The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 506 441 426
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -15
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 486 694 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.40% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 330 395 610
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
41974 49512 52566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 44.56% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34389 39219 40985
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -71 430 £45,000 -5.26% 84
London +25 181 £50,000 -13.04% 37
South East -33 116 £40,000 -23.80% 16
East of England +28 47 £43,750 +15.13% 12
Surrey -16 36 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Cambridge +37 32 £45,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +30 32 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Scotland +23 27 £22,500 -62.50% 1
East Midlands +31 26 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Berkshire -15 26 £38,750 -13.88% 7
West Midlands -37 24 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Edinburgh +20 23 £22,500 -62.50%
Woking +16 18 £45,000 -41.93%
Yorkshire -82 18 £36,250 -14.70% 6
Staffordshire +2 16 £48,000 +92.00%
Oxfordshire -20 15 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Hertfordshire +16 13 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Yorkshire -99 13 £78,750 +85.29% 6
Kent - 13 £45,000 -
Uxbridge +14 12 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Maidenhead +8 12 £37,500 -36.44% 2
West Sussex +2 12 £30,000 -6.25%
Nottinghamshire +12 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Hampshire +10 11 £40,000 +73.91% 4
North West -6 11 £40,000 - 6
Leeds -78 11 £125,000 +194.11% 5
Lichfield - 11 £48,500 -
Nottingham +14 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Slough -23 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Leicestershire +11 8 £36,250 +18.85%

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 357 (31.32%) Finance
2 336 (29.47%) Degree
3 274 (24.04%) Retail
4 234 (20.53%) SQL
5 226 (19.82%) Microsoft
6 223 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (17.19%) Java
8 165 (14.47%) Oracle
9 155 (13.60%) Banking
10 145 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
11 141 (12.37%) Project Management
12 140 (12.28%) Windows
13 136 (11.93%) .NET
14 135 (11.84%) C#
15 128 (11.23%) Computer Science
16 127 (11.14%) Analytics
17 123 (10.79%) Software Engineering
17 123 (10.79%) SQL Server
18 117 (10.26%) JavaScript
19 111 (9.74%) MS Excel
19 111 (9.74%) Data Centre
20 110 (9.65%) Life Science
21 103 (9.04%) C++
22 101 (8.86%) HTML
23 100 (8.77%) SAP
23 100 (8.77%) Manufacturing
24 98 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
25 88 (7.72%) Active Directory
26 84 (7.37%) Management Information System
27 83 (7.28%) Line Management

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.02%) Mule
4 20 (1.75%) CMS
4 20 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 14 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (1.14%) Skype for Business
9 12 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (1.05%) SAS
10 11 (0.96%) IIS
11 9 (0.79%) JBoss
11 9 (0.79%) nginx
12 8 (0.70%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.70%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.61%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 111 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.75%) MS Office
3 22 (1.93%) MS Project
4 19 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.32%) Photoshop
6 12 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.53%) SPSS
10 3 (0.26%) InDesign
10 3 (0.26%) InVision
11 2 (0.18%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.18%) Edge Animate
11 2 (0.18%) ImageReady
11 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.088%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.088%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.088%) GIMP
12 1 (0.088%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 19 (1.67%) SAP FI
2 14 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.70%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (0.70%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.70%) SAP PP
7 7 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.61%) SAP Retail
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.44%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.35%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.18%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.28%) SaaS
4 16 (1.40%) Office 365
5 13 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.61%) GitHub
6 7 (0.61%) Veeva
7 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.35%) IaaS
8 4 (0.35%) PaaS
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.26%) Heroku
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.18%) Force.com
11 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.82%) Firewall
2 38 (3.33%) SAN
3 36 (3.16%) VPN
4 25 (2.19%) Network Security
5 24 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (1.93%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.58%) NAS
8 16 (1.40%) Internet
9 15 (1.32%) DNS
9 15 (1.32%) WAN
10 12 (1.05%) LAN
11 8 (0.70%) ADSL
11 8 (0.70%) DHCP
11 8 (0.70%) Skype
12 6 (0.53%) SSL
13 5 (0.44%) Broadband
13 5 (0.44%) Wireless
14 4 (0.35%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.11%) Big Data
3 46 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
5 43 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 38 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
7 34 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.72%) QlikView
9 28 (2.46%) Spotfire
10 25 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.84%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.75%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.49%) Data Mining
16 17 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (1.14%) SAP BW
18 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (2.19%) JIRA
2 24 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.93%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.49%) ERwin
5 12 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.96%) HP UFT
7 7 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.61%) Subversion
8 4 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.26%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.26%) Maven
9 3 (0.26%) MSTest
9 3 (0.26%) NUnit
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.26%) Selenium
9 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.18%) Axure RP
General
1 357 (31.32%) Finance
2 274 (24.04%) Retail
3 155 (13.60%) Banking
4 100 (8.77%) Manufacturing
5 80 (7.02%) Marketing
6 67 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 43 (3.77%) Law
8 42 (3.68%) Automotive
9 29 (2.54%) Financial Institution
10 27 (2.37%) Games
11 26 (2.28%) German Language
12 23 (2.02%) French Language
13 19 (1.67%) Aerospace
14 15 (1.32%) Advertising
14 15 (1.32%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.96%) Electronics
15 11 (0.96%) Legal
15 11 (0.96%) Publishing
16 8 (0.70%) Back Office
16 8 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 299 (26.23%) Developer
2 204 (17.89%) Analyst
3 131 (11.49%) Consultant
4 104 (9.12%) Java Developer
5 94 (8.25%) Project Manager
6 77 (6.75%) .NET Developer
7 73 (6.40%) Business Analyst
7 73 (6.40%) C# Developer
8 64 (5.61%) Architect
8 64 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (4.74%) SQL Developer
10 47 (4.12%) Software Engineer
10 47 (4.12%) Support Analyst
11 42 (3.68%) IT Analyst
11 42 (3.68%) Oracle Developer
12 40 (3.51%) Applications Developer
13 39 (3.42%) Senior Developer
14 38 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
15 37 (3.25%) Java Applications Developer
15 37 (3.25%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (11.93%) .NET
2 101 (8.86%) HTML
3 79 (6.93%) CSS
4 57 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 52 (4.56%) Web Services
6 49 (4.30%) jQuery
7 46 (4.04%) Swing
8 41 (3.60%) HTML5
9 36 (3.16%) Spring
10 33 (2.89%) XML
11 26 (2.28%) RESTful
12 24 (2.11%) Java EE
13 23 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (2.02%) CSS3
14 22 (1.93%) Django
15 20 (1.75%) J2SE
16 15 (1.32%) WPF
17 13 (1.14%) WinForms
18 12 (1.05%) NHibernate
19 11 (0.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.23%) Computer Science
2 111 (9.74%) Data Centre
3 110 (9.65%) Life Science
4 98 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (7.37%) Management Information System
6 69 (6.05%) Mathematics
7 53 (4.65%) FMCG
8 47 (4.12%) Visualisation
9 39 (3.42%) User Experience
10 37 (3.25%) Algorithms
11 36 (3.16%) NHS
12 21 (1.84%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.84%) LIMS
13 20 (1.75%) Applied Mathematics
13 20 (1.75%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.67%) PMI
15 18 (1.58%) Biotechnology
15 18 (1.58%) Statistics
16 16 (1.40%) Clustering
17 15 (1.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.28%) Windows
2 76 (6.67%) Linux
3 57 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 33 (2.89%) Windows 8
4 33 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 21 (1.84%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.40%) Android
10 13 (1.14%) CentOS
10 13 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (0.96%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.53%) Unix
14 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.35%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.088%) AIX
15 1 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
3 141 (12.37%) Project Management
4 127 (11.14%) Analytics
5 123 (10.79%) Software Engineering
6 83 (7.28%) Line Management
7 76 (6.67%) OO
8 64 (5.61%) SDLC
9 63 (5.53%) Information Management
10 61 (5.35%) E-Commerce
11 59 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (5.09%) ERP
13 57 (5.00%) ETL
14 56 (4.91%) CRM
15 54 (4.74%) Logistics
16 53 (4.65%) PRINCE2
17 51 (4.47%) Data Management
18 50 (4.39%) ITIL
19 47 (4.12%) Business Analysis
20 45 (3.95%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 234 (20.53%) SQL
2 196 (17.19%) Java
3 135 (11.84%) C#
4 117 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 103 (9.04%) C++
6 80 (7.02%) Python
7 28 (2.46%) PHP
8 27 (2.37%) Perl
9 26 (2.28%) C
10 24 (2.11%) R
11 19 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 19 (1.67%) Ruby
12 18 (1.58%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.49%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.32%) MATLAB
15 11 (0.96%) ABAP
16 6 (0.53%) Julia
16 6 (0.53%) XAML
17 5 (0.44%) CFML
17 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 336 (29.47%) Degree
2 44 (3.86%) PhD
3 40 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (3.07%) MCSE
5 32 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.46%) PMI Certification
7 24 (2.11%) Security Cleared
8 23 (2.02%) CISM
9 21 (1.84%) CCNA
9 21 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.67%) CISA
11 18 (1.58%) CRISC
12 15 (1.32%) MCITP
12 15 (1.32%) PMP
12 15 (1.32%) SC Cleared
13 13 (1.14%) CISSP
14 9 (0.79%) CCNP
14 9 (0.79%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.61%) CCSP
15 7 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.30%) QA
2 29 (2.54%) GMP
3 22 (1.93%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.49%) GAMP
5 16 (1.40%) COBIT
5 16 (1.40%) GxP
6 14 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (1.14%) SLA
8 12 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.44%) GLP
9 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.44%) WAI
10 4 (0.35%) ISO13485
10 4 (0.35%) MISRA
11 3 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.26%) RMADS
12 2 (0.18%) GCP
13 1 (0.088%) TickIT
System Software
1 88 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 60 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 20 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.35%) Docker
5 4 (0.35%) HDFS
5 4 (0.35%) Squid
5 4 (0.35%) Varnish
6 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.26%) vCloud
6 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.088%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (0.70%) Puppet
2 5 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.35%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.35%) Kibana
3 4 (0.35%) logstash
3 4 (0.35%) Mesos
3 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.26%) WSUS
5 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.18%) SCCM
5 2 (0.18%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.088%) vRealize
Vendors
1 226 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 165 (14.47%) Oracle
3 100 (8.77%) SAP
4 67 (5.88%) VMware
5 37 (3.25%) Informatica
6 36 (3.16%) IBM
7 34 (2.98%) Cisco
8 33 (2.89%) Tableau
9 30 (2.63%) Google
10 23 (2.02%) TIBCO
11 22 (1.93%) Adobe
12 20 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.67%) Citrix
14 15 (1.32%) Cognizant
15 14 (1.23%) Apple
16 13 (1.14%) HP
17 11 (0.96%) Sophos
18 8 (0.70%) Avaya
18 8 (0.70%) Dell
18 8 (0.70%) Netezza
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £310000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 35000 - 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + 34 days holiday + generous pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seqirus
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Michael Page International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000.00 per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago