Period
to

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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 43 144
Rank change year-on-year +5 +101 +29
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 489 226 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.58% 5.01% 1.26%
As % of the General category 9.70% 8.53% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 24
10th Percentile £40,250 £25,900 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £37,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £81,250 £49,301
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £76,850
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5,040 2,649 2,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 67.86% 58.74% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,818 1,331 1,444
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +2 275 £102,500 +70.83% 22
Hertfordshire -8 127 £53,000 +6.00% 29
Suffolk +11 37 - - 3
Essex -11 30 £37,500 +74.42% 1
Bedfordshire -4 19 - - 3
Norfolk 0 1 £57,500 - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 244 (49.90%) Degree
2 188 (38.45%) Social Skills
3 134 (27.40%) Agile
4 119 (24.34%) Life Science
5 116 (23.72%) Computer Science
6 82 (16.77%) Risk Management
7 81 (16.56%) Project Management
8 80 (16.36%) Data Science
9 72 (14.72%) SAS
10 71 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence
10 71 (14.52%) Social Media
11 69 (14.11%) Analytics
11 69 (14.11%) Mathematics
12 66 (13.50%) Facebook
13 65 (13.29%) AWS
14 64 (13.09%) Microsoft
15 62 (12.68%) Biotechnology
15 62 (12.68%) Azure
16 60 (12.27%) Validation
17 59 (12.07%) Creative Thinking
18 58 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
19 57 (11.66%) Change Management
19 57 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
20 53 (10.84%) Machine Learning
20 53 (10.84%) Statistics
21 50 (10.22%) PhD
22 49 (10.02%) Microsoft 365
23 48 (9.82%) SQL
24 45 (9.20%) Data Protection
24 45 (9.20%) Visualisation

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 72 (14.72%) SAS
2 15 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.23%) Apache
5 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 40 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (5.73%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (2.66%) SAP ERP
2 13 (2.66%) SAP MDG
3 8 (1.64%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.41%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.20%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.29%) AWS
2 62 (12.68%) Azure
3 49 (10.02%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (3.48%) SaaS
5 12 (2.45%) Google Analytics
6 11 (2.25%) GCP
7 10 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.04%) Veeva
8 9 (1.84%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (1.43%) IaaS
10 7 (1.43%) PaaS
11 5 (1.02%) Smartsheet
12 4 (0.82%) Azure DevOps
12 4 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 2 (0.41%) Azure Service Bus
14 2 (0.41%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.66%) Network Security
2 12 (2.45%) Firewall
3 8 (1.64%) DHCP
3 8 (1.64%) DNS
4 7 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.02%) InfiniBand
5 5 (1.02%) LAN
5 5 (1.02%) SD-WAN
5 5 (1.02%) WAN
5 5 (1.02%) WLAN
6 4 (0.82%) Skype
7 3 (0.61%) HTTP
8 2 (0.41%) Internet
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.86%) Metadata
2 13 (2.66%) SAP HANA
3 12 (2.45%) Data Mart
4 9 (1.84%) Power BI
5 8 (1.64%) Big Data
5 8 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.64%) Tableau
6 6 (1.23%) ClickHouse
6 6 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.23%) OLAP
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.82%) BigQuery
8 4 (0.82%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.61%) MySQL
9 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 19 (3.89%) JIRA
2 14 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (1.64%) Subversion
4 5 (1.02%) RStudio
4 5 (1.02%) Toad
5 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) JUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 188 (38.45%) Social Skills
2 57 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.59%) Manufacturing
4 36 (7.36%) Finance
5 27 (5.52%) Influencing Skills
6 18 (3.68%) Advertising
7 17 (3.48%) Marketing
8 9 (1.84%) Law
8 9 (1.84%) Publishing
9 8 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.23%) Legal
11 5 (1.02%) Social Science
12 4 (0.82%) Banking
12 4 (0.82%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.61%) Electronics
14 2 (0.41%) Retail
14 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.41%) Wearables
15 1 (0.20%) Documentation Skills
15 1 (0.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 47 (9.61%) Programmer
2 42 (8.59%) Analyst
3 35 (7.16%) Project Manager
4 29 (5.93%) Architect
5 27 (5.52%) Statistical Programmer
6 19 (3.89%) Senior Manager
6 19 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (3.48%) Quality Manager
7 17 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (3.48%) Senior Architect
7 17 (3.48%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 15 (3.07%) Associate Director
9 14 (2.86%) Technical Support
10 13 (2.66%) Data Manager
10 13 (2.66%) Technical Leader
11 12 (2.45%) Developer
11 12 (2.45%) Senior Project Manager
12 11 (2.25%) Senior Programmer
12 11 (2.25%) Support Manager
12 11 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.73%) REST
2 18 (3.68%) CSS
2 18 (3.68%) HTML
3 10 (2.04%) Node.js
4 8 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 8 (1.64%) CSS3
4 8 (1.64%) HTML5
4 8 (1.64%) jQuery
4 8 (1.64%) Modernizr
4 8 (1.64%) SOAP
4 8 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (1.43%) React
6 6 (1.23%) GraphQL
6 6 (1.23%) Play Framework
6 6 (1.23%) Web Services
7 5 (1.02%) .NET Core
8 4 (0.82%) COM
9 3 (0.61%) .NET
9 3 (0.61%) JSON
9 3 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (24.34%) Life Science
2 71 (14.52%) Social Media
3 62 (12.68%) Biotechnology
4 37 (7.57%) Cloud Native
4 37 (7.57%) Pharmacovigilance
5 28 (5.73%) Hackathon
6 23 (4.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 23 (4.70%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.48%) User Experience
8 11 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.04%) Blog
10 9 (1.84%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.64%) W3C
12 6 (1.23%) Data Fabric
12 6 (1.23%) FMCG
12 6 (1.23%) Linked Data
12 6 (1.23%) PMI
12 6 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.75%) Windows
2 17 (3.48%) Windows 10
3 10 (2.04%) Linux
3 10 (2.04%) Unix
4 8 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.02%) Android
5 5 (1.02%) Solaris
6 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (27.40%) Agile
2 116 (23.72%) Computer Science
3 82 (16.77%) Risk Management
4 81 (16.56%) Project Management
5 80 (16.36%) Data Science
6 71 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence
7 69 (14.11%) Analytics
7 69 (14.11%) Mathematics
8 60 (12.27%) Validation
9 59 (12.07%) Creative Thinking
10 58 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
11 57 (11.66%) Change Management
12 53 (10.84%) Machine Learning
12 53 (10.84%) Statistics
13 45 (9.20%) Data Protection
13 45 (9.20%) Decision-Making
13 45 (9.20%) Visualisation
14 43 (8.79%) Bioinformatics
14 43 (8.79%) Use Case
15 41 (8.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.82%) SQL
2 32 (6.54%) R
3 28 (5.73%) Python
4 25 (5.11%) Java
5 20 (4.09%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.68%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.04%) Scala
8 10 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.64%) C#
10 6 (1.23%) SHACL
10 6 (1.23%) SPARQL
11 5 (1.02%) Bash
11 5 (1.02%) C
12 4 (0.82%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.41%) C++
13 2 (0.41%) Delphi
13 2 (0.41%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.41%) Perl
13 2 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 244 (49.90%) Degree
2 50 (10.22%) PhD
3 34 (6.95%) Numerate Degree
4 28 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (5.11%) MCSE
5 25 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.70%) CCNP
7 21 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (4.09%) PMI Certification
9 18 (3.68%) Master's Degree
10 14 (2.86%) PMP
11 13 (2.66%) Postgraduate
12 12 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.45%) MCSA
13 9 (1.84%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.84%) CCNA
13 9 (1.84%) CISSP
13 9 (1.84%) NCDA
14 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.95%) CDISC
2 31 (6.34%) GLP
3 29 (5.93%) GxP
4 20 (4.09%) GMP
5 16 (3.27%) PMO
6 15 (3.07%) QA
7 14 (2.86%) Good Clinical Practice
8 9 (1.84%) COSHH
9 8 (1.64%) Actionable Recommendations
9 8 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (1.64%) WAI
10 4 (0.82%) GAMP
11 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.41%) GRC
12 2 (0.41%) IFRS
12 2 (0.41%) SLA
13 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (1.84%) vSphere
5 6 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Clusterware
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.02%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.66%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.43%) Terraform
3 5 (1.02%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (1.02%) WMI
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (13.50%) Facebook
2 64 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.95%) VMware
4 32 (6.54%) NetApp
5 31 (6.34%) SAP
6 29 (5.93%) Google
7 17 (3.48%) Adobe
7 17 (3.48%) Oracle
8 16 (3.27%) Cisco
9 10 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.84%) Varonis
11 8 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.64%) Omniture
12 7 (1.43%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.02%) Commvault
13 5 (1.02%) Meraki
14 4 (0.82%) Sophos
14 4 (0.82%) Workday
15 3 (0.61%) Apple
16 2 (0.41%) BEA