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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 469 378 423
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +45
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 510 759 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.07% 1.54% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 371 597 484
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%

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
47487 49353 47410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.13% 44.08% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37249 38276 37699
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 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 27 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 -91 479 £52,500 +5.00% 156
London -107 171 £55,848 +1.54% 34
South East -33 130 £51,250 +7.89% 45
Surrey +31 63 £65,000 +13.04% 12
Yorkshire +50 52 £36,250 +23.93% 14
Egham +20 36 £85,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +29 34 £37,500 +28.20% 13
Berkshire -16 34 £47,500 +5.55% 15
North West -3 33 £36,250 -3.33% 28
Leeds +35 30 £37,500 +28.20% 10
East of England -5 29 £51,250 +57.69% 21
Cheshire +2 25 £37,500 +7.14% 20
City of London -13 24 £52,500 -12.50% 6
West Midlands -26 21 £60,000 +41.17% 6
Oxfordshire +14 20 £42,500 +2.40% 8
East Midlands -28 15 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Slough +13 14 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Hertfordshire -6 13 £57,500 +76.92% 8
Scotland +26 12 £50,000 - 2
Oxford +17 12 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cambridge +8 11 £41,250 -6.25% 6
Coventry -7 11 £60,000 +62.16% 2
South Yorkshire +6 9 £27,500 -
Macclesfield -1 9 £37,500 - 15
Sheffield - 9 £27,500 -
Manchester +3 8 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Reading +1 7 £58,000 +45.00% 4
Runcorn -2 7 £25,250 +26.25%
Edinburgh +12 6 £55,000 - 1

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 245 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (20.61%) Degree
3 229 (19.83%) Finance
4 219 (18.96%) SQL
5 200 (17.32%) Project Management
6 194 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
7 182 (15.76%) SAP
8 177 (15.32%) C#
8 177 (15.32%) Microsoft
9 168 (14.55%) MS Excel
10 166 (14.37%) Analytics
11 165 (14.29%) Retail
12 163 (14.11%) .NET
13 155 (13.42%) SQL Server
14 143 (12.38%) Life Science
15 136 (11.77%) JavaScript
16 134 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
17 133 (11.52%) HTML
18 129 (11.17%) Computer Science
19 122 (10.56%) Oracle
20 119 (10.30%) Marketing
21 108 (9.35%) Big Data
22 105 (9.09%) Java
23 103 (8.92%) Business Development
24 101 (8.74%) Windows
25 95 (8.23%) HTML5
26 94 (8.14%) ASP.NET
27 93 (8.05%) CSS
28 85 (7.36%) ERP
29 81 (7.01%) Coaching

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 31 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.21%) CMS
3 13 (1.13%) SAS
4 12 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.87%) IBM Notes
6 9 (0.78%) WordPress
7 8 (0.69%) Drupal
8 6 (0.52%) Node.js
8 6 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (0.52%) Apache
8 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.43%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.35%) Confluence
10 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.35%) Quickr
10 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.35%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.35%) Railo
Applications
1 168 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (3.03%) MS Office
4 30 (2.60%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (1.13%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.78%) MS Project
7 9 (0.78%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.43%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.35%) SPSS
10 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.17%) InDesign
11 1 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 58 (5.02%) SAP MM
2 17 (1.47%) SAP BPC
3 13 (1.13%) SAP SD
4 12 (1.04%) SAP WM
4 12 (1.04%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.95%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.95%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.78%) SAP PP
7 6 (0.52%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.35%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.35%) HFM
10 3 (0.26%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.26%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.26%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.26%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.08%) SaaS
2 7 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.35%) Force.com
5 3 (0.26%) GitHub
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.087%) IaaS
7 1 (0.087%) PaaS
7 1 (0.087%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.42%) LAN
2 22 (1.90%) WAN
2 22 (1.90%) Internet
3 16 (1.39%) Firewall
4 14 (1.21%) Wireless
4 14 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.13%) DNS
6 11 (0.95%) Network Security
7 8 (0.69%) HTTP
7 8 (0.69%) DHCP
8 7 (0.61%) VPN
9 6 (0.52%) WLAN
10 5 (0.43%) SAN
11 4 (0.35%) VoIP
11 4 (0.35%) ADSL
11 4 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.26%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.26%) SHDSL
12 3 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 108 (9.35%) Big Data
3 74 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (3.98%) QlikView
5 44 (3.81%) MySQL
6 42 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (2.77%) Spotfire
10 27 (2.34%) Hadoop
11 26 (2.25%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 21 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (1.82%) SAP BW
13 17 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (1.21%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (5.63%) ReSharper
2 53 (4.59%) Moq
2 53 (4.59%) SoapUI
3 26 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.90%) Subversion
5 15 (1.30%) Selenium
6 14 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.04%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.04%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.87%) JIRA
9 8 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.61%) Xcode
11 6 (0.52%) Sublime Text
12 5 (0.43%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.43%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.43%) ProC
13 4 (0.35%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 229 (19.83%) Finance
2 165 (14.29%) Retail
3 119 (10.30%) Marketing
4 71 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 59 (5.11%) Banking
6 30 (2.60%) Automotive
7 29 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.47%) Games
9 13 (1.13%) Advertising
9 13 (1.13%) French Language
10 12 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.04%) Law
11 11 (0.95%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.87%) Back Office
13 7 (0.61%) Legal
13 7 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.52%) Electronics
15 5 (0.43%) German Language
16 4 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 229 (19.83%) Developer
2 164 (14.20%) Analyst
3 148 (12.81%) Consultant
4 108 (9.35%) Project Manager
5 97 (8.40%) SAP Consultant
6 85 (7.36%) Business Analyst
7 67 (5.80%) Architect
8 53 (4.59%) Senior Manager
9 51 (4.42%) Software Engineer
9 51 (4.42%) SAP MM Consultant
10 46 (3.98%) C# Developer
11 41 (3.55%) .NET Developer
12 40 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
13 38 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 36 (3.12%) Software Developer
15 32 (2.77%) Senior Developer
16 30 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 29 (2.51%) Java Developer
18 28 (2.42%) Administrator
18 28 (2.42%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (14.11%) .NET
2 133 (11.52%) HTML
3 95 (8.23%) HTML5
4 94 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 93 (8.05%) CSS
6 62 (5.37%) WPF
7 55 (4.76%) XML
8 54 (4.68%) Web Services
9 52 (4.50%) jQuery
10 37 (3.20%) CSS3
11 33 (2.86%) .NET Framework
12 30 (2.60%) WinForms
13 26 (2.25%) REST
14 25 (2.16%) AngularJS
14 25 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (2.08%) Java EE
16 21 (1.82%) WCF
17 19 (1.65%) RESTful
18 18 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.38%) Life Science
2 134 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
3 129 (11.17%) Computer Science
4 64 (5.54%) NHS
5 50 (4.33%) Mathematics
5 50 (4.33%) User Experience
6 41 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 36 (3.12%) FMCG
8 34 (2.94%) Informatics
9 29 (2.51%) Social Media
10 27 (2.34%) Visualisation
10 27 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.82%) Statistics
12 19 (1.65%) Economics
13 18 (1.56%) PMI
14 17 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.30%) Algorithms
16 14 (1.21%) Biotechnology
17 11 (0.95%) Data Integration
18 10 (0.87%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 101 (8.74%) Windows
2 59 (5.11%) Apple iOS
3 50 (4.33%) Linux
4 39 (3.38%) UNIX
5 14 (1.21%) Android
6 13 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.26%) AIX
9 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.087%) Solaris
11 1 (0.087%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (17.32%) Project Management
3 194 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
4 166 (14.37%) Analytics
5 103 (8.92%) Business Development
6 85 (7.36%) ERP
7 81 (7.01%) Coaching
8 75 (6.49%) OO
9 74 (6.41%) Software Engineering
10 69 (5.97%) MVC
11 67 (5.80%) ITIL
12 66 (5.71%) Business Analysis
13 65 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (5.45%) Validation
15 58 (5.02%) PRINCE2
16 56 (4.85%) CRM
16 56 (4.85%) Scrum
17 54 (4.68%) SAP Implementation
18 50 (4.33%) Change Management
19 45 (3.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 219 (18.96%) SQL
2 177 (15.32%) C#
3 136 (11.77%) JavaScript
4 105 (9.09%) Java
5 72 (6.23%) Python
6 57 (4.94%) ABAP
7 40 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 35 (3.03%) C++
9 34 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 25 (2.16%) C
11 22 (1.90%) VB
12 18 (1.56%) PHP
13 14 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 12 (1.04%) VBA
15 9 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.78%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.61%) Ruby
17 7 (0.61%) Perl
18 6 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 238 (20.61%) Degree
2 32 (2.77%) MBA
3 29 (2.51%) PhD
4 23 (1.99%) PMI Certification
5 17 (1.47%) ISEB
6 14 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.61%) CISSP
10 7 (0.61%) CISA
10 7 (0.61%) CISM
11 6 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.52%) PMP
11 6 (0.52%) CCDP
12 5 (0.43%) CCNP
12 5 (0.43%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.35%) MCSE
13 4 (0.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.67%) QA
2 23 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.82%) GxP
4 19 (1.65%) GAMP
5 14 (1.21%) GMP
5 14 (1.21%) COBIT
5 14 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (0.43%) WCAG
10 5 (0.43%) WAI
10 5 (0.43%) SLA
11 4 (0.35%) GCP
11 4 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
12 3 (0.26%) CDISC
13 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.087%) GAAP
System Software
1 62 (5.37%) Hyper-V
2 20 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.35%) Xen
5 4 (0.35%) XenServer
5 4 (0.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) XenApp
6 2 (0.17%) Firmware
6 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.087%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.35%) Puppet
2 3 (0.26%) WSUS
2 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.26%) Ansible
3 2 (0.17%) SCCM
3 2 (0.17%) SCOM
3 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.087%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 182 (15.76%) SAP
2 177 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 122 (10.56%) Oracle
4 58 (5.02%) Business Objects
5 54 (4.68%) Apple
6 52 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (2.68%) Tableau
8 26 (2.25%) Hyperion
9 25 (2.16%) VMware
10 24 (2.08%) Cognos
11 21 (1.82%) Adobe
12 20 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.47%) CA
13 17 (1.47%) Citrix
14 16 (1.39%) iRise
15 15 (1.30%) Informatica
16 14 (1.21%) IBM
17 13 (1.13%) Cisco
18 10 (0.87%) Lotus
18 10 (0.87%) JD Edwards
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