Period
to 16 May 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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 160 175
Rank change year-on-year +102 +15 +130
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 155 55 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.99% 1.22% 1.45%
As % of the General category 7.05% 2.13% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 82
10th Percentile £25,750 " £28,900
25th Percentile £35,375 £31,250 £37,791
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £52,500 £48,235 £53,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £80,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -4.76%

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 2,198 2,583 4,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.63% 57.26% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,208 1,812 3,138
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,383
25th Percentile £35,428 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 May 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 16 May 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 +45 76 £26,500 -42.59% 19
Hertfordshire +56 64 £50,000 +42.86% 17
Bedfordshire +23 9 - -
Norfolk - 5 - -
Suffolk +15 1 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 64 (41.29%) Degree
2 62 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 55 (35.48%) Life Science
3 55 (35.48%) Mathematics
4 53 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (30.97%) SAS
6 42 (27.10%) Statistics
6 42 (27.10%) Social Skills
7 39 (25.16%) Informatics
8 35 (22.58%) Data Management
9 30 (19.35%) R
10 28 (18.06%) Co-Creation
11 27 (17.42%) Analytics
11 27 (17.42%) Python
12 26 (16.77%) Biotechnology
13 25 (16.13%) CDISC
14 24 (15.48%) Validation
15 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
15 23 (14.84%) Project Management
16 22 (14.19%) Management Information System
16 22 (14.19%) Facebook
16 22 (14.19%) Instagram
17 20 (12.90%) Biometrics
18 19 (12.26%) SQL
19 18 (11.61%) Marketing
20 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
20 17 (10.97%) Finance
21 16 (10.32%) Social Media
21 16 (10.32%) Clinical Data Management
21 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills

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 48 (30.97%) SAS
2 10 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.29%) CMS
4 2 (1.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) Power Platform
2 5 (3.23%) Azure
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (1.94%) Veeva
4 2 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.29%) AWS
4 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.29%) Azure Service Bus
4 2 (1.29%) GCP
4 2 (1.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Intranet
1 3 (1.94%) VPN
2 2 (1.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) IPsec
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) Electronic Patient Records
2 10 (6.45%) Tableau
3 7 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.52%) Power BI
4 4 (2.58%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.58%) Spotfire
5 3 (1.94%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.29%) Big Data
6 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.29%) MySQL
6 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (27.10%) Social Skills
2 18 (11.61%) Marketing
3 17 (10.97%) Finance
4 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.52%) Law
6 6 (3.87%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (3.87%) Social Science
7 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.58%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.58%) Legal
8 4 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.94%) French Language
9 3 (1.94%) German Language
10 2 (1.29%) Games
11 1 (0.65%) Advertising
11 1 (0.65%) Publishing
11 1 (0.65%) Retail
11 1 (0.65%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 46 (29.68%) Programmer
2 28 (18.06%) Statistical Programmer
3 20 (12.90%) Senior Programmer
4 19 (12.26%) Analyst
5 13 (8.39%) Data Manager
6 9 (5.81%) Data Analytics Specialist
6 9 (5.81%) Senior Statistical Programmer
7 8 (5.16%) Administrator
7 8 (5.16%) SAS Programmer
8 7 (4.52%) Architect
8 7 (4.52%) Data Architect
8 7 (4.52%) Domain Architect
8 7 (4.52%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.52%) SharePoint Administrator
9 6 (3.87%) Senior SAS Programmer
10 5 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) IT Manager
11 4 (2.58%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) .NET
1 6 (3.87%) JSON
1 6 (3.87%) Spring
2 4 (2.58%) CSS
2 4 (2.58%) HTML
3 2 (1.29%) Kafka
3 2 (1.29%) Node.js
3 2 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.29%) Shiny
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) WPF
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (35.48%) Life Science
2 26 (16.77%) Biotechnology
3 22 (14.19%) Management Information System
4 16 (10.32%) Social Media
5 10 (6.45%) Pharmacovigilance
6 9 (5.81%) Reference Data
7 5 (3.23%) User Experience
8 4 (2.58%) LIMS
8 4 (2.58%) NHS
9 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.29%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.29%) CMDB
10 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.65%) RIA
11 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (1.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 55 (35.48%) Mathematics
3 53 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (27.10%) Statistics
5 39 (25.16%) Informatics
6 35 (22.58%) Data Management
7 28 (18.06%) Co-Creation
8 27 (17.42%) Analytics
9 24 (15.48%) Validation
10 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
10 23 (14.84%) Project Management
11 20 (12.90%) Biometrics
12 16 (10.32%) Clinical Data Management
13 15 (9.68%) Biostatistics
13 15 (9.68%) Decision-Making
13 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.68%) Visualisation
14 14 (9.03%) Data Science
15 13 (8.39%) Line Management
15 13 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.35%) R
2 27 (17.42%) Python
3 19 (12.26%) SQL
4 13 (8.39%) Java
5 5 (3.23%) VBA
6 3 (1.94%) C#
6 3 (1.94%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) Julia
7 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (41.29%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) Master's Degree
3 10 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (5.81%) PhD
5 8 (5.16%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.13%) CDISC
2 11 (7.10%) Good Clinical Practice
3 8 (5.16%) GxP
4 5 (3.23%) QA
5 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.94%) GAMP
7 2 (1.29%) GLP
7 2 (1.29%) SLA
8 1 (0.65%) GDPR
8 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.29%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.65%) CASB
Vendors
1 22 (14.19%) Facebook
1 22 (14.19%) Instagram
2 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.52%) CA Agile Central
3 7 (4.52%) Informatica
4 6 (3.87%) SAP
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle
6 1 (0.65%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) VMware