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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 465 492 432
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -60
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 561 572 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.53% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.32% 1.19% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 357 335 608
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £74,650
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
42578 47960 53430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.36% 44.36% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34705 37784 41808
Median salary £50,275 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +21 499 £45,000 -10.00% 108
London +85 201 £50,000 -9.09% 40
South East -10 108 £42,500 -19.04% 29
East of England +70 73 £45,000 +15.38% 14
Cambridge +41 44 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cambridgeshire +38 44 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Scotland +31 40 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Edinburgh +28 37 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Yorkshire -56 35 £38,750 +6.89% 4
Surrey -23 32 £45,000 -25.00% 7
West Yorkshire -43 29 £41,250 +10.00% 4
Leeds -53 25 £125,000 +233.33% 3
East Midlands +26 24 £35,000 -6.66% 2
North West 0 24 £41,500 +3.75% 12
West Midlands -32 22 £54,000 +47.94% 3
Hertfordshire +36 21 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Oxfordshire -13 18 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Uxbridge +19 16 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Berkshire -13 16 £45,000 -2.70% 12
Manchester +15 15 £40,750 +16.42% 4
Woking +16 14 £45,000 -41.93%
Kent +13 13 £45,000 +95.65% 4
Nottinghamshire +11 13 £35,000 -6.66%
Staffordshire -1 13 £50,750 +103.00%
Hampshire +17 12 £37,500 +63.04%
Nottingham +10 12 £35,000 -6.66%
Watford - 11 £27,000 - 3
Bolton - 10 £21,500 -
Basingstoke +4 9 £37,500 +63.04%
Lichfield - 9 - -

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 361 (30.08%) Finance
2 346 (28.83%) Degree
3 293 (24.42%) Retail
4 244 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (19.83%) SQL
6 225 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 200 (16.67%) Java
8 176 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
9 170 (14.17%) Oracle
10 158 (13.17%) Project Management
11 147 (12.25%) Banking
12 142 (11.83%) Windows
13 138 (11.50%) C#
14 137 (11.42%) Computer Science
15 133 (11.08%) Data Centre
16 132 (11.00%) Analytics
17 131 (10.92%) .NET
18 125 (10.42%) Life Science
19 123 (10.25%) MS Excel
20 120 (10.00%) Software Engineering
21 113 (9.42%) JavaScript
21 113 (9.42%) SQL Server
22 112 (9.33%) SAP
23 106 (8.83%) Manufacturing
24 105 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
25 100 (8.33%) Line Management
25 100 (8.33%) HTML
26 95 (7.92%) C++
27 92 (7.67%) Management Information System
28 88 (7.33%) Python

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 37 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 23 (1.92%) Mule
4 21 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 20 (1.67%) CMS
6 19 (1.58%) SAS
7 17 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (1.08%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.92%) IIS
10 11 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.75%) Apache Pig
12 9 (0.75%) JBoss
13 8 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.58%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.58%) Node.js
14 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 123 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 74 (6.17%) MS Office
3 19 (1.58%) MS Project
4 16 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 12 (1.00%) SPSS
7 11 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.17%) Edge Animate
10 2 (0.17%) ImageReady
10 2 (0.17%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.083%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.083%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.083%) GIMP
11 1 (0.083%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (1.75%) SAP FI
2 12 (1.00%) SAP PP
3 10 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.83%) SAP ERP
3 10 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.75%) SAP Retail
5 8 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.42%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.33%) TrackWise
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.75%) SaaS
2 29 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.08%) Office 365
4 11 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.58%) GitHub
6 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.42%) Veeva
8 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.33%) Heroku
8 4 (0.33%) IaaS
8 4 (0.33%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Force.com
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.33%) Firewall
2 35 (2.92%) SAN
3 28 (2.33%) VPN
4 26 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (1.92%) Network Security
6 18 (1.50%) WAN
7 15 (1.25%) Internet
8 14 (1.17%) NAS
9 13 (1.08%) Skype
10 11 (0.92%) DNS
10 11 (0.92%) Wireless
11 10 (0.83%) TCP/IP
12 9 (0.75%) MPLS
13 8 (0.67%) LAN
14 5 (0.42%) Broadband
14 5 (0.42%) SSL
15 4 (0.33%) DHCP
15 4 (0.33%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.33%) Kerberos
15 4 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.42%) Big Data
3 60 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
5 45 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
6 37 (3.08%) Spotfire
7 36 (3.00%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.67%) QlikView
10 31 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 29 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.83%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.67%) Data Mining
15 19 (1.58%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (1.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (2.17%) JIRA
2 23 (1.92%) ERwin
2 23 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.08%) HP UFT
7 8 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.67%) Maven
8 7 (0.58%) Subversion
8 7 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.42%) Selenium
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.33%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.25%) Gradle
11 3 (0.25%) MSTest
11 3 (0.25%) NUnit
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 361 (30.08%) Finance
2 293 (24.42%) Retail
3 147 (12.25%) Banking
4 106 (8.83%) Manufacturing
5 86 (7.17%) Marketing
6 57 (4.75%) Telecoms
7 50 (4.17%) Automotive
8 48 (4.00%) Law
9 27 (2.25%) Financial Institution
10 24 (2.00%) German Language
11 21 (1.75%) French Language
12 19 (1.58%) Games
13 15 (1.25%) Advertising
13 15 (1.25%) Investment Banking
14 14 (1.17%) Aerospace
15 12 (1.00%) Publishing
16 10 (0.83%) Back Office
17 9 (0.75%) Electronics
18 6 (0.50%) Legal
19 4 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 300 (25.00%) Developer
2 205 (17.08%) Analyst
3 132 (11.00%) Consultant
4 106 (8.83%) Java Developer
4 106 (8.83%) Project Manager
5 78 (6.50%) Architect
5 78 (6.50%) Business Analyst
6 74 (6.17%) .NET Developer
7 73 (6.08%) C# Developer
8 63 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 57 (4.75%) SQL Developer
10 45 (3.75%) Software Engineer
10 45 (3.75%) Support Analyst
11 44 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
12 43 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
13 41 (3.42%) Applications Developer
14 40 (3.33%) Senior Manager
15 39 (3.25%) IT Analyst
16 37 (3.08%) Oracle Applications Developer
16 37 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (10.92%) .NET
2 100 (8.33%) HTML
3 76 (6.33%) CSS
4 57 (4.75%) Web Services
5 56 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 50 (4.17%) jQuery
7 47 (3.92%) Swing
8 43 (3.58%) HTML5
9 36 (3.00%) Spring
10 32 (2.67%) XML
11 26 (2.17%) Django
11 26 (2.17%) RESTful
12 25 (2.08%) J2SE
13 24 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (2.00%) Java EE
14 23 (1.92%) CSS3
15 14 (1.17%) WPF
16 13 (1.08%) .NET Framework
17 12 (1.00%) Middleware
18 11 (0.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 137 (11.42%) Computer Science
2 133 (11.08%) Data Centre
3 125 (10.42%) Life Science
4 105 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (7.67%) Management Information System
6 74 (6.17%) Mathematics
7 54 (4.50%) FMCG
8 42 (3.50%) Visualisation
9 38 (3.17%) Algorithms
10 36 (3.00%) User Experience
11 35 (2.92%) NHS
12 27 (2.25%) Biotechnology
13 24 (2.00%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.92%) Statistics
15 21 (1.75%) LIMS
16 20 (1.67%) Applied Mathematics
17 16 (1.33%) Biology
17 16 (1.33%) Clustering
17 16 (1.33%) PMI
18 15 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 142 (11.83%) Windows
2 68 (5.67%) Linux
3 48 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.25%) Windows 8
5 22 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 19 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (0.92%) Android
12 9 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.58%) Unix
14 6 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.33%) CentOS
15 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.33%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.083%) AIX
17 1 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
3 158 (13.17%) Project Management
4 132 (11.00%) Analytics
5 120 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 100 (8.33%) Line Management
7 80 (6.67%) OO
8 76 (6.33%) Information Management
9 71 (5.92%) ETL
10 66 (5.50%) SDLC
11 64 (5.33%) Logistics
12 60 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 60 (5.00%) ERP
13 58 (4.83%) Business Development
14 57 (4.75%) CRM
15 56 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 54 (4.50%) Data Management
17 52 (4.33%) Business Analysis
17 52 (4.33%) PRINCE2
18 50 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 238 (19.83%) SQL
2 200 (16.67%) Java
3 138 (11.50%) C#
4 113 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 95 (7.92%) C++
6 88 (7.33%) Python
7 29 (2.42%) R
8 28 (2.33%) PHP
9 27 (2.25%) Perl
10 25 (2.08%) C
11 24 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 20 (1.67%) Ruby
13 18 (1.50%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.42%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.25%) ABAP
16 7 (0.58%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.50%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.50%) VB
17 6 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 346 (28.83%) Degree
2 43 (3.58%) PhD
3 37 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (2.67%) MCSE
5 30 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 23 (1.92%) CISM
8 22 (1.83%) CISA
9 20 (1.67%) CRISC
10 18 (1.50%) CCNA
10 18 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (1.25%) MCITP
12 14 (1.17%) PMP
13 13 (1.08%) CCNP
14 11 (0.92%) MBA
15 10 (0.83%) CCIE
16 9 (0.75%) SAP Certification
16 9 (0.75%) Security Cleared
17 5 (0.42%) ISEB
17 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.08%) QA
2 33 (2.75%) GMP
3 30 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 26 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.83%) COBIT
6 19 (1.58%) SLA
7 16 (1.33%) GAMP
7 16 (1.33%) GxP
8 7 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.42%) GLP
9 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.42%) ISO13485
9 5 (0.42%) MISRA
9 5 (0.42%) WAI
10 2 (0.17%) GCP
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.17%) TickIT
11 1 (0.083%) HIPAA
System Software
1 77 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 58 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.50%) Docker
6 4 (0.33%) HDFS
6 4 (0.33%) Samba
6 4 (0.33%) Squid
6 4 (0.33%) Varnish
6 4 (0.33%) vCloud
7 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.83%) Puppet
2 6 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.33%) Kibana
4 4 (0.33%) logstash
4 4 (0.33%) Mesos
4 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.25%) WSUS
6 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.17%) SCCM
6 2 (0.17%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.083%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.083%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.083%) vRealize
Vendors
1 225 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 170 (14.17%) Oracle
3 112 (9.33%) SAP
4 65 (5.42%) VMware
5 49 (4.08%) Informatica
6 36 (3.00%) IBM
7 33 (2.75%) Cisco
8 32 (2.67%) Tableau
9 23 (1.92%) TIBCO
10 20 (1.67%) Google
10 20 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.42%) Adobe
11 17 (1.42%) Citrix
11 17 (1.42%) Cognizant
12 13 (1.08%) HP
13 12 (1.00%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.00%) Charles River
14 10 (0.83%) Dell
14 10 (0.83%) Hyperion
15 9 (0.75%) Remedy
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Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £41350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £30,000 pro rata
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Bens, Bonus + Training.
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Bens, Bonus + Training.
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Top Commission, Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
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