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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 414 463 393
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -70
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 645 504 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.47% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.08% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 495 368 527
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +10.46%

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
47903 46834 49397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.36% 43.45% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38467 36412 41169
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 £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +45 631 £45,000 -14.28% 158
London +31 263 £50,000 -9.09% 66
South East +18 141 £57,500 +9.52% 27
Yorkshire +32 71 £40,000 -14.66% 8
East of England +18 67 £42,500 +6.25% 16
West Yorkshire +58 60 £40,000 +12.16% 3
Surrey +35 59 £85,000 +47.82% 10
Leeds +52 58 £39,000 +9.36% 3
City of London +20 43 £65,000 +13.04% 15
North West -21 37 £37,500 +15.38% 18
Oxfordshire +18 34 £31,193 -40.58% 6
Cambridgeshire +15 33 £40,000 - 9
Egham +14 33 £85,000 +47.82%
Cambridge +18 31 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Hertfordshire -1 29 £45,000 +17.64% 2
Berkshire -4 21 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Cheshire +5 20 £48,000 -36.00% 2
West Midlands -1 18 £35,500 -3.40% 9
Oxford +11 17 £60,500 +15.23% 2
East Midlands -8 16 £55,000 +19.56% 6
Nottinghamshire +13 13 £55,000 +19.56% 4
Hampshire -13 13 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Nottingham +13 12 £55,000 +19.56% 1
Maidenhead - 12 £44,000 - 1
Hillingdon - 12 - -
Royston +5 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Lancashire +3 9 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Brentford 0 9 £43,500 -20.90% 1
Stafford - 9 £23,500 -
Staffordshire - 9 £23,500 -

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 306 (24.09%) Degree
2 261 (20.55%) SQL
3 235 (18.50%) Finance
3 235 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (17.01%) SAP
5 207 (16.30%) Life Science
6 197 (15.51%) Project Management
7 188 (14.80%) Microsoft
8 178 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
9 176 (13.86%) C#
9 176 (13.86%) Analytics
10 175 (13.78%) Oracle
11 173 (13.62%) MS Excel
11 173 (13.62%) Marketing
12 168 (13.23%) .NET
13 152 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
14 144 (11.34%) Computer Science
15 140 (11.02%) HTML
16 136 (10.71%) SQL Server
17 132 (10.39%) Java
18 127 (10.00%) JavaScript
18 127 (10.00%) Windows
19 122 (9.61%) Retail
20 114 (8.98%) Business Development
21 113 (8.90%) CSS
22 109 (8.58%) Big Data
23 95 (7.48%) Software Engineering
24 90 (7.09%) Validation
25 85 (6.69%) PhD
26 84 (6.61%) Python

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (2.20%) SharePoint
1 28 (2.20%) CMS
2 17 (1.34%) SAS
2 17 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.26%) IIS
4 13 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (0.94%) Lync
6 10 (0.79%) Drupal
6 10 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 10 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 10 (0.79%) Apache
7 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.47%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.39%) WordPress
10 5 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.31%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 173 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 40 (3.15%) MS Office
4 19 (1.50%) Photoshop
5 17 (1.34%) MS Project
6 13 (1.02%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.31%) InDesign
9 3 (0.24%) SPSS
9 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 57 (4.49%) SAP MM
2 26 (2.05%) SAP BPC
3 10 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.63%) SAP WM
4 8 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.63%) SAP SD
4 8 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 5 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.31%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.31%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.24%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.52%) SaaS
2 14 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) Office 365
5 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.079%) IaaS
6 1 (0.079%) PaaS
6 1 (0.079%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.52%) Internet
2 30 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.97%) VPN
4 24 (1.89%) LAN
5 22 (1.73%) Firewall
6 20 (1.57%) DNS
7 19 (1.50%) WAN
7 19 (1.50%) DHCP
8 13 (1.02%) SMTP
8 13 (1.02%) SSL
9 12 (0.94%) BGP
10 11 (0.87%) HTTP
10 11 (0.87%) LDAP
11 10 (0.79%) SAN
12 9 (0.71%) VoIP
13 7 (0.55%) Network Security
14 4 (0.31%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.31%) Wireless
14 4 (0.31%) NAS
14 4 (0.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 109 (8.58%) Big Data
3 57 (4.49%) MySQL
4 56 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (3.62%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.99%) QlikView
7 36 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
10 31 (2.44%) Spotfire
11 29 (2.28%) SAP BW
12 27 (2.13%) Hadoop
12 27 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (1.89%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.73%) NoSQL
15 16 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.18%) OLTP
17 13 (1.02%) DB2
18 11 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (2.68%) ReSharper
1 34 (2.68%) Moq
1 34 (2.68%) SoapUI
2 22 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (1.73%) Subversion
3 17 (1.34%) Selenium
4 13 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (0.94%) JMeter
6 10 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.71%) JIRA
8 8 (0.63%) FitNesse
8 8 (0.63%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.55%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
10 6 (0.47%) Sublime Text
11 4 (0.31%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.31%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 235 (18.50%) Finance
2 173 (13.62%) Marketing
3 122 (9.61%) Retail
4 77 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 77 (6.06%) Banking
5 40 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.13%) Automotive
7 22 (1.73%) Games
8 18 (1.42%) Legal
9 12 (0.94%) Electronics
10 10 (0.79%) Advertising
10 10 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.71%) German Language
12 8 (0.63%) Law
13 7 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.47%) Publishing
15 5 (0.39%) French Language
15 5 (0.39%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 213 (16.77%) Developer
2 199 (15.67%) Consultant
3 163 (12.83%) Analyst
4 121 (9.53%) Project Manager
5 106 (8.35%) SAP Consultant
6 83 (6.54%) Business Analyst
7 68 (5.35%) Architect
8 53 (4.17%) SAP MM Consultant
9 46 (3.62%) Software Engineer
10 45 (3.54%) Java Developer
11 41 (3.23%) Senior Manager
12 39 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
13 38 (2.99%) Junior
14 37 (2.91%) C# Developer
15 35 (2.76%) Tester
15 35 (2.76%) Administrator
16 34 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (2.44%) Support Engineer
17 31 (2.44%) .NET Developer
18 29 (2.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (13.23%) .NET
2 140 (11.02%) HTML
3 113 (8.90%) CSS
4 82 (6.46%) ASP.NET
5 80 (6.30%) Web Services
6 74 (5.83%) HTML5
7 61 (4.80%) jQuery
8 57 (4.49%) XML
9 42 (3.31%) CSS3
10 41 (3.23%) WPF
11 35 (2.76%) WinForms
12 30 (2.36%) .NET Framework
12 30 (2.36%) WCF
13 24 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (1.50%) Java EE
14 19 (1.50%) REST
15 17 (1.34%) Hibernate
16 16 (1.26%) Swing
16 16 (1.26%) RESTful
17 14 (1.10%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 207 (16.30%) Life Science
2 152 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (11.34%) Computer Science
4 53 (4.17%) FMCG
5 51 (4.02%) NHS
6 46 (3.62%) Informatics
6 46 (3.62%) Biotechnology
7 44 (3.46%) User Experience
8 43 (3.39%) Biology
9 42 (3.31%) Chemistry
9 42 (3.31%) Visualisation
10 41 (3.23%) Mathematics
11 29 (2.28%) Data Integration
12 27 (2.13%) Social Media
12 27 (2.13%) Mobile App
13 26 (2.05%) Management Information System
14 24 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.34%) Statistics
16 16 (1.26%) Economics
16 16 (1.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.00%) Windows
2 60 (4.72%) Linux
3 40 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 38 (2.99%) UNIX
5 17 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.10%) Solaris
8 11 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.55%) CentOS
12 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.39%) Android
14 4 (0.31%) AIX
15 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.079%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (15.51%) Project Management
3 178 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
4 176 (13.86%) Analytics
5 114 (8.98%) Business Development
6 95 (7.48%) Software Engineering
7 90 (7.09%) Validation
8 83 (6.54%) Coaching
9 79 (6.22%) ERP
10 69 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 62 (4.88%) Scrum
12 59 (4.65%) SAP Implementation
13 58 (4.57%) ITIL
14 57 (4.49%) CRM
15 56 (4.41%) OO
15 56 (4.41%) Business Analysis
16 53 (4.17%) Change Management
17 52 (4.09%) ETL
17 52 (4.09%) Waterfall
18 51 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (20.55%) SQL
2 176 (13.86%) C#
3 132 (10.39%) Java
4 127 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 84 (6.61%) Python
6 62 (4.88%) ABAP
7 44 (3.46%) PL/SQL
8 43 (3.39%) C++
9 37 (2.91%) T-SQL
10 34 (2.68%) VB
11 27 (2.13%) C
12 21 (1.65%) VB6
13 18 (1.42%) R
14 17 (1.34%) Perl
15 13 (1.02%) PHP
16 11 (0.87%) VBA
17 10 (0.79%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.63%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.55%) Ruby
19 7 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 306 (24.09%) Degree
2 85 (6.69%) PhD
3 36 (2.83%) ISEB
4 27 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 23 (1.81%) CIPD
6 20 (1.57%) MBA
7 14 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.02%) PMP
8 13 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.94%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.87%) MCSE
11 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.71%) CBAP
12 9 (0.71%) HND
12 9 (0.71%) CCNA
13 8 (0.63%) CCNP
14 7 (0.55%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.47%) OCP
15 6 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.06%) QA
2 35 (2.76%) GAMP
3 31 (2.44%) GxP
4 23 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 11 (0.87%) GLP
6 11 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.71%) COBIT
7 9 (0.71%) GMP
8 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.47%) SLA
10 4 (0.31%) GCP
11 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.079%) CDISC
12 1 (0.079%) GAAP
System Software
1 49 (3.86%) Hyper-V
2 37 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.87%) vSphere
5 7 (0.55%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.079%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.079%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.079%) Varnish
9 1 (0.079%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (0.87%) SCCM
5 7 (0.55%) SCOM
5 7 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.39%) Puppet
8 4 (0.31%) Ansible
8 4 (0.31%) WSUS
9 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.079%) RANCID
11 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 216 (17.01%) SAP
2 188 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 175 (13.78%) Oracle
4 64 (5.04%) Business Objects
5 44 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (2.99%) Hyperion
7 35 (2.76%) Apple
7 35 (2.76%) VMware
8 26 (2.05%) Cisco
9 25 (1.97%) Cognos
9 25 (1.97%) Informatica
10 23 (1.81%) Tableau
11 21 (1.65%) IBM
12 18 (1.42%) Citrix
12 18 (1.42%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.26%) Symantec
14 15 (1.18%) CA
14 15 (1.18%) Adobe
15 14 (1.10%) Siebel
16 13 (1.02%) iRise
London
Optimus Search
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
Optimus Search
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Salary Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: £15 - £20ph
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Group - Pharmaceuticals
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Posted: 4 days ago