Period
to 1 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 563 593 629
Rank change year-on-year +30 +36 -41
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 438 559 614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.00% 1.00% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 301 373 400
Median annual salary £45,591 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% -4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,250 £89,100
UK median annual salary £45,295 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.64% -5.00% -1.96%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 43,844 55,980 71,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.44% 40.78% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33,522 42,808 56,305
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,628 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the England region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
London +102 161 £61,250 -12.50% 83
South East +29 120 £40,000 - 51
East of England +1 58 £44,045 -11.91% 40
Midlands +63 41 £37,500 -30.23% 17
North of England +12 38 £40,000 -8.57% 25
North West -12 31 £42,500 +3.03% 16
East Midlands +43 26 £37,500 -18.92% 11
South West +48 17 £32,500 -52.55% 19
West Midlands +34 15 £33,500 -50.37% 6
Yorkshire +38 5 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North East +10 2 - - 6
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 142 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (23.52%) Analytics
3 97 (22.15%) Data Science
4 93 (21.23%) Mathematics
5 89 (20.32%) Data Analysis
6 78 (17.81%) Algorithms
7 75 (17.12%) PhD
8 73 (16.67%) Azure
9 66 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (14.84%) SDLC
11 62 (14.16%) Project Management
11 62 (14.16%) Software Architecture
12 61 (13.93%) Degree
12 61 (13.93%) Finance
13 52 (11.87%) PaaS
14 51 (11.64%) JavaScript
14 51 (11.64%) TOGAF
14 51 (11.64%) Threat Modelling
14 51 (11.64%) Innovative Thinking
15 45 (10.27%) Computer Science
16 44 (10.05%) C#
17 43 (9.82%) Manufacturing
18 41 (9.36%) .NET
18 41 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (8.68%) Python
20 37 (8.45%) HTML
21 36 (8.22%) CSS
21 36 (8.22%) Software Engineering
22 33 (7.53%) C
23 30 (6.85%) SQL

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (2.05%) OpenStack
2 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.68%) CMS
3 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.46%) Drupal
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.46%) WordPress
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.23%) WinCC
Applications
1 13 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.91%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.91%) Revit
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.14%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.91%) SAP APO
3 4 (0.91%) SAP IBP
3 4 (0.91%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.68%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.68%) SAP ICH
5 2 (0.46%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 73 (16.67%) Azure
2 52 (11.87%) PaaS
3 26 (5.94%) AWS
4 8 (1.83%) GCP
5 7 (1.60%) Office 365
6 4 (0.91%) GitHub
6 4 (0.91%) SaaS
7 3 (0.68%) Force.com
7 3 (0.68%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.46%) Google Play
8 2 (0.46%) Serverless
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.05%) DHCP
1 9 (2.05%) DNS
1 9 (2.05%) Internet
1 9 (2.05%) VPN
2 8 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.14%) Firewall
4 3 (0.68%) Network Security
4 3 (0.68%) VLAN
4 3 (0.68%) Wireless
5 2 (0.46%) LAN
5 2 (0.46%) PBX
5 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.46%) SAN
5 2 (0.46%) VoIP
5 2 (0.46%) WAN
5 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.23%) SMTP
6 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.02%) MySQL
2 18 (4.11%) Big Data
3 13 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.05%) Amazon Athena
5 9 (2.05%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.91%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.91%) QlikView
8 4 (0.91%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.68%) Power BI
9 3 (0.68%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.68%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.28%) Subversion
4 6 (1.37%) JIRA
5 3 (0.68%) RStudio
6 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.46%) Selenium
6 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.23%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.23%) JMeter
7 1 (0.23%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.23%) JUnit
7 1 (0.23%) NUnit
7 1 (0.23%) Postman
7 1 (0.23%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (13.93%) Finance
2 43 (9.82%) Manufacturing
3 22 (5.02%) Retail
4 15 (3.42%) Billing
5 12 (2.74%) Marketing
5 12 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.28%) German Language
7 8 (1.83%) Banking
8 7 (1.60%) Advertising
8 7 (1.60%) Legal
9 6 (1.37%) Back Office
9 6 (1.37%) Law
10 4 (0.91%) Automotive
10 4 (0.91%) French Language
10 4 (0.91%) Local Government
11 3 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.46%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 80 (18.26%) Architect
2 70 (15.98%) Developer
3 53 (12.10%) Project Manager
4 51 (11.64%) Software Architect
5 33 (7.53%) Analyst
6 32 (7.31%) Software Developer
7 30 (6.85%) Consultant
8 25 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
9 21 (4.79%) Lead Architect
10 20 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.42%) Software Engineer
12 13 (2.97%) .NET Developer
12 13 (2.97%) Administrator
12 13 (2.97%) Analytics Manager
12 13 (2.97%) Data Analytics Manager
12 13 (2.97%) Recruitment Consultant
12 13 (2.97%) Software Project Manager
13 12 (2.74%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (2.51%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.36%) .NET
2 37 (8.45%) HTML
3 36 (8.22%) CSS
4 23 (5.25%) AngularJS
5 19 (4.34%) React
6 14 (3.20%) Node.js
7 13 (2.97%) REST
7 13 (2.97%) RESTful
7 13 (2.97%) Vue.js
8 11 (2.51%) jQuery
9 9 (2.05%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.83%) HTML5
10 8 (1.83%) WPF
11 7 (1.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (1.37%) Middleware
13 5 (1.14%) CSS3
13 5 (1.14%) Web Services
14 4 (0.91%) Kafka
14 4 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.81%) Algorithms
2 41 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.39%) Life Science
4 14 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.97%) FMCG
5 13 (2.97%) NHS
6 12 (2.74%) Biotechnology
6 12 (2.74%) User Experience
7 11 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.28%) PMI
9 9 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.83%) Social Media
11 7 (1.60%) Robotics
12 6 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.68%) SCADA
14 2 (0.46%) CMDB
14 2 (0.46%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 2 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.39%) Windows
2 13 (2.97%) Linux
3 10 (2.28%) Unix
4 6 (1.37%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.46%) Android
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (23.52%) Analytics
3 97 (22.15%) Data Science
4 93 (21.23%) Mathematics
5 89 (20.32%) Data Analysis
6 66 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (14.84%) SDLC
8 62 (14.16%) Project Management
8 62 (14.16%) Software Architecture
9 51 (11.64%) Innovative Thinking
9 51 (11.64%) Threat Modelling
9 51 (11.64%) TOGAF
10 45 (10.27%) Computer Science
11 36 (8.22%) Software Engineering
12 30 (6.85%) Machine Learning
13 28 (6.39%) Data Modelling
13 28 (6.39%) ITSM
13 28 (6.39%) Service Management
14 27 (6.16%) Scrum
14 27 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.64%) JavaScript
2 44 (10.05%) C#
3 38 (8.68%) Python
4 33 (7.53%) C
5 30 (6.85%) SQL
6 25 (5.71%) C++
7 23 (5.25%) R
8 20 (4.57%) Java
9 14 (3.20%) Embedded C
10 12 (2.74%) PHP
10 12 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.60%) Embedded C++
11 7 (1.60%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.14%) Perl
13 4 (0.91%) Go
13 4 (0.91%) Ladder Logic
13 4 (0.91%) Lua
13 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.91%) Scala
13 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (17.12%) PhD
2 61 (13.93%) Degree
3 12 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (2.51%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (1.83%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.46%) MCSA
6 2 (0.46%) MCSE
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.57%) GxP
2 8 (1.83%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) SLA
3 7 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.14%) Good Clinical Practice
5 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.46%) GDPR
7 2 (0.46%) PMO
8 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.23%) GAMP
System Software
1 27 (6.16%) Docker
2 12 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.60%) Firmware
4 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.91%) LXC
4 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.23%) logstash
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (6.39%) ServiceNow
2 24 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.02%) SAP
4 17 (3.88%) Oracle
5 12 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.51%) Tableau
7 6 (1.37%) Google
8 5 (1.14%) Informatica
9 4 (0.91%) Autodesk
9 4 (0.91%) VMware
10 3 (0.68%) Adobe
10 3 (0.68%) Concur
10 3 (0.68%) Epicor
10 3 (0.68%) IFS
10 3 (0.68%) Infor
10 3 (0.68%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.68%) SYSPRO
11 2 (0.46%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.46%) Dell
11 2 (0.46%) WatchGuard