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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 426 388 386
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 601 689 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.64% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.46% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 451 535 556
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -

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
46843 47252 46962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.76% 44.14% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37060 36497 38004
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -39 576 £50,000 - 157
London -34 219 £53,250 +1.42% 39
South East -41 149 £47,500 -2.56% 33
Yorkshire +69 73 £37,500 +28.20% 10
Surrey +38 64 £80,000 +68.42% 4
West Yorkshire +50 57 £35,000 +19.65% 9
Leeds +54 55 £35,000 +19.65% 7
East of England -1 42 £47,500 +35.71% 22
Egham +26 38 £85,000 -
City of London +10 37 £52,500 - 5
Oxfordshire +13 36 £31,193 -40.58% 5
North West -11 35 £36,250 -3.33% 32
Hertfordshire 0 26 £57,500 +76.92% 10
Berkshire -27 26 £47,500 - 10
Cheshire +5 23 £37,500 - 15
Oxford +8 21 £36,847 -21.60% 2
East Midlands -16 17 £42,500 +10.38% 3
West Midlands -20 15 £62,500 +28.20% 6
Cambridgeshire +3 14 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Brentford -3 14 £43,500 -37.85%
Slough +3 13 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Cambridge -2 11 £40,000 - 7
Scotland +23 9 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Hampshire +1 9 £32,500 -43.47% 7
Manchester -6 9 £35,000 - 11
Reading +2 7 £58,000 +54.66%
Nottinghamshire -15 7 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Nottingham -15 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Teddington - 7 £47,500 -
Macclesfield - 7 £52,500 - 5

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 266 (21.70%) Degree
2 251 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (19.82%) SQL
4 239 (19.49%) Finance
5 204 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
6 201 (16.39%) SAP
7 199 (16.23%) Project Management
8 191 (15.58%) Microsoft
9 182 (14.85%) MS Excel
10 180 (14.68%) Life Science
11 178 (14.52%) C#
12 175 (14.27%) Analytics
13 169 (13.78%) .NET
14 159 (12.97%) Retail
15 145 (11.83%) SQL Server
16 144 (11.75%) Marketing
17 142 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
18 138 (11.26%) Oracle
19 136 (11.09%) HTML
19 136 (11.09%) JavaScript
20 133 (10.85%) Computer Science
21 129 (10.52%) Java
22 114 (9.30%) Big Data
23 102 (8.32%) Business Development
24 101 (8.24%) Windows
25 98 (7.99%) HTML5
26 94 (7.67%) CSS
27 86 (7.01%) ASP.NET
28 85 (6.93%) ERP
29 84 (6.85%) Python

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.31%) CMS
3 15 (1.22%) SAS
4 13 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 6 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (0.49%) Drupal
6 6 (0.49%) WordPress
6 6 (0.49%) Lync
6 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.41%) Joomla!
7 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.33%) Apache
8 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.33%) Railo
8 4 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 182 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (3.02%) MS Office
4 25 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.90%) MS Project
7 5 (0.41%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.33%) SPSS
9 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.16%) InDesign
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 60 (4.89%) SAP MM
2 23 (1.88%) SAP BPC
3 12 (0.98%) SAP SD
4 11 (0.90%) SAP WM
4 11 (0.90%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (0.82%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.73%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.57%) SAP PP
8 6 (0.49%) SAP SCM
9 5 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.41%) SAP QM
10 4 (0.33%) HFM
10 4 (0.33%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 3 (0.24%) SAP APO
11 3 (0.24%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.20%) SaaS
2 7 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.33%) Force.com
5 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.082%) PaaS
6 1 (0.082%) Office 365
6 1 (0.082%) GitHub
6 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.53%) Internet
2 25 (2.04%) LAN
3 20 (1.63%) Firewall
4 19 (1.55%) WAN
4 19 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.06%) Wireless
6 11 (0.90%) Network Security
6 11 (0.90%) HTTP
7 9 (0.73%) VPN
7 9 (0.73%) DNS
8 6 (0.49%) VoIP
9 5 (0.41%) SAN
10 4 (0.33%) ADSL
10 4 (0.33%) DHCP
10 4 (0.33%) BGP
11 3 (0.24%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.24%) SHDSL
11 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 114 (9.30%) Big Data
3 73 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (4.49%) MySQL
5 44 (3.59%) QlikView
6 42 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (3.18%) Relational Database
8 38 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.45%) Spotfire
11 27 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (2.20%) SAP BW
12 26 (2.12%) Hadoop
13 25 (2.04%) NoSQL
14 21 (1.71%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (1.14%) Data Mining
17 13 (1.06%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 65 (5.30%) ReSharper
2 53 (4.32%) Moq
2 53 (4.32%) SoapUI
3 27 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.04%) Selenium
5 23 (1.88%) Subversion
6 12 (0.98%) FitNesse
6 12 (0.98%) SpecFlow
7 11 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (0.82%) JMeter
8 10 (0.82%) JIRA
9 8 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.57%) Xcode
10 7 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.49%) Sublime Text
12 5 (0.41%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.41%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 239 (19.49%) Finance
2 159 (12.97%) Retail
3 144 (11.75%) Marketing
4 67 (5.46%) Banking
5 66 (5.38%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.45%) Automotive
7 26 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.71%) Games
9 14 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.98%) Legal
11 11 (0.90%) Advertising
12 10 (0.82%) Law
12 10 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.41%) Back Office
14 5 (0.41%) Electronics
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
15 4 (0.33%) French Language
15 4 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 223 (18.19%) Developer
2 171 (13.95%) Consultant
3 168 (13.70%) Analyst
4 115 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 105 (8.56%) SAP Consultant
6 91 (7.42%) Business Analyst
7 66 (5.38%) Architect
8 54 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 53 (4.32%) SAP MM Consultant
10 44 (3.59%) Senior Manager
11 43 (3.51%) C# Developer
12 42 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
13 38 (3.10%) .NET Developer
13 38 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (2.94%) Software Developer
15 35 (2.85%) Java Developer
16 34 (2.77%) Tester
17 31 (2.53%) Support Engineer
18 30 (2.45%) Senior Developer
19 29 (2.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (13.78%) .NET
2 136 (11.09%) HTML
3 98 (7.99%) HTML5
4 94 (7.67%) CSS
5 86 (7.01%) ASP.NET
6 69 (5.63%) Web Services
7 62 (5.06%) WPF
8 55 (4.49%) XML
9 48 (3.92%) jQuery
10 43 (3.51%) CSS3
11 35 (2.85%) .NET Framework
12 32 (2.61%) WinForms
13 27 (2.20%) REST
14 25 (2.04%) Java EE
15 22 (1.79%) WCF
15 22 (1.79%) RESTful
16 21 (1.71%) AngularJS
16 21 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 180 (14.68%) Life Science
2 142 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (10.85%) Computer Science
4 61 (4.98%) NHS
5 53 (4.32%) User Experience
6 48 (3.92%) Mathematics
7 44 (3.59%) FMCG
8 37 (3.02%) Mobile App
9 36 (2.94%) Informatics
10 31 (2.53%) Visualisation
10 31 (2.53%) Social Media
11 26 (2.12%) Biotechnology
12 23 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.71%) Economics
13 21 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.55%) Chemistry
15 18 (1.47%) Data Integration
15 18 (1.47%) Statistics
16 17 (1.39%) Biology
17 14 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 101 (8.24%) Windows
2 58 (4.73%) Apple iOS
3 53 (4.32%) Linux
4 39 (3.18%) UNIX
5 13 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.90%) Android
6 11 (0.90%) Solaris
7 8 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) AIX
10 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.082%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
3 199 (16.23%) Project Management
4 175 (14.27%) Analytics
5 102 (8.32%) Business Development
6 85 (6.93%) ERP
7 84 (6.85%) Coaching
8 83 (6.77%) Software Engineering
9 72 (5.87%) Validation
9 72 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 71 (5.79%) OO
11 66 (5.38%) ITIL
11 66 (5.38%) Business Analysis
12 62 (5.06%) Scrum
13 59 (4.81%) CRM
14 58 (4.73%) SAP Implementation
15 55 (4.49%) PRINCE2
16 53 (4.32%) Change Management
17 52 (4.24%) MVC
18 51 (4.16%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 243 (19.82%) SQL
2 178 (14.52%) C#
3 136 (11.09%) JavaScript
4 129 (10.52%) Java
5 84 (6.85%) Python
6 58 (4.73%) ABAP
7 41 (3.34%) T-SQL
7 41 (3.34%) C++
7 41 (3.34%) PL/SQL
8 30 (2.45%) VB
9 19 (1.55%) C
10 15 (1.22%) VBA
11 14 (1.14%) PHP
11 14 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.06%) VB6
13 11 (0.90%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.82%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.73%) Perl
16 6 (0.49%) SOQL
17 5 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 266 (21.70%) Degree
2 49 (4.00%) PhD
3 31 (2.53%) ISEB
3 31 (2.53%) MBA
4 17 (1.39%) VCP4
5 16 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 12 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.65%) CIPD
11 7 (0.57%) PMP
11 7 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.57%) CCNP
12 6 (0.49%) CCNA
12 6 (0.49%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.49%) MCSE
12 6 (0.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.28%) QA
2 25 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.88%) GAMP
3 23 (1.88%) GxP
4 14 (1.14%) COBIT
5 13 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.98%) GMP
7 9 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (0.65%) GLP
9 6 (0.49%) GCP
10 5 (0.41%) WCAG
10 5 (0.41%) WAI
11 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.24%) CDISC
12 3 (0.24%) SLA
13 1 (0.082%) GAAP
System Software
1 66 (5.38%) Hyper-V
2 19 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.082%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.082%) Xen
6 1 (0.082%) Varnish
6 1 (0.082%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.33%) Puppet
2 4 (0.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.33%) SCCM
3 3 (0.24%) Ansible
3 3 (0.24%) WSUS
3 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.082%) RANCID
5 1 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 201 (16.39%) SAP
2 191 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 138 (11.26%) Oracle
4 63 (5.14%) Business Objects
5 59 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
6 54 (4.40%) Apple
7 32 (2.61%) Hyperion
8 29 (2.37%) Tableau
9 25 (2.04%) Cognos
10 21 (1.71%) Informatica
11 20 (1.63%) VMware
12 19 (1.55%) CA
12 19 (1.55%) Adobe
12 19 (1.55%) IBM
13 18 (1.47%) Cisco
13 18 (1.47%) iRise
14 14 (1.14%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.98%) JD Edwards
16 10 (0.82%) Lotus
16 10 (0.82%) Cognizant
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
UK
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Flexi-benefits and package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £43000 per annum + 5% bonus, full benefits
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