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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 389 403 446
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +43
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 715 766 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.45% 1.47% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 405 607 425
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
49382 52211 47059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 44.21% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39163 40735 37492
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 672 £47,500 -2.06% 140
London -42 190 £57,500 +0.10% 46
South East +6 182 £52,500 +5.00% 37
Yorkshire +114 142 £42,500 +6.25% 6
West Yorkshire +106 131 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Leeds +110 125 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Surrey +13 69 £70,000 +7.69% 11
Berkshire +16 56 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Egham +7 53 £70,000 -17.64% 1
North West -21 49 £40,000 +6.66% 20
West Midlands -3 48 £35,000 +9.37% 9
East of England -37 45 £38,000 -10.58% 6
Slough +19 40 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Cheshire -18 33 £40,000 +8.84% 11
Oxfordshire +8 29 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Coventry +12 24 £31,750 -14.18% 1
Hillingdon - 22 - - 3
Hertfordshire -22 20 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -24 20 £45,000 +8.43% 1
City of London +12 18 £57,500 -4.95% 7
Bedfordshire +26 15 £40,000 -40.74%
Scotland +11 13 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester 0 13 £34,500 -23.33% 7
Runcorn +1 12 £30,750 -18.00%
Bedford - 12 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes -11 11 £40,000 -3.61%
Macclesfield +26 10 £45,000 - 1
Malvern -2 10 £45,500 +13.75%
Worcestershire -6 10 £45,500 +59.64% 2
Essex +7 9 £38,000 +1.33% 1

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 300 (24.23%) Retail
2 292 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (22.05%) Finance
4 242 (19.55%) C#
5 236 (19.06%) Degree
6 234 (18.90%) .NET
7 232 (18.74%) SQL
8 220 (17.77%) SQL Server
9 199 (16.07%) Microsoft
10 196 (15.83%) SAP
11 186 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
12 184 (14.86%) Project Management
13 171 (13.81%) NHS
14 169 (13.65%) HTML
15 146 (11.79%) JavaScript
16 139 (11.23%) ASP.NET
17 133 (10.74%) MS Excel
18 124 (10.02%) Oracle
18 124 (10.02%) Marketing
19 119 (9.61%) HTML5
20 117 (9.45%) Windows
21 110 (8.89%) Business Development
22 109 (8.80%) MVC
23 106 (8.56%) Manufacturing
23 106 (8.56%) Life Science
24 105 (8.48%) Software Engineering
25 100 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
26 99 (8.00%) ITIL
26 99 (8.00%) Computer Science
27 97 (7.84%) CSS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
2 31 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.29%) SAS
4 14 (1.13%) CMS
5 12 (0.97%) WordPress
6 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.48%) Kentico
7 6 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.48%) Drupal
7 6 (0.48%) IIS
8 5 (0.40%) ColdFusion
8 5 (0.40%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.40%) Node.js
9 4 (0.32%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.32%) Apache
10 3 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.24%) Documentum
10 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 133 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.75%) MS Office
3 28 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (1.70%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.73%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.48%) InDesign
10 5 (0.40%) SPSS
10 5 (0.40%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.32%) MS Project
12 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (4.52%) SAP MM
2 18 (1.45%) SAP BPC
3 14 (1.13%) SAP ERP
4 13 (1.05%) SAP PP
5 10 (0.81%) SAP WM
6 9 (0.73%) SAP PM
7 7 (0.57%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.57%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.48%) SAP SCM
8 6 (0.48%) SAP APO
8 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.48%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.40%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.40%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.32%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.32%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.24%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.93%) SaaS
2 16 (1.29%) Veeva
3 9 (0.73%) Firebase
4 7 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.40%) Force.com
5 5 (0.40%) GitHub
6 3 (0.24%) Office 365
6 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.081%) PaaS
8 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.081%) IaaS
8 1 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.83%) LAN
2 29 (2.34%) WAN
3 27 (2.18%) Internet
4 22 (1.78%) Wireless
5 16 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.13%) DNS
6 14 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.81%) Network Security
7 10 (0.81%) VoIP
8 9 (0.73%) Firewall
9 8 (0.65%) DHCP
10 7 (0.57%) HTTP
10 7 (0.57%) Intranet
11 6 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.48%) WLAN
12 4 (0.32%) SMTP
12 4 (0.32%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.32%) VPN
12 4 (0.32%) SSH
12 4 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (4.60%) Big Data
6 46 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 41 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (2.58%) QlikView
10 29 (2.34%) MySQL
11 26 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (2.02%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.70%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.37%) Spotfire
16 16 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (1.29%) SAP HANA
17 15 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 58 (4.68%) ReSharper
2 57 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 21 (1.70%) SoapUI
5 19 (1.53%) Moq
6 17 (1.37%) Selenium
7 16 (1.29%) Subversion
8 13 (1.05%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.89%) Axure RP
10 8 (0.65%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.57%) Xcode
11 7 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.57%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.40%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.40%) Maven
12 5 (0.40%) JIRA
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.32%) ProC
14 3 (0.24%) Grunt
15 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 300 (24.23%) Retail
2 273 (22.05%) Finance
3 124 (10.02%) Marketing
4 106 (8.56%) Manufacturing
5 87 (7.03%) Banking
6 62 (5.01%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.94%) French Language
8 23 (1.86%) Automotive
9 19 (1.53%) Back Office
9 19 (1.53%) Games
10 15 (1.21%) Law
10 15 (1.21%) Advertising
11 9 (0.73%) German Language
12 7 (0.57%) Electronics
12 7 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.48%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.48%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.32%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (25.12%) Developer
2 174 (14.05%) Analyst
3 158 (12.76%) Consultant
4 106 (8.56%) SAP Consultant
5 82 (6.62%) Project Manager
6 81 (6.54%) Software Engineer
7 78 (6.30%) Architect
8 77 (6.22%) .NET Developer
9 74 (5.98%) Senior Developer
10 70 (5.65%) Business Analyst
11 65 (5.25%) C# Developer
12 59 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 50 (4.04%) SAP MM Consultant
14 43 (3.47%) Senior Manager
15 40 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
16 39 (3.15%) Senior C# Developer
16 39 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
17 34 (2.75%) Web Developer
18 33 (2.67%) Programmer
19 32 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (18.90%) .NET
2 169 (13.65%) HTML
3 139 (11.23%) ASP.NET
4 119 (9.61%) HTML5
5 97 (7.84%) CSS
6 70 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (5.49%) .NET Framework
7 68 (5.49%) WPF
8 59 (4.77%) XML
9 54 (4.36%) Apache Flex
10 50 (4.04%) jQuery
11 45 (3.63%) MDX
12 43 (3.47%) Entity Framework
13 42 (3.39%) Web Services
14 38 (3.07%) Apache Cordova
15 35 (2.83%) WinForms
16 32 (2.58%) REST
17 30 (2.42%) Ajax
18 24 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (1.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 171 (13.81%) NHS
2 106 (8.56%) Life Science
3 99 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 90 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 39 (3.15%) User Experience
7 37 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 36 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 35 (2.83%) Mobile App
10 30 (2.42%) Biotechnology
11 27 (2.18%) SCADA
12 26 (2.10%) Statistics
13 23 (1.86%) Cryptography
13 23 (1.86%) FMCG
14 22 (1.78%) Social Media
14 22 (1.78%) Informatics
15 21 (1.70%) Algorithms
16 19 (1.53%) Private Cloud
17 16 (1.29%) Data Integration
17 16 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 117 (9.45%) Windows
2 59 (4.77%) Linux
3 37 (2.99%) UNIX
4 32 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.34%) Android
6 13 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.89%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.081%) VMS
13 1 (0.081%) AIX
13 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
3 184 (14.86%) Project Management
4 110 (8.89%) Business Development
5 109 (8.80%) MVC
6 105 (8.48%) Software Engineering
7 99 (8.00%) ITIL
8 97 (7.84%) Coaching
9 93 (7.51%) Analytics
10 78 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 68 (5.49%) CRM
11 68 (5.49%) ERP
11 68 (5.49%) ETL
12 64 (5.17%) Mentoring
13 63 (5.09%) OO
14 57 (4.60%) SAP Implementation
15 56 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 55 (4.44%) Validation
17 54 (4.36%) SDLC
18 53 (4.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (19.55%) C#
2 232 (18.74%) SQL
3 146 (11.79%) JavaScript
4 68 (5.49%) T-SQL
4 68 (5.49%) ABAP
5 63 (5.09%) Java
6 54 (4.36%) C++
7 30 (2.42%) Python
8 27 (2.18%) PHP
9 25 (2.02%) C
10 19 (1.53%) Objective-C
11 17 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.37%) Apex Code
12 16 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.05%) VB
14 12 (0.97%) COBOL
15 11 (0.89%) R
16 9 (0.73%) RPG
17 8 (0.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 236 (19.06%) Degree
2 23 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.78%) MBA
3 22 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (1.45%) CCDP
4 18 (1.45%) CISSP
4 18 (1.45%) CISM
5 17 (1.37%) CISA
6 16 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.29%) PhD
7 14 (1.13%) CCNP
8 11 (0.89%) JNCIS
8 11 (0.89%) JNCIP
9 10 (0.81%) CCIE
10 9 (0.73%) MCSE
10 9 (0.73%) ISEB
10 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.65%) SAP Certification
11 8 (0.65%) MCSA
11 8 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.38%) QA
2 32 (2.58%) GMP
2 32 (2.58%) SLA
3 25 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.94%) COBIT
5 16 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.29%) GAMP
6 15 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.21%) SNOMED CT
7 10 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.57%) GCP
9 6 (0.48%) GxP
9 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.48%) TickIT
9 6 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (0.40%) WCAG
10 5 (0.40%) WAI
11 3 (0.24%) CDISC
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 30 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.62%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.65%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.48%) XenServer
6 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.32%) Xen
7 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 2 (0.16%) Docker
8 1 (0.081%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) Nagios
1 2 (0.16%) WSUS
1 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.081%) Salt
2 1 (0.081%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.081%) Puppet
2 1 (0.081%) Oozie
2 1 (0.081%) SCCM
2 1 (0.081%) SCOM
Vendors
1 199 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 196 (15.83%) SAP
3 124 (10.02%) Oracle
4 52 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (3.23%) Business Objects
6 32 (2.58%) Adobe
7 28 (2.26%) Tableau
8 27 (2.18%) Apple
9 26 (2.10%) Informatica
10 24 (1.94%) Cisco
11 20 (1.62%) Hyperion
12 19 (1.53%) VMware
13 18 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
13 18 (1.45%) Citrix
14 13 (1.05%) Cognos
14 13 (1.05%) Google
14 13 (1.05%) F5
15 11 (0.89%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.89%) Riverbed
15 11 (0.89%) Juniper
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Health Insurance, Death-in-
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits (Bonus & Car)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Engage PSG
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Experis Engineering
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + 15% bonus, car, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £45k - £54k per annum + £12k OTE + car + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago