The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 371 428 509
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +81
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 714 522 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the General category 1.48% 1.16% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 562 405 334
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48314 45110 50024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.12% 44.30% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 37910 35959 42603
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 £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Pharmaceutical
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +34 251 £55,000 -8.33% 87
South East +36 209 £50,000 +5.26% 52
East of England +29 98 £42,500 -15.00% 18
North West +8 51 £37,500 +13.63% 21
South West +7 26 £45,500 +7.05% 17
West Midlands 0 23 £31,750 -29.44% 25
East Midlands -10 22 £37,500 +8.69% 12
Yorkshire -52 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East - 4 - - 2
Midlands +13 2 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (24.24%) SQL
2 344 (23.69%) Degree
3 285 (19.63%) Project Management
4 257 (17.70%) SQL Server
5 247 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
6 237 (16.32%) Oracle
7 234 (16.12%) Finance
7 234 (16.12%) Marketing
8 228 (15.70%) Microsoft
9 222 (15.29%) .NET
10 192 (13.22%) MS Excel
11 186 (12.81%) Life Science
12 182 (12.53%) SAP
13 177 (12.19%) Computer Science
14 167 (11.50%) CRM
15 166 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
16 157 (10.81%) HTML
17 151 (10.40%) Retail
18 145 (9.99%) C#
18 145 (9.99%) Business Analysis
19 133 (9.16%) Business Development
19 133 (9.16%) Windows
20 130 (8.95%) Analytics
21 126 (8.68%) JavaScript
22 125 (8.61%) CSS
23 120 (8.26%) ASP.NET
23 120 (8.26%) Data Management
24 116 (7.99%) Telecoms
25 113 (7.78%) Manufacturing
26 109 (7.51%) PRINCE2

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 77 (5.30%) SAS
2 56 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.07%) IIS
4 26 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.65%) CMS
6 20 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 19 (1.31%) Documentum
8 18 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (0.96%) Lync
11 13 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.90%) Apache
12 12 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.48%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
15 7 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 192 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.47%) MS Office
3 54 (3.72%) MS Project
4 53 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (3.24%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.45%) SPSS
7 19 (1.31%) Photoshop
8 15 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.76%) InDesign
10 7 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 3 (0.21%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.21%) CATIA
12 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.14%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 58 (3.99%) SAP MM
2 22 (1.52%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.90%) SAP SD
3 13 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.76%) SAP WM
4 11 (0.76%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (0.69%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.69%) SAP APO
6 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.48%) SAP SCM
7 7 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 6 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
8 6 (0.41%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.96%) SaaS
2 6 (0.41%) IaaS
3 4 (0.28%) Office 365
4 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Force.com
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.069%) Route 53
6 1 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.069%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.069%) PaaS
6 1 (0.069%) Heroku
6 1 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.27%) DNS
2 31 (2.13%) LAN
2 31 (2.13%) DHCP
3 30 (2.07%) VPN
4 29 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.58%) Internet
6 21 (1.45%) Firewall
7 15 (1.03%) SAN
8 13 (0.90%) SSL
8 13 (0.90%) SMTP
8 13 (0.90%) LDAP
8 13 (0.90%) BGP
9 12 (0.83%) WAN
10 11 (0.76%) NAS
11 9 (0.62%) VoIP
12 7 (0.48%) HTTP
13 5 (0.34%) Intranet
13 5 (0.34%) Broadband
14 4 (0.28%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 166 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 90 (6.20%) QlikView
4 87 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (5.10%) Oracle Database
6 72 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 66 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 60 (4.13%) MySQL
9 59 (4.06%) Spotfire
10 58 (3.99%) Relational Database
11 45 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (2.62%) Data Mining
14 37 (2.55%) Big Data
15 29 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
16 19 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (1.31%) SQLPlus
17 18 (1.24%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (1.24%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 31 (2.13%) Subversion
2 19 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.17%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 14 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (0.90%) Toad
8 11 (0.76%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.62%) JIRA
9 9 (0.62%) Selenium
10 7 (0.48%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.48%) JMeter
11 6 (0.41%) FrontPage
11 6 (0.41%) Expression Web
12 5 (0.34%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.34%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
13 4 (0.28%) PhoneGap
14 3 (0.21%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 234 (16.12%) Finance
1 234 (16.12%) Marketing
2 151 (10.40%) Retail
3 116 (7.99%) Telecoms
4 113 (7.78%) Manufacturing
5 78 (5.37%) Automotive
6 60 (4.13%) Advertising
7 50 (3.44%) Banking
8 35 (2.41%) German Language
9 34 (2.34%) Publishing
9 34 (2.34%) Legal
10 29 (2.00%) French Language
11 22 (1.52%) Games
12 20 (1.38%) Italian Language
12 20 (1.38%) Spanish Language
13 18 (1.24%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.76%) Electronics
15 7 (0.48%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.41%) Law
17 5 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 295 (20.32%) Developer
2 272 (18.73%) Analyst
3 198 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 197 (13.57%) Consultant
5 149 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 68 (4.68%) SAP Consultant
7 65 (4.48%) Senior Manager
8 60 (4.13%) .NET Developer
9 59 (4.06%) Architect
10 52 (3.58%) SAP MM Consultant
11 48 (3.31%) Programmer
12 45 (3.10%) Software Developer
13 44 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
14 42 (2.89%) Business Manager
15 41 (2.82%) Senior Developer
16 37 (2.55%) Account Manager
16 37 (2.55%) C# Developer
17 33 (2.27%) SAS Programmer
18 31 (2.13%) Junior
19 30 (2.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (15.29%) .NET
2 157 (10.81%) HTML
3 125 (8.61%) CSS
4 120 (8.26%) ASP.NET
5 87 (5.99%) XML
6 70 (4.82%) jQuery
7 58 (3.99%) HTML5
8 55 (3.79%) Web Services
9 37 (2.55%) CSS3
10 32 (2.20%) .NET Framework
10 32 (2.20%) WCF
11 31 (2.13%) WinForms
12 24 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (1.31%) XSD
13 19 (1.31%) LAMP
14 18 (1.24%) Hibernate
14 18 (1.24%) Apache Flex
15 17 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (1.10%) XHTML
17 15 (1.03%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 186 (12.81%) Life Science
2 177 (12.19%) Computer Science
3 62 (4.27%) FMCG
4 51 (3.51%) Visualisation
5 43 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 43 (2.96%) Biotechnology
6 40 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 37 (2.55%) Statistics
8 35 (2.41%) PMI
9 34 (2.34%) NHS
9 34 (2.34%) Chemistry
9 34 (2.34%) Social Media
10 30 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 27 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.86%) Biology
11 27 (1.86%) Data Integration
12 25 (1.72%) Informatics
13 18 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.03%) e-Health
15 11 (0.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 133 (9.16%) Windows
2 36 (2.48%) Linux
3 35 (2.41%) UNIX
4 23 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.69%) CentOS
10 7 (0.48%) Solaris
10 7 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.28%) Android
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.21%) AIX
13 3 (0.21%) HPUX
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.14%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (19.63%) Project Management
2 247 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
3 167 (11.50%) CRM
4 145 (9.99%) Business Analysis
5 133 (9.16%) Business Development
6 130 (8.95%) Analytics
7 120 (8.26%) Data Management
8 109 (7.51%) PRINCE2
9 101 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (6.47%) ERP
11 91 (6.27%) Validation
12 89 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 89 (6.13%) ETL
13 81 (5.58%) Scrum
14 79 (5.44%) UML
15 76 (5.23%) Information Management
16 72 (4.96%) Software Engineering
17 70 (4.82%) Change Management
18 68 (4.68%) ITIL
19 64 (4.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 352 (24.24%) SQL
2 145 (9.99%) C#
3 126 (8.68%) JavaScript
4 81 (5.58%) Java
5 75 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 49 (3.37%) ABAP
7 48 (3.31%) VB.NET
8 42 (2.89%) C
9 38 (2.62%) PHP
10 37 (2.55%) PL/SQL
11 35 (2.41%) Python
12 34 (2.34%) C++
13 24 (1.65%) Perl
14 19 (1.31%) ActionScript
15 15 (1.03%) VB
16 13 (0.90%) VBA
17 12 (0.83%) VB6
18 10 (0.69%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.55%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 344 (23.69%) Degree
2 59 (4.06%) PMI Certification
3 49 (3.37%) PhD
4 45 (3.10%) ISEB
5 31 (2.13%) MBA
6 29 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (1.93%) PMP
8 19 (1.31%) CBAP
9 18 (1.24%) MCITP
9 18 (1.24%) HND
10 17 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.96%) CIPD
11 14 (0.96%) MCSE
12 13 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.83%) OCP
13 12 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
14 11 (0.76%) CCNA
14 11 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.58%) QA
2 34 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 29 (2.00%) SLA
4 23 (1.58%) GCP
5 19 (1.31%) GxP
6 18 (1.24%) CDISC
7 10 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.62%) GMP
9 8 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 8 (0.55%) GAMP
10 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.28%) HL7
12 4 (0.28%) GLP
13 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.14%) WAI
14 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.069%) COBIT
15 1 (0.069%) GAAP
System Software
1 41 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.76%) vSphere
6 10 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.34%) XenApp
8 4 (0.28%) SAP ITS
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.21%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (0.90%) Backup Exec
2 12 (0.83%) SCCM
3 8 (0.55%) SCOM
3 8 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.34%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.28%) Netcool
6 4 (0.28%) WSUS
6 4 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.069%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.069%) Ansible
9 1 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 237 (16.32%) Oracle
2 228 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 182 (12.53%) SAP
4 81 (5.58%) Business Objects
4 81 (5.58%) Cognos
5 60 (4.13%) Tableau
6 43 (2.96%) Citrix
7 41 (2.82%) IBM
8 40 (2.75%) Informatica
8 40 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
9 38 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (2.55%) Adobe
11 36 (2.48%) VMware
12 22 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.38%) Cisco
14 19 (1.31%) Siebel
15 18 (1.24%) Symantec
16 12 (0.83%) HP
17 11 (0.76%) EMC
17 11 (0.76%) Hyperion
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Penna Plc
Salary: + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cumbria
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Apex International
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Apex International
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago