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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 499 421 431
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +10
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 472 755 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.12% 1.54% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 331 434 582
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 £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -2.22%

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
41961 48869 51543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.85% 44.56% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34467 38754 39994
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 July 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 July 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 -104 430 £45,000 -10.00% 86
London -8 179 £50,000 -13.04% 37
South East -50 108 £41,500 -20.95% 21
East of England +29 54 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Surrey -3 39 £44,000 -26.66% 3
Cambridge +30 34 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Cambridgeshire +30 34 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Berkshire -18 28 £37,500 -18.91% 2
West Midlands -15 26 £47,500 +30.13% 2
East Midlands +17 20 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Staffordshire +16 20 £48,500 +94.00% 2
Yorkshire -78 19 £38,000 -10.58% 4
Hertfordshire +16 18 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Scotland +8 18 £62,500 +4.16% 3
West Yorkshire -88 18 £38,000 -10.58% 3
North West -17 16 £29,500 -26.25% 6
Maidenhead +5 15 £37,500 -28.57%
Leeds -82 15 £44,000 +3.52% 3
Woking - 15 £43,000 - 1
Edinburgh +6 13 - - 1
Lichfield - 12 £48,500 -
Leicestershire +8 10 £37,500 +22.95%
Manchester -15 10 £21,500 -37.68% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £44,000 -2.22% 8
Hampshire +4 9 £65,000 +26.21% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 8 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottingham +12 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Sussex +3 8 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Slough -8 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Watford - 8 £21,500 - 1

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 353 (32.33%) Finance
2 314 (28.75%) Degree
3 247 (22.62%) Retail
4 235 (21.52%) SQL
5 231 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 227 (20.79%) Microsoft
7 189 (17.31%) Java
8 162 (14.84%) Banking
9 146 (13.37%) Oracle
10 145 (13.28%) C#
10 145 (13.28%) .NET
11 140 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 126 (11.54%) Analytics
13 125 (11.45%) Windows
14 124 (11.36%) Computer Science
15 120 (10.99%) JavaScript
16 119 (10.90%) Project Management
17 115 (10.53%) Software Engineering
18 113 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
19 111 (10.16%) MS Excel
20 107 (9.80%) C++
21 105 (9.62%) Life Science
22 102 (9.34%) HTML
23 91 (8.33%) Active Directory
24 90 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
24 90 (8.24%) Data Centre
25 89 (8.15%) Linux
26 82 (7.51%) CSS
27 79 (7.23%) MS Office
28 78 (7.14%) Manufacturing

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 43 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 26 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.01%) Mule
5 20 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (1.74%) CMS
7 13 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.19%) nginx
8 12 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
8 12 (1.10%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.01%) SAS
10 10 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.92%) IIS
10 10 (0.92%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.82%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.82%) JBoss
12 8 (0.73%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.64%) Apache
14 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 111 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 79 (7.23%) MS Office
3 23 (2.11%) MS Project
4 20 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.64%) SPSS
9 3 (0.27%) InVision
10 2 (0.18%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.18%) InDesign
10 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.092%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.092%) Edge Animate
11 1 (0.092%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.092%) GIMP
11 1 (0.092%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 18 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 15 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.64%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.46%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.37%) BPCS
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.37%) TrackWise
11 3 (0.27%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.01%) Office 365
4 19 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.28%) SaaS
6 12 (1.10%) PaaS
7 11 (1.01%) Veeva
8 6 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.55%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.37%) IaaS
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.27%) Heroku
12 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.18%) Force.com
12 2 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.68%) Firewall
2 36 (3.30%) SAN
2 36 (3.30%) VPN
3 27 (2.47%) Network Security
4 24 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (1.74%) Internet
7 17 (1.56%) NAS
8 16 (1.47%) DNS
9 14 (1.28%) WAN
10 13 (1.19%) LAN
11 10 (0.92%) DHCP
12 8 (0.73%) ADSL
13 5 (0.46%) Broadband
13 5 (0.46%) Skype
13 5 (0.46%) SSL
13 5 (0.46%) VoIP
14 4 (0.37%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.68%) Big Data
3 48 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 38 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
5 35 (3.21%) QlikView
6 34 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.92%) MySQL
10 21 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.92%) Spotfire
10 21 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.37%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.10%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 31 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.01%) JIRA
3 21 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.92%) ERwin
6 5 (0.46%) Subversion
6 5 (0.46%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.27%) JDeveloper
7 3 (0.27%) Moq
7 3 (0.27%) MSTest
7 3 (0.27%) NUnit
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.27%) Selenium
8 2 (0.18%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.18%) Maven
8 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 353 (32.33%) Finance
2 247 (22.62%) Retail
3 162 (14.84%) Banking
4 78 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 77 (7.05%) Marketing
6 71 (6.50%) Telecoms
7 40 (3.66%) Law
8 31 (2.84%) Automotive
9 29 (2.66%) German Language
10 26 (2.38%) Financial Institution
11 24 (2.20%) Games
12 23 (2.11%) French Language
13 19 (1.74%) Legal
14 18 (1.65%) Aerospace
15 15 (1.37%) Investment Banking
16 12 (1.10%) Advertising
17 11 (1.01%) Electronics
17 11 (1.01%) Publishing
18 10 (0.92%) Military
19 6 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 306 (28.02%) Developer
2 204 (18.68%) Analyst
3 113 (10.35%) Consultant
4 93 (8.52%) Java Developer
5 79 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 74 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 73 (6.68%) C# Developer
8 67 (6.14%) Business Analyst
9 63 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 54 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 51 (4.67%) Architect
11 51 (4.67%) Support Analyst
12 44 (4.03%) SQL Developer
13 42 (3.85%) IT Analyst
14 41 (3.75%) Software Engineer
15 39 (3.57%) Applications Developer
16 36 (3.30%) Java Applications Developer
17 34 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
17 34 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
18 32 (2.93%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (13.28%) .NET
2 102 (9.34%) HTML
3 82 (7.51%) CSS
4 65 (5.95%) ASP.NET
5 45 (4.12%) jQuery
6 44 (4.03%) Swing
7 43 (3.94%) HTML5
8 42 (3.85%) Web Services
9 37 (3.39%) XML
10 35 (3.21%) Spring
11 28 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (2.38%) RESTful
13 25 (2.29%) CSS3
14 23 (2.11%) Java EE
15 22 (2.01%) AngularJS
15 22 (2.01%) Django
16 18 (1.65%) J2SE
17 15 (1.37%) .NET Framework
17 15 (1.37%) WPF
18 13 (1.19%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 105 (9.62%) Life Science
3 90 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (8.24%) Data Centre
4 77 (7.05%) Management Information System
5 54 (4.95%) Mathematics
6 52 (4.76%) FMCG
7 50 (4.58%) NHS
8 48 (4.40%) Visualisation
9 37 (3.39%) User Experience
10 32 (2.93%) Algorithms
11 22 (2.01%) Biotechnology
12 20 (1.83%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.65%) Applied Mathematics
14 17 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.56%) PMI
15 16 (1.47%) Biology
15 16 (1.47%) Clustering
15 16 (1.47%) Statistics
16 14 (1.28%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.45%) Windows
2 89 (8.15%) Linux
3 57 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 39 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (3.30%) Windows 8
6 26 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 23 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 21 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.65%) Android
9 18 (1.65%) CentOS
10 14 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (1.19%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.55%) Unix
15 5 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.37%) Windows CE
17 1 (0.092%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (11.54%) Analytics
3 119 (10.90%) Project Management
4 115 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 113 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (6.50%) OO
7 63 (5.77%) SDLC
8 61 (5.59%) ERP
9 59 (5.40%) E-Commerce
10 57 (5.22%) Line Management
11 54 (4.95%) CRM
12 51 (4.67%) PRINCE2
13 50 (4.58%) MVC
14 48 (4.40%) Risk Management
15 47 (4.30%) Data Management
15 47 (4.30%) ITIL
16 46 (4.21%) Mentoring
17 45 (4.12%) Business Analysis
17 45 (4.12%) ETL
18 43 (3.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 235 (21.52%) SQL
2 189 (17.31%) Java
3 145 (13.28%) C#
4 120 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 107 (9.80%) C++
6 75 (6.87%) Python
7 31 (2.84%) PHP
8 26 (2.38%) Perl
9 25 (2.29%) C
10 22 (2.01%) R
11 18 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.47%) Ruby
13 15 (1.37%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.82%) MATLAB
16 7 (0.64%) ABAP
17 6 (0.55%) Julia
17 6 (0.55%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.46%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 314 (28.75%) Degree
2 48 (4.40%) PhD
3 40 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (3.21%) MCSE
5 30 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 22 (2.01%) CCNA
6 22 (2.01%) CISM
6 22 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 22 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (1.83%) CISA
9 19 (1.74%) CISSP
10 17 (1.56%) CRISC
10 17 (1.56%) PMP
11 14 (1.28%) MCITP
12 12 (1.10%) CCSP
13 11 (1.01%) CCNP
13 11 (1.01%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.21%) QA
2 26 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.20%) GMP
4 20 (1.83%) GAMP
5 19 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.37%) GxP
7 14 (1.28%) COBIT
8 11 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.92%) SLA
10 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.46%) GLP
12 5 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.46%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.46%) RMADS
12 5 (0.46%) WAI
13 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.18%) GCP
13 2 (0.18%) ISO13485
System Software
1 91 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 20 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.46%) Varnish
6 4 (0.37%) Docker
6 4 (0.37%) Squid
7 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.27%) vCloud
7 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.18%) HDFS
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.092%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.82%) Puppet
2 8 (0.73%) FortiGate
3 6 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.46%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.46%) Kibana
4 5 (0.46%) logstash
4 5 (0.46%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.18%) Mesos
7 2 (0.18%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.092%) Ansible
8 1 (0.092%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.092%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.092%) SCCM
8 1 (0.092%) vRealize
Vendors
1 227 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 146 (13.37%) Oracle
3 78 (7.14%) SAP
4 61 (5.59%) VMware
5 42 (3.85%) Google
6 35 (3.21%) Cisco
6 35 (3.21%) IBM
7 33 (3.02%) Tableau
8 28 (2.56%) Informatica
9 22 (2.01%) TIBCO
10 20 (1.83%) Adobe
10 20 (1.83%) Apple
10 20 (1.83%) Citrix
10 20 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.92%) Fortinet
11 10 (0.92%) Hyperion
12 9 (0.82%) CheckPoint
12 9 (0.82%) Cognos
12 9 (0.82%) Sophos
13 8 (0.73%) Avaya
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £85000 - £95000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 34 days holiday + generous pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £85000 - £170000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 plus beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 40 days+ Holidays & Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Johnson and Johnson
Salary: Highly competitive salary, bonus and flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + pension, bonus c15%, travel allowance,
Posted: 3 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £345 - £395 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum £7,000 car allowance, 25% annual bo
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical, Dental, Gym,
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Johnson and Johnson
Salary: Highly competitive salary, bonus and flexible benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago