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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 428 457 409
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -48
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 603 506 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.30% 1.12% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 455 372 428
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,700 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
46346 45345 47689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.39% 43.81% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37296 36268 39771
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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 +34 253 £50,000 -9.09% 77
South East +44 168 £50,000 - 60
East of England +5 70 £40,000 - 26
Yorkshire -23 40 £40,500 -14.73% 17
North West -15 33 £40,500 +24.61% 18
West Midlands +7 15 £37,000 -32.72% 5
East Midlands -16 9 £44,000 -2.22% 17
South West -11 3 £35,000 -19.07% 22
North East -17 1 £42,500 -23.42% 4
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 298 (23.67%) Degree
2 269 (21.37%) SQL
3 244 (19.38%) Finance
4 217 (17.24%) SAP
5 212 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
6 204 (16.20%) Microsoft
7 201 (15.97%) Oracle
8 194 (15.41%) Life Science
9 191 (15.17%) Project Management
10 178 (14.14%) Marketing
11 171 (13.58%) MS Excel
12 163 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
13 153 (12.15%) .NET
14 151 (11.99%) C#
15 147 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
16 144 (11.44%) Analytics
17 143 (11.36%) Computer Science
18 137 (10.88%) SQL Server
19 129 (10.25%) HTML
20 124 (9.85%) Windows
21 119 (9.45%) JavaScript
21 119 (9.45%) Business Development
22 118 (9.37%) Java
23 114 (9.05%) CSS
24 110 (8.74%) Retail
25 94 (7.47%) PhD
26 84 (6.67%) ERP
26 84 (6.67%) Validation
27 83 (6.59%) Software Engineering
28 82 (6.51%) Banking

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 44 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.99%) SAS
2 25 (1.99%) CMS
2 25 (1.99%) IIS
3 22 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (1.19%) Lync
6 14 (1.11%) Apache
7 11 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.79%) Drupal
8 10 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.48%) Orchard CMS
11 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 171 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 64 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 57 (4.53%) MS Office
4 24 (1.91%) MS Project
5 21 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.64%) SPSS
8 7 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.24%) InDesign
10 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 58 (4.61%) SAP MM
2 20 (1.59%) SAP BPC
3 14 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 9 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.71%) SAP WM
5 9 (0.71%) SAP SD
6 8 (0.64%) SAP MDM
7 7 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.56%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.56%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.40%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.32%) SAP QM
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.24%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.24%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.02%) SaaS
2 16 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.40%) Office 365
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.079%) IaaS
6 1 (0.079%) Force.com
6 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.78%) Internet
2 33 (2.62%) VPN
3 32 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.54%) LAN
4 27 (2.14%) Firewall
5 25 (1.99%) DHCP
5 25 (1.99%) DNS
6 21 (1.67%) WAN
7 14 (1.11%) SMTP
7 14 (1.11%) BGP
8 13 (1.03%) SSL
8 13 (1.03%) SAN
8 13 (1.03%) LDAP
9 10 (0.79%) VoIP
10 8 (0.64%) HTTP
11 7 (0.56%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.48%) Network Security
13 4 (0.32%) NAS
13 4 (0.32%) Wireless
13 4 (0.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.35%) Big Data
3 63 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (4.45%) MySQL
5 46 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (3.65%) QlikView
6 44 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 36 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (2.70%) Spotfire
9 30 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (2.07%) SAP BW
11 20 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.59%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.27%) Data Mining
15 14 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (1.99%) Subversion
2 18 (1.43%) Selenium
3 17 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.03%) JMeter
7 11 (0.87%) Moq
7 11 (0.87%) ReSharper
7 11 (0.87%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 10 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (0.71%) JIRA
10 8 (0.64%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
11 6 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.40%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.40%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.32%) FrontPage
13 4 (0.32%) Expression Web
13 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 244 (19.38%) Finance
2 178 (14.14%) Marketing
3 110 (8.74%) Retail
4 82 (6.51%) Banking
5 79 (6.27%) Manufacturing
6 67 (5.32%) Telecoms
7 39 (3.10%) Automotive
8 23 (1.83%) Legal
9 20 (1.59%) Games
9 20 (1.59%) German Language
10 14 (1.11%) Aerospace
11 13 (1.03%) French Language
12 12 (0.95%) Advertising
12 12 (0.95%) Publishing
13 11 (0.87%) Electronics
14 10 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.79%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.64%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.64%) Law
16 5 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (16.84%) Consultant
2 210 (16.68%) Developer
3 178 (14.14%) Analyst
4 117 (9.29%) Project Manager
5 104 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 98 (7.78%) SAP Consultant
7 60 (4.77%) Architect
8 53 (4.21%) SAP MM Consultant
9 47 (3.73%) Java Developer
10 44 (3.49%) Senior Manager
11 38 (3.02%) Tester
12 36 (2.86%) C# Developer
13 35 (2.78%) Junior
14 34 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (2.70%) Administrator
15 31 (2.46%) Training Consultant
16 30 (2.38%) Trainer
16 30 (2.38%) .NET Developer
16 30 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
17 29 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (12.15%) .NET
2 129 (10.25%) HTML
3 114 (9.05%) CSS
4 77 (6.12%) Web Services
5 69 (5.48%) ASP.NET
6 61 (4.85%) jQuery
7 57 (4.53%) HTML5
8 55 (4.37%) XML
9 41 (3.26%) CSS3
10 26 (2.07%) .NET Framework
11 25 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (1.83%) WinForms
12 23 (1.83%) WCF
13 20 (1.59%) Hibernate
14 17 (1.35%) Swing
14 17 (1.35%) EDI
14 17 (1.35%) WPF
15 16 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (1.11%) RESTful
17 13 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 194 (15.41%) Life Science
2 147 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.61%) Biotechnology
5 55 (4.37%) Chemistry
6 53 (4.21%) FMCG
7 52 (4.13%) Biology
8 47 (3.73%) Informatics
9 42 (3.34%) Visualisation
10 40 (3.18%) NHS
11 37 (2.94%) Mathematics
12 32 (2.54%) User Experience
13 31 (2.46%) Data Integration
14 29 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (2.30%) Management Information System
15 26 (2.07%) Mobile App
15 26 (2.07%) Social Media
16 21 (1.67%) PMI
17 17 (1.35%) Statistics
17 17 (1.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 124 (9.85%) Windows
2 53 (4.21%) Linux
3 39 (3.10%) UNIX
4 20 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.27%) Solaris
9 14 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.79%) CentOS
11 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.56%) Android
12 7 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.40%) AIX
14 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.24%) HPUX
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (15.17%) Project Management
3 163 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
4 144 (11.44%) Analytics
5 119 (9.45%) Business Development
6 84 (6.67%) ERP
6 84 (6.67%) Validation
7 83 (6.59%) Software Engineering
8 81 (6.43%) Business Analysis
9 76 (6.04%) Coaching
10 74 (5.88%) CRM
11 72 (5.72%) PRINCE2
12 71 (5.64%) ITIL
13 67 (5.32%) ETL
14 61 (4.85%) Change Management
15 58 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 58 (4.61%) SAP Implementation
16 57 (4.53%) Data Management
17 53 (4.21%) Scrum
18 48 (3.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 269 (21.37%) SQL
2 151 (11.99%) C#
3 119 (9.45%) JavaScript
4 118 (9.37%) Java
5 67 (5.32%) Python
6 62 (4.92%) ABAP
7 42 (3.34%) PL/SQL
8 41 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 40 (3.18%) C++
10 32 (2.54%) C
11 24 (1.91%) VB
12 21 (1.67%) VB6
13 18 (1.43%) R
13 18 (1.43%) Perl
14 14 (1.11%) PHP
15 11 (0.87%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.79%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.79%) VBA
17 9 (0.71%) ActionScript
18 6 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 298 (23.67%) Degree
2 94 (7.47%) PhD
3 46 (3.65%) ISEB
4 34 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 30 (2.38%) CIPD
6 20 (1.59%) MBA
7 17 (1.35%) PMP
7 17 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.19%) HND
9 13 (1.03%) MCSE
9 13 (1.03%) Security Cleared
10 12 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.87%) CBAP
11 11 (0.87%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.79%) RHCE
12 10 (0.79%) OCP
12 10 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (0.64%) CCNP
13 8 (0.64%) CCNA
14 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.56%) QA
2 27 (2.14%) GxP
3 26 (2.07%) GAMP
3 26 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.83%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 14 (1.11%) GLP
6 12 (0.95%) GCP
7 11 (0.87%) GMP
7 11 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.71%) SLA
8 9 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.64%) COBIT
10 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.16%) CDISC
13 1 (0.079%) GAAP
System Software
1 49 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.11%) vSphere
4 13 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.87%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.32%) Firmware
8 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.24%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.079%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.079%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 16 (1.27%) Backup Exec
1 16 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.11%) SCCM
3 11 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (0.79%) SCOM
4 10 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.56%) WSUS
5 7 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (0.32%) Ansible
7 4 (0.32%) Puppet
8 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.079%) RANCID
Vendors
1 217 (17.24%) SAP
2 204 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 201 (15.97%) Oracle
4 66 (5.24%) Business Objects
5 45 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (2.94%) Cognos
7 35 (2.78%) VMware
8 33 (2.62%) Hyperion
9 32 (2.54%) Informatica
10 30 (2.38%) Cisco
11 29 (2.30%) IBM
11 29 (2.30%) Tableau
12 26 (2.07%) Citrix
13 22 (1.75%) Symantec
14 18 (1.43%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.27%) Adobe
16 14 (1.11%) Siebel
16 14 (1.11%) Apple
16 14 (1.11%) CA
17 13 (1.03%) EMC
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £88000.00 - £95700.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £80000 - £87000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ID Business Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 38 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 38 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000, great pension scheme, healthcare, 25+ days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £9000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago