The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 385 440 506
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +66
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 729 540 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the General category 1.42% 1.12% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 562 416 340
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,405 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51234 48001 52566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.00% 44.28% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39737 37746 44242
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 2014. 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 +47 694 £48,500 -3.00% 250
London +46 246 £55,000 -8.33% 86
South East +33 203 £47,500 - 51
East of England +19 97 £42,500 -10.52% 22
Surrey +21 70 £65,000 +36.84% 23
North West +11 49 £40,000 +34.45% 25
Cambridgeshire +25 48 £46,000 +15.00% 11
Cambridge +17 47 £47,000 +17.50% 5
City of London +14 41 £55,000 - 10
Berkshire +14 36 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Cheshire +18 34 £37,500 +44.23% 7
Hertfordshire -11 33 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 32 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Oxfordshire +34 31 £32,500 +6.55% 5
Egham - 26 £85,000 -
South West -3 24 £45,500 +7.05% 14
East Midlands -19 22 £34,500 -4.82% 15
Uxbridge +21 21 £50,000 -
West Midlands +11 21 £32,000 -30.81% 23
Milton Keynes +10 17 £41,500 - 2
Hampshire +6 17 £68,000 +126.66% 2
Wiltshire +11 16 £45,750 +30.71% 1
Swindon +5 16 £45,750 +30.71% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 14 £38,750 -29.54% 5
Oxford +18 13 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Manchester -4 12 £45,000 +51.26% 8
Yorkshire -47 12 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Watford -9 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
West Yorkshire -61 11 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Guildford - 11 £50,000 -

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 353 (23.72%) SQL
2 338 (22.72%) Degree
3 289 (19.42%) Project Management
4 250 (16.80%) Finance
5 247 (16.60%) SQL Server
6 241 (16.20%) Oracle
7 240 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 234 (15.73%) Marketing
9 230 (15.46%) Microsoft
10 222 (14.92%) .NET
11 204 (13.71%) Life Science
12 200 (13.44%) MS Excel
13 197 (13.24%) SAP
14 167 (11.22%) Computer Science
15 160 (10.75%) CRM
15 160 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
16 157 (10.55%) HTML
17 148 (9.95%) C#
18 146 (9.81%) Retail
19 141 (9.48%) Business Analysis
20 135 (9.07%) Manufacturing
21 130 (8.74%) Business Development
22 129 (8.67%) Windows
23 126 (8.47%) CSS
23 126 (8.47%) Analytics
24 123 (8.27%) JavaScript
25 116 (7.80%) Data Management
26 115 (7.73%) ASP.NET
27 113 (7.59%) PRINCE2
28 111 (7.46%) Telecoms

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 71 (4.77%) SAS
2 54 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.15%) IIS
4 27 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.68%) CMS
6 19 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (1.01%) Documentum
7 15 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (0.94%) Apache
8 14 (0.94%) Lync
9 13 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.54%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
15 6 (0.40%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 200 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 92 (6.18%) MS Office
3 55 (3.70%) MS Project
4 53 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (3.09%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.41%) SPSS
7 19 (1.28%) Photoshop
8 15 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.74%) InDesign
10 7 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.20%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 3 (0.20%) CATIA
12 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 58 (3.90%) SAP MM
2 20 (1.34%) SAP MDM
3 13 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.87%) SAP BPC
3 13 (0.87%) SAP SD
4 11 (0.74%) SAP WM
4 11 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.60%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.60%) SAP APO
6 8 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.54%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 7 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.47%) SAP SCM
7 7 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.40%) Epicor Tropos
8 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.96%) SaaS
2 6 (0.40%) IaaS
3 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.27%) Office 365
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Force.com
6 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.067%) PaaS
6 1 (0.067%) Heroku
6 1 (0.067%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.067%) Route 53
6 1 (0.067%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.42%) DNS
2 34 (2.28%) DHCP
3 32 (2.15%) VPN
3 32 (2.15%) LAN
4 30 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.75%) Internet
6 21 (1.41%) Firewall
7 15 (1.01%) SAN
8 14 (0.94%) SMTP
9 13 (0.87%) BGP
9 13 (0.87%) SSL
9 13 (0.87%) WAN
9 13 (0.87%) LDAP
10 12 (0.81%) NAS
11 9 (0.60%) VoIP
12 7 (0.47%) HTTP
13 5 (0.34%) Intranet
14 4 (0.27%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.20%) Network Security
15 3 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 160 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (5.85%) QlikView
4 86 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (4.91%) Oracle Database
6 70 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (3.97%) MySQL
8 59 (3.97%) Spotfire
8 59 (3.97%) Relational Database
9 43 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 41 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (2.76%) Big Data
11 36 (2.42%) Data Mining
12 27 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
13 19 (1.28%) SQLPlus
14 18 (1.21%) PowerCenter
14 18 (1.21%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (2.08%) Subversion
2 20 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 15 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (0.74%) JIRA
6 11 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.74%) Selenium
6 11 (0.74%) Toad
7 7 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.47%) JMeter
8 6 (0.40%) Expression Web
8 6 (0.40%) FrontPage
9 5 (0.34%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.34%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.27%) PhoneGap
10 4 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.20%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 250 (16.80%) Finance
2 234 (15.73%) Marketing
3 146 (9.81%) Retail
4 135 (9.07%) Manufacturing
5 111 (7.46%) Telecoms
6 79 (5.31%) Automotive
7 64 (4.30%) Banking
8 60 (4.03%) Advertising
9 37 (2.49%) Legal
10 35 (2.35%) German Language
11 29 (1.95%) French Language
11 29 (1.95%) Publishing
12 22 (1.48%) Games
13 20 (1.34%) Italian Language
13 20 (1.34%) Spanish Language
14 17 (1.14%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.74%) Electronics
16 6 (0.40%) Law
16 6 (0.40%) Billing
17 5 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 291 (19.56%) Developer
2 285 (19.15%) Analyst
3 211 (14.18%) Consultant
4 196 (13.17%) Business Analyst
5 153 (10.28%) Project Manager
6 70 (4.70%) SAP Consultant
7 65 (4.37%) Senior Manager
8 60 (4.03%) Architect
9 54 (3.63%) .NET Developer
10 52 (3.49%) SAP MM Consultant
10 52 (3.49%) Programmer
11 44 (2.96%) Senior Project Manager
12 42 (2.82%) Senior Developer
13 39 (2.62%) Software Developer
13 39 (2.62%) Business Manager
14 35 (2.35%) C# Developer
15 34 (2.28%) Business Consultant
15 34 (2.28%) Junior
16 33 (2.22%) Account Manager
17 30 (2.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (14.92%) .NET
2 157 (10.55%) HTML
3 126 (8.47%) CSS
4 115 (7.73%) ASP.NET
5 85 (5.71%) XML
6 71 (4.77%) jQuery
7 61 (4.10%) Web Services
8 56 (3.76%) HTML5
9 36 (2.42%) CSS3
10 31 (2.08%) WinForms
11 28 (1.88%) WCF
12 26 (1.75%) .NET Framework
13 20 (1.34%) XSD
14 19 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (1.21%) LAMP
15 18 (1.21%) Hibernate
15 18 (1.21%) Apache Flex
16 17 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (1.14%) XHTML
17 15 (1.01%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 204 (13.71%) Life Science
2 167 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 62 (4.17%) FMCG
4 51 (3.43%) Visualisation
5 46 (3.09%) Biotechnology
6 41 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.49%) NHS
9 36 (2.42%) Chemistry
10 35 (2.35%) PMI
11 32 (2.15%) Social Media
12 30 (2.02%) Statistics
13 29 (1.95%) Biology
13 29 (1.95%) Data Integration
14 27 (1.81%) Informatics
15 25 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (1.61%) Mathematics
17 18 (1.21%) Client/Server
18 11 (0.74%) e-Health
18 11 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 129 (8.67%) Windows
2 38 (2.55%) Linux
3 35 (2.35%) UNIX
4 25 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.74%) CentOS
10 7 (0.47%) Android
10 7 (0.47%) Solaris
11 6 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.20%) AIX
14 3 (0.20%) HPUX
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (19.42%) Project Management
2 240 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 160 (10.75%) CRM
4 141 (9.48%) Business Analysis
5 130 (8.74%) Business Development
6 126 (8.47%) Analytics
7 116 (7.80%) Data Management
8 113 (7.59%) PRINCE2
9 99 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (6.38%) Validation
10 95 (6.38%) ERP
11 92 (6.18%) ETL
12 88 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 77 (5.17%) UML
14 74 (4.97%) Information Management
15 72 (4.84%) Change Management
16 71 (4.77%) ITIL
17 68 (4.57%) Scrum
17 68 (4.57%) Software Engineering
18 64 (4.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 353 (23.72%) SQL
2 148 (9.95%) C#
3 123 (8.27%) JavaScript
4 92 (6.18%) Java
5 75 (5.04%) T-SQL
6 51 (3.43%) ABAP
7 47 (3.16%) VB.NET
8 41 (2.76%) C
9 37 (2.49%) PL/SQL
10 36 (2.42%) PHP
11 35 (2.35%) Python
12 34 (2.28%) C++
13 25 (1.68%) Perl
14 19 (1.28%) ActionScript
15 17 (1.14%) VB
16 14 (0.94%) VB6
17 13 (0.87%) VBA
18 10 (0.67%) R
18 10 (0.67%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.54%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 338 (22.72%) Degree
2 58 (3.90%) PMI Certification
3 51 (3.43%) PhD
4 44 (2.96%) ISEB
5 28 (1.88%) MBA
5 28 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.81%) PMP
7 19 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (1.21%) HND
8 18 (1.21%) CBAP
9 17 (1.14%) MCITP
10 16 (1.08%) CIPD
11 15 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 15 (1.01%) MCSE
12 13 (0.87%) OCP
12 13 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
13 11 (0.74%) CCNA
13 11 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.17%) QA
2 35 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.95%) SLA
4 24 (1.61%) GCP
5 21 (1.41%) GxP
6 18 (1.21%) CDISC
7 16 (1.08%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 11 (0.74%) GAMP
10 10 (0.67%) GMP
10 10 (0.67%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.27%) GLP
13 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.13%) COBIT
14 2 (0.13%) WAI
15 1 (0.067%) GAAP
System Software
1 44 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.81%) vSphere
6 10 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.34%) XenApp
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.20%) SAP ITS
9 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.20%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.067%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.87%) SCCM
1 13 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (0.87%) Backup Exec
2 10 (0.67%) SCOM
3 9 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.54%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.34%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.27%) Netcool
6 4 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.27%) WSUS
7 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.13%) Puppet
8 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.067%) Ansible
9 1 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 241 (16.20%) Oracle
2 230 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 197 (13.24%) SAP
4 88 (5.91%) Business Objects
5 77 (5.17%) Cognos
6 57 (3.83%) Tableau
7 42 (2.82%) Citrix
8 41 (2.76%) IBM
8 41 (2.76%) Informatica
9 38 (2.55%) VMware
9 38 (2.55%) MicroStrategy
9 38 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (2.35%) Adobe
11 23 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.34%) Hyperion
12 20 (1.34%) Cisco
13 18 (1.21%) Symantec
14 17 (1.14%) Siebel
15 12 (0.81%) EMC
15 12 (0.81%) HP
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Posted: 15 hours ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
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Surrey
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South East
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Salary: NEG
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Salary: NEG
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North
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Salary: NEG
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Salary: NEG
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Manchester, Lancashire
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