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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 454 391 443
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +52
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 536 768 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.13% 1.48% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 324 601 416
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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
47363 51876 46567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.33% 44.18% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37328 40568 36968
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -74 505 £50,000 +4.16% 143
South East -16 143 £52,500 +5.00% 46
London -106 134 £55,000 -2.22% 57
Yorkshire +83 90 £36,250 -9.37% 3
West Yorkshire +80 76 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Leeds +75 69 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Surrey +35 65 £57,500 -11.53% 10
Berkshire +7 43 £45,000 -5.26% 15
North West -37 42 £40,000 +11.11% 15
Egham +7 40 £85,000 - 2
West Midlands -17 36 £36,500 -2.66% 4
East of England -16 32 £38,000 -10.58% 10
Cheshire -31 32 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Slough +13 23 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Oxfordshire +16 20 £40,000 +60.00% 6
City of London +19 19 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Coventry +8 18 £54,000 +45.94% 2
Hillingdon - 18 - -
Runcorn +5 13 £28,000 - 2
Worcestershire +2 11 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Macclesfield +18 10 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands -18 10 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Malvern +4 9 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Hertfordshire -33 9 £42,500 - 4
Bedfordshire - 9 £70,000 - 2
Scotland - 9 £55,000 - 2
Manchester +13 8 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Bedford - 8 - - 1
Cambridge +11 7 £45,000 +16.12% 1

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 268 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (20.19%) SQL
3 229 (19.84%) Retail
4 228 (19.76%) Finance
5 223 (19.32%) Degree
6 214 (18.54%) C#
7 210 (18.20%) .NET
8 203 (17.59%) Business Intelligence
9 199 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 191 (16.55%) Microsoft
11 176 (15.25%) Project Management
12 168 (14.56%) SAP
13 162 (14.04%) HTML
14 157 (13.60%) MS Excel
15 145 (12.56%) JavaScript
16 135 (11.70%) Analytics
17 125 (10.83%) ASP.NET
18 123 (10.66%) Marketing
19 122 (10.57%) Life Science
20 121 (10.49%) Oracle
21 116 (10.05%) NHS
22 113 (9.79%) Windows
23 108 (9.36%) HTML5
24 105 (9.10%) Computer Science
25 103 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
26 97 (8.41%) CSS
27 93 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
28 91 (7.89%) MVC
29 90 (7.80%) Software Engineering
30 86 (7.45%) Big Data

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (2.25%) SharePoint
1 26 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (1.47%) CMS
3 12 (1.04%) WordPress
4 10 (0.87%) SAS
5 9 (0.78%) IBM Notes
6 6 (0.52%) ColdFusion
6 6 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.52%) Kentico
6 6 (0.52%) Node.js
6 6 (0.52%) Drupal
7 5 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.43%) Joomla!
7 5 (0.43%) Apache
8 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.26%) Documentum
9 3 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 157 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (2.51%) MS Office
4 27 (2.34%) Photoshop
5 18 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (1.04%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.78%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.43%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.35%) SPSS
10 4 (0.35%) MS Project
10 4 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.17%) InDesign
11 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 56 (4.85%) SAP MM
2 16 (1.39%) SAP BPC
3 12 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.87%) SAP PP
5 8 (0.69%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.61%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.61%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.52%) SAP WM
8 5 (0.43%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.43%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.35%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.26%) Movex
10 3 (0.26%) HFM
11 2 (0.17%) Summit
11 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.38%) SaaS
2 17 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.04%) Veeva
4 5 (0.43%) Force.com
5 4 (0.35%) GitHub
6 3 (0.26%) Office 365
6 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.087%) IaaS
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.087%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.77%) LAN
2 26 (2.25%) WAN
3 25 (2.17%) Internet
4 19 (1.65%) Wireless
5 14 (1.21%) DNS
6 12 (1.04%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.87%) HTTP
8 10 (0.87%) VoIP
8 10 (0.87%) Network Security
9 9 (0.78%) DHCP
10 8 (0.69%) Firewall
11 7 (0.61%) Intranet
12 6 (0.52%) WLAN
12 6 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.43%) SMTP
14 4 (0.35%) FTP
14 4 (0.35%) VPN
14 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (7.45%) Big Data
4 57 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 46 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (3.38%) QlikView
8 38 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 38 (3.29%) MySQL
9 26 (2.25%) Spotfire
10 25 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 24 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.56%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.30%) SAP BW
15 15 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (1.21%) SAP HANA
16 14 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 74 (6.41%) ReSharper
2 48 (4.16%) SoapUI
3 47 (4.07%) Moq
4 46 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.47%) Subversion
7 16 (1.39%) Selenium
8 13 (1.13%) SpecFlow
9 12 (1.04%) FitNesse
10 11 (0.95%) Axure RP
11 8 (0.69%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.61%) JIRA
12 7 (0.61%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.61%) Xcode
13 6 (0.52%) Git (software)
14 5 (0.43%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.43%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.35%) ProC
15 4 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 229 (19.84%) Retail
2 228 (19.76%) Finance
3 123 (10.66%) Marketing
4 81 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 69 (5.98%) Banking
6 49 (4.25%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.25%) Automotive
8 18 (1.56%) Games
8 18 (1.56%) French Language
9 15 (1.30%) Advertising
10 12 (1.04%) Back Office
11 11 (0.95%) Law
12 9 (0.78%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.69%) Electronics
13 8 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.35%) German Language
16 3 (0.26%) Local Government
16 3 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 282 (24.44%) Developer
2 159 (13.78%) Analyst
3 144 (12.48%) Consultant
4 90 (7.80%) SAP Consultant
5 77 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 76 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 75 (6.50%) Architect
8 66 (5.72%) Software Engineer
9 64 (5.55%) .NET Developer
10 57 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 56 (4.85%) C# Developer
12 50 (4.33%) SAP MM Consultant
13 49 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 41 (3.55%) Senior Manager
15 39 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
16 35 (3.03%) Web Developer
17 32 (2.77%) Software Developer
18 30 (2.60%) Senior C# Developer
18 30 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
18 30 (2.60%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (18.20%) .NET
2 162 (14.04%) HTML
3 125 (10.83%) ASP.NET
4 108 (9.36%) HTML5
5 97 (8.41%) CSS
6 78 (6.76%) WPF
7 64 (5.55%) XML
8 57 (4.94%) .NET Framework
9 56 (4.85%) Web Services
10 53 (4.59%) jQuery
11 48 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (3.03%) WinForms
13 33 (2.86%) REST
14 31 (2.69%) Entity Framework
15 30 (2.60%) MDX
16 29 (2.51%) Ajax
17 26 (2.25%) Apache Cordova
17 26 (2.25%) CSS3
18 25 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (1.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.57%) Life Science
2 116 (10.05%) NHS
3 105 (9.10%) Computer Science
4 103 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (4.25%) User Experience
6 47 (4.07%) Private Cloud
7 38 (3.29%) Mathematics
8 34 (2.95%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.95%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.91%) FMCG
9 22 (1.91%) Statistics
10 20 (1.73%) Informatics
10 20 (1.73%) SCADA
11 19 (1.65%) Social Media
12 17 (1.47%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.47%) Cryptography
13 16 (1.39%) PMI
14 15 (1.30%) Biotechnology
14 15 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 113 (9.79%) Windows
2 56 (4.85%) Apple iOS
3 54 (4.68%) Linux
4 38 (3.29%) UNIX
5 21 (1.82%) Android
6 13 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) Debian
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.087%) CentOS
13 1 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (17.59%) Business Intelligence
3 176 (15.25%) Project Management
4 135 (11.70%) Analytics
5 91 (7.89%) MVC
6 90 (7.80%) Software Engineering
7 85 (7.37%) ITIL
7 85 (7.37%) Coaching
8 82 (7.11%) Business Development
9 70 (6.07%) OO
10 66 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 66 (5.72%) ERP
11 61 (5.29%) CRM
12 59 (5.11%) Change Management
13 58 (5.03%) Scrum
14 57 (4.94%) Mentoring
15 56 (4.85%) ETL
16 55 (4.77%) Business Analysis
17 53 (4.59%) Validation
18 52 (4.51%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 233 (20.19%) SQL
2 214 (18.54%) C#
3 145 (12.56%) JavaScript
4 75 (6.50%) Java
5 59 (5.11%) ABAP
6 57 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 49 (4.25%) Python
8 39 (3.38%) C++
9 27 (2.34%) C
9 27 (2.34%) PHP
10 26 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.82%) VB
12 17 (1.47%) Apex Code
13 15 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.30%) Objective-C
14 12 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.95%) COBOL
16 9 (0.78%) Perl
17 8 (0.69%) RPG
18 7 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 223 (19.32%) Degree
2 26 (2.25%) MBA
3 23 (1.99%) PhD
4 20 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.30%) CISSP
6 15 (1.30%) CCDP
6 15 (1.30%) CISM
7 14 (1.21%) CISA
8 13 (1.13%) ISEB
9 11 (0.95%) CCNP
10 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.69%) JNCIS
11 8 (0.69%) JNCIP
12 7 (0.61%) CCDA
12 7 (0.61%) CCIE
13 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.15%) QA
2 25 (2.17%) COBIT
2 25 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.17%) GMP
3 22 (1.91%) SLA
4 20 (1.73%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.13%) GxP
7 12 (1.04%) GAMP
8 9 (0.78%) SNOMED CT
9 7 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.43%) WCAG
11 5 (0.43%) WAI
11 5 (0.43%) TickIT
12 4 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.35%) GCP
13 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.17%) CDISC
System Software
1 51 (4.42%) Hyper-V
2 22 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.52%) XenServer
5 4 (0.35%) vSphere
5 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.35%) Xen
6 2 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.17%) Nagios
1 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.17%) WSUS
1 2 (0.17%) SCCM
1 2 (0.17%) SCOM
2 1 (0.087%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.087%) Puppet
2 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.087%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 191 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 168 (14.56%) SAP
3 121 (10.49%) Oracle
4 57 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (4.33%) Apple
6 47 (4.07%) Business Objects
7 34 (2.95%) Adobe
8 32 (2.77%) Tableau
9 28 (2.43%) VMware
10 20 (1.73%) Cisco
10 20 (1.73%) Citrix
10 20 (1.73%) Hyperion
10 20 (1.73%) Informatica
11 17 (1.47%) Cognos
12 16 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.13%) IBM
14 11 (0.95%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (0.95%) CA
15 10 (0.87%) JD Edwards
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Asurance and medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £130000 - £160000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aerotek
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £40k + bns
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,670 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum + commission
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + package
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Lots of Training + Magento Certificate
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Salary: £Attractive
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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