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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 406 404 400
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 621 613 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.37% 1.34% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 491 475 541
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,193 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
45390 45673 47812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.59% 43.80% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36443 35407 39516
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 £77,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +27 613 £47,500 -9.52% 114
London -6 259 £50,000 -4.76% 49
South East -11 141 £53,750 +2.38% 18
Yorkshire +42 69 £38,750 -24.39% 9
Surrey +40 61 £85,000 +47.82% 2
West Yorkshire +52 60 £35,000 -1.85% 8
Leeds +69 59 £35,000 -1.85% 7
East of England +6 47 £45,000 +22.44% 13
City of London +12 42 £54,000 -11.83% 6
North West -3 38 £36,250 -3.33% 11
Oxfordshire +8 34 £31,193 -40.58% 6
Egham +23 33 £85,000 +47.82% 1
Hertfordshire -8 27 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Berkshire -28 23 £49,000 -6.66% 2
Cheshire +8 22 £48,000 -26.15% 6
East Midlands -24 19 £46,250 +0.54% 4
Oxford -7 17 £60,500 +30.81% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 16 £38,250 -4.37% 10
Cambridge +3 15 £37,500 -9.09% 6
West Midlands -2 13 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire -23 12 £32,500 -43.47% 4
Nottinghamshire +1 11 £55,000 +20.87% 2
Nottingham -4 11 £55,000 +20.87% 2
Slough 0 10 £47,000 -21.66% 1
Brentford -1 10 £43,500 -20.90%
Lancashire -1 8 £30,000 -47.82%
Macclesfield -6 8 £52,500 -
Manchester -13 8 £38,500 +11.59% 3
Hillingdon - 8 - -
Maidenhead - 7 £46,000 -

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 297 (24.32%) Degree
2 259 (21.21%) SQL
3 242 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
4 239 (19.57%) Finance
5 214 (17.53%) SAP
6 203 (16.63%) Project Management
7 195 (15.97%) Life Science
8 185 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 185 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 182 (14.91%) Analytics
10 181 (14.82%) C#
11 174 (14.25%) MS Excel
12 171 (14.00%) .NET
13 159 (13.02%) Marketing
14 156 (12.78%) Oracle
15 151 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
16 139 (11.38%) Computer Science
17 136 (11.14%) Retail
18 134 (10.97%) Java
19 129 (10.57%) SQL Server
20 124 (10.16%) HTML
21 123 (10.07%) JavaScript
22 118 (9.66%) Big Data
23 109 (8.93%) Business Development
24 99 (8.11%) Windows
25 93 (7.62%) Software Engineering
26 91 (7.45%) Python
27 88 (7.21%) CSS
28 84 (6.88%) ASP.NET
28 84 (6.88%) Coaching

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.64%) CMS
3 19 (1.56%) SAS
4 11 (0.90%) IBM Notes
5 10 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.82%) Drupal
6 7 (0.57%) Lync
7 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.49%) Apache
7 6 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.41%) WordPress
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.33%) Quickr
9 4 (0.33%) Node.js
9 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 174 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (3.11%) MS Office
4 20 (1.64%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.98%) MS Project
7 11 (0.90%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.25%) SPSS
8 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.16%) InDesign
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (4.83%) SAP MM
2 26 (2.13%) SAP BPC
3 10 (0.82%) SAP WM
3 10 (0.82%) SAP SD
4 9 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.41%) SAP SCM
5 5 (0.41%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.41%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.33%) HFM
6 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 4 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.25%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.70%) SaaS
2 14 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.16%) Force.com
4 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.082%) GitHub
5 1 (0.082%) IaaS
5 1 (0.082%) Office 365
5 1 (0.082%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.38%) Internet
2 18 (1.47%) LAN
2 18 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.23%) Firewall
4 13 (1.06%) WAN
5 10 (0.82%) HTTP
6 8 (0.66%) VPN
6 8 (0.66%) Network Security
7 6 (0.49%) DNS
7 6 (0.49%) VoIP
8 5 (0.41%) DHCP
8 5 (0.41%) Wireless
9 4 (0.33%) SAN
10 3 (0.25%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.16%) SMTP
11 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.16%) SSL
11 2 (0.16%) WLAN
12 1 (0.082%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.082%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 118 (9.66%) Big Data
3 64 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (4.34%) MySQL
5 42 (3.44%) Relational Database
6 40 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (2.95%) QlikView
9 35 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (2.62%) SAP BW
11 31 (2.54%) Hadoop
11 31 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (2.21%) Spotfire
13 23 (1.88%) NoSQL
14 18 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.31%) OLTP
16 15 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (0.98%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (3.77%) ReSharper
2 41 (3.36%) SoapUI
2 41 (3.36%) Moq
3 23 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.88%) Subversion
4 18 (1.47%) Selenium
5 13 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 12 (0.98%) JMeter
6 12 (0.98%) SpecFlow
6 12 (0.98%) FitNesse
7 11 (0.90%) JIRA
8 10 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.57%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
10 6 (0.49%) Sublime Text
11 5 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.41%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 239 (19.57%) Finance
2 159 (13.02%) Marketing
3 136 (11.14%) Retail
4 82 (6.72%) Banking
5 60 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.62%) Automotive
7 30 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.13%) Games
9 15 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.06%) Legal
11 10 (0.82%) Advertising
12 9 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.74%) Electronics
13 7 (0.57%) Law
14 6 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.33%) Military
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
15 4 (0.33%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 200 (16.38%) Developer
2 191 (15.64%) Consultant
3 154 (12.61%) Analyst
4 114 (9.34%) Project Manager
4 114 (9.34%) SAP Consultant
5 74 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 64 (5.24%) Architect
7 54 (4.42%) Software Engineer
8 53 (4.34%) SAP MM Consultant
9 40 (3.28%) C# Developer
10 39 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
11 38 (3.11%) Java Developer
12 37 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 37 (3.03%) Junior
13 36 (2.95%) Senior Manager
14 35 (2.87%) Tester
14 35 (2.87%) Software Developer
15 34 (2.78%) Support Engineer
16 31 (2.54%) .NET Developer
17 29 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (14.00%) .NET
2 124 (10.16%) HTML
3 88 (7.21%) CSS
4 84 (6.88%) ASP.NET
5 79 (6.47%) HTML5
6 76 (6.22%) Web Services
7 51 (4.18%) XML
8 50 (4.10%) WPF
9 44 (3.60%) jQuery
10 36 (2.95%) WinForms
10 36 (2.95%) CSS3
11 34 (2.78%) .NET Framework
12 23 (1.88%) WCF
12 23 (1.88%) Java EE
13 20 (1.64%) REST
13 20 (1.64%) RESTful
14 17 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.15%) J2EE
16 13 (1.06%) EDI
16 13 (1.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 195 (15.97%) Life Science
2 151 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (11.38%) Computer Science
4 52 (4.26%) User Experience
5 50 (4.10%) NHS
6 44 (3.60%) Mathematics
7 43 (3.52%) FMCG
8 41 (3.36%) Informatics
9 40 (3.28%) Visualisation
10 35 (2.87%) Biotechnology
11 28 (2.29%) Chemistry
11 28 (2.29%) Biology
12 27 (2.21%) Social Media
12 27 (2.21%) Mobile App
13 26 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.88%) Data Integration
14 23 (1.88%) Management Information System
15 21 (1.72%) Economics
16 18 (1.47%) Statistics
17 15 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 99 (8.11%) Windows
2 52 (4.26%) Linux
3 46 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 37 (3.03%) UNIX
5 13 (1.06%) Solaris
6 12 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.41%) Android
10 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
14 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.082%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (16.63%) Project Management
3 185 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 182 (14.91%) Analytics
5 109 (8.93%) Business Development
6 93 (7.62%) Software Engineering
7 84 (6.88%) Coaching
8 79 (6.47%) Validation
9 72 (5.90%) ERP
10 67 (5.49%) PRINCE2
11 62 (5.08%) Scrum
12 60 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (4.83%) ITIL
13 59 (4.83%) OO
13 59 (4.83%) SAP Implementation
14 56 (4.59%) Change Management
15 54 (4.42%) Waterfall
16 51 (4.18%) CRM
17 49 (4.01%) ETL
18 48 (3.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 259 (21.21%) SQL
2 181 (14.82%) C#
3 134 (10.97%) Java
4 123 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 91 (7.45%) Python
6 62 (5.08%) ABAP
7 46 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 40 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 38 (3.11%) C++
10 34 (2.78%) VB
11 24 (1.97%) C
12 19 (1.56%) VB6
13 15 (1.23%) R
14 13 (1.06%) VBA
14 13 (1.06%) PHP
15 11 (0.90%) Perl
16 8 (0.66%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.66%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.57%) Apex Code
18 6 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 297 (24.32%) Degree
2 71 (5.81%) PhD
3 33 (2.70%) ISEB
4 26 (2.13%) MBA
5 22 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.31%) CIPD
7 12 (0.98%) PMP
7 12 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 12 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.57%) MCSE
10 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.49%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.41%) CCNA
12 5 (0.41%) CISSP
12 5 (0.41%) CISA
12 5 (0.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.90%) QA
2 32 (2.62%) GAMP
3 26 (2.13%) GxP
4 23 (1.88%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.64%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.90%) COBIT
6 11 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 10 (0.82%) GLP
8 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.57%) GMP
10 4 (0.33%) SLA
11 3 (0.25%) CDISC
11 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.25%) GCP
12 1 (0.082%) GAAP
12 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 54 (4.42%) Hyper-V
2 21 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.082%) Xen
6 1 (0.082%) Varnish
6 1 (0.082%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.41%) SCCM
3 4 (0.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.33%) Puppet
4 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.25%) Ansible
4 3 (0.25%) WSUS
4 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.16%) SCOM
5 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.082%) RANCID
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 214 (17.53%) SAP
2 185 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 156 (12.78%) Oracle
4 65 (5.32%) Business Objects
5 52 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (3.44%) Apple
7 35 (2.87%) Hyperion
8 23 (1.88%) Cognos
8 23 (1.88%) Informatica
9 21 (1.72%) Tableau
10 20 (1.64%) VMware
10 20 (1.64%) CA
11 18 (1.47%) iRise
12 17 (1.39%) IBM
13 14 (1.15%) Adobe
14 13 (1.06%) Cisco
14 13 (1.06%) Siebel
15 11 (0.90%) Lotus
15 11 (0.90%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.82%) Cognizant
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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