45,000 +22.44% 11
North West -9 40 £37,500 - 10
East Midlands -16 19 £46,250 +1.64% 5
West Midlands -6 13 £50,000 -9.09%
North East -12 2 £37,750 -31.36%
Midlands -12 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South West -28 1 £25,000 -54.54% 8
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 290 (24.23%) Degree
2 256 (21.39%) SQL
3 241 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (19.30%) Finance
5 206 (17.21%) SAP
6 201 (16.79%) Project Management
7 187 (15.62%) Life Science
8 184 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
9 182 (15.20%) Microsoft
10 181 (15.12%) Analytics
11 179 (14.95%) C#
12 167 (13.95%) .NET
12 167 (13.95%) MS Excel
13 156 (13.03%) Oracle
14 149 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
15 148 (12.36%) Marketing
16 139 (11.61%) Retail
17 134 (11.19%) Computer Science
18 132 (11.03%) Java
19 128 (10.69%) SQL Server
20 126 (10.53%) HTML
21 125 (10.44%) JavaScript
22 118 (9.86%) Big Data
23 108 (9.02%) Business Development
24 96 (8.02%) Windows
25 91 (7.60%) Python
25 91 (7.60%) Software Engineering
26 89 (7.44%) CSS
27 85 (7.10%) Coaching
28 84 (7.02%) ASP.NET

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.67%) CMS
3 19 (1.59%) SAS
4 11 (0.92%) IBM Notes
5 10 (0.84%) Drupal
5 10 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.58%) Lync
7 6 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.50%) Apache
7 6 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (0.42%) WordPress
9 4 (0.33%) Railo
9 4 (0.33%) Node.js
9 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.33%) Quickr
9 4 (0.33%) Confluence
9 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 167 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (3.17%) MS Office
4 20 (1.67%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.75%) MS Project
8 3 (0.25%) SPSS
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.17%) InDesign
10 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (4.93%) SAP MM
2 19 (1.59%) SAP BPC
3 10 (0.84%) SAP WM
3 10 (0.84%) SAP SD
4 9 (0.75%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.42%) SAP QM
5 5 (0.42%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.42%) SAP SCM
5 5 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.33%) HFM
7 3 (0.25%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.76%) SaaS
2 14 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.17%) Force.com
5 1 (0.084%) PaaS
5 1 (0.084%) GitHub
5 1 (0.084%) IaaS
5 1 (0.084%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.34%) Internet
2 20 (1.67%) LAN
3 17 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.25%) Firewall
4 15 (1.25%) WAN
5 10 (0.84%) Network Security
5 10 (0.84%) HTTP
6 8 (0.67%) VPN
7 6 (0.50%) VoIP
8 5 (0.42%) Wireless
8 5 (0.42%) DNS
9 4 (0.33%) DHCP
9 4 (0.33%) SAN
10 3 (0.25%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.17%) WLAN
11 2 (0.17%) SSL
11 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.084%) IPsec
12 1 (0.084%) Intranet
12 1 (0.084%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 118 (9.86%) Big Data
3 66 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (4.18%) MySQL
5 40 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.01%) QlikView
8 32 (2.67%) SAP BW
9 31 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (2.59%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (2.09%) Spotfire
12 23 (1.92%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.50%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.34%) OLTP
15 14 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.92%) RDBMS
18 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (3.93%) ReSharper
2 41 (3.43%) Moq
2 41 (3.43%) SoapUI
3 23 (1.92%) Subversion
4 21 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.50%) Selenium
6 13 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 12 (1.00%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.00%) JMeter
8 11 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.92%) JIRA
9 10 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
10 7 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.58%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.50%) Sublime Text
12 5 (0.42%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 231 (19.30%) Finance
2 148 (12.36%) Marketing
3 139 (11.61%) Retail
4 77 (6.43%) Banking
5 60 (5.01%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.67%) Automotive
7 31 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.17%) Games
9 16 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.09%) Legal
11 10 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.84%) Advertising
12 9 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.75%) Electronics
13 7 (0.58%) Law
14 6 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.33%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
15 4 (0.33%) Military
16 3 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 200 (16.71%) Developer
2 181 (15.12%) Consultant
3 150 (12.53%) Analyst
4 113 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 107 (8.94%) SAP Consultant
6 74 (6.18%) Business Analyst
7 65 (5.43%) Architect
8 54 (4.51%) Software Engineer
9 53 (4.43%) SAP MM Consultant
10 41 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
10 41 (3.43%) C# Developer
11 38 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 38 (3.17%) Java Developer
11 38 (3.17%) Senior Manager
12 37 (3.09%) Junior
13 35 (2.92%) Tester
13 35 (2.92%) Software Developer
14 34 (2.84%) Support Engineer
15 32 (2.67%) .NET Developer
16 29 (2.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (13.95%) .NET
2 126 (10.53%) HTML
3 89 (7.44%) CSS
4 84 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 81 (6.77%) HTML5
6 75 (6.27%) Web Services
7 51 (4.26%) XML
8 48 (4.01%) WPF
9 44 (3.68%) jQuery
10 36 (3.01%) CSS3
11 33 (2.76%) WinForms
12 32 (2.67%) .NET Framework
13 23 (1.92%) Java EE
14 21 (1.75%) WCF
15 20 (1.67%) REST
15 20 (1.67%) RESTful
16 17 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (1.17%) J2EE
18 13 (1.09%) Hibernate
18 13 (1.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 187 (15.62%) Life Science
2 149 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (11.19%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.26%) User Experience
5 50 (4.18%) NHS
6 44 (3.68%) Mathematics
7 42 (3.51%) FMCG
8 41 (3.43%) Informatics
9 39 (3.26%) Visualisation
10 34 (2.84%) Biotechnology
11 28 (2.34%) Social Media
11 28 (2.34%) Chemistry
11 28 (2.34%) Biology
12 27 (2.26%) Mobile App
13 26 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.84%) Data Integration
14 22 (1.84%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.50%) Economics
16 17 (1.42%) Statistics
17 15 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 96 (8.02%) Windows
2 52 (4.34%) Linux
3 48 (4.01%) Apple iOS
4 37 (3.09%) UNIX
5 13 (1.09%) Solaris
6 12 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.50%) Android
10 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.25%) AIX
12 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) CentOS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.084%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (16.79%) Project Management
3 184 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
4 181 (15.12%) Analytics
5 108 (9.02%) Business Development
6 91 (7.60%) Software Engineering
7 85 (7.10%) Coaching
8 73 (6.10%) ERP
9 68 (5.68%) Validation
10 65 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 61 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (5.01%) ITIL
13 59 (4.93%) OO
13 59 (4.93%) Scrum
13 59 (4.93%) SAP Implementation
14 55 (4.59%) Change Management
15 54 (4.51%) Waterfall
16 52 (4.34%) CRM
17 51 (4.26%) ETL
18 48 (4.01%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 256 (21.39%) SQL
2 179 (14.95%) C#
3 132 (11.03%) Java
4 125 (10.44%) JavaScript
5 91 (7.60%) Python
6 62 (5.18%) ABAP
7 46 (3.84%) PL/SQL
8 37 (3.09%) T-SQL
9 36 (3.01%) C++
10 33 (2.76%) VB
11 24 (2.01%) C
12 18 (1.50%) VB6
13 15 (1.25%) R
14 13 (1.09%) PHP
15 11 (0.92%) Perl
16 10 (0.84%) VBA
17 9 (0.75%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.67%) PowerShell
19 7 (0.58%) Apex Code
20 6 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 290 (24.23%) Degree
2 71 (5.93%) PhD
3 33 (2.76%) ISEB
4 27 (2.26%) MBA
5 21 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.34%) CIPD
7 13 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.92%) PMP
9 11 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.58%) MCSE
12 6 (0.50%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.42%) CISA
13 5 (0.42%) CISM
13 5 (0.42%) CCNA
13 5 (0.42%) CISSP
13 5 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.93%) QA
2 30 (2.51%) GAMP
3 24 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.92%) GxP
5 19 (1.59%) ISO 9001
6 12 (1.00%) COBIT
7 11 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.84%) GLP
9 9 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.50%) GMP
12 4 (0.33%) SLA
13 3 (0.25%) GCP
13 3 (0.25%) CDISC
13 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.084%) GAAP
System Software
1 54 (4.51%) Hyper-V
2 20 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.42%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) Firmware
5 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.084%) Xen
6 1 (0.084%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.084%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.42%) SCCM
3 4 (0.33%) Puppet
3 4 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.25%) WSUS
4 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.25%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.17%) SCOM
5 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.084%) RANCID
Vendors
1 206 (17.21%) SAP
2 182 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 156 (13.03%) Oracle
4 57 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 53 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
6 44 (3.68%) Apple
7 28 (2.34%) Hyperion
8 23 (1.92%) Cognos
8 23 (1.92%) Informatica
9 20 (1.67%) Tableau
9 20 (1.67%) VMware
9 20 (1.67%) CA
10 18 (1.50%) iRise
11 17 (1.42%) IBM
12 14 (1.17%) Adobe
13 13 (1.09%) Cisco
13 13 (1.09%) Siebel
14 11 (0.92%) Lotus
14 11 (0.92%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.84%) Cognizant
Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + final salary pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting LLP
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £57000 - £62000 Per Annum holidays, pension and excellent be
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Pharma Division
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum + 10% bonus, full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum dep on exp + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
GSA Techsource Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits, negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago