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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 478 448 472
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 507 651 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.26% 1.34% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 350 370 475
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
40269 48658 49791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.69% 44.36% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32935 38871 38467
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -12 473 £50,000 - 73
London +27 219 £57,500 +0.87% 27
South East +18 92 £49,000 -6.66% 10
East of England +27 50 £47,500 +18.75% 14
West Midlands -3 38 £48,500 +6.01% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 34 £47,500 +11.76%
Yorkshire -24 33 £42,500 -29.16% 5
Surrey +3 29 £40,000 -29.82% 4
Staffordshire +24 23 £48,500 +14.11% 1
Cambridge +17 22 £47,500 +8.57% 7
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £47,500 +8.57% 8
North West -14 21 £33,750 -15.62% 2
West Yorkshire -40 21 £38,000 -49.33% 4
Leeds -31 19 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Hertfordshire +27 18 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Scotland +8 15 £40,000 -15.78%
Manchester -23 14 £29,500 -26.25%
East Midlands +3 13 £37,500 -53.12% 5
Lichfield - 13 £48,500 - 1
Berkshire +13 12 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Edinburgh -4 11 £40,000 -
City of London +34 10 £66,250 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent +2 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Bolton - 10 £21,500 -
Maidenhead +4 9 £37,500 -42.30%
Leicestershire 0 9 £37,500 -55.88%
Buckingham - 9 £65,000 -
Feltham - 9 £62,500 -
Sheffield - 8 £42,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 - 1

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 321 (32.42%) Finance
2 257 (25.96%) Degree
3 232 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 212 (21.41%) SQL
6 210 (21.21%) Retail
7 167 (16.87%) Java
8 163 (16.46%) SQL Server
9 160 (16.16%) C#
9 160 (16.16%) .NET
10 127 (12.83%) Banking
11 124 (12.53%) JavaScript
12 122 (12.32%) MS Excel
13 118 (11.92%) Computer Science
14 116 (11.72%) C++
15 108 (10.91%) Software Engineering
16 105 (10.61%) Linux
17 104 (10.51%) Analytics
18 103 (10.40%) Oracle
19 100 (10.10%) HTML
20 99 (10.00%) Telecoms
21 98 (9.90%) Project Management
22 95 (9.60%) Windows
23 86 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
24 85 (8.59%) CSS
25 84 (8.48%) Life Science
26 80 (8.08%) NHS
27 79 (7.98%) Marketing
28 75 (7.58%) Firewall
29 72 (7.27%) Business Intelligence

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 59 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 40 (4.04%) CMS
3 37 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 36 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.31%) Mule
8 13 (1.31%) nginx
9 12 (1.21%) Apache
9 12 (1.21%) IIS
10 11 (1.11%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.11%) JBoss
10 11 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.81%) SAS
13 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 122 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 58 (5.86%) MS Office
3 27 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.01%) MS Project
5 9 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.30%) InVision
8 3 (0.30%) SPSS
9 2 (0.20%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.10%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.10%) GIMP
10 1 (0.10%) InDesign
10 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 25 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.01%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.71%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.71%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.40%) BPCS
9 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.20%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.92%) Office 365
4 17 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.31%) PaaS
5 13 (1.31%) SaaS
6 11 (1.11%) Veeva
7 6 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.61%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.40%) IaaS
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.10%) Force.com
11 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 75 (7.58%) Firewall
2 40 (4.04%) Network Security
3 35 (3.54%) VPN
4 25 (2.53%) LAN
5 23 (2.32%) Internet
5 23 (2.32%) SAN
6 22 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 20 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (1.62%) WAN
9 15 (1.52%) Wireless
10 11 (1.11%) DNS
11 10 (1.01%) DHCP
12 7 (0.71%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.61%) ADSL
14 5 (0.51%) NAS
14 5 (0.51%) SSL
14 5 (0.51%) VoIP
15 4 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.76%) Big Data
3 54 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 41 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (3.33%) QlikView
7 25 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (2.02%) MySQL
8 20 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.62%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.11%) Spotfire
14 10 (1.01%) OLTP
14 10 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (4.85%) Visual Studio
2 35 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.32%) JIRA
4 15 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.31%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.11%) Moq
7 8 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.51%) Subversion
9 4 (0.40%) Gradle
10 3 (0.30%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.30%) Maven
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.20%) Ant
11 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.20%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.10%) CocoaPods
General
1 321 (32.42%) Finance
2 210 (21.21%) Retail
3 127 (12.83%) Banking
4 99 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 79 (7.98%) Marketing
6 62 (6.26%) Manufacturing
7 33 (3.33%) Law
8 31 (3.13%) Legal
9 29 (2.93%) Automotive
10 28 (2.83%) Aerospace
10 28 (2.83%) German Language
11 23 (2.32%) Games
12 19 (1.92%) French Language
13 17 (1.72%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.21%) Publishing
15 11 (1.11%) Electronics
16 10 (1.01%) Military
17 8 (0.81%) Advertising
17 8 (0.81%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 291 (29.39%) Developer
2 165 (16.67%) Analyst
3 107 (10.81%) Consultant
4 88 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 80 (8.08%) Java Developer
6 74 (7.47%) C# Developer
7 71 (7.17%) Senior Developer
8 62 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 53 (5.35%) Business Analyst
10 46 (4.65%) Architect
11 39 (3.94%) Project Manager
12 38 (3.84%) Security Consultant
13 37 (3.74%) C++ Developer
14 33 (3.33%) IT Analyst
15 32 (3.23%) Software Engineer
15 32 (3.23%) SQL Developer
16 31 (3.13%) Junior
16 31 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
17 29 (2.93%) Applications Developer
17 29 (2.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (16.16%) .NET
2 100 (10.10%) HTML
3 85 (8.59%) CSS
4 67 (6.77%) ASP.NET
5 51 (5.15%) AngularJS
5 51 (5.15%) XML
6 49 (4.95%) Web Services
7 38 (3.84%) HTML5
8 36 (3.64%) Swing
9 35 (3.54%) .NET Framework
10 34 (3.43%) Spring
11 33 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (2.63%) Entity Framework
13 22 (2.22%) CSS3
14 21 (2.12%) jQuery
14 21 (2.12%) WPF
15 20 (2.02%) REST
16 19 (1.92%) JSON
16 19 (1.92%) React
16 19 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.92%) Computer Science
2 86 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (8.48%) Life Science
4 80 (8.08%) NHS
5 71 (7.17%) Management Information System
6 55 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 48 (4.85%) FMCG
8 40 (4.04%) Biotechnology
9 39 (3.94%) Visualisation
10 38 (3.84%) Mathematics
11 29 (2.93%) Algorithms
12 22 (2.22%) PMI
12 22 (2.22%) User Experience
13 21 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.82%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.62%) Driving Licence
16 15 (1.52%) Applied Mathematics
17 14 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
18 13 (1.31%) Biology
18 13 (1.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.61%) Linux
2 95 (9.60%) Windows
3 45 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.74%) Windows 8
5 30 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.32%) Windows XP
8 22 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.82%) CentOS
10 16 (1.62%) Android
11 14 (1.41%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.91%) Unix
13 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.30%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (10.91%) Software Engineering
3 104 (10.51%) Analytics
4 98 (9.90%) Project Management
5 72 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (6.87%) ERP
7 65 (6.57%) CRM
8 63 (6.36%) MVC
9 57 (5.76%) SDLC
10 53 (5.35%) Mentoring
11 49 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (4.85%) E-Commerce
13 44 (4.44%) Risk Management
14 43 (4.34%) OO
15 42 (4.24%) Scrum
16 41 (4.14%) ITIL
17 40 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
18 38 (3.84%) PRINCE2
19 37 (3.74%) Web Development
20 35 (3.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (21.41%) SQL
2 167 (16.87%) Java
3 160 (16.16%) C#
4 124 (12.53%) JavaScript
5 116 (11.72%) C++
6 56 (5.66%) Python
7 35 (3.54%) R
8 28 (2.83%) PHP
9 22 (2.22%) C
9 22 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.62%) Perl
12 13 (1.31%) Ruby
13 9 (0.91%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.61%) Julia
14 6 (0.61%) XAML
15 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.51%) X++
16 4 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 257 (25.96%) Degree
2 46 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (4.24%) PhD
4 30 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 26 (2.63%) CISSP
5 26 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 22 (2.22%) CCNP
7 22 (2.22%) CCSP
7 22 (2.22%) MCSE
7 22 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 21 (2.12%) CCNA
8 21 (2.12%) CISA
8 21 (2.12%) CISM
9 20 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.92%) CCSA
10 19 (1.92%) CCSE
11 17 (1.72%) CRISC
12 13 (1.31%) PMP
13 12 (1.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.03%) QA
2 27 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.42%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.62%) GAMP
5 13 (1.31%) COBIT
6 12 (1.21%) GMP
6 12 (1.21%) PCI DSS
7 11 (1.11%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.81%) GxP
8 8 (0.81%) SLA
9 7 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.51%) PMBOK
10 5 (0.51%) RMADS
10 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.40%) WAI
12 1 (0.10%) GCP
12 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.10%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 72 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 20 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.71%) Docker
6 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.30%) Varnish
6 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.20%) vCloud
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (1.82%) FortiGate
2 7 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.61%) Puppet
4 5 (0.51%) Ansible
4 5 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.30%) Kibana
6 3 (0.30%) logstash
6 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.10%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.10%) vRealize
7 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 216 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 103 (10.40%) Oracle
3 63 (6.36%) SAP
4 46 (4.65%) Cisco
5 38 (3.84%) VMware
6 37 (3.74%) Google
7 33 (3.33%) IBM
8 30 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (2.53%) Tableau
10 22 (2.22%) Apple
10 22 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 19 (1.92%) Fortinet
12 18 (1.82%) Splunk
13 15 (1.52%) Cognos
14 14 (1.41%) Adobe
15 13 (1.31%) TIBCO
16 9 (0.91%) Cognizant
17 8 (0.81%) Citrix
17 8 (0.81%) Sage
17 8 (0.81%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Salary: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: From £33,434 to £42,377 per annum 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £ 40 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits including Pension, Bonus and Privat
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + 25% Flex + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £115000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago