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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 427 388 435
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +47
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 550 718 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.25% 1.48% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 323 563 388
Average salary £49,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.02% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
43965 48666 42988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.39% 44.32% 43.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35111 38466 34605
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
South East -2 158 £52,500 +5.00% 44
London -85 145 £55,000 -4.34% 49
Yorkshire +98 109 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East of England -14 41 £39,000 -8.23% 12
North West -36 38 £40,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands -17 35 £36,500 -1.35% 6
East Midlands -11 10 £37,500 +7.14% 2
South West -17 4 £57,500 +27.07% 9
North East -3 2 £41,500 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 272 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (21.99%) Retail
3 234 (21.01%) SQL
4 218 (19.57%) C#
4 218 (19.57%) .NET
5 210 (18.85%) Degree
6 206 (18.49%) SQL Server
7 202 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
8 201 (18.04%) Finance
9 197 (17.68%) Microsoft
10 166 (14.90%) HTML
11 164 (14.72%) Project Management
12 153 (13.73%) MS Excel
13 145 (13.02%) SAP
14 143 (12.84%) JavaScript
15 133 (11.94%) ASP.NET
15 133 (11.94%) NHS
16 128 (11.49%) Analytics
17 115 (10.32%) HTML5
18 113 (10.14%) Oracle
19 111 (9.96%) Windows
20 110 (9.87%) Life Science
21 105 (9.43%) Marketing
22 96 (8.62%) Software Engineering
23 95 (8.53%) CSS
23 95 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
23 95 (8.53%) MVC
24 94 (8.44%) Computer Science
25 90 (8.08%) Coaching
26 89 (7.99%) Analytical Skills

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 29 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.35%) CMS
4 11 (0.99%) WordPress
4 11 (0.99%) SAS
5 9 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.63%) Node.js
7 6 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.54%) Drupal
7 6 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.54%) Kentico
8 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.45%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.45%) ColdFusion
8 5 (0.45%) Apache
9 4 (0.36%) IIS
9 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.18%) SAP EP
Applications
1 153 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 31 (2.78%) MS Office
3 24 (2.15%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.81%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.45%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.27%) SPSS
9 3 (0.27%) MS Project
10 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.090%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.090%) InDesign
11 1 (0.090%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 57 (5.12%) SAP MM
2 11 (0.99%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.72%) SAP SD
3 8 (0.72%) SAP PP
4 7 (0.63%) SAP WM
4 7 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.54%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.45%) SAP SCM
6 5 (0.45%) SAP MDM
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.45%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.27%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.27%) Movex
8 2 (0.18%) Summit
8 2 (0.18%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.18%) HFM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.95%) SaaS
2 16 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.35%) Veeva
4 9 (0.81%) Firebase
5 5 (0.45%) Force.com
6 4 (0.36%) GitHub
7 3 (0.27%) Office 365
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.090%) IaaS
9 1 (0.090%) PaaS
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.33%) Internet
2 23 (2.06%) LAN
2 23 (2.06%) WAN
3 20 (1.80%) Wireless
4 14 (1.26%) DNS
5 12 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (0.90%) VoIP
6 10 (0.90%) DHCP
6 10 (0.90%) HTTP
6 10 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.81%) Network Security
8 7 (0.63%) Intranet
9 6 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.45%) SMTP
10 5 (0.45%) Firewall
11 4 (0.36%) SSH
11 4 (0.36%) FTP
11 4 (0.36%) VPN
11 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (7.27%) Big Data
4 59 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 35 (3.14%) MySQL
8 35 (3.14%) QlikView
9 25 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.97%) Spotfire
12 17 (1.53%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.35%) SAP BW
15 14 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
16 13 (1.17%) SAP HANA
16 13 (1.17%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 73 (6.55%) ReSharper
2 47 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (3.95%) SoapUI
4 43 (3.86%) Moq
5 28 (2.51%) Visual Studio
6 16 (1.44%) Subversion
6 16 (1.44%) Selenium
7 13 (1.17%) SpecFlow
8 12 (1.08%) FitNesse
9 8 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.63%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.63%) Axure RP
10 7 (0.63%) Xcode
11 6 (0.54%) JIRA
11 6 (0.54%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.45%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.45%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.36%) ProC
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 245 (21.99%) Retail
2 201 (18.04%) Finance
3 105 (9.43%) Marketing
4 78 (7.00%) Manufacturing
5 55 (4.94%) Banking
6 40 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.24%) Automotive
8 20 (1.80%) French Language
8 20 (1.80%) Games
9 14 (1.26%) Advertising
9 14 (1.26%) Back Office
10 11 (0.99%) Law
11 9 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.63%) Electronics
14 6 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.36%) German Language
16 3 (0.27%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 285 (25.58%) Developer
2 162 (14.54%) Analyst
3 117 (10.50%) Consultant
4 77 (6.91%) Project Manager
5 75 (6.73%) Business Analyst
6 73 (6.55%) SAP Consultant
7 72 (6.46%) Software Engineer
8 69 (6.19%) .NET Developer
9 67 (6.01%) Architect
10 58 (5.21%) C# Developer
11 57 (5.12%) Senior Developer
12 51 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 50 (4.49%) SAP MM Consultant
14 36 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
15 35 (3.14%) Senior Manager
15 35 (3.14%) Web Developer
16 33 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 32 (2.87%) Senior C# Developer
17 32 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
18 31 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (19.57%) .NET
2 166 (14.90%) HTML
3 133 (11.94%) ASP.NET
4 115 (10.32%) HTML5
5 95 (8.53%) CSS
6 80 (7.18%) WPF
7 60 (5.39%) XML
7 60 (5.39%) .NET Framework
8 55 (4.94%) Web Services
9 53 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (4.49%) jQuery
11 38 (3.41%) MDX
12 34 (3.05%) Entity Framework
12 34 (3.05%) WinForms
13 32 (2.87%) REST
14 30 (2.69%) Ajax
15 29 (2.60%) Apache Cordova
16 26 (2.33%) Apache Flex
17 23 (2.06%) CSS3
17 23 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.94%) NHS
2 110 (9.87%) Life Science
3 94 (8.44%) Computer Science
4 89 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (3.95%) User Experience
6 43 (3.86%) Private Cloud
7 38 (3.41%) Mathematics
8 32 (2.87%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.87%) Data Centre
9 25 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.06%) Statistics
11 18 (1.62%) Social Media
11 18 (1.62%) Biotechnology
12 17 (1.53%) FMCG
12 17 (1.53%) Informatics
13 16 (1.44%) Data Integration
14 15 (1.35%) PMI
15 14 (1.26%) Chemistry
16 13 (1.17%) Visualisation
17 12 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 111 (9.96%) Windows
2 52 (4.67%) Apple iOS
3 46 (4.13%) Linux
4 29 (2.60%) UNIX
5 23 (2.06%) Android
6 13 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 2 (0.18%) AIX
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.090%) CentOS
13 1 (0.090%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
3 164 (14.72%) Project Management
4 128 (11.49%) Analytics
5 96 (8.62%) Software Engineering
6 95 (8.53%) MVC
7 90 (8.08%) Coaching
8 83 (7.45%) Business Development
9 80 (7.18%) ITIL
10 70 (6.28%) OO
11 65 (5.83%) CRM
12 64 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 61 (5.48%) Mentoring
14 59 (5.30%) ERP
14 59 (5.30%) ETL
14 59 (5.30%) SDLC
15 57 (5.12%) Scrum
15 57 (5.12%) Change Management
16 54 (4.85%) Business Analysis
17 53 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 234 (21.01%) SQL
2 218 (19.57%) C#
3 143 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 70 (6.28%) Java
5 61 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 59 (5.30%) ABAP
7 44 (3.95%) Python
8 38 (3.41%) C++
9 26 (2.33%) C
10 24 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.06%) PHP
12 20 (1.80%) VB
13 17 (1.53%) Apex Code
13 17 (1.53%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.17%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.08%) COBOL
17 9 (0.81%) RPG
18 7 (0.63%) R
18 7 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 210 (18.85%) Degree
2 21 (1.89%) PhD
3 19 (1.71%) MBA
4 18 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.44%) CCDP
7 12 (1.08%) ISEB
8 10 (0.90%) Security Cleared
9 9 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.81%) JNCIS
9 9 (0.81%) JNCIP
9 9 (0.81%) CCNP
10 8 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.72%) CCIE
11 7 (0.63%) CCDA
11 7 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.54%) CISM
12 6 (0.54%) MCSE
12 6 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.28%) QA
2 25 (2.24%) SLA
2 25 (2.24%) GMP
3 18 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.26%) COBIT
5 12 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.90%) GAMP
6 10 (0.90%) GxP
6 10 (0.90%) SNOMED CT
7 6 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.45%) WCAG
8 5 (0.45%) WAI
8 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.45%) GCP
8 5 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.45%) TickIT
9 3 (0.27%) CDISC
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (4.22%) Hyper-V
2 25 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.54%) XenServer
6 4 (0.36%) Xen
6 4 (0.36%) vSphere
6 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.18%) Nagios
1 2 (0.18%) SCCM
1 2 (0.18%) SCOM
1 2 (0.18%) WSUS
1 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.090%) Puppet
2 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.090%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.090%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 197 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 145 (13.02%) SAP
3 113 (10.14%) Oracle
4 57 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (4.31%) Apple
6 31 (2.78%) Tableau
7 29 (2.60%) Business Objects
7 29 (2.60%) Adobe
7 29 (2.60%) VMware
8 22 (1.97%) Informatica
9 20 (1.80%) Citrix
10 18 (1.62%) Cisco
11 16 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.44%) Cognos
12 13 (1.17%) IBM
13 12 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
13 12 (1.08%) Google
14 11 (0.99%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.81%) F5
15 9 (0.81%) Riverbed
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Origin Packaging
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
First Point IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k + performance bonus+ pension+ healthcare and more.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k-£60k+performance bonus+pension+healthcare&more.
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: £60k - £68k per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday