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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 418 379 395
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +16
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 581 644 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.33% 1.49% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 446 502 530
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,350
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -0.75%
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
43614 43296 44360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.72% 44.17% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 33828 36324
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 February 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 February 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 -37 224 £54,000 +2.85% 37
South East -32 148 £47,500 - 32
Yorkshire +70 72 £38,750 +29.16% 10
East of England -2 41 £47,500 +35.71% 21
North West -5 36 £35,000 -6.66% 32
East Midlands -12 18 £42,500 +10.38% 3
West Midlands -11 15 £62,500 +13.63% 6
North East -22 1 £33,000 -40.00%
South West -35 1 £25,000 -54.54% 9
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 257 (21.82%) Degree
2 248 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (20.20%) SQL
4 225 (19.10%) Finance
5 201 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
6 192 (16.30%) Project Management
7 190 (16.13%) SAP
8 188 (15.96%) Microsoft
9 176 (14.94%) C#
10 175 (14.86%) MS Excel
11 174 (14.77%) Analytics
12 173 (14.69%) Life Science
13 167 (14.18%) .NET
14 154 (13.07%) Retail
15 143 (12.14%) SQL Server
16 135 (11.46%) Oracle
16 135 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
17 133 (11.29%) HTML
17 133 (11.29%) JavaScript
18 129 (10.95%) Java
19 128 (10.87%) Marketing
20 125 (10.61%) Computer Science
21 114 (9.68%) Big Data
22 100 (8.49%) Business Development
23 96 (8.15%) HTML5
23 96 (8.15%) Windows
24 91 (7.72%) CSS
25 86 (7.30%) ASP.NET
26 85 (7.22%) ERP
27 84 (7.13%) Python

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.36%) SAS
2 16 (1.36%) CMS
3 13 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (0.51%) Drupal
5 6 (0.51%) Lync
5 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.42%) WordPress
6 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.34%) ColdFusion
7 4 (0.34%) Apache
7 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.34%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.34%) Railo
7 4 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 175 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (3.14%) MS Office
4 24 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.68%) MS Project
7 4 (0.34%) SPSS
7 4 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 58 (4.92%) SAP MM
2 14 (1.19%) SAP BPC
3 12 (1.02%) SAP SD
4 11 (0.93%) SAP WM
4 11 (0.93%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (0.85%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.76%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.51%) SAP SCM
7 6 (0.51%) SAP PP
8 5 (0.42%) SAP QM
8 5 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.34%) HFM
9 4 (0.34%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.34%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.25%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.29%) SaaS
2 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.34%) Force.com
5 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.085%) PaaS
6 1 (0.085%) Office 365
6 1 (0.085%) GitHub
6 1 (0.085%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.63%) Internet
2 19 (1.61%) LAN
3 17 (1.44%) Firewall
4 16 (1.36%) WAN
4 16 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.10%) Wireless
6 11 (0.93%) HTTP
7 10 (0.85%) Network Security
8 9 (0.76%) VPN
9 8 (0.68%) DNS
10 6 (0.51%) VoIP
11 5 (0.42%) SAN
12 4 (0.34%) DHCP
13 3 (0.25%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.17%) SSL
15 1 (0.085%) BGP
15 1 (0.085%) PPTP
15 1 (0.085%) RFID
15 1 (0.085%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 114 (9.68%) Big Data
3 73 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (4.33%) MySQL
5 43 (3.65%) QlikView
6 42 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 34 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (2.46%) Spotfire
11 27 (2.29%) Hadoop
11 27 (2.29%) SAP BW
12 25 (2.12%) NoSQL
13 21 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (1.02%) Data Mining
18 12 (1.02%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 64 (5.43%) ReSharper
2 52 (4.41%) Moq
2 52 (4.41%) SoapUI
3 25 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (2.04%) Selenium
5 22 (1.87%) Subversion
6 12 (1.02%) FitNesse
6 12 (1.02%) SpecFlow
7 10 (0.85%) JIRA
7 10 (0.85%) JMeter
7 10 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.59%) Xcode
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.51%) Sublime Text
11 5 (0.42%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
General
1 225 (19.10%) Finance
2 154 (13.07%) Retail
3 128 (10.87%) Marketing
4 64 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 58 (4.92%) Banking
6 30 (2.55%) Automotive
7 24 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.78%) Games
9 14 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.02%) Legal
11 11 (0.93%) Advertising
12 10 (0.85%) Law
12 10 (0.85%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.42%) Electronics
15 4 (0.34%) Back Office
15 4 (0.34%) Publishing
15 4 (0.34%) French Language
15 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 215 (18.25%) Developer
2 162 (13.75%) Analyst
3 156 (13.24%) Consultant
4 112 (9.51%) Project Manager
5 94 (7.98%) SAP Consultant
6 89 (7.56%) Business Analyst
7 65 (5.52%) Architect
8 54 (4.58%) Software Engineer
9 51 (4.33%) SAP MM Consultant
10 43 (3.65%) C# Developer
11 42 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (3.40%) Senior Manager
13 38 (3.23%) .NET Developer
13 38 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (3.06%) Software Developer
15 35 (2.97%) Java Developer
16 34 (2.89%) Tester
17 31 (2.63%) Support Engineer
18 29 (2.46%) Junior
19 28 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (14.18%) .NET
2 133 (11.29%) HTML
3 96 (8.15%) HTML5
4 91 (7.72%) CSS
5 86 (7.30%) ASP.NET
6 68 (5.77%) Web Services
7 60 (5.09%) WPF
8 54 (4.58%) XML
9 46 (3.90%) jQuery
10 42 (3.57%) CSS3
11 33 (2.80%) .NET Framework
12 30 (2.55%) WinForms
13 27 (2.29%) REST
14 25 (2.12%) Java EE
15 21 (1.78%) WCF
15 21 (1.78%) RESTful
16 20 (1.70%) AngularJS
17 18 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (1.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 173 (14.69%) Life Science
2 135 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (10.61%) Computer Science
4 60 (5.09%) NHS
5 52 (4.41%) User Experience
6 47 (3.99%) Mathematics
7 43 (3.65%) FMCG
8 36 (3.06%) Informatics
9 35 (2.97%) Mobile App
10 31 (2.63%) Social Media
11 30 (2.55%) Visualisation
12 25 (2.12%) Biotechnology
13 23 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.53%) Data Integration
14 18 (1.53%) Chemistry
14 18 (1.53%) Economics
14 18 (1.53%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.44%) Statistics
15 17 (1.44%) Biology
16 14 (1.19%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 96 (8.15%) Windows
2 57 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 50 (4.24%) Linux
4 36 (3.06%) UNIX
5 13 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.93%) Solaris
7 10 (0.85%) Android
8 8 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.25%) AIX
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.085%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
3 192 (16.30%) Project Management
4 174 (14.77%) Analytics
5 100 (8.49%) Business Development
6 85 (7.22%) ERP
7 82 (6.96%) Software Engineering
7 82 (6.96%) Coaching
8 72 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (5.86%) OO
10 63 (5.35%) Business Analysis
11 62 (5.26%) Validation
12 61 (5.18%) Scrum
13 60 (5.09%) ITIL
14 59 (5.01%) CRM
15 56 (4.75%) SAP Implementation
16 54 (4.58%) PRINCE2
17 53 (4.50%) Change Management
18 51 (4.33%) ETL
18 51 (4.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 238 (20.20%) SQL
2 176 (14.94%) C#
3 133 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 129 (10.95%) Java
5 84 (7.13%) Python
6 56 (4.75%) ABAP
7 41 (3.48%) PL/SQL
8 38 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 38 (3.23%) C++
9 29 (2.46%) VB
10 19 (1.61%) C
11 14 (1.19%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.02%) VB6
12 12 (1.02%) PHP
13 11 (0.93%) VBA
13 11 (0.93%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.85%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.76%) Perl
16 6 (0.51%) SOQL
17 5 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 257 (21.82%) Degree
2 48 (4.07%) PhD
3 31 (2.63%) ISEB
4 28 (2.38%) MBA
5 16 (1.36%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.10%) VCP4
7 12 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.85%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.68%) CIPD
12 7 (0.59%) PMP
12 7 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.51%) CCNA
13 6 (0.51%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.51%) MCSE
14 4 (0.34%) CCDA
14 4 (0.34%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.37%) QA
2 25 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.87%) GAMP
4 20 (1.70%) GxP
5 13 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 13 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.93%) COBIT
6 11 (0.93%) GMP
7 9 (0.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (0.68%) GLP
9 7 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.51%) GCP
11 4 (0.34%) WCAG
11 4 (0.34%) WAI
12 3 (0.25%) CDISC
12 3 (0.25%) SLA
13 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.085%) GAAP
System Software
1 65 (5.52%) Hyper-V
2 19 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.42%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.085%) Xen
6 1 (0.085%) Varnish
6 1 (0.085%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.34%) Puppet
2 4 (0.34%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.34%) SCCM
3 3 (0.25%) Ansible
3 3 (0.25%) WSUS
3 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.085%) RANCID
5 1 (0.085%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 190 (16.13%) SAP
2 188 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 135 (11.46%) Oracle
4 59 (5.01%) Salesforce.com
5 54 (4.58%) Apple
5 54 (4.58%) Business Objects
6 28 (2.38%) Tableau
7 25 (2.12%) Cognos
8 23 (1.95%) Hyperion
9 21 (1.78%) Informatica
10 20 (1.70%) VMware
11 19 (1.61%) CA
11 19 (1.61%) IBM
12 18 (1.53%) Adobe
12 18 (1.53%) iRise
13 15 (1.27%) Cisco
14 14 (1.19%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.02%) JD Edwards
16 10 (0.85%) Lotus
16 10 (0.85%) Cognizant
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp ( A Certa Company)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + 5% bonus, full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + 5% bonus, full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Rushworths Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-55k + Bens & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Attractive Commission Structure
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Excellent full benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago