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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK
Rank 497 434 462
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +28
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 373 641 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.07% 1.46% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 255 453 462
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,119
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%

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
34714 44035 44922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.29% 43.98% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27952 35920 36105
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -51 351 £51,000 -2.85% 73
London -41 115 £55,000 +1.38% 22
South East +19 94 £51,000 -2.85% 26
East of England +16 61 £55,500 +0.90% 3
Cambridgeshire -11 37 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Berkshire +30 36 £45,000 -16.27% 14
Cambridge -5 32 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Surrey +39 29 £70,000 +21.73% 3
North West -25 28 £29,000 -49.56% 7
Yorkshire +26 22 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Hertfordshire +14 20 £56,000 -13.84%
Manchester -26 17 £32,250 -21.81%
Slough +24 15 £55,000 - 7
West Yorkshire +23 13 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Reading +39 12 £43,750 +4.16% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 12 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Middlesex +8 11 £51,000 +7.36% 1
East Midlands 0 11 £42,500 - 4
West Midlands -9 11 £44,250 -1.66% 5
Scotland -19 11 £52,500 -
Edinburgh -24 11 £52,500 -
Leeds +30 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £70,000 -
Sheffield +17 9 £32,500 -23.52% 1
South Yorkshire +7 9 £32,500 -23.52% 1
City of London +2 9 £80,000 +28.00% 6
Leicestershire +1 8 £40,000 - 2
South West +22 7 £65,000 +67.74% 3
Liverpool -2 6 £31,250 +20.19%
Amersham -6 6 £30,000 -

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 221 (25.94%) Finance
2 206 (24.18%) Degree
3 182 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (21.13%) SQL
5 175 (20.54%) Microsoft
6 155 (18.19%) C#
7 141 (16.55%) .NET
8 128 (15.02%) SQL Server
9 123 (14.44%) Project Management
10 119 (13.97%) Retail
11 110 (12.91%) Java
12 104 (12.21%) JavaScript
12 104 (12.21%) MS Excel
13 94 (11.03%) Computer Science
14 93 (10.92%) HTML
15 88 (10.33%) Software Engineering
16 82 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
17 81 (9.51%) Linux
18 79 (9.27%) Oracle
19 78 (9.15%) C++
19 78 (9.15%) Analytics
20 77 (9.04%) Life Science
21 75 (8.80%) Telecoms
22 72 (8.45%) Data Centre
23 71 (8.33%) CSS
23 71 (8.33%) Firewall
24 70 (8.22%) ASP.NET
25 68 (7.98%) Visual Studio
25 68 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
25 68 (7.98%) NHS

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 63 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.58%) CMS
3 19 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (1.88%) Apache
5 16 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
6 15 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.41%) IIS
7 12 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.94%) SAS
10 6 (0.70%) JBoss
11 5 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 104 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.52%) MS Office
3 23 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.06%) MS Project
5 8 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.23%) InDesign
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.17%) SAP ERP
4 9 (1.06%) BPCS
5 8 (0.94%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.35%) Data Workbench
7 3 (0.35%) Lorenzo
8 2 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.23%) Maximo
8 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.23%) TrackWise
8 2 (0.23%) TRIRIGA
9 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.41%) Office 365
4 11 (1.29%) SaaS
5 6 (0.70%) Veeva
6 4 (0.47%) iTunes
7 3 (0.35%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Slack
7 3 (0.35%) Yammer
8 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) AdWords
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.33%) Firewall
2 56 (6.57%) Network Security
3 28 (3.29%) LAN
4 22 (2.58%) Wireless
5 14 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.64%) VPN
6 13 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (1.29%) Internet
7 11 (1.29%) WAN
8 9 (1.06%) SAN
9 8 (0.94%) DNS
10 7 (0.82%) DHCP
10 7 (0.82%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.59%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.59%) VoIP
12 4 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.47%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.23%) NAS
13 2 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (3.29%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (2.82%) Electronic Patient Records
6 21 (2.46%) MySQL
6 21 (2.46%) Spotfire
7 17 (2.00%) QlikView
7 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.88%) Big Data
8 16 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.82%) Lumira
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 68 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 38 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.00%) JIRA
4 16 (1.88%) Moq
5 14 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 12 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.82%) Subversion
9 6 (0.70%) Maven
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.59%) JUnit
11 4 (0.47%) FindBugs
11 4 (0.47%) Gradle
12 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.23%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.23%) Trac
12 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 221 (25.94%) Finance
2 119 (13.97%) Retail
3 75 (8.80%) Telecoms
4 67 (7.86%) Manufacturing
5 59 (6.92%) Marketing
6 55 (6.46%) Banking
7 30 (3.52%) Publishing
8 29 (3.40%) Legal
9 27 (3.17%) Law
10 22 (2.58%) German Language
11 20 (2.35%) Aerospace
12 13 (1.53%) Games
13 11 (1.29%) Automotive
14 9 (1.06%) Electronics
15 8 (0.94%) French Language
15 8 (0.94%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.70%) Advertising
16 6 (0.70%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.47%) Back Office
17 4 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 189 (22.18%) Developer
2 113 (13.26%) Analyst
3 93 (10.92%) Consultant
4 73 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 64 (7.51%) C# Developer
6 54 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 50 (5.87%) Security Consultant
9 48 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 45 (5.28%) Project Manager
11 44 (5.16%) Architect
12 36 (4.23%) Network Consultant
12 36 (4.23%) Network Security Consultant
13 33 (3.87%) Java Developer
14 30 (3.52%) Software Developer
14 30 (3.52%) Software Engineer
15 28 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 28 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (3.17%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (16.55%) .NET
2 93 (10.92%) HTML
3 71 (8.33%) CSS
4 70 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 62 (7.28%) XML
6 55 (6.46%) AngularJS
7 43 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (5.05%) Web Services
8 37 (4.34%) .NET Framework
9 31 (3.64%) HTML5
10 28 (3.29%) Entity Framework
11 24 (2.82%) REST
12 23 (2.70%) JSON
12 23 (2.70%) WPF
13 21 (2.46%) React
14 18 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (2.00%) jQuery
16 16 (1.88%) Spring
17 14 (1.64%) J2EE
18 13 (1.53%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 82 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (9.04%) Life Science
4 72 (8.45%) Data Centre
5 68 (7.98%) NHS
6 64 (7.51%) Management Information System
7 52 (6.10%) Biotechnology
8 39 (4.58%) Mathematics
9 34 (3.99%) Algorithms
10 29 (3.40%) FMCG
11 23 (2.70%) Economics
11 23 (2.70%) Informatics
12 21 (2.46%) PMI
13 20 (2.35%) Driving Licence
13 20 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (2.23%) Physics
15 17 (2.00%) User Experience
16 16 (1.88%) Data Extraction
17 15 (1.76%) Client/Server
17 15 (1.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.51%) Linux
2 60 (7.04%) Windows
3 16 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 10 (1.17%) Unix
5 10 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.94%) CentOS
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.47%) Android
10 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (14.44%) Project Management
3 88 (10.33%) Software Engineering
4 78 (9.15%) Analytics
5 68 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (7.39%) MVC
7 62 (7.28%) CRM
8 60 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (6.69%) ERP
10 55 (6.46%) ITIL
11 52 (6.10%) SDLC
12 46 (5.40%) Scrum
13 44 (5.16%) Data Modelling
14 41 (4.81%) Mentoring
14 41 (4.81%) PRINCE2
15 40 (4.69%) ETL
16 39 (4.58%) TDD
17 37 (4.34%) Business Development
18 36 (4.23%) Web Development
19 35 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 180 (21.13%) SQL
2 155 (18.19%) C#
3 110 (12.91%) Java
4 104 (12.21%) JavaScript
5 78 (9.15%) C++
6 49 (5.75%) Python
7 47 (5.52%) R
8 38 (4.46%) T-SQL
9 35 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.76%) C
11 14 (1.64%) PHP
11 14 (1.64%) VBA
12 13 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.41%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.41%) Perl
13 12 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.29%) XAML
15 9 (1.06%) Scala
16 8 (0.94%) Ruby
17 7 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 206 (24.18%) Degree
2 61 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (6.10%) CCNP
4 42 (4.93%) CCSP
5 39 (4.58%) CCSA
5 39 (4.58%) CCSE
6 38 (4.46%) PhD
7 24 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.88%) CISSP
8 16 (1.88%) PMP
9 14 (1.64%) CCIE
10 12 (1.41%) CISA
10 12 (1.41%) CISM
10 12 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.06%) ISEB
12 8 (0.94%) CRISC
12 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.70%) CCNA
14 5 (0.59%) MCSE
14 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.76%) QA
2 25 (2.93%) GxP
3 23 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 13 (1.53%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.29%) COBIT
7 11 (1.29%) PMBOK
8 10 (1.17%) GAMP
9 7 (0.82%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.59%) SLA
11 4 (0.47%) HL7
11 4 (0.47%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.35%) WAI
13 2 (0.23%) GCP
13 2 (0.23%) GLP
13 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.12%) CDISC
14 1 (0.12%) GMP
14 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
System Software
1 31 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.06%) Docker
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.47%) vSphere
7 2 (0.23%) iptables
7 2 (0.23%) Varnish
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (4.46%) FortiGate
2 6 (0.70%) Puppet
3 5 (0.59%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.47%) Ansible
4 4 (0.47%) Nagios
4 4 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.47%) SCOM
5 3 (0.35%) SCCM
6 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.23%) Icinga
6 2 (0.23%) Kibana
6 2 (0.23%) logstash
6 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.23%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.23%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 175 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.27%) Oracle
3 67 (7.86%) Cisco
4 65 (7.63%) SAP
5 48 (5.63%) CheckPoint
6 38 (4.46%) Fortinet
6 38 (4.46%) Splunk
7 31 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.58%) JD Edwards
9 19 (2.23%) VMware
10 12 (1.41%) IBM
10 12 (1.41%) Talend
11 11 (1.29%) IFS
11 11 (1.29%) Infor
12 10 (1.17%) Cognos
12 10 (1.17%) F5
12 10 (1.17%) Tableau
13 9 (1.06%) Citrix
14 8 (0.94%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.82%) Apiary
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Crunchposter
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Salary Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: Competitive+£5000 Annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25000 to £30000 per annum, + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Travel Allowance a
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus 15%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50K + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TriMas Corporation
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 6 days ago