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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 400 450 385
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -65
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 634 493 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.40% 1.11% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 491 354 505
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +8.23%
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
45430 44425 47311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.25% 43.45% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36830 34977 39785
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 £75,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +54 260 £50,000 -9.09% 73
South East +27 140 £55,000 +4.76% 27
East of England +24 74 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Yorkshire +25 72 £40,000 -14.66% 12
North West -12 37 £37,500 +15.38% 29
West Midlands +9 19 £35,500 -3.40% 12
East Midlands +1 15 £55,000 +20.87% 12
South West -9 1 £40,000 -34.69% 8
North East -10 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Midlands - 1 £55,000 - 1
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 299 (24.02%) Degree
2 261 (20.96%) SQL
3 232 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (17.99%) Finance
5 214 (17.19%) SAP
6 200 (16.06%) Life Science
7 187 (15.02%) Microsoft
7 187 (15.02%) Project Management
8 183 (14.70%) Oracle
9 176 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
10 173 (13.90%) C#
11 172 (13.82%) Analytics
12 169 (13.57%) MS Excel
13 164 (13.17%) .NET
13 164 (13.17%) Marketing
14 150 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
15 143 (11.49%) Computer Science
16 137 (11.00%) HTML
17 135 (10.84%) SQL Server
18 130 (10.44%) Java
19 127 (10.20%) Windows
20 125 (10.04%) JavaScript
21 121 (9.72%) Retail
22 116 (9.32%) Business Development
23 110 (8.84%) CSS
24 108 (8.67%) Big Data
25 95 (7.63%) Software Engineering
26 87 (6.99%) PhD
27 83 (6.67%) Coaching
28 82 (6.59%) Python

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 30 (2.41%) CMS
2 20 (1.61%) IIS
3 18 (1.45%) SAS
4 17 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.04%) Lync
5 13 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (0.96%) Apache
7 10 (0.80%) Drupal
7 10 (0.80%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 9 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.48%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.40%) WordPress
11 5 (0.40%) Documentum
12 4 (0.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 169 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (3.45%) MS Office
4 16 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.04%) MS Project
7 9 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.32%) InDesign
8 4 (0.32%) SPSS
9 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.080%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 57 (4.58%) SAP MM
2 20 (1.61%) SAP BPC
3 11 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.64%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.64%) SAP WM
4 8 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.64%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.64%) SAP SD
4 8 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.32%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.32%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.32%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.24%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.24%) Summit
7 3 (0.24%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.73%) SaaS
2 14 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.080%) IaaS
6 1 (0.080%) PaaS
6 1 (0.080%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.49%) TCP/IP
1 31 (2.49%) Internet
2 27 (2.17%) LAN
3 26 (2.09%) VPN
4 22 (1.77%) DNS
4 22 (1.77%) Firewall
5 21 (1.69%) DHCP
6 20 (1.61%) WAN
7 14 (1.12%) SMTP
7 14 (1.12%) SSL
8 13 (1.04%) BGP
9 12 (0.96%) LDAP
10 11 (0.88%) HTTP
11 10 (0.80%) VoIP
11 10 (0.80%) SAN
12 6 (0.48%) Network Security
13 4 (0.32%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.32%) Wireless
13 4 (0.32%) NAS
13 4 (0.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 108 (8.67%) Big Data
3 59 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (4.42%) MySQL
5 42 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.13%) QlikView
7 36 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (2.57%) Spotfire
10 28 (2.25%) SAP BW
10 28 (2.25%) Oracle Database
11 27 (2.17%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (1.77%) NoSQL
15 16 (1.29%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.12%) OLTP
18 13 (1.04%) DB2
19 11 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (2.57%) ReSharper
1 32 (2.57%) Moq
1 32 (2.57%) SoapUI
2 22 (1.77%) Subversion
3 19 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.37%) Selenium
5 13 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (0.96%) JMeter
7 10 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.72%) JIRA
9 8 (0.64%) FitNesse
9 8 (0.64%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.56%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.48%) Sublime Text
11 6 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (0.40%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 224 (17.99%) Finance
2 164 (13.17%) Marketing
3 121 (9.72%) Retail
4 75 (6.02%) Banking
5 73 (5.86%) Manufacturing
6 45 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.01%) Automotive
8 19 (1.53%) Games
9 14 (1.12%) Legal
10 12 (0.96%) Electronics
11 10 (0.80%) Advertising
12 9 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.72%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.72%) German Language
13 8 (0.64%) Law
14 7 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.48%) Publishing
16 5 (0.40%) French Language
16 5 (0.40%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 209 (16.79%) Developer
2 196 (15.74%) Consultant
3 159 (12.77%) Analyst
4 114 (9.16%) Project Manager
5 101 (8.11%) SAP Consultant
6 83 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 67 (5.38%) Architect
8 53 (4.26%) SAP MM Consultant
9 47 (3.78%) Software Engineer
10 46 (3.69%) Java Developer
11 43 (3.45%) Senior Manager
12 38 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 37 (2.97%) Administrator
13 37 (2.97%) Junior
14 35 (2.81%) Tester
15 34 (2.73%) C# Developer
16 31 (2.49%) .NET Developer
16 31 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
16 31 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
17 30 (2.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (13.17%) .NET
2 137 (11.00%) HTML
3 110 (8.84%) CSS
4 81 (6.51%) ASP.NET
4 81 (6.51%) Web Services
5 75 (6.02%) HTML5
6 61 (4.90%) jQuery
7 59 (4.74%) XML
8 43 (3.45%) CSS3
9 36 (2.89%) WPF
10 32 (2.57%) WinForms
11 28 (2.25%) .NET Framework
12 27 (2.17%) WCF
13 23 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (1.53%) REST
14 19 (1.53%) Java EE
15 17 (1.37%) EDI
15 17 (1.37%) Hibernate
16 16 (1.29%) Swing
16 16 (1.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 200 (16.06%) Life Science
2 150 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (11.49%) Computer Science
4 54 (4.34%) FMCG
5 49 (3.94%) NHS
6 48 (3.86%) Biotechnology
7 46 (3.69%) Informatics
8 45 (3.61%) Biology
9 44 (3.53%) Chemistry
10 42 (3.37%) Visualisation
11 41 (3.29%) Mathematics
12 36 (2.89%) User Experience
13 29 (2.33%) Data Integration
14 28 (2.25%) Social Media
15 27 (2.17%) Management Information System
16 26 (2.09%) Mobile App
16 26 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (1.37%) Open Source
17 17 (1.37%) PMI
18 16 (1.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.20%) Windows
2 62 (4.98%) Linux
3 40 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 38 (3.05%) UNIX
5 19 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.29%) Solaris
8 14 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.64%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.64%) CentOS
10 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.40%) Android
12 5 (0.40%) AIX
13 3 (0.24%) HPUX
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.02%) Project Management
3 176 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
4 172 (13.82%) Analytics
5 116 (9.32%) Business Development
6 95 (7.63%) Software Engineering
7 83 (6.67%) Coaching
8 79 (6.35%) ERP
9 77 (6.18%) Validation
10 64 (5.14%) PRINCE2
11 60 (4.82%) Scrum
12 59 (4.74%) SAP Implementation
13 58 (4.66%) Business Analysis
13 58 (4.66%) ITIL
14 57 (4.58%) OO
14 57 (4.58%) CRM
15 56 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 55 (4.42%) ETL
17 51 (4.10%) Change Management
18 50 (4.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 261 (20.96%) SQL
2 173 (13.90%) C#
3 130 (10.44%) Java
4 125 (10.04%) JavaScript
5 82 (6.59%) Python
6 62 (4.98%) ABAP
7 43 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 41 (3.29%) C++
9 36 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 31 (2.49%) VB
11 26 (2.09%) C
12 20 (1.61%) VB6
13 18 (1.45%) R
13 18 (1.45%) Perl
14 14 (1.12%) PHP
15 10 (0.80%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.64%) Ruby
16 8 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.64%) VBA
17 7 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 299 (24.02%) Degree
2 87 (6.99%) PhD
3 39 (3.13%) ISEB
4 28 (2.25%) PMI Certification
5 25 (2.01%) CIPD
6 19 (1.53%) MBA
7 14 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.04%) PMP
9 12 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.88%) MCSE
11 10 (0.80%) HND
11 10 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.72%) CBAP
13 8 (0.64%) CCNP
13 8 (0.64%) CCNA
14 7 (0.56%) Postgraduate
14 7 (0.56%) RHCE
14 7 (0.56%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.30%) QA
2 32 (2.57%) GAMP
3 28 (2.25%) GxP
4 23 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.61%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 11 (0.88%) GLP
7 11 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.72%) GMP
9 8 (0.64%) COBIT
10 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.48%) SLA
12 5 (0.40%) GCP
13 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.080%) CDISC
14 1 (0.080%) GAAP
System Software
1 47 (3.78%) Hyper-V
2 38 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.04%) vSphere
5 8 (0.64%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.24%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.080%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.080%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (1.29%) Backup Exec
1 16 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (0.88%) SCCM
4 8 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.56%) SCOM
5 7 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.40%) Puppet
7 4 (0.32%) Ansible
7 4 (0.32%) WSUS
8 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.080%) RANCID
9 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 214 (17.19%) SAP
2 187 (15.02%) Microsoft
3 183 (14.70%) Oracle
4 55 (4.42%) Business Objects
5 43 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (3.05%) VMware
7 35 (2.81%) Apple
8 32 (2.57%) Hyperion
9 29 (2.33%) Cisco
10 28 (2.25%) Informatica
11 26 (2.09%) IBM
12 24 (1.93%) Cognos
12 24 (1.93%) Tableau
13 22 (1.77%) Citrix
14 20 (1.61%) Red Hat
15 19 (1.53%) Symantec
16 15 (1.20%) CA
17 14 (1.12%) Siebel
18 13 (1.04%) Adobe
19 12 (0.96%) iRise
South East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30,000 - £35,000 OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 5% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NHS Business Services Authority
Salary: From £25,783 to £34,530 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago