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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK
Rank 525 439 472
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +33
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 329 647 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the General category 0.96% 1.45% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 217 478 467
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
34218 44596 46762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.26% 43.69% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27599 36134 37110
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -71 310 £51,000 -7.27% 96
South East +25 90 £51,000 +5.15% 26
London -44 85 £60,000 - 30
East of England -24 54 £53,750 -2.27% 9
Berkshire +50 34 £52,500 +13.51% 9
North West -23 27 £33,500 -44.16% 20
Cambridgeshire -25 26 £38,750 -13.88% 3
Hertfordshire -1 25 £56,000 -6.66% 5
Surrey +39 22 £67,500 +34.32% 6
Slough +36 21 £55,500 +0.90% 3
Cambridge -24 20 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Manchester -28 20 £33,500 -16.25%
Yorkshire +25 16 £32,500 -23.52% 2
South West +22 14 £65,000 +52.94% 4
West Midlands +36 13 £37,000 -3.26% 2
City of London +33 10 £80,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -2 10 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Reading +39 9 £37,500 -10.71% 2
Sheffield +16 9 £30,000 -29.41%
South Yorkshire +15 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £30,000 -33.33% 1
East Midlands +8 9 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £59,629 - 3
Watford +3 8 £18,000 -57.64%
Middlesex +2 8 £51,000 -7.27% 1
Leicestershire - 8 £37,500 - 2
Staffordshire +14 7 - -
Wiltshire - 7 £65,000 - 1
Swindon - 7 £65,000 - 1
Oxford +11 6 £57,500 - 3

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 200 (25.64%) Degree
2 187 (23.97%) Finance
3 174 (22.31%) SQL
4 144 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (18.33%) Microsoft
6 121 (15.51%) C#
7 109 (13.97%) Project Management
8 104 (13.33%) .NET
9 101 (12.95%) Retail
10 97 (12.44%) SQL Server
11 90 (11.54%) Life Science
12 88 (11.28%) Java
13 87 (11.15%) MS Excel
14 82 (10.51%) Data Centre
15 80 (10.26%) Computer Science
16 79 (10.13%) Analytics
17 78 (10.00%) Manufacturing
17 78 (10.00%) Software Engineering
18 77 (9.87%) JavaScript
19 76 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
20 75 (9.62%) Cisco
20 75 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
20 75 (9.62%) Firewall
21 66 (8.46%) Linux
22 65 (8.33%) Oracle
23 64 (8.21%) HTML
24 63 (8.08%) C++
24 63 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
24 63 (8.08%) Network Security
25 61 (7.82%) Management Information System

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 49 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.44%) CMS
2 19 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.67%) IIS
4 12 (1.54%) Apache
4 12 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.41%) SAS
6 6 (0.77%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.64%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.38%) JBoss
8 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 87 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.28%) MS Office
3 17 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.90%) MS Project
6 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 29 (3.72%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.77%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.64%) BPCS
6 4 (0.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 3 (0.38%) Data Workbench
7 3 (0.38%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.38%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.26%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.26%) TrackWise
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.79%) Office 365
3 14 (1.79%) SaaS
4 8 (1.03%) Veeva
5 6 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.64%) PaaS
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.51%) GitHub
7 4 (0.51%) iTunes
8 3 (0.38%) Slack
8 3 (0.38%) Yammer
9 2 (0.26%) AdWords
9 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.62%) Firewall
2 63 (8.08%) Network Security
3 20 (2.56%) LAN
4 18 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (1.67%) VPN
6 13 (1.67%) Wireless
7 10 (1.28%) SAN
8 9 (1.15%) Ethernet
9 8 (1.03%) DNS
9 8 (1.03%) NAS
9 8 (1.03%) NetScaler
9 8 (1.03%) WAN
10 7 (0.90%) DHCP
10 7 (0.90%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.90%) Internet
11 6 (0.77%) VoIP
12 4 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.51%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.46%) Electronic Patient Records
3 24 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 22 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.44%) Spotfire
7 18 (2.31%) MySQL
8 17 (2.18%) Big Data
8 17 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.92%) QlikView
9 15 (1.92%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.90%) Lumira
14 6 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (1.67%) JIRA
5 12 (1.54%) Moq
6 11 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.90%) Subversion
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.51%) FindBugs
10 4 (0.51%) JUnit
11 3 (0.38%) Maven
12 2 (0.26%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.26%) Gradle
12 2 (0.26%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.26%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 187 (23.97%) Finance
2 101 (12.95%) Retail
3 78 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 56 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 48 (6.15%) Marketing
6 42 (5.38%) Banking
7 32 (4.10%) Publishing
8 28 (3.59%) Law
9 18 (2.31%) Legal
10 17 (2.18%) German Language
11 13 (1.67%) Aerospace
12 11 (1.41%) Advertising
12 11 (1.41%) Games
13 8 (1.03%) Electronics
13 8 (1.03%) French Language
13 8 (1.03%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.90%) Back Office
15 6 (0.77%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.51%) Swedish Language
17 3 (0.38%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 145 (18.59%) Developer
2 109 (13.97%) Analyst
3 98 (12.56%) Consultant
4 58 (7.44%) .NET Developer
5 54 (6.92%) Security Consultant
6 53 (6.79%) Architect
7 50 (6.41%) Business Analyst
8 46 (5.90%) Network Consultant
8 46 (5.90%) Network Security Consultant
9 44 (5.64%) C# Developer
9 44 (5.64%) Project Manager
10 40 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 35 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 32 (4.10%) Software Engineer
13 28 (3.59%) Software Developer
14 26 (3.33%) Java Developer
15 24 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 24 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (2.95%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (13.33%) .NET
2 64 (8.21%) HTML
3 54 (6.92%) XML
4 52 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 48 (6.15%) CSS
6 34 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (4.10%) AngularJS
8 30 (3.85%) Web Services
9 22 (2.82%) .NET Framework
10 20 (2.56%) Entity Framework
10 20 (2.56%) HTML5
10 20 (2.56%) WPF
11 19 (2.44%) REST
12 18 (2.31%) jQuery
12 18 (2.31%) JSON
13 15 (1.92%) J2EE
14 13 (1.67%) React
15 12 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (1.41%) Angular 2
16 11 (1.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.54%) Life Science
2 82 (10.51%) Data Centre
3 80 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 76 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (7.82%) Management Information System
6 49 (6.28%) NHS
7 46 (5.90%) Biotechnology
8 41 (5.26%) Algorithms
9 25 (3.21%) Driving Licence
10 20 (2.56%) FMCG
11 14 (1.79%) PMI
11 14 (1.79%) User Experience
12 13 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.15%) EMC VNX
13 9 (1.15%) Social Media
14 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.90%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.77%) Private Cloud
17 5 (0.64%) SCADA
18 4 (0.51%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.46%) Linux
2 57 (7.31%) Windows
3 16 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.54%) Unix
5 7 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.64%) CentOS
6 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (13.97%) Project Management
3 79 (10.13%) Analytics
4 78 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 75 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (6.79%) ERP
8 52 (6.67%) ITIL
9 47 (6.03%) Mathematics
10 45 (5.77%) MVC
11 44 (5.64%) CRM
12 40 (5.13%) Data Modelling
13 39 (5.00%) Mentoring
13 39 (5.00%) SDLC
14 38 (4.87%) TDD
14 38 (4.87%) Validation
15 36 (4.62%) ETL
16 34 (4.36%) Scrum
17 31 (3.97%) PRINCE2
17 31 (3.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 174 (22.31%) SQL
2 121 (15.51%) C#
3 88 (11.28%) Java
4 77 (9.87%) JavaScript
5 63 (8.08%) C++
6 40 (5.13%) Python
7 37 (4.74%) PL/SQL
8 36 (4.62%) R
9 34 (4.36%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.54%) VBA
11 12 (1.54%) XAML
12 11 (1.41%) MATLAB
13 10 (1.28%) C
13 10 (1.28%) VB
14 9 (1.15%) Perl
14 9 (1.15%) Scala
15 7 (0.90%) ABAP
15 7 (0.90%) ES6
Qualifications
1 200 (25.64%) Degree
2 63 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (7.56%) CCNP
4 48 (6.15%) CCSP
5 44 (5.64%) CCSA
5 44 (5.64%) CCSE
6 35 (4.49%) PhD
7 16 (2.05%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.92%) CCIE
9 11 (1.41%) PMP
10 9 (1.15%) CISSP
11 8 (1.03%) ISEB
11 8 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.77%) CISA
12 6 (0.77%) CISM
13 5 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.64%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.51%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.23%) QA
2 25 (3.21%) GxP
3 23 (2.95%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 14 (1.79%) PMO
5 11 (1.41%) ISO 9001
6 10 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.15%) COBIT
8 8 (1.03%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.77%) GAMP
10 4 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.51%) HL7
10 4 (0.51%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.51%) SLA
11 3 (0.38%) GCP
11 3 (0.38%) GLP
11 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.38%) WAI
12 1 (0.13%) CDISC
12 1 (0.13%) GMP
System Software
1 20 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.28%) vSphere
5 7 (0.90%) Docker
6 2 (0.26%) iptables
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (5.64%) FortiGate
2 10 (1.28%) Terraform
3 9 (1.15%) Packer
4 6 (0.77%) Ansible
4 6 (0.77%) Kibana
4 6 (0.77%) logstash
5 5 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.64%) SCOM
6 4 (0.51%) Nagios
6 4 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.51%) Puppet
6 4 (0.51%) SCCM
7 3 (0.38%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.38%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.38%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.26%) Icinga
8 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 143 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.62%) Cisco
3 65 (8.33%) Oracle
4 55 (7.05%) SAP
5 53 (6.79%) CheckPoint
6 44 (5.64%) Fortinet
6 44 (5.64%) Splunk
7 20 (2.56%) JD Edwards
7 20 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.44%) VMware
9 15 (1.92%) Talend
10 12 (1.54%) Citrix
11 11 (1.41%) EMC
11 11 (1.41%) Tableau
12 9 (1.15%) F5
12 9 (1.15%) Google
12 9 (1.15%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.03%) IFS
13 8 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 8 (1.03%) Riverbed
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £30,000 + bonus, pension and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Travel Allowance a
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £57000.00 per annum + 15% bonus, car, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £550/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £550/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £550/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £550/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £52000.00 per annum + 15% bonus, car, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday