Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 551 488
Rank change year-on-year -60 -63 0
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 614 742 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the General category 0.90% 1.08% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 392 499 835
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £89,900 £84,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -8.65% +1.96% +7.37%

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 68,581 68,946 88,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.08% 41.88% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53,933 55,950 72,304
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,982 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -17 264 £60,000 +9.09% 65
South East -24 130 £47,500 -6.86% 46
East of England -23 97 £45,000 -18.18% 54
North of England -20 70 £37,500 +5.63% 37
Yorkshire +7 38 £45,000 +25.00% 10
Midlands -25 25 £50,000 +11.11% 30
North West -28 25 £32,500 +8.33% 25
South West +12 23 £40,000 -33.33% 15
West Midlands -19 14 £50,000 +3.09% 9
East Midlands -7 8 £40,000 +6.67% 21
North East -10 7 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 152 (24.76%) Degree
2 150 (24.43%) Finance
3 133 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (20.03%) JavaScript
5 109 (17.75%) Microsoft
5 109 (17.75%) Analytics
6 100 (16.29%) Manufacturing
7 99 (16.12%) C#
8 95 (15.47%) .NET
9 93 (15.15%) SQL
10 87 (14.17%) Life Science
11 82 (13.36%) Retail
12 78 (12.70%) SQL Server
13 76 (12.38%) Windows
13 76 (12.38%) Software Engineering
14 75 (12.21%) HTML
15 73 (11.89%) Oracle
16 71 (11.56%) CSS
16 71 (11.56%) Python
17 70 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
18 69 (11.24%) Java
19 66 (10.75%) Big Data
20 65 (10.59%) Presales
21 63 (10.26%) Project Management
22 59 (9.61%) Wireless
23 58 (9.45%) Cisco
24 55 (8.96%) VMware
25 52 (8.47%) Linux
25 52 (8.47%) Marketing
26 50 (8.14%) Scrum

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 (3.58%) Apache Spark
2 16 (2.61%) Apache
3 15 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.63%) SAS
4 10 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.47%) CMS
6 8 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.98%) Confluence
7 6 (0.98%) WordPress
8 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.81%) Moodle
9 4 (0.65%) nginx
10 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.33%) Kentico
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 22 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.49%) SPSS
7 2 (0.33%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.30%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.81%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.65%) Infor LN
4 4 (0.65%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.49%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.49%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.33%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.54%) SaaS
3 15 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 11 (1.79%) Route 53
6 8 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.81%) Veeva
8 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.49%) GitHub
9 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.49%) IaaS
9 3 (0.49%) npm
9 3 (0.49%) Office 365
9 3 (0.49%) PaaS
9 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.61%) Wireless
2 42 (6.84%) Unified Communications
3 29 (4.72%) Wireless Security
4 19 (3.09%) LAN
5 14 (2.28%) Firewall
6 12 (1.95%) VPN
7 11 (1.79%) Internet
8 8 (1.30%) FTP
8 8 (1.30%) SNMP
8 8 (1.30%) SSL
9 7 (1.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.98%) DHCP
10 6 (0.98%) DNS
11 5 (0.81%) VoIP
12 4 (0.65%) MPLS
12 4 (0.65%) Symposium
13 2 (0.33%) HTTP
13 2 (0.33%) Intranet
13 2 (0.33%) SMS
13 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.75%) Big Data
3 37 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.40%) Hadoop
5 26 (4.23%) MySQL
6 22 (3.58%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.28%) OLTP
10 11 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.79%) Apache Hive
10 11 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.63%) Blockchain
11 10 (1.63%) DB2
12 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.14%) Impala
13 7 (1.14%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.98%) Electronic Patient Records
14 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 25 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.77%) Subversion
4 15 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.44%) JIRA
5 14 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.12%) gulp
6 13 (2.12%) Maven
7 12 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (1.63%) Selenium
9 9 (1.47%) Grunt
9 9 (1.47%) SpecFlow
9 9 (1.47%) Toad
10 8 (1.30%) Ant
10 8 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.98%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.81%) Mocha
General
1 150 (24.43%) Finance
2 100 (16.29%) Manufacturing
3 82 (13.36%) Retail
4 52 (8.47%) Marketing
5 33 (5.37%) Banking
6 28 (4.56%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.09%) Advertising
8 15 (2.44%) German Language
9 9 (1.47%) Automotive
10 8 (1.30%) Law
11 7 (1.14%) Electronics
11 7 (1.14%) Games
11 7 (1.14%) Publishing
12 5 (0.81%) Billing
12 5 (0.81%) Legal
13 4 (0.65%) Back Office
13 4 (0.65%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (27.69%) Developer
2 60 (9.77%) Consultant
3 53 (8.63%) Analyst
4 42 (6.84%) Architect
4 42 (6.84%) C# Developer
5 32 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 31 (5.05%) Senior Developer
7 30 (4.89%) .NET Developer
8 29 (4.72%) Software Developer
9 26 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 26 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
10 25 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.91%) Presales Consultant
12 23 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (3.58%) Business Analyst
14 21 (3.42%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.26%) Technical Presales Consultant
16 19 (3.09%) Account Executive
16 19 (3.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (15.47%) .NET
2 75 (12.21%) HTML
3 71 (11.56%) CSS
4 44 (7.17%) Web Services
5 42 (6.84%) jQuery
6 32 (5.21%) ASP.NET
7 31 (5.05%) XML
8 28 (4.56%) AngularJS
8 28 (4.56%) Node.js
9 25 (4.07%) LAMP
10 24 (3.91%) HTML5
11 22 (3.58%) React
12 20 (3.26%) RESTful
13 19 (3.09%) .NET Framework
13 19 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (3.09%) XSLT
14 17 (2.77%) Laravel
15 16 (2.61%) CSS3
16 15 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.17%) Life Science
2 70 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.82%) Data Centre
4 34 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.54%) NHS
4 34 (5.54%) User Experience
5 30 (4.89%) Algorithms
6 27 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (3.91%) Management Information System
8 23 (3.75%) FMCG
9 21 (3.42%) Driving Licence
10 16 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.28%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.95%) Biotechnology
12 12 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.95%) PDA
13 11 (1.79%) e-Learning
14 10 (1.63%) CUDA
15 8 (1.30%) PMI
16 7 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.38%) Windows
2 52 (8.47%) Linux
3 16 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.95%) Windows 10
5 10 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.30%) Android
7 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.81%) Unix
8 4 (0.65%) CentOS
8 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.33%) SafeRTOS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (17.75%) Analytics
3 76 (12.38%) Software Engineering
4 65 (10.59%) Presales
5 63 (10.26%) Project Management
6 50 (8.14%) Scrum
7 45 (7.33%) MVC
8 44 (7.17%) Mathematics
8 44 (7.17%) OO
9 41 (6.68%) Front End Development
10 37 (6.03%) ETL
10 37 (6.03%) SDLC
11 35 (5.70%) Business Development
12 33 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (5.37%) Workflow
13 31 (5.05%) Web Development
14 29 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
14 29 (4.72%) Network Design
15 28 (4.56%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 123 (20.03%) JavaScript
2 99 (16.12%) C#
3 93 (15.15%) SQL
4 71 (11.56%) Python
5 69 (11.24%) Java
6 43 (7.00%) C++
6 43 (7.00%) PHP
7 24 (3.91%) Ruby
8 17 (2.77%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.61%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.44%) Apex Code
10 15 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.44%) C
11 13 (2.12%) VB
12 11 (1.79%) R
12 11 (1.79%) VB6
13 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.30%) Haskell
15 7 (1.14%) Perl
15 7 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (24.76%) Degree
2 38 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (4.72%) CCIE
3 29 (4.72%) CCNA
4 26 (4.23%) CCNP
5 25 (4.07%) PhD
6 16 (2.61%) CCDE
6 16 (2.61%) CCDP
6 16 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (2.28%) CCIE Security
7 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.12%) CCIE Wireless
9 12 (1.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 10 (1.63%) CISM
10 10 (1.63%) CISSP
10 10 (1.63%) MCSE
11 8 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.81%) MCITP
12 5 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.51%) QA
2 16 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.12%) GAMP
4 12 (1.95%) GxP
5 6 (0.98%) GMP
6 5 (0.81%) IEC 62304
6 5 (0.81%) ISO 13485
6 5 (0.81%) PMO
7 4 (0.65%) GDPR
7 4 (0.65%) HL7
7 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.65%) NIST 800
7 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.33%) MISRA
9 2 (0.33%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.33%) WAI
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.93%) Docker
3 13 (2.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (2.93%) Puppet
2 17 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.79%) Ansible
4 9 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.30%) Terraform
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.81%) SCCM
7 4 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.16%) Consul
9 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.16%) logstash
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 109 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 73 (11.89%) Oracle
3 58 (9.45%) Cisco
4 55 (8.96%) VMware
5 49 (7.98%) Splunk
6 48 (7.82%) Dell
7 47 (7.65%) EMC
7 47 (7.65%) F5
7 47 (7.65%) NetApp
8 34 (5.54%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (4.72%) SAP
10 10 (1.63%) NVIDIA
10 10 (1.63%) Talend
11 9 (1.47%) Adobe
11 9 (1.47%) Sage
12 8 (1.30%) IFS
13 7 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.14%) Google
14 6 (0.98%) Cognos
15 5 (0.81%) Epicor