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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 459 368 432
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +64
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 479 727 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.58% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 355 574 461
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
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
44258 45998 44732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.11% 44.14% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35184 36107 36038
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -107 171 £55,848 +1.54% 34
South East -33 130 £51,250 +7.89% 44
Yorkshire +50 52 £36,250 +23.93% 14
North West -3 33 £36,250 -3.33% 28
East of England -5 29 £51,250 +57.69% 20
West Midlands -26 21 £60,000 +41.17% 6
East Midlands -28 15 £55,000 +57.14% 2
South West -38 3 £57,500 +4.54% 4
North East -11 1 £33,000 -40.00% 2
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 244 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (20.66%) Degree
3 213 (19.14%) SQL
4 212 (19.05%) Finance
5 193 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
6 191 (17.16%) Project Management
7 177 (15.90%) C#
8 174 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 169 (15.18%) SAP
10 165 (14.82%) Analytics
11 163 (14.65%) .NET
12 162 (14.56%) MS Excel
13 161 (14.47%) Retail
14 155 (13.93%) SQL Server
15 138 (12.40%) Life Science
16 135 (12.13%) JavaScript
17 132 (11.86%) HTML
18 125 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
19 118 (10.60%) Computer Science
20 116 (10.42%) Oracle
21 108 (9.70%) Big Data
22 105 (9.43%) Java
23 104 (9.34%) Marketing
24 103 (9.25%) Business Development
25 95 (8.54%) HTML5
25 95 (8.54%) Windows
26 94 (8.45%) ASP.NET
27 92 (8.27%) CSS
28 85 (7.64%) ERP
29 81 (7.28%) Coaching

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.26%) CMS
3 13 (1.17%) SAS
4 12 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 8 (0.72%) Drupal
6 8 (0.72%) WordPress
7 6 (0.54%) Node.js
7 6 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (0.54%) Apache
7 6 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.45%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.36%) Confluence
9 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.36%) Quickr
9 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.36%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.36%) Railo
Applications
1 162 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (3.14%) MS Office
4 30 (2.70%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (1.17%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.81%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.54%) MS Project
9 5 (0.45%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.36%) SPSS
11 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.18%) InDesign
12 1 (0.090%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 58 (5.21%) SAP MM
2 13 (1.17%) SAP SD
3 12 (1.08%) SAP WM
3 12 (1.08%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.99%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 11 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.63%) SAP PP
6 6 (0.54%) SAP SCM
6 6 (0.54%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.36%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 4 (0.36%) SAP MDM
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.36%) HFM
9 3 (0.27%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.27%) SAP QM
9 3 (0.27%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.27%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.16%) SaaS
2 7 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.36%) Force.com
5 3 (0.27%) GitHub
6 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.090%) IaaS
7 1 (0.090%) PaaS
7 1 (0.090%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.98%) Internet
2 19 (1.71%) LAN
2 19 (1.71%) WAN
3 14 (1.26%) Wireless
4 13 (1.17%) Firewall
5 12 (1.08%) DNS
6 11 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.90%) Network Security
8 8 (0.72%) HTTP
8 8 (0.72%) DHCP
9 7 (0.63%) VPN
10 5 (0.45%) SAN
11 4 (0.36%) VoIP
11 4 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.27%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.18%) VLAN
13 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.18%) SMTP
13 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 108 (9.70%) Big Data
3 74 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (4.04%) QlikView
5 42 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (3.68%) MySQL
7 37 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 33 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (2.79%) Spotfire
11 27 (2.43%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.34%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.89%) NoSQL
13 21 (1.89%) SAP BW
14 17 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (1.26%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.08%) Data Mining
17 12 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 65 (5.84%) ReSharper
2 53 (4.76%) Moq
2 53 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 26 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.89%) Subversion
5 15 (1.35%) Selenium
6 14 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.08%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.08%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.90%) JIRA
9 8 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.63%) Xcode
11 6 (0.54%) Sublime Text
12 5 (0.45%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.45%) ProC
13 4 (0.36%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.36%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 212 (19.05%) Finance
2 161 (14.47%) Retail
3 104 (9.34%) Marketing
4 70 (6.29%) Manufacturing
5 47 (4.22%) Banking
6 30 (2.70%) Automotive
7 23 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.53%) Games
9 13 (1.17%) Advertising
9 13 (1.17%) French Language
10 12 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.08%) Law
11 11 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.90%) Back Office
13 7 (0.63%) Legal
14 6 (0.54%) Electronics
14 6 (0.54%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.36%) German Language
15 4 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 224 (20.13%) Developer
2 158 (14.20%) Analyst
3 129 (11.59%) Consultant
4 105 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 85 (7.64%) SAP Consultant
6 83 (7.46%) Business Analyst
7 66 (5.93%) Architect
8 51 (4.58%) Software Engineer
8 51 (4.58%) SAP MM Consultant
9 47 (4.22%) Senior Manager
10 46 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 41 (3.68%) .NET Developer
12 40 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
13 38 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (3.23%) Software Developer
15 30 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 29 (2.61%) Senior Developer
16 29 (2.61%) Java Developer
17 28 (2.52%) Administrator
17 28 (2.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (14.65%) .NET
2 132 (11.86%) HTML
3 95 (8.54%) HTML5
4 94 (8.45%) ASP.NET
5 92 (8.27%) CSS
6 62 (5.57%) WPF
7 55 (4.94%) XML
8 54 (4.85%) Web Services
9 51 (4.58%) jQuery
10 37 (3.32%) CSS3
11 33 (2.96%) .NET Framework
12 30 (2.70%) WinForms
13 26 (2.34%) REST
14 25 (2.25%) AngularJS
14 25 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (2.16%) Java EE
15 24 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (1.89%) WCF
17 18 (1.62%) Ajax
17 18 (1.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 138 (12.40%) Life Science
2 125 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (10.60%) Computer Science
4 64 (5.75%) NHS
5 49 (4.40%) Mathematics
5 49 (4.40%) User Experience
6 40 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 35 (3.14%) FMCG
8 34 (3.05%) Informatics
9 29 (2.61%) Social Media
10 26 (2.34%) Visualisation
11 21 (1.89%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.80%) Statistics
13 18 (1.62%) PMI
14 17 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.44%) Economics
16 15 (1.35%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.17%) Biotechnology
18 11 (0.99%) Data Integration
19 10 (0.90%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 95 (8.54%) Windows
2 58 (5.21%) Apple iOS
3 44 (3.95%) Linux
4 33 (2.96%) UNIX
5 13 (1.17%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.17%) Android
5 13 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.27%) AIX
8 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.090%) Solaris
10 1 (0.090%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
3 191 (17.16%) Project Management
4 165 (14.82%) Analytics
5 103 (9.25%) Business Development
6 85 (7.64%) ERP
7 81 (7.28%) Coaching
8 75 (6.74%) OO
9 74 (6.65%) Software Engineering
10 69 (6.20%) MVC
11 65 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 63 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 58 (5.21%) ITIL
14 57 (5.12%) PRINCE2
15 56 (5.03%) CRM
15 56 (5.03%) Scrum
16 55 (4.94%) Validation
17 54 (4.85%) SAP Implementation
18 50 (4.49%) Change Management
19 45 (4.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 213 (19.14%) SQL
2 177 (15.90%) C#
3 135 (12.13%) JavaScript
4 105 (9.43%) Java
5 72 (6.47%) Python
6 57 (5.12%) ABAP
7 40 (3.59%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.05%) PL/SQL
9 32 (2.88%) C++
10 25 (2.25%) C
11 22 (1.98%) VB
12 17 (1.53%) PHP
13 14 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.81%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.81%) VBA
15 8 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.63%) Ruby
16 7 (0.63%) Perl
17 6 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 230 (20.66%) Degree
2 29 (2.61%) PhD
3 26 (2.34%) MBA
4 23 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 17 (1.53%) ISEB
6 12 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.54%) PMP
9 6 (0.54%) CCDP
9 6 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.45%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.36%) MCSE
11 4 (0.36%) CCDA
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.27%) CCA
12 3 (0.27%) MCSA
12 3 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.74%) QA
2 23 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.62%) GAMP
3 18 (1.62%) GxP
4 13 (1.17%) GMP
5 12 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.72%) COBIT
8 6 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.45%) WCAG
9 5 (0.45%) WAI
9 5 (0.45%) SLA
10 4 (0.36%) GCP
10 4 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.27%) CDISC
12 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.090%) GAAP
System Software
1 62 (5.57%) Hyper-V
2 20 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.36%) Xen
5 4 (0.36%) XenServer
5 4 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.18%) XenApp
6 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.090%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.36%) Puppet
2 3 (0.27%) WSUS
2 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.27%) Ansible
3 2 (0.18%) SCCM
3 2 (0.18%) SCOM
3 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.090%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 174 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 169 (15.18%) SAP
3 116 (10.42%) Oracle
4 54 (4.85%) Apple
5 52 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (4.13%) Business Objects
7 30 (2.70%) Tableau
8 25 (2.25%) VMware
9 24 (2.16%) Cognos
10 21 (1.89%) Adobe
11 20 (1.80%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.53%) Citrix
12 17 (1.53%) CA
13 16 (1.44%) iRise
14 15 (1.35%) Hyperion
14 15 (1.35%) Informatica
15 14 (1.26%) IBM
16 10 (0.90%) Cisco
16 10 (0.90%) Lotus
16 10 (0.90%) JD Edwards
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + final salary pension , medical
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £44k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 35,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £55000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Final Salary Pension + Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Via Resource
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus + pension + healthcare and more.
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday