The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 392 421 470
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +49
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 722 667 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.48% 1.33% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 417 508 356
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48938 50260 47797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 43.80% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39063 38661 37726
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the UK.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +32 670 £50,000 - 136
London +17 243 £58,000 +7.90% 39
South East -30 150 £48,750 +2.63% 32
Yorkshire +112 115 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +101 107 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Leeds +106 100 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +25 56 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Surrey -18 54 £52,500 -19.23% 6
West Midlands +27 42 £43,250 +12.33% 2
East of England -41 42 £40,000 -4.76% 22
Berkshire +20 40 £48,750 +8.93% 6
Egham +5 35 £85,000 -
Manchester +20 32 £34,500 -18.82% 3
City of London +21 29 £67,500 +22.72% 9
Coventry +15 28 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Scotland +17 26 £61,250 +36.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 25 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Slough +18 24 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 24 £61,250 -
Cheshire +7 20 £60,000 -7.69% 10
Hillingdon - 20 - - 2
Hertfordshire -10 18 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Oxfordshire -6 17 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Nottingham +4 16 £36,250 -
East Midlands -6 16 £37,500 +4.89% 3
Nottinghamshire -7 16 £36,250 -9.37%
South West -26 16 £35,000 -22.86% 15
Bedfordshire +21 14 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Luton +14 13 £40,000 -40.74%
Cambridge -19 13 £40,000 -5.88% 11

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 400 (31.08%) Retail
2 349 (27.12%) Finance
3 310 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (18.73%) C#
5 237 (18.41%) SQL
6 234 (18.18%) .NET
7 224 (17.40%) Degree
8 205 (15.93%) NHS
9 196 (15.23%) Microsoft
10 195 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 192 (14.92%) SAP
12 188 (14.61%) Project Management
13 177 (13.75%) HTML
14 155 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
15 149 (11.58%) Windows
16 139 (10.80%) ASP.NET
17 129 (10.02%) Business Development
18 128 (9.95%) Manufacturing
19 127 (9.87%) Software Engineering
20 126 (9.79%) JavaScript
21 122 (9.48%) HTML5
22 120 (9.32%) MS Excel
23 118 (9.17%) Oracle
23 118 (9.17%) Banking
24 116 (9.01%) Coaching
25 114 (8.86%) Marketing
26 111 (8.62%) ITIL
27 108 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
28 101 (7.85%) Line Management
29 100 (7.77%) Data Centre

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (2.64%) SharePoint
1 34 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (1.71%) SAS
3 19 (1.48%) CMS
4 13 (1.01%) WordPress
5 12 (0.93%) IIS
6 8 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.62%) NetWeaver
6 8 (0.62%) Drupal
7 7 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.54%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.54%) Node.js
8 6 (0.47%) Kentico
9 5 (0.39%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.16%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) Documentum
11 2 (0.16%) SAP EP
11 2 (0.16%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 120 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.26%) MS Office
3 26 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
7 10 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (0.78%) InDesign
8 6 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.31%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.23%) SPSS
11 3 (0.23%) MS Project
12 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.078%) Stata
13 1 (0.078%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 51 (3.96%) SAP MM
2 21 (1.63%) SAP PP
3 12 (0.93%) SAP WM
4 10 (0.78%) SAP PM
4 10 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.70%) SAP BPC
5 9 (0.70%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.54%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.54%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.47%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.39%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.31%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.23%) Movex
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (5.21%) SaaS
2 9 (0.70%) Veeva
3 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.31%) GitHub
5 4 (0.31%) Firebase
6 3 (0.23%) Office 365
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.078%) Force.com
8 1 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.18%) LAN
2 25 (1.94%) WAN
3 22 (1.71%) DNS
4 19 (1.48%) Internet
5 18 (1.40%) Wireless
5 18 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (1.01%) SAN
7 13 (1.01%) Intranet
8 12 (0.93%) NAS
9 9 (0.70%) VoIP
10 8 (0.62%) DHCP
11 7 (0.54%) Firewall
12 6 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.31%) Network Security
13 4 (0.31%) SSH
13 4 (0.31%) SMS
13 4 (0.31%) SMTP
13 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 43 (3.34%) Big Data
7 42 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 30 (2.33%) MySQL
11 27 (2.10%) QlikView
12 24 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (1.17%) SAP HANA
16 14 (1.09%) Spotfire
17 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
18 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (2.87%) ReSharper
3 25 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.24%) Subversion
5 12 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.85%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.54%) Selenium
8 5 (0.39%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.39%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.39%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.39%) Grunt
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.31%) ProC
9 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.23%) JIRA
10 3 (0.23%) Moq
11 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.16%) JUnit
General
1 400 (31.08%) Retail
2 349 (27.12%) Finance
3 128 (9.95%) Manufacturing
4 118 (9.17%) Banking
5 114 (8.86%) Marketing
6 72 (5.59%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.56%) Automotive
8 32 (2.49%) Law
9 24 (1.86%) Games
9 24 (1.86%) French Language
10 16 (1.24%) Back Office
11 15 (1.17%) Aerospace
12 14 (1.09%) Advertising
13 12 (0.93%) Electronics
14 11 (0.85%) Online Betting
15 10 (0.78%) German Language
16 8 (0.62%) Publishing
17 7 (0.54%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 298 (23.15%) Developer
2 187 (14.53%) Consultant
3 156 (12.12%) Analyst
4 97 (7.54%) SAP Consultant
5 94 (7.30%) Software Engineer
6 79 (6.14%) Project Manager
7 78 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 75 (5.83%) Architect
9 70 (5.44%) .NET Developer
10 54 (4.20%) C# Developer
11 51 (3.96%) Senior Manager
11 51 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 46 (3.57%) Business Analyst
13 42 (3.26%) SAP MM Consultant
14 39 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
15 38 (2.95%) Senior C# Developer
16 36 (2.80%) Senior Consultant
17 34 (2.64%) Programmer
18 32 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
18 32 (2.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (18.18%) .NET
2 177 (13.75%) HTML
3 139 (10.80%) ASP.NET
4 122 (9.48%) HTML5
5 88 (6.84%) CSS
6 74 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (5.67%) WPF
8 71 (5.52%) .NET Framework
8 71 (5.52%) Apache Flex
9 55 (4.27%) XML
10 45 (3.50%) MDX
11 42 (3.26%) jQuery
12 39 (3.03%) Entity Framework
13 38 (2.95%) Web Services
13 38 (2.95%) WinForms
14 34 (2.64%) Apache Cordova
15 32 (2.49%) Ajax
16 30 (2.33%) REST
17 25 (1.94%) WCF
18 24 (1.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 205 (15.93%) NHS
2 108 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (7.77%) Data Centre
4 96 (7.46%) Life Science
5 89 (6.92%) Computer Science
6 55 (4.27%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.80%) Mathematics
8 30 (2.33%) Statistics
9 28 (2.18%) Biotechnology
9 28 (2.18%) FMCG
10 27 (2.10%) User Experience
11 25 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.79%) SCADA
12 23 (1.79%) Informatics
13 21 (1.63%) Data Integration
13 21 (1.63%) Social Media
14 20 (1.55%) Cryptography
15 15 (1.17%) Chemistry
15 15 (1.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.58%) Windows
2 62 (4.82%) Linux
3 38 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (2.72%) UNIX
5 26 (2.02%) Android
6 22 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.62%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.23%) Debian
15 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.078%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (14.61%) Project Management
3 155 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
4 129 (10.02%) Business Development
5 127 (9.87%) Software Engineering
6 116 (9.01%) Coaching
7 111 (8.62%) ITIL
8 101 (7.85%) Line Management
9 88 (6.84%) Analytics
9 88 (6.84%) MVC
10 87 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (5.83%) ETL
12 74 (5.75%) Scrum
13 70 (5.44%) Mentoring
14 66 (5.13%) CRM
15 63 (4.90%) Validation
15 63 (4.90%) Logistics
16 58 (4.51%) Migration
16 58 (4.51%) SAP Implementation
17 57 (4.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 241 (18.73%) C#
2 237 (18.41%) SQL
3 126 (9.79%) JavaScript
4 72 (5.59%) Java
5 67 (5.21%) ABAP
6 66 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 46 (3.57%) C++
8 33 (2.56%) Python
9 31 (2.41%) PHP
10 26 (2.02%) C
11 22 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.17%) R
13 13 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 12 (0.93%) COBOL
15 10 (0.78%) ActionScript
15 10 (0.78%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.78%) VB
16 9 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 224 (17.40%) Degree
2 28 (2.18%) MCSE
2 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (1.55%) CISSP
4 20 (1.55%) CISM
5 19 (1.48%) MCITP
5 19 (1.48%) CCNP
5 19 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.32%) CCDP
7 16 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.24%) CISA
8 15 (1.17%) PMI Certification
9 14 (1.09%) JNCIS
9 14 (1.09%) JNCIP
10 13 (1.01%) CCIE
11 9 (0.70%) PhD
11 9 (0.70%) HND
11 9 (0.70%) PMP
12 8 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.44%) QA
2 47 (3.65%) SLA
3 33 (2.56%) GMP
4 21 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.40%) GAMP
6 17 (1.32%) COBIT
7 15 (1.17%) SNOMED CT
8 13 (1.01%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.85%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.78%) GCP
10 10 (0.78%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.47%) TickIT
13 4 (0.31%) GLP
13 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.16%) CDISC
15 1 (0.078%) WAI
15 1 (0.078%) GxP
System Software
1 50 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.47%) XenServer
5 5 (0.39%) XenApp
6 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.23%) Xen
7 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.39%) Nagios
2 4 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (0.23%) Puppet
3 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.16%) WSUS
4 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.078%) Salt
5 1 (0.078%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.078%) Oozie
Vendors
1 196 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 192 (14.92%) SAP
3 118 (9.17%) Oracle
4 37 (2.87%) VMware
5 36 (2.80%) Citrix
6 35 (2.72%) Informatica
7 34 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (2.25%) Adobe
9 22 (1.71%) Cisco
10 20 (1.55%) Tableau
11 19 (1.48%) Google
12 17 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
13 15 (1.17%) IBM
13 15 (1.17%) Juniper
13 15 (1.17%) F5
13 15 (1.17%) Riverbed
14 14 (1.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 12 (0.93%) Netezza
15 12 (0.93%) Teradata
16 11 (0.85%) Sybase
City, London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £85,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £80,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £85,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 to 95k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 2 days ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
HCL Axon
Salary: Competitive Salary depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Experis Engineering
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
SUPERDRUG STORES PLC
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago