The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 390 424 398
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 805 607 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.24% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 620 477 524
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £46,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +8.87%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54097 49048 56486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.08% 43.38% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41898 38821 47444
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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 16 April 2014 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +51 775 £50,000 +5.26% 223
London +117 372 £55,000 - 88
South East -47 166 £47,500 -9.52% 42
East Midlands +21 58 £35,000 - 8
North West -41 57 £36,000 -10.00% 26
City of London +23 53 £60,000 - 18
East of England +8 52 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Berkshire -52 46 £47,500 -9.52% 11
Surrey -13 44 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Cheshire +19 42 £36,000 +6.66% 14
West Midlands +28 31 £40,000 -3.03% 15
Nottinghamshire +1 28 £33,750 -3.57% 5
Nottingham +11 27 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Hertfordshire +18 24 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 24 £36,500 -14.11% 6
Uxbridge +19 21 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Cambridge +21 19 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Egham - 17 £85,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 16 £40,750 -6.32% 5
Wales +16 15 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Watford -7 14 £32,500 +39.78% 1
Slough -11 14 £56,250 +2.27% 3
Birmingham +15 13 £40,000 -27.27% 7
South West +3 11 £55,000 +189.47% 14
Leicestershire -5 11 £38,500 -26.66%
Manchester -32 11 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Derbyshire - 10 £32,500 - 1
Reading +4 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Northamptonshire -4 9 £35,000 - 2

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 350 (26.30%) Degree
2 291 (21.86%) Project Management
3 253 (19.01%) Marketing
4 245 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
5 216 (16.23%) SQL
6 196 (14.73%) Microsoft
7 193 (14.50%) CRM
8 192 (14.43%) Finance
9 188 (14.12%) SQL Server
10 185 (13.90%) Computer Science
11 177 (13.30%) .NET
12 170 (12.77%) Life Science
13 169 (12.70%) Oracle
14 168 (12.62%) SAP
15 167 (12.55%) Manufacturing
16 151 (11.34%) Retail
17 145 (10.89%) MS Excel
18 144 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
19 143 (10.74%) JavaScript
20 142 (10.67%) HTML
21 131 (9.84%) C#
22 128 (9.62%) Data Management
23 127 (9.54%) Windows
24 117 (8.79%) Analytics
25 115 (8.64%) PRINCE2
26 113 (8.49%) CSS
27 107 (8.04%) Scrum
28 106 (7.96%) Business Analysis
29 103 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
30 97 (7.29%) Business Development

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 62 (4.66%) SAS
2 37 (2.78%) CMS
3 36 (2.70%) Documentum
4 34 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (1.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.60%) Apache Pig
7 8 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.60%) Lync
7 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.60%) IIS
8 7 (0.53%) GlassFish
8 7 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.38%) Node.js
9 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.38%) WordPress
10 4 (0.30%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 145 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 77 (5.79%) MS Office
3 35 (2.63%) MS Project
4 32 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 30 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 15 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.30%) InDesign
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.23%) CATIA
8 3 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 3 (0.23%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (2.40%) SAP MM
2 24 (1.80%) SAP SD
3 16 (1.20%) SAP APO
4 15 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 14 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (1.05%) SAP CO
5 14 (1.05%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.68%) SAP BPC
8 8 (0.60%) SAP WM
9 7 (0.53%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.45%) Epicor Tropos
10 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.45%) SAP MDM
10 6 (0.45%) SAP PP
11 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.40%) SaaS
2 10 (0.75%) IaaS
3 3 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.075%) Route 53
5 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 26 (1.95%) Internet
3 24 (1.80%) Firewall
4 23 (1.73%) Wireless
5 20 (1.50%) HTTP
6 18 (1.35%) LAN
7 17 (1.28%) DNS
8 14 (1.05%) Unified Communications
8 14 (1.05%) VPN
8 14 (1.05%) WAN
9 12 (0.90%) Wireless Security
10 11 (0.83%) DHCP
10 11 (0.83%) Network Security
11 9 (0.68%) Broadband
11 9 (0.68%) LDAP
12 7 (0.53%) Intranet
12 7 (0.53%) SAN
12 7 (0.53%) NAS
13 5 (0.38%) VoIP
14 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 144 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (5.03%) QlikView
4 51 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 51 (3.83%) Oracle Database
5 49 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (3.38%) MySQL
7 44 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (3.08%) Relational Database
9 39 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 37 (2.78%) Spotfire
11 35 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 30 (2.25%) Big Data
13 28 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (1.73%) SAP BI
15 22 (1.65%) Data Mining
16 21 (1.58%) SAP BW
17 16 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 14 (1.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (1.73%) Subversion
2 15 (1.13%) Toad
3 14 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.90%) JIRA
5 11 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.30%) WATIR
9 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.23%) Selenium
9 3 (0.23%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.075%) Facilita Forecast
11 1 (0.075%) ERwin
11 1 (0.075%) PeopleTools
11 1 (0.075%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.075%) JUnit
11 1 (0.075%) NUnit
11 1 (0.075%) Bugzilla
General
1 253 (19.01%) Marketing
2 192 (14.43%) Finance
3 167 (12.55%) Manufacturing
4 151 (11.34%) Retail
5 68 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.46%) Advertising
7 39 (2.93%) Banking
8 36 (2.70%) Games
9 31 (2.33%) Automotive
10 27 (2.03%) Publishing
10 27 (2.03%) French Language
11 26 (1.95%) German Language
12 25 (1.88%) Italian Language
13 24 (1.80%) Spanish Language
14 22 (1.65%) Multimedia
15 15 (1.13%) Legal
16 14 (1.05%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.75%) Law
18 5 (0.38%) Billing
19 4 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 239 (17.96%) Developer
2 208 (15.63%) Analyst
3 176 (13.22%) Project Manager
4 154 (11.57%) Consultant
5 141 (10.59%) Business Analyst
6 83 (6.24%) Architect
7 63 (4.73%) Programmer
8 57 (4.28%) Senior Manager
9 54 (4.06%) SAP Consultant
10 50 (3.76%) Software Developer
11 49 (3.68%) Account Manager
12 44 (3.31%) Business Manager
13 41 (3.08%) .NET Developer
14 38 (2.85%) Junior
14 38 (2.85%) Digital Project Manager
15 37 (2.78%) SAS Programmer
15 37 (2.78%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
17 33 (2.48%) Junior Developer
18 30 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (13.30%) .NET
2 142 (10.67%) HTML
3 113 (8.49%) CSS
4 85 (6.39%) ASP.NET
5 78 (5.86%) XML
6 62 (4.66%) jQuery
7 55 (4.13%) HTML5
8 40 (3.01%) CSS3
9 33 (2.48%) Web Services
9 33 (2.48%) .NET Framework
10 19 (1.43%) Flash
10 19 (1.43%) Spring
11 17 (1.28%) WinForms
11 17 (1.28%) WCF
11 17 (1.28%) WebKit
12 16 (1.20%) WPF
13 14 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (1.05%) Hibernate
14 13 (0.98%) Reactive Extensions
15 12 (0.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.90%) Computer Science
2 170 (12.77%) Life Science
3 89 (6.69%) FMCG
4 55 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.83%) Statistics
6 39 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 36 (2.70%) NHS
8 36 (2.70%) PMI
9 33 (2.48%) Visualisation
10 32 (2.40%) Mathematics
11 31 (2.33%) Social Media
12 28 (2.10%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.50%) Biotechnology
14 18 (1.35%) iPad
14 18 (1.35%) iPhone
15 15 (1.13%) e-Health
16 13 (0.98%) Informatics
16 13 (0.98%) Wiki
16 13 (0.98%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 127 (9.54%) Windows
2 25 (1.88%) Linux
3 21 (1.58%) Windows 7
4 18 (1.35%) UNIX
5 14 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.75%) Android
7 9 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.53%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.30%) Solaris
10 4 (0.30%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (21.86%) Project Management
2 245 (18.41%) Business Intelligence
3 193 (14.50%) CRM
4 128 (9.62%) Data Management
5 117 (8.79%) Analytics
6 115 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 107 (8.04%) Scrum
8 106 (7.96%) Business Analysis
9 103 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
10 97 (7.29%) Business Development
11 94 (7.06%) Logistics
12 90 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 84 (6.31%) Waterfall
14 79 (5.94%) ERP
14 79 (5.94%) Validation
15 76 (5.71%) UML
16 61 (4.58%) ETL
16 61 (4.58%) OO
17 57 (4.28%) Software Engineering
18 54 (4.06%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (16.23%) SQL
2 143 (10.74%) JavaScript
3 131 (9.84%) C#
4 96 (7.21%) Java
5 41 (3.08%) C++
6 38 (2.85%) T-SQL
7 36 (2.70%) PHP
7 36 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 34 (2.55%) C
9 30 (2.25%) Python
10 19 (1.43%) ABAP
11 17 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.83%) Perl
13 10 (0.75%) VB
14 9 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.60%) Scala
15 8 (0.60%) ActionScript
16 7 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 350 (26.30%) Degree
2 71 (5.33%) PMI Certification
3 44 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (3.08%) PMP
5 36 (2.70%) MBA
6 28 (2.10%) ISEB
7 27 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (1.95%) MCSE
9 16 (1.20%) CBAP
10 15 (1.13%) CISSP
10 15 (1.13%) MCITP
11 12 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.75%) CCNA
14 9 (0.68%) SAP Certification
14 9 (0.68%) GIAC
15 6 (0.45%) Security Cleared
16 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.98%) QA
2 41 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 27 (2.03%) SLA
4 23 (1.73%) CDISC
5 15 (1.13%) HL7
6 14 (1.05%) GxP
7 13 (0.98%) GMP
8 12 (0.90%) GCP
9 11 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.68%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (0.45%) GAMP
12 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.15%) WAI
15 1 (0.075%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.68%) Terminal Server
2 9 (0.68%) SAP ITS
2 9 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.38%) XenApp
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.075%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (0.38%) ARCserve
1 5 (0.38%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.30%) Netcool
3 3 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.23%) SCCM
4 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.15%) Puppet
5 1 (0.075%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.075%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.075%) OpenView
5 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.075%) SCOM
Vendors
1 196 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 169 (12.70%) Oracle
3 168 (12.62%) SAP
4 71 (5.33%) Business Objects
5 67 (5.03%) Cognos
6 57 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
7 43 (3.23%) Siebel
8 41 (3.08%) Tableau
9 34 (2.55%) MicroStrategy
10 28 (2.10%) Adobe
11 23 (1.73%) IBM
12 20 (1.50%) Cisco
13 16 (1.20%) Citrix
13 16 (1.20%) Informatica
14 14 (1.05%) Google
15 13 (0.98%) Cognizant
16 12 (0.90%) VMware
17 11 (0.83%) Red Hat
18 10 (0.75%) Aprimo
18 10 (0.75%) Unica
North West London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Variable quaterly paid bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Pension, Helathcare, 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonuses, plus commission
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Robert Half
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £750000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeenshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Experis IT
Salary: Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: £20000.00 - £24436.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Experis IT
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £330000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday