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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 459 403 436
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +33
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 529 748 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.43% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 357 569 447
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%

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
49137 52302 47835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.30% 44.05% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38398 40508 37822
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 £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 April 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 April 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 -77 487 £50,000 - 134
South East +4 148 £52,500 +10.52% 42
London -133 137 £57,098 +3.81% 33
Yorkshire +76 67 £35,000 - 10
Surrey +33 67 £60,000 +4.34% 10
West Yorkshire +44 50 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Berkshire -3 46 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Leeds +45 42 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Egham +12 38 £85,000 - 1
East of England +12 35 £45,000 +28.57% 8
North West -20 34 £35,000 -1.40% 26
West Midlands -27 28 £51,750 +38.00% 9
City of London +2 24 £51,250 -14.58% 7
Cheshire -14 24 £37,500 +4.16% 19
Oxfordshire +13 19 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Slough +13 19 £45,000 -20.00% 5
Scotland +33 15 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands -26 15 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 14 £36,250 -0.68% 2
Coventry -3 13 £60,000 +62.16% 3
Hillingdon - 13 - - 1
Hertfordshire -19 12 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cambridge +5 11 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Manchester +5 10 £35,000 - 5
Edinburgh +21 9 £55,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +7 9 £27,500 -
Sheffield - 9 £27,500 -
Worcestershire 0 8 £39,250 -1.87% 1
Nottinghamshire -15 8 £42,500 -0.17% 1
Nottingham -23 8 £42,500 -5.86% 1

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 251 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (20.56%) Degree
3 224 (19.51%) SQL
4 222 (19.34%) Finance
5 199 (17.33%) C#
6 190 (16.55%) .NET
7 189 (16.46%) Project Management
8 185 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
9 182 (15.85%) Retail
10 180 (15.68%) SQL Server
11 178 (15.51%) Microsoft
12 172 (14.98%) SAP
13 166 (14.46%) MS Excel
14 151 (13.15%) Analytics
15 149 (12.98%) HTML
16 144 (12.54%) JavaScript
17 143 (12.46%) Life Science
18 120 (10.45%) Computer Science
19 119 (10.37%) Marketing
20 116 (10.10%) Oracle
21 112 (9.76%) Windows
22 111 (9.67%) ASP.NET
22 111 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
23 100 (8.71%) CSS
24 99 (8.62%) Big Data
25 97 (8.45%) HTML5
26 95 (8.28%) Business Development
27 89 (7.75%) Java
28 82 (7.14%) MVC
29 80 (6.97%) ERP

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.83%) CMS
3 18 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.13%) WordPress
5 11 (0.96%) SAS
6 9 (0.78%) IBM Notes
6 9 (0.78%) Drupal
7 6 (0.52%) Node.js
7 6 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (0.52%) Apache
7 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.44%) Kentico
8 5 (0.44%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.35%) Confluence
9 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.35%) Railo
9 4 (0.35%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 166 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 31 (2.70%) MS Office
4 29 (2.53%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (1.13%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.78%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.61%) MS Project
10 5 (0.44%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.35%) SPSS
12 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.17%) InDesign
13 1 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 57 (4.97%) SAP MM
2 15 (1.31%) SAP BPC
3 12 (1.05%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (0.96%) SAP SD
4 11 (0.96%) SAP FI
4 11 (0.96%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.87%) SAP WM
6 9 (0.78%) SAP PP
7 5 (0.44%) SAP MDM
7 5 (0.44%) SAP SCM
8 4 (0.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 4 (0.35%) HFM
9 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.26%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.26%) Movex
9 3 (0.26%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.87%) SaaS
2 20 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.87%) Veeva
4 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.35%) Force.com
6 3 (0.26%) Office 365
6 3 (0.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.087%) PaaS
8 1 (0.087%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.26%) LAN
1 26 (2.26%) Internet
2 20 (1.74%) WAN
3 16 (1.39%) Wireless
4 14 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.13%) DNS
6 11 (0.96%) Firewall
6 11 (0.96%) Network Security
7 10 (0.87%) HTTP
8 8 (0.70%) DHCP
8 8 (0.70%) VoIP
9 6 (0.52%) WLAN
10 5 (0.44%) SMTP
10 5 (0.44%) Intranet
10 5 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.35%) SSH
11 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.35%) VPN
11 4 (0.35%) ADSL
11 4 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 99 (8.62%) Big Data
3 75 (6.53%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (3.66%) MySQL
6 40 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 40 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (3.31%) QlikView
8 34 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 24 (2.09%) Spotfire
11 19 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (1.48%) SAP BW
13 16 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.39%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.31%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (1.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 74 (6.45%) ReSharper
2 55 (4.79%) Moq
2 55 (4.79%) SoapUI
3 34 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.83%) Subversion
5 18 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.31%) Selenium
7 12 (1.05%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.87%) JIRA
9 8 (0.70%) Axure RP
9 8 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.70%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.61%) Xcode
10 7 (0.61%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.52%) Sublime Text
12 5 (0.44%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.44%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.44%) ProC
13 4 (0.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 222 (19.34%) Finance
2 182 (15.85%) Retail
3 119 (10.37%) Marketing
4 70 (6.10%) Manufacturing
5 62 (5.40%) Banking
6 39 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.35%) Automotive
8 17 (1.48%) French Language
9 16 (1.39%) Advertising
10 13 (1.13%) Games
11 10 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.87%) Law
11 10 (0.87%) Back Office
11 10 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.70%) Electronics
12 8 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.52%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.44%) German Language
14 5 (0.44%) Legal
14 5 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 262 (22.82%) Developer
2 156 (13.59%) Analyst
3 147 (12.80%) Consultant
4 94 (8.19%) Project Manager
5 91 (7.93%) SAP Consultant
6 80 (6.97%) Business Analyst
7 67 (5.84%) Architect
8 58 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 55 (4.79%) .NET Developer
10 54 (4.70%) C# Developer
11 51 (4.44%) SAP MM Consultant
12 47 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 45 (3.92%) Senior Manager
14 43 (3.75%) Senior Developer
15 38 (3.31%) Software Developer
16 35 (3.05%) Web Developer
16 35 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.70%) Programmer
18 27 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
19 26 (2.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (16.55%) .NET
2 149 (12.98%) HTML
3 111 (9.67%) ASP.NET
4 100 (8.71%) CSS
5 97 (8.45%) HTML5
6 71 (6.18%) WPF
7 60 (5.23%) XML
8 58 (5.05%) Web Services
9 56 (4.88%) jQuery
10 44 (3.83%) .NET Framework
11 37 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (2.96%) WinForms
13 31 (2.70%) REST
13 31 (2.70%) CSS3
14 29 (2.53%) Ajax
15 27 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (2.09%) AngularJS
17 23 (2.00%) Entity Framework
18 21 (1.83%) WCF
18 21 (1.83%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.46%) Life Science
2 120 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 111 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (6.88%) NHS
5 55 (4.79%) Private Cloud
6 52 (4.53%) User Experience
7 42 (3.66%) Mathematics
8 37 (3.22%) Management Information System
8 37 (3.22%) Mobile App
9 30 (2.61%) FMCG
10 28 (2.44%) Informatics
11 21 (1.83%) Visualisation
11 21 (1.83%) Social Media
12 19 (1.66%) PMI
13 17 (1.48%) Statistics
13 17 (1.48%) SCADA
14 16 (1.39%) Cryptography
15 15 (1.31%) Data Integration
16 14 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
16 14 (1.22%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 112 (9.76%) Windows
2 64 (5.57%) Apple iOS
3 56 (4.88%) Linux
4 36 (3.14%) UNIX
5 21 (1.83%) Android
6 12 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Debian
11 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.087%) Solaris
12 1 (0.087%) VMS
12 1 (0.087%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (16.46%) Project Management
3 185 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
4 151 (13.15%) Analytics
5 95 (8.28%) Business Development
6 82 (7.14%) MVC
7 80 (6.97%) ERP
8 78 (6.79%) ITIL
8 78 (6.79%) OO
9 77 (6.71%) Coaching
10 75 (6.53%) Software Engineering
11 67 (5.84%) CRM
12 63 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (5.23%) Validation
13 60 (5.23%) Business Analysis
14 58 (5.05%) Scrum
15 52 (4.53%) SAP Implementation
16 50 (4.36%) Change Management
17 48 (4.18%) PRINCE2
18 44 (3.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 224 (19.51%) SQL
2 199 (17.33%) C#
3 144 (12.54%) JavaScript
4 89 (7.75%) Java
5 61 (5.31%) Python
6 58 (5.05%) ABAP
7 48 (4.18%) T-SQL
8 38 (3.31%) C++
9 31 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 26 (2.26%) PHP
11 25 (2.18%) C
12 21 (1.83%) VB
13 16 (1.39%) Apex Code
14 15 (1.31%) Objective-C
15 11 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.87%) PowerShell
17 9 (0.78%) Perl
18 7 (0.61%) COBOL
18 7 (0.61%) Ruby
19 6 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 236 (20.56%) Degree
2 29 (2.53%) PhD
3 28 (2.44%) MBA
4 21 (1.83%) PMI Certification
5 19 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.31%) CISM
6 15 (1.31%) CISSP
7 14 (1.22%) CISA
8 13 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.05%) ISEB
10 11 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.70%) CCDP
14 7 (0.61%) CCNP
15 6 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.44%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.44%) MCSE
16 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (0.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.88%) QA
2 23 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.92%) COBIT
4 21 (1.83%) GMP
5 20 (1.74%) GxP
6 17 (1.48%) GAMP
7 16 (1.39%) SLA
8 15 (1.31%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.70%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.52%) SNOMED CT
13 5 (0.44%) WCAG
13 5 (0.44%) WAI
14 4 (0.35%) GCP
15 3 (0.26%) TickIT
16 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.17%) CDISC
System Software
1 59 (5.14%) Hyper-V
2 21 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.44%) XenServer
6 4 (0.35%) vSphere
6 4 (0.35%) Xen
7 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.35%) Puppet
2 3 (0.26%) Ansible
3 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.17%) Nagios
3 2 (0.17%) SCCM
3 2 (0.17%) SCOM
3 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.087%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.087%) WSUS
4 1 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 178 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 172 (14.98%) SAP
3 116 (10.10%) Oracle
4 60 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
5 55 (4.79%) Apple
6 49 (4.27%) Business Objects
7 31 (2.70%) Adobe
8 30 (2.61%) Tableau
9 27 (2.35%) VMware
10 22 (1.92%) Hyperion
11 21 (1.83%) Cognos
12 20 (1.74%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.66%) Citrix
14 16 (1.39%) Cisco
15 13 (1.13%) IBM
15 13 (1.13%) CA
16 12 (1.05%) iRise
17 11 (0.96%) Informatica
18 10 (0.87%) JD Edwards
18 10 (0.87%) Sitecore
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Whyteleafe, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Aerotek
Posted: 3 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Asurance and medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Merck - RSR
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bollington, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Smart List
Salary: £25,755 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Final Salary Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago