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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 395 409 473
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +64
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 650 630 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.43% 1.35% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 404 483 337
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
45531 46630 44703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.68% 43.80% 45.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36924 36322 35767
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £45,000 £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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 0 241 £58,000 +5.45% 42
South East -48 134 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Yorkshire +108 107 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +16 57 £40,000 -11.11% 20
West Midlands +28 41 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England -46 37 £40,000 -4.76% 19
East Midlands -2 20 £80,000 +123.77% 7
South West -12 19 £35,000 -23.49% 17
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 384 (31.32%) Retail
2 312 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (24.23%) Finance
4 239 (19.49%) SQL
5 237 (19.33%) C#
6 231 (18.84%) .NET
7 228 (18.60%) Degree
8 205 (16.72%) NHS
9 192 (15.66%) SQL Server
10 190 (15.50%) Microsoft
11 179 (14.60%) Project Management
12 177 (14.44%) HTML
13 160 (13.05%) SAP
14 157 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
15 141 (11.50%) Windows
16 137 (11.17%) ASP.NET
17 130 (10.60%) Software Engineering
18 126 (10.28%) Manufacturing
19 123 (10.03%) JavaScript
20 121 (9.87%) HTML5
21 117 (9.54%) MS Excel
22 116 (9.46%) Oracle
23 115 (9.38%) Business Development
24 107 (8.73%) Marketing
25 105 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
26 102 (8.32%) Banking
27 101 (8.24%) Coaching
28 96 (7.83%) Life Science
29 95 (7.75%) ITIL
30 90 (7.34%) Computer Science

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 34 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
2 27 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.63%) SAS
4 19 (1.55%) CMS
5 12 (0.98%) IIS
5 12 (0.98%) WordPress
6 8 (0.65%) Drupal
6 8 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.65%) NetWeaver
7 7 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.57%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.57%) Node.js
8 6 (0.49%) Kentico
9 5 (0.41%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.16%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.16%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 117 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.02%) MS Office
3 22 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.82%) InDesign
6 10 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
6 10 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.33%) SPSS
8 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.24%) MS Project
10 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.082%) Stata
11 1 (0.082%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 50 (4.08%) SAP MM
2 12 (0.98%) SAP WM
3 10 (0.82%) SAP PM
4 9 (0.73%) SAP CRM
4 9 (0.73%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.57%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.57%) SAP SD
5 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.41%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.33%) SAP APO
8 4 (0.33%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.24%) Movex
9 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.55%) SaaS
2 9 (0.73%) Veeva
3 7 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.33%) Firebase
4 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.24%) Office 365
5 3 (0.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.082%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.082%) Force.com
6 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.96%) LAN
2 23 (1.88%) WAN
3 20 (1.63%) DNS
4 18 (1.47%) Internet
4 18 (1.47%) Wireless
5 17 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.06%) SAN
8 12 (0.98%) NAS
9 10 (0.82%) Intranet
10 9 (0.73%) VoIP
11 7 (0.57%) DHCP
12 6 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (0.49%) Firewall
13 4 (0.33%) SSH
13 4 (0.33%) SMTP
13 4 (0.33%) SMS
13 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.33%) FTP
13 4 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 86 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 43 (3.51%) Big Data
6 43 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (2.77%) Hadoop
8 29 (2.37%) MySQL
9 28 (2.28%) QlikView
10 21 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (1.22%) Spotfire
12 15 (1.22%) SAP HANA
13 14 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (1.06%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 61 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (2.94%) ReSharper
3 25 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.06%) Subversion
4 13 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.57%) Selenium
5 7 (0.57%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.41%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.41%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.41%) Grunt
7 4 (0.33%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.33%) ProC
7 4 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.24%) JIRA
9 2 (0.16%) JUnit
9 2 (0.16%) Maven
9 2 (0.16%) Xcode
9 2 (0.16%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
General
1 384 (31.32%) Retail
2 297 (24.23%) Finance
3 126 (10.28%) Manufacturing
4 107 (8.73%) Marketing
5 102 (8.32%) Banking
6 65 (5.30%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.77%) Automotive
8 33 (2.69%) Law
9 25 (2.04%) Games
10 23 (1.88%) French Language
11 16 (1.31%) Back Office
12 15 (1.22%) Aerospace
13 14 (1.14%) Advertising
14 12 (0.98%) Electronics
15 11 (0.90%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.82%) German Language
17 9 (0.73%) Publishing
18 7 (0.57%) Legal
18 7 (0.57%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (24.14%) Developer
2 154 (12.56%) Consultant
3 150 (12.23%) Analyst
4 95 (7.75%) Software Engineer
5 78 (6.36%) Senior Developer
6 74 (6.04%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.87%) SAP Consultant
8 71 (5.79%) Architect
9 66 (5.38%) .NET Developer
10 52 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 51 (4.16%) Senior Manager
12 49 (4.00%) Business Analyst
12 49 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 42 (3.43%) SAP MM Consultant
14 38 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
15 37 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
16 35 (2.85%) Junior
16 35 (2.85%) Programmer
17 32 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
18 31 (2.53%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (18.84%) .NET
2 177 (14.44%) HTML
3 137 (11.17%) ASP.NET
4 121 (9.87%) HTML5
5 87 (7.10%) CSS
6 74 (6.04%) WPF
7 72 (5.87%) .NET Framework
7 72 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (5.46%) Apache Flex
9 46 (3.75%) MDX
10 45 (3.67%) XML
11 39 (3.18%) Web Services
11 39 (3.18%) WinForms
11 39 (3.18%) Entity Framework
12 37 (3.02%) jQuery
13 34 (2.77%) Apache Cordova
14 31 (2.53%) REST
14 31 (2.53%) Ajax
15 26 (2.12%) WCF
16 22 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 205 (16.72%) NHS
2 105 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (7.83%) Life Science
4 90 (7.34%) Computer Science
5 83 (6.77%) Data Centre
6 50 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 37 (3.02%) Mathematics
8 32 (2.61%) Statistics
9 28 (2.28%) FMCG
10 27 (2.20%) Biotechnology
11 25 (2.04%) User Experience
11 25 (2.04%) Algorithms
11 25 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.88%) Informatics
13 21 (1.71%) Data Integration
13 21 (1.71%) Social Media
14 15 (1.22%) SCADA
14 15 (1.22%) Chemistry
14 15 (1.22%) Clustering
15 13 (1.06%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 141 (11.50%) Windows
2 59 (4.81%) Linux
3 33 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (2.61%) UNIX
5 26 (2.12%) Android
6 20 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.24%) Debian
16 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.082%) Windows CE
17 1 (0.082%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (14.60%) Project Management
3 157 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
4 130 (10.60%) Software Engineering
5 115 (9.38%) Business Development
6 101 (8.24%) Coaching
7 95 (7.75%) ITIL
8 89 (7.26%) Analytics
9 84 (6.85%) MVC
10 83 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 82 (6.69%) Line Management
12 77 (6.28%) ETL
13 74 (6.04%) Scrum
14 70 (5.71%) Mentoring
15 67 (5.46%) CRM
16 63 (5.14%) Validation
17 60 (4.89%) SDLC
18 56 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
19 55 (4.49%) ERP
19 55 (4.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (19.49%) SQL
2 237 (19.33%) C#
3 123 (10.03%) JavaScript
4 75 (6.12%) Java
5 66 (5.38%) T-SQL
6 52 (4.24%) ABAP
7 45 (3.67%) C++
8 36 (2.94%) Python
9 28 (2.28%) C
10 27 (2.20%) PHP
11 22 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.39%) R
13 15 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.98%) COBOL
16 10 (0.82%) ActionScript
16 10 (0.82%) Ruby
16 10 (0.82%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 228 (18.60%) Degree
2 26 (2.12%) MCSE
2 26 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (1.55%) CCNP
5 17 (1.39%) CCDP
5 17 (1.39%) MCITP
6 14 (1.14%) JNCIS
6 14 (1.14%) JNCIP
7 13 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 13 (1.06%) CCIE
8 12 (0.98%) CISSP
8 12 (0.98%) CISM
9 11 (0.90%) Security Cleared
10 10 (0.82%) PhD
11 9 (0.73%) HND
11 9 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.73%) PMP
12 8 (0.65%) CISA
12 8 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.87%) QA
2 46 (3.75%) SLA
3 34 (2.77%) GMP
4 20 (1.63%) GAMP
5 15 (1.22%) SNOMED CT
6 12 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.82%) GCP
7 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 9 (0.73%) COBIT
9 8 (0.65%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.49%) TickIT
11 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.33%) GLP
13 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.16%) CDISC
15 1 (0.082%) WAI
15 1 (0.082%) GxP
System Software
1 48 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.49%) XenServer
5 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.24%) Docker
7 3 (0.24%) Xen
8 2 (0.16%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.41%) Nagios
2 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (0.33%) Puppet
3 2 (0.16%) Ansible
3 2 (0.16%) WSUS
3 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.082%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.082%) Salt
4 1 (0.082%) Oozie
Vendors
1 190 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 160 (13.05%) SAP
3 116 (9.46%) Oracle
4 36 (2.94%) VMware
5 35 (2.85%) Informatica
6 34 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.45%) Citrix
8 24 (1.96%) Adobe
9 21 (1.71%) Cisco
9 21 (1.71%) Tableau
10 18 (1.47%) Google
10 18 (1.47%) IBM
11 17 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
12 15 (1.22%) Juniper
12 15 (1.22%) Riverbed
13 14 (1.14%) F5
13 14 (1.14%) Teradata
13 14 (1.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 13 (1.06%) Sybase
14 13 (1.06%) Netezza
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Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Private Healthcare, Pe
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: full package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Competitve
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icotech services
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Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
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