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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 368 405 451
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +46
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 756 738 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.43% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 434 573 415
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
48899 51471 48067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.00% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38777 39905 37834
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +26 712 £50,000 +3.09% 142
London +15 229 £57,500 +4.54% 40
South East -24 179 £52,500 +5.00% 27
Yorkshire +120 148 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Yorkshire +116 140 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Leeds +126 132 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Surrey +12 69 £60,000 -7.69% 8
North West +1 56 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Egham +11 52 £77,500 -8.82%
Berkshire +14 45 £46,250 +2.77% 4
West Midlands +14 44 £40,750 +27.34% 2
East of England -50 44 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Slough +19 32 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Cheshire -6 30 £46,250 +23.33% 22
Oxfordshire +9 28 £27,500 -12.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 27 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Coventry +12 26 £44,000 +18.91%
City of London +6 23 £67,500 +22.72% 13
Hillingdon - 21 - - 6
Manchester +15 20 £34,500 -23.33% 3
Hertfordshire -31 20 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Scotland +21 17 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire +7 14 £40,000 -40.74%
Milton Keynes -9 14 £40,000 -3.61%
Oxford -2 13 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Edinburgh - 13 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire -22 12 £40,000 -13.04% 6
South West -24 12 £33,750 -25.41% 13
Macclesfield +24 11 £52,500 - 10
Runcorn -1 11 £30,750 -18.00% 1

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 358 (27.77%) Retail
2 315 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (23.74%) Finance
4 244 (18.93%) C#
5 237 (18.39%) .NET
6 236 (18.31%) SQL
7 227 (17.61%) Degree
8 221 (17.15%) SQL Server
9 209 (16.21%) SAP
10 204 (15.83%) Microsoft
11 191 (14.82%) NHS
12 183 (14.20%) Project Management
13 179 (13.89%) HTML
14 172 (13.34%) Business Intelligence
15 142 (11.02%) ASP.NET
16 140 (10.86%) JavaScript
17 136 (10.55%) MS Excel
18 131 (10.16%) Windows
19 129 (10.01%) Manufacturing
19 129 (10.01%) HTML5
20 128 (9.93%) Business Development
21 124 (9.62%) Marketing
22 123 (9.54%) Oracle
23 118 (9.15%) Software Engineering
24 111 (8.61%) ITIL
24 111 (8.61%) Coaching
25 105 (8.15%) MVC
25 105 (8.15%) Life Science
26 104 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
27 102 (7.91%) Banking

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 32 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.47%) SAS
4 17 (1.32%) CMS
5 13 (1.01%) WordPress
6 12 (0.93%) IIS
7 8 (0.62%) NetWeaver
8 7 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.47%) Kentico
9 6 (0.47%) Node.js
9 6 (0.47%) Drupal
10 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.39%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.23%) Documentum
11 3 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.16%) Apache
12 2 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 136 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.87%) MS Office
3 25 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.78%) Adobe Premiere
7 9 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (0.70%) InDesign
7 9 (0.70%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.23%) SPSS
12 3 (0.23%) MS Project
13 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.078%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.078%) Stata
13 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (4.58%) SAP MM
2 19 (1.47%) SAP PP
3 15 (1.16%) SAP BPC
4 14 (1.09%) SAP ERP
5 12 (0.93%) SAP WM
6 10 (0.78%) SAP PM
7 9 (0.70%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.62%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.54%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.54%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.54%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.39%) SAP APO
11 5 (0.39%) Infor M3
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.23%) SAP SCM
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.23%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.28%) SaaS
2 12 (0.93%) Veeva
3 9 (0.70%) Firebase
4 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.31%) GitHub
7 3 (0.23%) Force.com
7 3 (0.23%) Office 365
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.72%) LAN
2 29 (2.25%) WAN
3 26 (2.02%) Internet
4 24 (1.86%) Wireless
5 21 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.40%) DNS
7 16 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.93%) Firewall
9 9 (0.70%) Intranet
9 9 (0.70%) DHCP
9 9 (0.70%) VoIP
10 8 (0.62%) Network Security
11 7 (0.54%) HTTP
12 6 (0.47%) WLAN
12 6 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.39%) VPN
13 5 (0.39%) SAN
14 4 (0.31%) SSH
14 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 93 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (3.80%) Big Data
6 47 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 41 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (2.72%) MySQL
9 35 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
10 28 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.17%) QlikView
11 20 (1.55%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.32%) Spotfire
14 16 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (1.24%) SAP HANA
15 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 62 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (4.27%) ReSharper
3 27 (2.09%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.40%) SoapUI
5 17 (1.32%) Subversion
5 17 (1.32%) Selenium
6 16 (1.24%) Moq
7 13 (1.01%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.85%) Axure RP
9 7 (0.54%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.47%) Xcode
11 5 (0.39%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.39%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.31%) Grunt
12 4 (0.31%) ProC
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.31%) Maven
13 3 (0.23%) JIRA
13 3 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 358 (27.77%) Retail
2 306 (23.74%) Finance
3 129 (10.01%) Manufacturing
4 124 (9.62%) Marketing
5 102 (7.91%) Banking
6 67 (5.20%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.94%) French Language
8 24 (1.86%) Automotive
9 20 (1.55%) Law
10 19 (1.47%) Back Office
10 19 (1.47%) Games
11 16 (1.24%) Advertising
12 10 (0.78%) German Language
13 9 (0.70%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.62%) Electronics
14 8 (0.62%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.47%) Legal
15 6 (0.47%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 318 (24.67%) Developer
2 176 (13.65%) Consultant
3 161 (12.49%) Analyst
4 109 (8.46%) SAP Consultant
5 92 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 83 (6.44%) Architect
7 82 (6.36%) Project Manager
8 78 (6.05%) Senior Developer
9 77 (5.97%) .NET Developer
10 63 (4.89%) C# Developer
11 59 (4.58%) Business Analyst
12 57 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 50 (3.88%) SAP MM Consultant
14 47 (3.65%) Senior Manager
15 41 (3.18%) Senior .NET Developer
16 40 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
16 40 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.40%) Web Developer
18 29 (2.25%) Programmer
19 28 (2.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (18.39%) .NET
2 179 (13.89%) HTML
3 142 (11.02%) ASP.NET
4 129 (10.01%) HTML5
5 95 (7.37%) CSS
6 79 (6.13%) WPF
7 74 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (5.51%) .NET Framework
9 65 (5.04%) Apache Flex
10 58 (4.50%) XML
11 49 (3.80%) jQuery
12 45 (3.49%) MDX
13 44 (3.41%) Entity Framework
13 44 (3.41%) Web Services
14 39 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
15 35 (2.72%) WinForms
16 34 (2.64%) Ajax
17 33 (2.56%) REST
18 24 (1.86%) CSS3
18 24 (1.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 191 (14.82%) NHS
2 105 (8.15%) Life Science
3 104 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (7.29%) Computer Science
5 57 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 45 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 39 (3.03%) Mathematics
8 32 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 30 (2.33%) Biotechnology
9 30 (2.33%) User Experience
10 28 (2.17%) FMCG
11 27 (2.09%) SCADA
11 27 (2.09%) Statistics
12 23 (1.78%) Cryptography
12 23 (1.78%) Social Media
13 22 (1.71%) Algorithms
13 22 (1.71%) Informatics
14 19 (1.47%) Data Integration
15 16 (1.24%) Private Cloud
15 16 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 131 (10.16%) Windows
2 64 (4.97%) Linux
3 37 (2.87%) UNIX
4 31 (2.40%) Android
5 29 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.23%) Debian
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.078%) VMS
13 1 (0.078%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (14.20%) Project Management
3 172 (13.34%) Business Intelligence
4 128 (9.93%) Business Development
5 118 (9.15%) Software Engineering
6 111 (8.61%) ITIL
6 111 (8.61%) Coaching
7 105 (8.15%) MVC
8 91 (7.06%) Analytics
9 77 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 72 (5.59%) CRM
10 72 (5.59%) ETL
11 69 (5.35%) Mentoring
12 66 (5.12%) Scrum
13 64 (4.97%) ERP
14 62 (4.81%) Validation
14 62 (4.81%) SAP Implementation
15 58 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (4.50%) OO
15 58 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 244 (18.93%) C#
2 236 (18.31%) SQL
3 140 (10.86%) JavaScript
4 73 (5.66%) ABAP
5 67 (5.20%) Java
6 66 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 53 (4.11%) C++
8 30 (2.33%) PHP
9 29 (2.25%) Python
10 23 (1.78%) C
11 18 (1.40%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.24%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.09%) Apex Code
15 13 (1.01%) R
16 12 (0.93%) COBOL
17 11 (0.85%) VB
18 10 (0.78%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.78%) ActionScript
18 10 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 227 (17.61%) Degree
2 25 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.63%) CISSP
4 21 (1.63%) CISM
5 18 (1.40%) CISA
5 18 (1.40%) CCDP
5 18 (1.40%) CCNP
6 15 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.16%) MBA
7 13 (1.01%) JNCIS
7 13 (1.01%) JNCIP
7 13 (1.01%) MCSE
7 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.93%) CCIE
9 11 (0.85%) PhD
10 10 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.62%) MCSA
11 8 (0.62%) HND
11 8 (0.62%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.51%) QA
2 40 (3.10%) SLA
3 36 (2.79%) GMP
4 26 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.71%) COBIT
6 17 (1.32%) GAMP
7 16 (1.24%) PCI DSS
7 16 (1.24%) Data Quality
8 15 (1.16%) SNOMED CT
9 12 (0.93%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.78%) GCP
11 7 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.47%) GxP
12 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.47%) TickIT
13 5 (0.39%) WCAG
13 5 (0.39%) WAI
14 3 (0.23%) GLP
15 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.078%) CDISC
System Software
1 34 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.47%) XenServer
6 5 (0.39%) XenApp
7 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.23%) Xen
8 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.16%) Docker
10 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.23%) Nagios
1 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.16%) Puppet
2 2 (0.16%) WSUS
2 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.078%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.078%) SCCM
3 1 (0.078%) SCOM
3 1 (0.078%) Oozie
3 1 (0.078%) Ansible
3 1 (0.078%) Salt
Vendors
1 209 (16.21%) SAP
2 204 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 123 (9.54%) Oracle
4 40 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (2.56%) Adobe
6 30 (2.33%) Informatica
7 27 (2.09%) Cisco
8 26 (2.02%) Tableau
9 25 (1.94%) Citrix
10 24 (1.86%) Apple
11 23 (1.78%) VMware
12 17 (1.32%) Hyperion
12 17 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
13 16 (1.24%) Google
14 15 (1.16%) F5
15 14 (1.09%) Riverbed
15 14 (1.09%) Juniper
15 14 (1.09%) IBM
16 13 (1.01%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 13 (1.01%) Red Hat
United Kingdom
HCL Axon
Salary: Competitive Salary depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + Life Assurance + 25 days holiday + Flexi Time + more!!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: Up to £115,000 Cash package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 per annum + Large Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Laptop, Pension, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k-£60k+performance bonus+pension+healthcare&more.
Posted: 2 days ago