The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 492 427 478
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +51
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 441 683 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.17% 1.45% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 294 420 466
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £31,135
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +14.70%

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
37838 47106 49058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.23% 44.31% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30414 37858 39168
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 417 £51,000 +7.36% 81
London +14 175 £55,000 +6.28% 32
South East -10 80 £51,000 +2.00% 16
East of England +15 59 £56,250 +18.42% 12
Yorkshire 0 29 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 27 £55,000 +12.82% 10
Cambridge +11 26 £55,000 +15.78% 8
North West -34 26 £37,500 -3.22% 11
West Midlands -18 24 £48,500 +10.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 20 £50,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire +14 20 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +11 20 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Surrey 0 20 £75,000 +30.43% 4
West Yorkshire 0 16 £36,953 -1.45% 3
South Yorkshire +10 13 £42,500 -
Staffordshire 0 13 £48,500 +14.11% 1
Sheffield - 13 £42,500 -
Leeds -14 12 £37,906 +1.08% 1
East Midlands -16 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Middlesex - 11 £51,000 -
Lichfield - 11 £48,500 -
Reading +30 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Scotland -19 10 £52,500 -
Edinburgh -21 10 £52,500 -
South West +12 9 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Merseyside -7 9 £42,500 +28.78%
Liverpool -19 9 £42,500 +28.78%
Manchester -23 9 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Bedfordshire -3 8 £70,000 +47.36%
Luton -29 8 £70,000 +47.36%

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 272 (29.09%) Finance
2 220 (23.53%) Degree
3 211 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (22.25%) Microsoft
5 200 (21.39%) SQL
6 163 (17.43%) C#
7 154 (16.47%) .NET
8 152 (16.26%) SQL Server
9 140 (14.97%) Retail
10 117 (12.51%) JavaScript
11 114 (12.19%) Java
12 109 (11.66%) MS Excel
13 102 (10.91%) Linux
13 102 (10.91%) Project Management
14 98 (10.48%) HTML
15 96 (10.27%) Computer Science
16 94 (10.05%) Telecoms
17 92 (9.84%) C++
18 90 (9.63%) Analytics
19 86 (9.20%) Software Engineering
20 85 (9.09%) Firewall
20 85 (9.09%) Windows
21 84 (8.98%) NHS
22 83 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
23 82 (8.77%) SAP
23 82 (8.77%) Banking
24 81 (8.66%) Oracle
25 78 (8.34%) Life Science
26 76 (8.13%) ASP.NET
26 76 (8.13%) Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.39%) CMS
3 37 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 19 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
6 17 (1.82%) IIS
7 14 (1.50%) Apache
8 12 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (1.28%) nginx
8 12 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.64%) JBoss
11 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.43%) SAS
13 3 (0.32%) Documentum
13 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 109 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 56 (5.99%) MS Office
3 24 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.50%) MS Project
5 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.32%) SPSS
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 32 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.28%) SAP ERP
4 9 (0.96%) BPCS
5 7 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.32%) Data Workbench
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.21%) Lorenzo
9 2 (0.21%) Maximo
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.21%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.21%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.21%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.82%) Office 365
4 13 (1.39%) Veeva
5 10 (1.07%) SaaS
6 9 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.96%) PaaS
7 6 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.64%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.32%) Slack
8 3 (0.32%) Yammer
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 85 (9.09%) Firewall
2 56 (5.99%) Network Security
3 32 (3.42%) LAN
4 23 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.35%) Wireless
6 21 (2.25%) VPN
7 18 (1.93%) Internet
7 18 (1.93%) SAN
8 15 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (1.39%) WAN
10 11 (1.18%) DNS
11 10 (1.07%) DHCP
12 9 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.75%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.64%) VoIP
16 5 (0.53%) NAS
17 4 (0.43%) ADSL
17 4 (0.43%) Intranet
18 3 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.20%) NoSQL
3 43 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (3.64%) Big Data
6 27 (2.89%) MySQL
7 26 (2.78%) QlikView
8 20 (2.14%) Electronic Patient Records
8 20 (2.14%) Spotfire
9 17 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.28%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.75%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.75%) OLTP
13 6 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.64%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (7.17%) Visual Studio
2 39 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.46%) JIRA
4 19 (2.03%) Moq
5 16 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.53%) Subversion
10 4 (0.43%) FindBugs
10 4 (0.43%) Gradle
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.32%) Maven
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.21%) Ant
12 2 (0.21%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.21%) JUnit
12 2 (0.21%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 272 (29.09%) Finance
2 140 (14.97%) Retail
3 94 (10.05%) Telecoms
4 82 (8.77%) Banking
5 76 (8.13%) Manufacturing
6 63 (6.74%) Marketing
7 34 (3.64%) Law
8 31 (3.32%) Legal
9 24 (2.57%) Aerospace
10 23 (2.46%) Publishing
11 22 (2.35%) Games
11 22 (2.35%) German Language
12 12 (1.28%) Automotive
13 11 (1.18%) Electronics
14 10 (1.07%) Military
15 6 (0.64%) French Language
15 6 (0.64%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.53%) Advertising
17 4 (0.43%) Back Office
17 4 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 233 (24.92%) Developer
2 134 (14.33%) Analyst
3 98 (10.48%) Consultant
4 85 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 71 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 66 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 60 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 53 (5.67%) Security Consultant
9 49 (5.24%) Business Analyst
10 45 (4.81%) Java Developer
11 38 (4.06%) Project Manager
12 35 (3.74%) Architect
13 31 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
13 31 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 31 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 30 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
15 29 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
16 28 (2.99%) HTML Developer
17 27 (2.89%) Network Security Consultant
17 27 (2.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (16.47%) .NET
2 98 (10.48%) HTML
3 76 (8.13%) ASP.NET
4 71 (7.59%) CSS
5 66 (7.06%) AngularJS
6 65 (6.95%) XML
7 45 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (4.28%) Web Services
9 39 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 35 (3.74%) HTML5
11 30 (3.21%) Entity Framework
12 25 (2.67%) React
13 24 (2.57%) REST
13 24 (2.57%) WPF
14 23 (2.46%) JSON
15 21 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (1.93%) jQuery
17 17 (1.82%) Spring
18 15 (1.60%) Swing
19 14 (1.50%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.27%) Computer Science
2 84 (8.98%) NHS
3 83 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (8.34%) Life Science
5 65 (6.95%) Management Information System
6 58 (6.20%) Data Centre
7 52 (5.56%) Biotechnology
8 39 (4.17%) FMCG
9 34 (3.64%) Algorithms
10 32 (3.42%) Mathematics
11 27 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (2.89%) PMI
12 23 (2.46%) Client/Server
12 23 (2.46%) Visualisation
13 19 (2.03%) User Experience
14 15 (1.60%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.60%) Informatics
15 14 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (1.39%) Biology
16 13 (1.39%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 102 (10.91%) Linux
2 85 (9.09%) Windows
3 34 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.57%) Windows 8
4 24 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.03%) CentOS
6 18 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.60%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.96%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.75%) Unix
11 6 (0.64%) Android
12 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (10.91%) Project Management
3 90 (9.63%) Analytics
4 86 (9.20%) Software Engineering
5 75 (8.02%) MVC
6 68 (7.27%) CRM
7 65 (6.95%) ERP
8 61 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (6.10%) SDLC
10 55 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 53 (5.67%) ITIL
11 53 (5.67%) Scrum
12 48 (5.13%) TDD
13 47 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
14 39 (4.17%) Business Development
14 39 (4.17%) Workflow
15 38 (4.06%) Mentoring
16 37 (3.96%) Information Security
17 36 (3.85%) SIEM
18 35 (3.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 200 (21.39%) SQL
2 163 (17.43%) C#
3 117 (12.51%) JavaScript
4 114 (12.19%) Java
5 92 (9.84%) C++
6 47 (5.03%) Python
7 42 (4.49%) R
8 30 (3.21%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.57%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.25%) PHP
11 20 (2.14%) C
12 15 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.39%) Perl
14 11 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.07%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.07%) VBA
15 10 (1.07%) XAML
16 9 (0.96%) Scala
17 8 (0.86%) Ruby
18 6 (0.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 220 (23.53%) Degree
2 62 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (4.49%) CCNP
4 41 (4.39%) CCSP
5 39 (4.17%) PhD
6 34 (3.64%) CCSA
6 34 (3.64%) CCSE
7 31 (3.32%) CISSP
8 30 (3.21%) PMI Certification
9 26 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 25 (2.67%) SC Cleared
11 20 (2.14%) CISM
12 17 (1.82%) CISA
12 17 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (1.71%) PMP
14 14 (1.50%) MCSE
15 13 (1.39%) CCNA
15 13 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.28%) CRISC
16 12 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.21%) QA
3 17 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.82%) GxP
4 15 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 13 (1.39%) GAMP
7 11 (1.18%) PCI DSS
8 10 (1.07%) COBIT
9 9 (0.96%) PMBOK
10 7 (0.75%) SLA
11 5 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.53%) RMADS
12 4 (0.43%) GMP
12 4 (0.43%) HL7
12 4 (0.43%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.32%) WAI
14 2 (0.21%) GCP
14 2 (0.21%) GLP
14 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 12 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (1.07%) Docker
6 3 (0.32%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Varnish
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) iptables
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 8 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.64%) Puppet
4 5 (0.53%) Ansible
4 5 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.43%) SCOM
6 3 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.32%) Nagios
6 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.32%) SCCM
7 2 (0.21%) Kibana
7 2 (0.21%) logstash
7 2 (0.21%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.11%) Icinga
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 208 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.77%) SAP
3 81 (8.66%) Oracle
4 64 (6.84%) Cisco
5 43 (4.60%) CheckPoint
6 40 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (3.53%) Fortinet
7 33 (3.53%) Splunk
8 28 (2.99%) VMware
9 27 (2.89%) Google
10 20 (2.14%) Apple
10 20 (2.14%) IBM
11 17 (1.82%) JD Edwards
12 15 (1.60%) Tableau
13 14 (1.50%) Cognos
14 12 (1.28%) Infor
15 11 (1.18%) IFS
16 10 (1.07%) Citrix
16 10 (1.07%) F5
17 9 (0.96%) Adobe
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Prospects
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20.5k - 22.5k per year + work from home
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20.5k - 22.5k per year + work from home
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
M. H. Alshaya. Co. W.L.L.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
M. H. Alshaya. Co. W.L.L.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum OTE £45k uncapped, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus 15%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus 15%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Annual Bonus 15%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k + Pension, Healthcare and more!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45,000 +benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £63,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, S
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IDOX plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago