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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 405 459 462
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +3
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 642 458 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.01% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 494 349 328
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,750 £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
47366 45433 49760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.89% 45.22% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 36868 36373 41945
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +96 249 £55,000 - 97
South East +23 204 £47,500 - 48
East of England +13 80 £42,000 -16.00% 18
North West -17 34 £45,000 +52.54% 17
East Midlands -12 21 £31,500 -16.00% 10
South West -13 20 £45,000 +5.88% 22
West Midlands -6 10 £42,500 -15.00% 12
Yorkshire -68 7 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North East 0 5 - -
Midlands +14 2 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 352 (25.60%) SQL
2 307 (22.33%) Degree
3 258 (18.76%) Project Management
4 252 (18.33%) Oracle
5 236 (17.16%) Finance
6 228 (16.58%) Microsoft
7 226 (16.44%) SQL Server
8 225 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
9 212 (15.42%) .NET
10 205 (14.91%) Marketing
11 194 (14.11%) SAP
12 191 (13.89%) MS Excel
13 185 (13.45%) Life Science
14 153 (11.13%) Computer Science
15 152 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
16 150 (10.91%) HTML
17 148 (10.76%) C#
18 139 (10.11%) CRM
19 136 (9.89%) Retail
20 133 (9.67%) Analytics
21 126 (9.16%) CSS
22 125 (9.09%) Business Analysis
23 116 (8.44%) Business Development
24 112 (8.15%) JavaScript
25 111 (8.07%) Windows
26 110 (8.00%) Telecoms
27 109 (7.93%) ASP.NET
28 105 (7.64%) Data Management
29 100 (7.27%) Manufacturing
30 97 (7.05%) PRINCE2

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 58 (4.22%) SAS
2 46 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.18%) IIS
3 30 (2.18%) CMS
4 21 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (1.16%) Apache
7 15 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
8 13 (0.95%) Lync
9 12 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 11 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.73%) Documentum
12 9 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.58%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
15 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.44%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 191 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 85 (6.18%) MS Office
3 59 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (3.27%) MS Project
5 40 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.53%) SPSS
7 20 (1.45%) Photoshop
8 16 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.80%) InDesign
10 7 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.22%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.15%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.073%) CATIA
13 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.073%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 57 (4.15%) SAP MM
2 19 (1.38%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.58%) SAP WM
5 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 8 (0.58%) SAP BPC
6 7 (0.51%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.51%) SAP APO
6 7 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.44%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.44%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.36%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.56%) SaaS
2 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.29%) Office 365
3 4 (0.29%) IaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.15%) Force.com
5 1 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.073%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.073%) PaaS
5 1 (0.073%) Heroku
5 1 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.073%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.47%) VPN
2 33 (2.40%) LAN
3 31 (2.25%) DNS
3 31 (2.25%) Internet
4 29 (2.11%) DHCP
5 26 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.31%) Firewall
7 14 (1.02%) SMTP
8 13 (0.95%) WAN
8 13 (0.95%) LDAP
8 13 (0.95%) SSL
8 13 (0.95%) BGP
9 12 (0.87%) SAN
10 7 (0.51%) VoIP
10 7 (0.51%) HTTP
10 7 (0.51%) NAS
11 6 (0.44%) Intranet
12 4 (0.29%) Network Security
12 4 (0.29%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 152 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (5.82%) QlikView
5 73 (5.31%) Oracle Database
6 67 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 66 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 58 (4.22%) MySQL
10 57 (4.15%) Spotfire
11 52 (3.78%) Big Data
12 38 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 38 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 35 (2.55%) Data Mining
14 23 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
15 19 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.38%) SQLPlus
16 18 (1.31%) PowerCenter
17 17 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
18 16 (1.16%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 33 (2.40%) Subversion
2 20 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 14 (1.02%) Selenium
7 11 (0.80%) JMeter
8 10 (0.73%) JIRA
9 8 (0.58%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.51%) Toad
11 6 (0.44%) FrontPage
11 6 (0.44%) Expression Web
12 5 (0.36%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
13 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 236 (17.16%) Finance
2 205 (14.91%) Marketing
3 136 (9.89%) Retail
4 110 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 100 (7.27%) Manufacturing
6 76 (5.53%) Banking
7 74 (5.38%) Automotive
8 55 (4.00%) Advertising
9 33 (2.40%) Legal
9 33 (2.40%) German Language
10 25 (1.82%) French Language
11 24 (1.75%) Games
12 19 (1.38%) Publishing
12 19 (1.38%) Italian Language
13 18 (1.31%) Spanish Language
14 14 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 14 (1.02%) Electronics
15 8 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.44%) Local Government
16 6 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 278 (20.22%) Developer
2 250 (18.18%) Analyst
3 208 (15.13%) Consultant
4 173 (12.58%) Business Analyst
5 122 (8.87%) Project Manager
6 75 (5.45%) SAP Consultant
7 68 (4.95%) Architect
8 55 (4.00%) Senior Manager
9 52 (3.78%) SAP MM Consultant
10 49 (3.56%) .NET Developer
11 43 (3.13%) C# Developer
12 36 (2.62%) Senior Developer
13 35 (2.55%) Senior Project Manager
14 34 (2.47%) Software Developer
15 32 (2.33%) Junior
16 31 (2.25%) Programmer
16 31 (2.25%) Java Developer
16 31 (2.25%) Business Manager
17 30 (2.18%) Business Consultant
17 30 (2.18%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (15.42%) .NET
2 150 (10.91%) HTML
3 126 (9.16%) CSS
4 109 (7.93%) ASP.NET
5 77 (5.60%) XML
6 73 (5.31%) Web Services
7 66 (4.80%) jQuery
8 55 (4.00%) HTML5
9 37 (2.69%) CSS3
10 30 (2.18%) WinForms
11 29 (2.11%) .NET Framework
12 25 (1.82%) WCF
13 24 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (1.38%) XSD
14 19 (1.38%) XHTML
15 18 (1.31%) Apache Flex
16 17 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (1.16%) Hibernate
18 15 (1.09%) GWT
19 14 (1.02%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.45%) Life Science
2 153 (11.13%) Computer Science
3 55 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 51 (3.71%) FMCG
5 50 (3.64%) Biotechnology
6 49 (3.56%) Chemistry
7 42 (3.05%) Biology
8 38 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 37 (2.69%) Mobile App
10 33 (2.40%) PMI
10 33 (2.40%) NHS
11 32 (2.33%) Informatics
11 32 (2.33%) Data Integration
12 25 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.75%) Statistics
14 22 (1.60%) Mathematics
15 20 (1.45%) Open Source
15 20 (1.45%) Social Media
16 15 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.87%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 111 (8.07%) Windows
2 42 (3.05%) Linux
3 31 (2.25%) UNIX
4 19 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.87%) Solaris
8 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.73%) CentOS
9 9 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.36%) Android
12 4 (0.29%) AIX
13 3 (0.22%) HPUX
13 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.15%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (18.76%) Project Management
2 225 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (10.11%) CRM
4 133 (9.67%) Analytics
5 125 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 116 (8.44%) Business Development
7 105 (7.64%) Data Management
8 97 (7.05%) PRINCE2
8 97 (7.05%) ETL
9 89 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (6.47%) Validation
10 80 (5.82%) ERP
11 75 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (5.45%) Change Management
12 73 (5.31%) Software Engineering
13 72 (5.24%) Coaching
14 71 (5.16%) UML
15 70 (5.09%) Information Management
16 66 (4.80%) ITIL
17 64 (4.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 352 (25.60%) SQL
2 148 (10.76%) C#
3 112 (8.15%) JavaScript
4 84 (6.11%) Java
5 67 (4.87%) T-SQL
6 58 (4.22%) ABAP
7 45 (3.27%) C
8 44 (3.20%) PL/SQL
8 44 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 40 (2.91%) Python
10 37 (2.69%) C++
11 28 (2.04%) PHP
12 22 (1.60%) VB
13 20 (1.45%) Perl
13 20 (1.45%) VB6
13 20 (1.45%) R
14 19 (1.38%) ActionScript
15 12 (0.87%) VBA
16 10 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.58%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 307 (22.33%) Degree
2 76 (5.53%) PhD
3 51 (3.71%) PMI Certification
4 43 (3.13%) ISEB
5 24 (1.75%) PMP
5 24 (1.75%) CIPD
6 21 (1.53%) MBA
7 19 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.31%) HND
9 16 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (1.09%) CBAP
11 14 (1.02%) OCP
11 14 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.80%) MCSE
12 11 (0.80%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.73%) MCITP
13 10 (0.73%) RHCE
14 9 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.49%) QA
2 38 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.82%) GxP
3 25 (1.82%) SLA
4 24 (1.75%) GCP
5 18 (1.31%) GAMP
6 17 (1.24%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.87%) CDISC
8 11 (0.80%) GMP
9 10 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 10 (0.73%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.58%) GLP
11 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.29%) COBIT
14 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.15%) WAI
16 1 (0.073%) GAAP
System Software
1 42 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (0.95%) VMware ESX
3 13 (0.95%) vSphere
4 12 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.22%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
1 14 (1.02%) Backup Exec
1 14 (1.02%) SCCM
2 10 (0.73%) SCOM
2 10 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.29%) WSUS
6 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.15%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.073%) Ansible
Vendors
1 252 (18.33%) Oracle
2 228 (16.58%) Microsoft
3 194 (14.11%) SAP
4 81 (5.89%) Business Objects
5 68 (4.95%) Cognos
6 55 (4.00%) Tableau
7 43 (3.13%) Informatica
8 38 (2.76%) IBM
8 38 (2.76%) Citrix
9 36 (2.62%) Adobe
10 34 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (2.47%) VMware
11 33 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
12 21 (1.53%) Cisco
13 20 (1.45%) Symantec
14 18 (1.31%) Hyperion
14 18 (1.31%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.16%) Siebel
16 13 (0.95%) EMC
17 12 (0.87%) HP
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Large Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Isle of Wight
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates of pay
Posted: Yesterday
South East
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £95000 - £115000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car/ car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Pharma Division
Salary: Dependent Upon Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: up to £45k depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 4 days ago