Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 570 547
Rank change year-on-year -73 -23 -78
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 532 753 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.86% 1.01% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 379 541 617
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,200 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £83,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 61,676 74,687 76,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.68% 44.36% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48,066 54,797 62,880
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,548
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.85% +3.10%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - -

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 -26 213 £60,000 - 65
South East +20 131 £40,000 -23.81% 60
North of England +31 79 £42,500 +21.43% 51
East of England -23 74 £47,500 +5.56% 47
North West +3 48 £42,500 +30.77% 39
Yorkshire +20 28 £42,500 - 6
Midlands -24 21 £55,000 +10.00% 24
West Midlands +6 11 £56,750 +13.50% 12
East Midlands -8 9 £53,750 +43.33% 12
South West -4 8 £68,500 +90.28% 10
North East -1 3 £26,000 - 6
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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.

1 146 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (21.05%) Life Science
3 108 (20.30%) Degree
4 100 (18.80%) Project Management
5 99 (18.61%) Analytics
6 92 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
7 91 (17.11%) Finance
8 84 (15.79%) Retail
9 82 (15.41%) SQL
10 81 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (13.91%) Computer Science
12 73 (13.72%) Microsoft
13 68 (12.78%) Java
14 65 (12.22%) JavaScript
15 55 (10.34%) HTML
16 54 (10.15%) Manufacturing
17 51 (9.59%) TDD
18 50 (9.40%) Data Management
18 50 (9.40%) Git (software)
19 49 (9.21%) C#
19 49 (9.21%) Python
19 49 (9.21%) Data Science
20 48 (9.02%) Big Data
21 47 (8.83%) SQL Server
22 45 (8.46%) .NET
23 43 (8.08%) CSS
24 41 (7.71%) Microsoft Excel
25 40 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
25 40 (7.52%) Data Analysis
25 40 (7.52%) Algorithms

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 22 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.38%) Apache
4 17 (3.20%) SAS
5 14 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.69%) CMS
7 7 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.56%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 2 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.19%) Confluence
10 1 (0.19%) Documentum
10 1 (0.19%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (7.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (4.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) TrackWise
2 6 (1.13%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.13%) SAP GTS
2 6 (1.13%) SAP MM
2 6 (1.13%) SAP PP
2 6 (1.13%) SAP QM
2 6 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.13%) SAP SCM
2 6 (1.13%) SAP WM
3 5 (0.94%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.94%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.94%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.20%) Office 365
3 13 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.88%) SaaS
4 10 (1.88%) Veeva
5 8 (1.50%) PaaS
6 7 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.94%) npm
8 5 (0.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.56%) GitHub
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.63%) Unified Communications
1 14 (2.63%) Wireless
2 10 (1.88%) Internet
3 8 (1.50%) Firewall
3 8 (1.50%) LAN
3 8 (1.50%) Wireless Security
4 7 (1.32%) HTTP
5 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.94%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.94%) IPsec
6 5 (0.94%) WAN
7 4 (0.75%) DHCP
7 4 (0.75%) DNS
7 4 (0.75%) SSL
7 4 (0.75%) Symposium
7 4 (0.75%) VPN
8 3 (0.56%) Intranet
8 3 (0.56%) Network Security
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.02%) Big Data
2 47 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.32%) MySQL
4 22 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.76%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (3.57%) Power BI
7 17 (3.20%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.01%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.63%) HBase
10 14 (2.63%) Impala
11 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.69%) Text Mining
13 8 (1.50%) QlikView
13 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 50 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.01%) JUnit
4 12 (2.26%) JIRA
5 11 (2.07%) Selenium
6 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.50%) Protractor
7 8 (1.50%) Subversion
8 6 (1.13%) Maven
8 6 (1.13%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.56%) git-flow
10 3 (0.56%) Mocha
10 3 (0.56%) Xcode
11 2 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.38%) Grunt
11 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.19%) ERwin
12 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 91 (17.11%) Finance
2 84 (15.79%) Retail
3 54 (10.15%) Manufacturing
4 32 (6.02%) Marketing
5 24 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.01%) Publishing
7 14 (2.63%) Banking
8 10 (1.88%) Automotive
8 10 (1.88%) German Language
9 8 (1.50%) Legal
10 6 (1.13%) Electronics
10 6 (1.13%) Games
10 6 (1.13%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.13%) Law
11 4 (0.75%) Advertising
11 4 (0.75%) French Language
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 103 (19.36%) Developer
2 87 (16.35%) Analyst
3 52 (9.77%) Consultant
4 40 (7.52%) Architect
5 39 (7.33%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 25 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.32%) IT Manager
10 22 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (3.95%) Programmer
12 17 (3.20%) IT Consultant
13 16 (3.01%) Data Engineer
14 15 (2.82%) .NET Developer
14 15 (2.82%) Analytics Manager
14 15 (2.82%) Software Project Manager
15 14 (2.63%) Big Data Engineer
15 14 (2.63%) Business Manager
16 13 (2.44%) Data Analytics Manager
16 13 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.34%) HTML
2 45 (8.46%) .NET
3 43 (8.08%) CSS
4 31 (5.83%) jQuery
5 27 (5.08%) Web Services
6 26 (4.89%) AngularJS
6 26 (4.89%) ASP.NET
7 23 (4.32%) React
8 21 (3.95%) Node.js
9 17 (3.20%) HTML5
9 17 (3.20%) Spring
10 15 (2.82%) Django
10 15 (2.82%) XML
11 14 (2.63%) Kafka
11 14 (2.63%) Redux
12 13 (2.44%) .NET Framework
13 12 (2.26%) JSON
13 12 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (1.69%) Akka
15 8 (1.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (21.05%) Life Science
2 81 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (13.91%) Computer Science
4 40 (7.52%) Algorithms
5 37 (6.95%) NHS
6 33 (6.20%) FMCG
7 32 (6.02%) Data Centre
8 29 (5.45%) Management Information System
9 25 (4.70%) User Experience
10 24 (4.51%) Data Structures
11 19 (3.57%) Biotechnology
11 19 (3.57%) Virtual Team
12 18 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
13 15 (2.82%) Mobile App
13 15 (2.82%) PMI
14 12 (2.26%) e-Learning
14 12 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.32%) iPad
15 7 (1.32%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.83%) Linux
2 25 (4.70%) Windows
3 17 (3.20%) Unix
4 16 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.69%) Android
6 8 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.38%) Debian
9 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.38%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (18.80%) Project Management
3 99 (18.61%) Analytics
4 92 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (9.59%) TDD
6 50 (9.40%) Data Management
7 49 (9.21%) Data Science
8 40 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (7.52%) Data Analysis
9 39 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 34 (6.39%) Scrum
12 33 (6.20%) ETL
12 33 (6.20%) Presales
12 33 (6.20%) Test Automation
13 32 (6.02%) Mathematics
14 31 (5.83%) Business Analysis
14 31 (5.83%) Data Analytics
14 31 (5.83%) Web Development
15 30 (5.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.41%) SQL
2 68 (12.78%) Java
3 65 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 49 (9.21%) C#
4 49 (9.21%) Python
5 31 (5.83%) Scala
6 17 (3.20%) C
7 16 (3.01%) PHP
8 14 (2.63%) C++
9 8 (1.50%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.32%) R
11 6 (1.13%) Java 8
12 5 (0.94%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.94%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.75%) Delphi
13 4 (0.75%) F#
14 3 (0.56%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 108 (20.30%) Degree
2 28 (5.26%) PhD
3 23 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.57%) CCIE
4 19 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.63%) CISSP
6 13 (2.44%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.50%) CCNA
7 8 (1.50%) CISM
8 7 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.13%) CCNP
9 6 (1.13%) SAP Certification
9 6 (1.13%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.75%) CCIE Data Center
11 4 (0.75%) CCIE Service Provider
11 4 (0.75%) MCP
11 4 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.39%) QA
2 28 (5.26%) GxP
3 21 (3.95%) PMO
4 18 (3.38%) GAMP
5 17 (3.20%) GDPR
6 16 (3.01%) Data Quality
6 16 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (2.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (1.50%) PCI DSS
8 8 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.13%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.94%) GMP
10 5 (0.94%) HL7
11 4 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.75%) FIPS 140-2
11 4 (0.75%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.38%) MISRA
12 2 (0.38%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 25 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.63%) HDFS
3 13 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.94%) Docker
5 4 (0.75%) Firmware
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) SCCM
1 4 (0.75%) WSUS
2 1 (0.19%) Ansible
2 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.19%) MOM
2 1 (0.19%) Nagios
2 1 (0.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.19%) SCOM
2 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.19%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 73 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.58%) SAP
3 34 (6.39%) Oracle
4 27 (5.08%) VMware
5 26 (4.89%) Cisco
6 24 (4.51%) F5
7 23 (4.32%) Dell
7 23 (4.32%) EMC
7 23 (4.32%) NetApp
7 23 (4.32%) Splunk
8 17 (3.20%) Tableau
9 14 (2.63%) Cloudera
9 14 (2.63%) Hortonworks
9 14 (2.63%) MapR
9 14 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.88%) Google
11 8 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (1.32%) Adobe
13 6 (1.13%) Apple
13 6 (1.13%) Ariba