Period
to 27 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 34 117 209
Rank change year-on-year +83 +92 +16
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 399 37 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.71% 1.49% 0.88%
As % of the General category 10.20% 2.93% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 22
10th Percentile £42,250 £25,750 £31,425
25th Percentile £51,250 £35,000 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £45,591
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -1.30% -8.82%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,910 1,264 3,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 65.74% 50.95% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,648 853 2,289
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,300 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,287 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,913 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% -1.24% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the East of England

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +49 189 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Hertfordshire +41 170 £55,000 - 26
Bedfordshire +7 26 - - 2
Essex -13 7 - - 3
Suffolk -16 5 - - 2
Norfolk -18 2 - -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 191 (47.87%) Degree
2 162 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (38.85%) Social Skills
4 123 (30.83%) Computer Science
5 94 (23.56%) Life Science
6 86 (21.55%) Validation
6 86 (21.55%) Project Management
7 83 (20.80%) Informatics
8 78 (19.55%) Problem-Solving
9 77 (19.30%) Mathematics
10 76 (19.05%) Manufacturing
11 73 (18.30%) Social Media
12 67 (16.79%) Facebook
12 67 (16.79%) Biotechnology
13 63 (15.79%) SAS
13 63 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 62 (15.54%) Analytics
15 58 (14.54%) Finance
16 57 (14.29%) Statistics
17 56 (14.04%) Data Protection
18 55 (13.78%) PhD
19 54 (13.53%) Data Science
20 50 (12.53%) Decision-Making
21 49 (12.28%) GxP
22 48 (12.03%) Artificial Intelligence
22 48 (12.03%) Mentoring
23 46 (11.53%) Data Management
24 45 (11.28%) Risk Management
25 44 (11.03%) Management Information System
25 44 (11.03%) Computer Science Degree

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.79%) SAS
2 19 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.26%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.25%) Apache
5 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.50%) CMS
6 2 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.25%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.75%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.75%) InVision
7 3 (0.75%) Sketch
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) InDesign
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Maximo
1 4 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.75%) Sprinklr
2 3 (0.75%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.52%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (7.52%) AWS
3 20 (5.01%) Veeva
4 16 (4.01%) Azure
5 13 (3.26%) SaaS
6 11 (2.76%) Serverless
7 6 (1.50%) GCP
7 6 (1.50%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.75%) Figma
9 3 (0.75%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.50%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.50%) PaaS
10 2 (0.50%) Slack
10 2 (0.50%) WeChat
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.25%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.26%) Firewall
2 8 (2.01%) InfiniBand
3 7 (1.75%) VPN
4 6 (1.50%) Network Security
5 4 (1.00%) Intranet
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.26%) Electronic Patient Records
2 12 (3.01%) Big Data
3 11 (2.76%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.01%) Metadata
5 7 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.75%) Tableau
6 6 (1.50%) Spotfire
7 5 (1.25%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.25%) ClickHouse
7 5 (1.25%) OLAP
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.75%) Power BI
10 2 (0.50%) MySQL
11 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.25%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.25%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.50%) JIRA
2 3 (0.75%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.75%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.25%) GitLab
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 155 (38.85%) Social Skills
2 76 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 63 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (14.54%) Finance
5 30 (7.52%) Presentation Skills
6 19 (4.76%) Marketing
6 19 (4.76%) Public Speaking
7 15 (3.76%) Influencing Skills
8 12 (3.01%) Legal
8 12 (3.01%) Public Sector
8 12 (3.01%) Social Science
9 9 (2.26%) Law
10 7 (1.75%) Games
11 6 (1.50%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.50%) Publishing
11 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.00%) Environmental Health
12 4 (1.00%) Retail
13 3 (0.75%) Advertising
14 2 (0.50%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 62 (15.54%) Analyst
2 52 (13.03%) Programmer
3 35 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 33 (8.27%) Senior Manager
5 30 (7.52%) IT Manager
6 27 (6.77%) Data Manager
7 25 (6.27%) Architect
7 25 (6.27%) Product Manager
7 25 (6.27%) Statistical Programmer
8 19 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
9 17 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (3.51%) Senior IT Manager
10 14 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
11 13 (3.26%) Associate Director
12 12 (3.01%) Business Manager
12 12 (3.01%) Senior Business Manager
13 10 (2.51%) Product Owner
13 10 (2.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 9 (2.26%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.75%) Play Framework
2 5 (1.25%) .NET
2 5 (1.25%) GraphQL
2 5 (1.25%) Shiny
2 5 (1.25%) TensorFlow
2 5 (1.25%) Web Services
3 4 (1.00%) Flask
3 4 (1.00%) PyTorch
4 3 (0.75%) Node.js
4 3 (0.75%) REST
5 2 (0.50%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.50%) Kafka
6 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.25%) Blazor
6 1 (0.25%) PySpark
6 1 (0.25%) React
6 1 (0.25%) React Native
6 1 (0.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 94 (23.56%) Life Science
2 73 (18.30%) Social Media
3 67 (16.79%) Biotechnology
4 44 (11.03%) Management Information System
5 24 (6.02%) User Experience
6 19 (4.76%) Cloud Native
7 15 (3.76%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.26%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.75%) PMI
10 7 (1.75%) Replication
11 6 (1.50%) LIMS
12 5 (1.25%) Blog
12 5 (1.25%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.00%) NHS
13 4 (1.00%) Pharmacovigilance
14 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.01%) Windows
2 9 (2.26%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.00%) Android
3 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.75%) Linux
5 2 (0.50%) Unix
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (30.83%) Computer Science
3 86 (21.55%) Project Management
3 86 (21.55%) Validation
4 83 (20.80%) Informatics
5 78 (19.55%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (19.30%) Mathematics
7 62 (15.54%) Analytics
8 57 (14.29%) Statistics
9 56 (14.04%) Data Protection
10 54 (13.53%) Data Science
11 50 (12.53%) Decision-Making
12 48 (12.03%) Artificial Intelligence
12 48 (12.03%) Mentoring
13 46 (11.53%) Data Management
14 45 (11.28%) Risk Management
15 44 (11.03%) Creative Thinking
16 43 (10.78%) Change Management
16 43 (10.78%) Co-Creation
17 40 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.77%) Python
2 23 (5.76%) R
3 21 (5.26%) SQL
4 19 (4.76%) Java
5 10 (2.51%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.75%) C
6 7 (1.75%) C#
6 7 (1.75%) C++
7 5 (1.25%) Scala
8 4 (1.00%) Ladder Logic
9 3 (0.75%) VBA
10 2 (0.50%) Bash
10 2 (0.50%) Groovy
10 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.50%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.25%) Cypher
11 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.25%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 191 (47.87%) Degree
2 55 (13.78%) PhD
3 44 (11.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (7.27%) Master's Degree
5 13 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.01%) MCSE
6 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.01%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.50%) HNC
7 6 (1.50%) PMP
8 4 (1.00%) CCNP
8 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.00%) MCSA
8 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.75%) CISSP
9 3 (0.75%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.50%) CISM
10 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.28%) GxP
2 36 (9.02%) QA
3 31 (7.77%) GMP
4 28 (7.02%) CDISC
5 20 (5.01%) GAMP
6 19 (4.76%) GLP
7 18 (4.51%) Good Clinical Practice
8 16 (4.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 13 (3.26%) GDPR
10 8 (2.01%) HIPAA
11 7 (1.75%) Accessibility
11 7 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (1.50%) SLA
13 5 (1.25%) Data Quality
13 5 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.75%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.75%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.75%) NEBOSH
15 2 (0.50%) GRC
System Software
1 19 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.01%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.50%) Terraform
3 2 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (16.79%) Facebook
2 18 (4.51%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.01%) Google
3 16 (4.01%) SAP
3 16 (4.01%) VMware
4 14 (3.51%) CA Agile Central
5 12 (3.01%) Adobe
6 11 (2.76%) Cisco
6 11 (2.76%) Palo Alto
7 8 (2.01%) Veeam
8 7 (1.75%) Dataiku
9 6 (1.50%) Ariba
9 6 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.25%) Remedy
11 4 (1.00%) CA
11 4 (1.00%) NetApp
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle
11 4 (1.00%) Siemens
11 4 (1.00%) Twitter
11 4 (1.00%) Varonis