Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 112 201
Rank change year-on-year +90 +89 +82
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 410 21 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.81% 1.10% 1.05%
As % of the General category 12.69% 2.36% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 50
10th Percentile £20,250 £38,750 £27,450
25th Percentile £30,625 £42,188 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £64,375 £65,188 £60,313
90th Percentile £87,750 £97,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -4.55%

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 3,230 888 3,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 61.54% 46.32% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,556 665 2,602
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,978 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,969 £35,712 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,400
% change year-on-year - +7.68% +6.38%

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 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +52 223 £52,500 +16.67% 32
Hertfordshire +45 171 £55,000 -54.17% 14
Bedfordshire - 8 - -
Suffolk -8 5 £27,500 -26.67%
Essex -10 3 £21,500 -52.22% 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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.

1 188 (45.85%) Degree
2 183 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (39.02%) Social Skills
4 144 (35.12%) Life Science
5 136 (33.17%) Computer Science
6 94 (22.93%) Data Management
7 93 (22.68%) Mathematics
8 88 (21.46%) Social Media
9 84 (20.49%) Facebook
9 84 (20.49%) Instagram
10 82 (20.00%) Informatics
11 78 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
12 77 (18.78%) Validation
13 75 (18.29%) SAS
14 71 (17.32%) Statistics
15 64 (15.61%) Analytics
16 63 (15.37%) Manufacturing
17 62 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
18 61 (14.88%) Mentoring
19 60 (14.63%) Project Management
20 59 (14.39%) Python
21 58 (14.15%) Co-Creation
22 57 (13.90%) Biotechnology
23 55 (13.41%) Management Information System
24 51 (12.44%) Software Engineering
25 50 (12.20%) Data Science
26 49 (11.95%) R
27 48 (11.71%) Decision-Making
28 45 (10.98%) Computer Science Degree
29 43 (10.49%) GxP

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 75 (18.29%) SAS
2 11 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.73%) Drupal
6 2 (0.49%) CMS
6 2 (0.49%) Confluence
6 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.46%) Adobe XD
3 6 (1.46%) Figma
3 6 (1.46%) InVision
3 6 (1.46%) Sketch
4 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Maximo
2 3 (0.73%) TrackWise
3 2 (0.49%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.61%) AWS
2 18 (4.39%) Veeva
3 16 (3.90%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (2.93%) Serverless
5 8 (1.95%) Azure
6 7 (1.71%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.46%) SaaS
8 4 (0.98%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.49%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (0.49%) Collibra
10 2 (0.49%) GCP
10 2 (0.49%) GitHub
10 2 (0.49%) Google Data Studio
10 2 (0.49%) WeChat
11 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) Firewall
1 6 (1.46%) Intranet
1 6 (1.46%) TCP/IP
1 6 (1.46%) VPN
2 1 (0.24%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.10%) Electronic Patient Records
2 18 (4.39%) Metadata
3 12 (2.93%) Big Data
3 12 (2.93%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.44%) MySQL
4 10 (2.44%) Spotfire
5 9 (2.20%) Tableau
6 7 (1.71%) Data Lake
6 7 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.71%) Power BI
7 5 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.49%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.49%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (1.95%) JIRA
2 6 (1.46%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.73%) Balsamiq
4 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 160 (39.02%) Social Skills
2 63 (15.37%) Manufacturing
3 62 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.83%) Finance
5 26 (6.34%) Marketing
6 22 (5.37%) Social Science
7 20 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
8 14 (3.41%) Influencing Skills
9 12 (2.93%) Games
9 12 (2.93%) Law
9 12 (2.93%) Public Sector
9 12 (2.93%) Public Speaking
10 10 (2.44%) Legal
11 5 (1.22%) Retail
12 4 (0.98%) Advertising
12 4 (0.98%) Environmental Health
12 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.73%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 67 (16.34%) Programmer
2 56 (13.66%) Analyst
3 30 (7.32%) Architect
4 25 (6.10%) Statistical Programmer
5 22 (5.37%) IT Manager
6 21 (5.12%) Data Manager
6 21 (5.12%) Senior Programmer
7 19 (4.63%) Data Architect
8 17 (4.15%) Senior Manager
9 16 (3.90%) Developer
9 16 (3.90%) Domain Architect
10 13 (3.17%) Product Manager
10 13 (3.17%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (3.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 11 (2.68%) Associate Director
11 11 (2.68%) Business Manager
12 10 (2.44%) Data Science Leader
12 10 (2.44%) Product Owner
13 9 (2.20%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.59%) .NET
2 8 (1.95%) Play Framework
3 5 (1.22%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.22%) D3.js
3 5 (1.22%) JSON
3 5 (1.22%) Kafka
3 5 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (1.22%) REST
3 5 (1.22%) Spring
4 4 (0.98%) React
4 4 (0.98%) Shiny
4 4 (0.98%) WPF
5 3 (0.73%) Apache Camel
5 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.73%) HTML
5 3 (0.73%) Node.js
5 3 (0.73%) SOAP
5 3 (0.73%) Web Services
5 3 (0.73%) XML
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 144 (35.12%) Life Science
2 88 (21.46%) Social Media
3 57 (13.90%) Biotechnology
4 55 (13.41%) Management Information System
5 35 (8.54%) User Experience
6 19 (4.63%) Algorithms
7 17 (4.15%) Reference Data
8 16 (3.90%) Cloud Native
9 13 (3.17%) Pharmacovigilance
10 7 (1.71%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.46%) CMDB
11 6 (1.46%) LIMS
11 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (1.46%) NHS
11 6 (1.46%) Replication
11 6 (1.46%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.93%) Android
1 12 (2.93%) Windows
2 7 (1.71%) Windows 10
2 7 (1.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.46%) Windows 8
3 6 (1.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (33.17%) Computer Science
3 94 (22.93%) Data Management
4 93 (22.68%) Mathematics
5 82 (20.00%) Informatics
6 78 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
7 77 (18.78%) Validation
8 71 (17.32%) Statistics
9 64 (15.61%) Analytics
10 61 (14.88%) Mentoring
11 60 (14.63%) Project Management
12 58 (14.15%) Co-Creation
13 51 (12.44%) Software Engineering
14 50 (12.20%) Data Science
15 48 (11.71%) Decision-Making
16 40 (9.76%) DevOps
17 37 (9.02%) Data Modelling
18 36 (8.78%) Clinical Data Management
18 36 (8.78%) Data Protection
19 35 (8.54%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.39%) Python
2 49 (11.95%) R
3 41 (10.00%) Java
4 40 (9.76%) SQL
5 22 (5.37%) VBA
6 12 (2.93%) C
7 10 (2.44%) C#
7 10 (2.44%) C++
8 8 (1.95%) Groovy
9 4 (0.98%) Ladder Logic
10 2 (0.49%) Julia
10 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.24%) Cypher
11 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.24%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 188 (45.85%) Degree
2 45 (10.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (9.02%) PhD
4 19 (4.63%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.46%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.98%) HNC
7 4 (0.98%) HND
8 3 (0.73%) MBA
8 3 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) MCSA
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.24%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.49%) GxP
2 35 (8.54%) CDISC
3 29 (7.07%) QA
4 26 (6.34%) GMP
5 21 (5.12%) Data Quality
5 21 (5.12%) Good Clinical Practice
6 17 (4.15%) GDPR
7 16 (3.90%) HIPAA
8 14 (3.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 11 (2.68%) GAMP
10 10 (2.44%) GLP
11 7 (1.71%) Accessibility
12 6 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.98%) SLA
14 2 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.49%) GRC
15 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.24%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 8 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.71%) Docker
2 7 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.22%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (20.49%) Facebook
1 84 (20.49%) Instagram
2 25 (6.10%) CA Agile Central
3 19 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.66%) Informatica
5 13 (3.17%) VMware
6 12 (2.93%) SAP
6 12 (2.93%) Veeam
7 10 (2.44%) Dataiku
7 10 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.95%) Adobe
9 7 (1.71%) Cisco
9 7 (1.71%) Talend
9 7 (1.71%) Veritas
10 6 (1.46%) Apple
10 6 (1.46%) CommVault
11 5 (1.22%) IBM
11 5 (1.22%) Oracle
12 4 (0.98%) Google
12 4 (0.98%) Siemens