Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 600 604 632
Rank change year-on-year +4 +28 -67
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 420 583 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.91% 1.00% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 291 372 395
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,525 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £49,705 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +4.64% -9.52%

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 46,068 58,091 72,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.30% 41.35% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35,274 44,573 56,364
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in England.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in England over the 6 months to 21 February 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 21 February 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 +95 160 £62,500 +4.17% 70
South East +4 102 £42,000 +5.00% 59
East of England +8 53 £45,591 -8.82% 70
Midlands +33 48 £37,500 -31.82% 26
North of England +5 39 £45,000 - 56
North West +12 33 £45,000 - 40
East Midlands +37 25 £38,500 -26.67% 15
West Midlands +28 23 £33,750 -50.00% 11
South West +46 16 £35,000 -48.91% 17
Yorkshire +39 5 £43,750 -20.45% 10
North East +7 1 - - 6
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 129 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (20.95%) Analytics
3 78 (18.57%) Data Science
4 77 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
5 72 (17.14%) Mathematics
6 68 (16.19%) Data Analysis
7 63 (15.00%) Finance
8 61 (14.52%) PhD
9 60 (14.29%) Algorithms
10 56 (13.33%) Azure
11 54 (12.86%) SDLC
12 53 (12.62%) Project Management
13 48 (11.43%) Degree
14 45 (10.71%) JavaScript
15 44 (10.48%) Python
16 41 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (9.52%) Software Architecture
18 39 (9.29%) C#
19 37 (8.81%) Computer Science
20 35 (8.33%) Life Science
20 35 (8.33%) PaaS
20 35 (8.33%) Machine Learning
20 35 (8.33%) SQL
21 34 (8.10%) C
21 34 (8.10%) Windows
21 34 (8.10%) Data Modelling
21 34 (8.10%) TOGAF
21 34 (8.10%) Threat Modelling
21 34 (8.10%) Innovative Thinking
22 33 (7.86%) .NET

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 10 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 4 (0.95%) CMS
2 4 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.71%) Drupal
3 3 (0.71%) SAS
3 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.71%) WordPress
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.24%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.95%) AutoCAD
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.95%) Revit
3 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.71%) Figma
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) Sketch
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.43%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.43%) SAP IBP
2 6 (1.43%) SAP PP
2 6 (1.43%) SAP SCM
3 4 (0.95%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.95%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.71%) SAP ICH
5 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.48%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (13.33%) Azure
2 35 (8.33%) PaaS
3 22 (5.24%) AWS
4 6 (1.43%) Office 365
5 5 (1.19%) GCP
5 5 (1.19%) Google Play
6 3 (0.71%) Force.com
6 3 (0.71%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) GitHub
7 2 (0.48%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.48%) Serverless
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.24%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.14%) VPN
2 7 (1.67%) DHCP
2 7 (1.67%) DNS
2 7 (1.67%) Internet
3 6 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.95%) Firewall
5 3 (0.71%) Network Security
5 3 (0.71%) VLAN
5 3 (0.71%) WAN
6 2 (0.48%) LAN
6 2 (0.48%) SAN
6 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.48%) Wireless
7 1 (0.24%) PBX
7 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.24%) SMTP
7 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.00%) Big Data
2 19 (4.52%) MySQL
3 17 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.38%) Amazon Athena
7 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.95%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.95%) QlikView
8 4 (0.95%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.71%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.48%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.48%) Power BI
11 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 17 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.62%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.14%) Subversion
4 3 (0.71%) JSUnit
5 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.48%) RStudio
5 2 (0.48%) Selenium
5 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.24%) Concordion
6 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.24%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) JMeter
6 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Postman
6 1 (0.24%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (15.00%) Finance
2 26 (6.19%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.33%) Retail
4 9 (2.14%) French Language
4 9 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.90%) Billing
5 8 (1.90%) Games
5 8 (1.90%) German Language
5 8 (1.90%) Marketing
6 7 (1.67%) Banking
7 6 (1.43%) Advertising
7 6 (1.43%) Law
8 5 (1.19%) Back Office
8 5 (1.19%) Local Government
8 5 (1.19%) Publishing
9 4 (0.95%) Legal
10 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (16.19%) Architect
2 61 (14.52%) Developer
3 53 (12.62%) Project Manager
4 34 (8.10%) Software Architect
5 33 (7.86%) Analyst
6 28 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 24 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.48%) Digital Project Manager
9 22 (5.24%) Consultant
9 22 (5.24%) Lead Architect
10 16 (3.81%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.33%) Software Project Manager
12 12 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (2.86%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.62%) Analytics Manager
13 11 (2.62%) Business Analyst
13 11 (2.62%) Data Analytics Manager
14 9 (2.14%) IT Support
14 9 (2.14%) Software Test Engineer
14 9 (2.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.86%) .NET
2 31 (7.38%) HTML
3 26 (6.19%) CSS
4 17 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 17 (4.05%) React
5 15 (3.57%) Node.js
5 15 (3.57%) REST
6 14 (3.33%) Vue.js
7 10 (2.38%) RESTful
8 8 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (1.90%) HTML5
8 8 (1.90%) WPF
9 7 (1.67%) jQuery
9 7 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (1.43%) SAP Fiori
10 6 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.19%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.19%) Middleware
11 5 (1.19%) Spring
11 5 (1.19%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 41 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.33%) Life Science
4 18 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.33%) NHS
6 11 (2.62%) PMI
6 11 (2.62%) User Experience
7 10 (2.38%) FMCG
8 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.67%) Robotics
10 6 (1.43%) Biotechnology
10 6 (1.43%) Social Media
11 4 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.48%) CMDB
13 2 (0.48%) SCADA
13 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.10%) Windows
2 16 (3.81%) Linux
3 14 (3.33%) Unix
4 7 (1.67%) Android
5 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.71%) CentOS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (20.95%) Analytics
3 78 (18.57%) Data Science
4 77 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
5 72 (17.14%) Mathematics
6 68 (16.19%) Data Analysis
7 54 (12.86%) SDLC
8 53 (12.62%) Project Management
9 40 (9.52%) Software Architecture
10 37 (8.81%) Computer Science
11 35 (8.33%) Machine Learning
12 34 (8.10%) Data Modelling
12 34 (8.10%) Innovative Thinking
12 34 (8.10%) Threat Modelling
12 34 (8.10%) TOGAF
13 29 (6.90%) ITIL
13 29 (6.90%) Software Engineering
14 27 (6.43%) Test Automation
15 25 (5.95%) Artificial Intelligence
15 25 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 44 (10.48%) Python
3 39 (9.29%) C#
4 35 (8.33%) SQL
5 34 (8.10%) C
6 30 (7.14%) R
7 25 (5.95%) C++
8 24 (5.71%) Java
9 15 (3.57%) Embedded C
10 7 (1.67%) Embedded C++
10 7 (1.67%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.43%) Kotlin
11 6 (1.43%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.19%) Perl
12 5 (1.19%) PHP
12 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.95%) Go
13 4 (0.95%) Lua
13 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (14.52%) PhD
2 48 (11.43%) Degree
3 14 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.62%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.19%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.95%) PMP
9 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) MCSA
10 1 (0.24%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.33%) GxP
2 13 (3.10%) SLA
3 10 (2.38%) QA
4 9 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.71%) PMO
8 2 (0.48%) Good Clinical Practice
9 1 (0.24%) GAMP
9 1 (0.24%) GDPR
9 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (5.48%) Docker
2 9 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.90%) Firmware
4 4 (0.95%) LXC
5 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 24 (5.71%) SAP
3 21 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.29%) Oracle
5 17 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.90%) Tableau
7 6 (1.43%) Google
8 4 (0.95%) Autodesk
8 4 (0.95%) Informatica
9 3 (0.71%) Adobe
9 3 (0.71%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.71%) Concur
9 3 (0.71%) Epicor
9 3 (0.71%) IFS
9 3 (0.71%) Infor
9 3 (0.71%) SYSPRO
10 2 (0.48%) IBM
10 2 (0.48%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.48%) VMware