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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 400 460 492
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +32
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 655 473 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.05% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 502 360 327
Average salary £49,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £29,215 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
48012 45235 49691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.89% 45.08% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37377 36090 42015
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +66 248 £55,000 -8.33% 99
South East +26 203 £45,000 - 66
East of England +20 86 £42,500 -15.00% 23
North West -7 40 £45,000 +52.54% 24
South West -3 21 £45,000 -12.19% 19
East Midlands -20 20 £35,750 -4.66% 17
West Midlands -9 11 £37,000 -26.00% 16
Yorkshire -67 11 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North East - 5 - -
Midlands +19 2 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 353 (25.18%) SQL
2 312 (22.25%) Degree
3 260 (18.54%) Project Management
4 251 (17.90%) Oracle
5 238 (16.98%) SQL Server
5 238 (16.98%) Finance
6 231 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
7 226 (16.12%) Microsoft
8 212 (15.12%) .NET
9 208 (14.84%) Marketing
10 193 (13.77%) SAP
10 193 (13.77%) MS Excel
11 180 (12.84%) Life Science
12 157 (11.20%) Computer Science
13 154 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
14 150 (10.70%) HTML
15 146 (10.41%) CRM
16 145 (10.34%) C#
17 142 (10.13%) Retail
18 133 (9.49%) Analytics
19 131 (9.34%) Business Analysis
20 124 (8.84%) CSS
21 123 (8.77%) Business Development
22 117 (8.35%) Windows
23 115 (8.20%) JavaScript
24 114 (8.13%) ASP.NET
25 111 (7.92%) Telecoms
26 108 (7.70%) Data Management
27 107 (7.63%) Manufacturing
28 96 (6.85%) PRINCE2

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 61 (4.35%) SAS
2 47 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.21%) IIS
4 28 (2.00%) CMS
5 25 (1.78%) MS Exchange
6 19 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (1.14%) Apache
7 16 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.93%) Lync
10 12 (0.86%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.78%) Documentum
12 10 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.57%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
15 7 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.43%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 193 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 87 (6.21%) MS Office
3 55 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (3.28%) MS Project
5 43 (3.07%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.50%) SPSS
7 20 (1.43%) Photoshop
8 16 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.78%) InDesign
10 7 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.21%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.14%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.071%) CATIA
13 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.071%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 57 (4.07%) SAP MM
2 19 (1.36%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.71%) SAP WM
6 9 (0.64%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 7 (0.50%) SAP APO
8 7 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.43%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.43%) SAP SCM
9 6 (0.43%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.36%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.42%) SaaS
2 10 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.43%) IaaS
4 4 (0.29%) Office 365
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.071%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.071%) PaaS
6 1 (0.071%) Heroku
6 1 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.071%) Route 53
6 1 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.50%) DNS
2 33 (2.35%) DHCP
2 33 (2.35%) VPN
3 32 (2.28%) LAN
4 28 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.00%) Internet
5 20 (1.43%) Firewall
6 14 (1.00%) SAN
6 14 (1.00%) SMTP
7 13 (0.93%) LDAP
7 13 (0.93%) BGP
7 13 (0.93%) SSL
8 12 (0.86%) WAN
9 10 (0.71%) NAS
10 8 (0.57%) VoIP
11 6 (0.43%) HTTP
11 6 (0.43%) Intranet
12 4 (0.29%) Network Security
12 4 (0.29%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 154 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (5.99%) QlikView
5 73 (5.21%) Oracle Database
6 67 (4.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 59 (4.21%) Spotfire
10 58 (4.14%) MySQL
11 51 (3.64%) Big Data
12 41 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 39 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (2.50%) Data Mining
15 25 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
16 19 (1.36%) SQLPlus
17 18 (1.28%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.28%) PowerCenter
17 18 (1.28%) DB2
18 17 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (2.21%) Subversion
2 21 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (1.07%) Eclipse
5 10 (0.71%) JIRA
5 10 (0.71%) Selenium
6 8 (0.57%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.50%) Toad
7 7 (0.50%) JMeter
8 6 (0.43%) FrontPage
8 6 (0.43%) Expression Web
9 5 (0.36%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.21%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 238 (16.98%) Finance
2 208 (14.84%) Marketing
3 142 (10.13%) Retail
4 111 (7.92%) Telecoms
5 107 (7.63%) Manufacturing
6 76 (5.42%) Automotive
7 72 (5.14%) Banking
8 59 (4.21%) Advertising
9 32 (2.28%) German Language
10 31 (2.21%) Legal
11 26 (1.85%) French Language
12 22 (1.57%) Publishing
13 21 (1.50%) Games
14 19 (1.36%) Italian Language
14 19 (1.36%) Spanish Language
15 14 (1.00%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.93%) Electronics
17 6 (0.43%) Law
17 6 (0.43%) Billing
17 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (20.61%) Developer
2 259 (18.47%) Analyst
3 206 (14.69%) Consultant
4 182 (12.98%) Business Analyst
5 124 (8.84%) Project Manager
6 74 (5.28%) SAP Consultant
7 61 (4.35%) Architect
8 58 (4.14%) Senior Manager
9 52 (3.71%) SAP MM Consultant
9 52 (3.71%) .NET Developer
10 42 (3.00%) C# Developer
11 38 (2.71%) Software Developer
12 37 (2.64%) Junior
12 37 (2.64%) Senior Developer
12 37 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
13 36 (2.57%) Business Manager
14 35 (2.50%) Programmer
15 34 (2.43%) Java Developer
16 30 (2.14%) Management Consultant
17 29 (2.07%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (15.12%) .NET
2 150 (10.70%) HTML
3 124 (8.84%) CSS
4 114 (8.13%) ASP.NET
5 81 (5.78%) XML
6 69 (4.92%) jQuery
7 68 (4.85%) Web Services
8 55 (3.92%) HTML5
9 37 (2.64%) CSS3
10 31 (2.21%) WinForms
11 27 (1.93%) .NET Framework
11 27 (1.93%) WCF
12 25 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (1.43%) Hibernate
14 19 (1.36%) XSD
14 19 (1.36%) XHTML
15 18 (1.28%) Apache Flex
16 17 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (1.14%) LAMP
18 15 (1.07%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 180 (12.84%) Life Science
2 157 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 58 (4.14%) Visualisation
4 54 (3.85%) FMCG
5 45 (3.21%) Biotechnology
6 41 (2.92%) Chemistry
7 38 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 34 (2.43%) Biology
9 32 (2.28%) NHS
10 31 (2.21%) PMI
11 30 (2.14%) Data Integration
12 29 (2.07%) Informatics
13 25 (1.78%) Statistics
13 25 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.71%) Social Media
15 23 (1.64%) Mathematics
16 18 (1.28%) Open Source
17 17 (1.21%) Client/Server
18 11 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (8.35%) Windows
2 40 (2.85%) Linux
3 32 (2.28%) UNIX
4 24 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.86%) CentOS
9 10 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.50%) Solaris
11 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.36%) Android
13 4 (0.29%) AIX
14 3 (0.21%) HPUX
14 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (18.54%) Project Management
2 231 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
3 146 (10.41%) CRM
4 133 (9.49%) Analytics
5 131 (9.34%) Business Analysis
6 123 (8.77%) Business Development
7 108 (7.70%) Data Management
8 96 (6.85%) PRINCE2
9 95 (6.78%) ETL
10 92 (6.56%) Validation
11 91 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (6.28%) ERP
13 79 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 73 (5.21%) Change Management
15 72 (5.14%) Information Management
15 72 (5.14%) Software Engineering
16 71 (5.06%) UML
17 68 (4.85%) Data Analysis
18 65 (4.64%) ITIL
19 56 (3.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 353 (25.18%) SQL
2 145 (10.34%) C#
3 115 (8.20%) JavaScript
4 85 (6.06%) Java
5 70 (4.99%) T-SQL
6 56 (3.99%) ABAP
7 45 (3.21%) VB.NET
7 45 (3.21%) C
8 40 (2.85%) PL/SQL
9 39 (2.78%) Python
10 36 (2.57%) PHP
11 35 (2.50%) C++
12 23 (1.64%) Perl
13 21 (1.50%) VB
14 19 (1.36%) ActionScript
14 19 (1.36%) R
15 18 (1.28%) VB6
16 13 (0.93%) VBA
17 10 (0.71%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 312 (22.25%) Degree
2 65 (4.64%) PhD
3 50 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 39 (2.78%) ISEB
5 24 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.71%) MBA
6 23 (1.64%) PMP
7 20 (1.43%) CIPD
8 18 (1.28%) HND
9 16 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (1.07%) CBAP
11 14 (1.00%) MCITP
11 14 (1.00%) OCP
11 14 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
12 13 (0.93%) MCSE
13 11 (0.78%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.71%) RHCE
14 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.64%) CCNA
15 9 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.64%) QA
2 36 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.78%) SLA
4 24 (1.71%) GCP
5 23 (1.64%) GxP
6 16 (1.14%) GAMP
7 15 (1.07%) ISO 9001
8 14 (1.00%) CDISC
9 11 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.78%) GMP
10 10 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.29%) GLP
12 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.21%) COBIT
14 2 (0.14%) WAI
15 1 (0.071%) GAAP
System Software
1 46 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (1.07%) VMware ESX
3 15 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.93%) vSphere
5 11 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.29%) XenApp
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.21%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (1.00%) SCCM
2 13 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 10 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (0.71%) SCOM
4 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (0.29%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.29%) WSUS
5 4 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.071%) Ansible
8 1 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 251 (17.90%) Oracle
2 226 (16.12%) Microsoft
3 193 (13.77%) SAP
4 79 (5.63%) Business Objects
5 72 (5.14%) Cognos
6 56 (3.99%) Tableau
7 41 (2.92%) Informatica
8 39 (2.78%) Citrix
9 38 (2.71%) VMware
10 36 (2.57%) Adobe
10 36 (2.57%) IBM
11 35 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
12 34 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.43%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.43%) Cisco
14 19 (1.36%) Symantec
15 18 (1.28%) Siebel
16 16 (1.14%) Hyperion
17 13 (0.93%) EMC
18 12 (0.86%) HP
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (£30-35,000 OTE Uncapped) + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus + c.£6K Car Allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £18000 - £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
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Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: ££ NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: ££ NEG depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 2 days ago
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The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 2 days ago
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The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago