Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 546 536
Rank change year-on-year -81 -10 -49
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 580 812 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.89% 1.10% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 412 582 648
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,875 £78,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 64,843 73,650 79,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.52% 44.21% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50,160 53,972 66,104
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -13 273 £65,000 +8.33% 58
South East +12 125 £41,875 -23.17% 65
North of England +18 83 £42,500 +13.33% 46
East of England -53 71 £45,000 -5.26% 68
North West -17 48 £41,500 +14.48% 35
Yorkshire +25 30 £42,500 - 9
Midlands -45 15 £52,500 +5.00% 34
East Midlands -12 7 £52,500 +40.00% 24
South West -8 6 £68,000 +86.30% 16
West Midlands -23 6 £43,750 -12.50% 10
North East -17 5 £45,000 - 3
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 142 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (22.41%) Finance
3 118 (20.34%) Degree
4 112 (19.31%) Analytics
5 104 (17.93%) Retail
6 103 (17.76%) Project Management
7 99 (17.07%) Life Science
8 88 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
9 85 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
10 80 (13.79%) SQL
11 77 (13.28%) Manufacturing
12 76 (13.10%) Java
12 76 (13.10%) JavaScript
13 67 (11.55%) Big Data
14 65 (11.21%) HTML
15 64 (11.03%) Microsoft
16 60 (10.34%) Computer Science
17 56 (9.66%) SQL Server
18 55 (9.48%) Presales
19 53 (9.14%) Data Centre
20 52 (8.97%) C#
21 51 (8.79%) Python
22 50 (8.62%) CSS
23 49 (8.45%) Algorithms
23 49 (8.45%) Git (software)
24 48 (8.28%) Data Science
25 47 (8.10%) Mentoring
25 47 (8.10%) Cisco
25 47 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
26 46 (7.93%) Continuous Integration

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 37 (6.38%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.48%) CMS
3 24 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.45%) SAS
5 18 (3.10%) Apache
5 18 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.38%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.86%) Confluence
7 5 (0.86%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (0.86%) WordPress
8 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.52%) CoreMedia CMS
9 3 (0.52%) IIS
9 3 (0.52%) nginx
10 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 33 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) InVision
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.24%) SAP WM
2 11 (1.90%) SAP APO
2 11 (1.90%) SAP MM
2 11 (1.90%) SAP PP
3 10 (1.72%) SAP QM
3 10 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (1.72%) SAP SCM
4 8 (1.38%) TrackWise
5 6 (1.03%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.03%) SAP GTS
6 5 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.86%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.86%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.34%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.41%) Office 365
3 12 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.07%) PaaS
4 11 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.72%) SaaS
6 9 (1.55%) npm
6 9 (1.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 9 (1.55%) Veeva
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.69%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.52%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.90%) Wireless
2 36 (6.21%) Unified Communications
3 27 (4.66%) Wireless Security
4 10 (1.72%) Firewall
4 10 (1.72%) LAN
5 8 (1.38%) Internet
5 8 (1.38%) Symposium
6 7 (1.21%) Intranet
6 7 (1.21%) WAN
7 6 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.03%) VPN
8 5 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (0.86%) IPsec
9 4 (0.69%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.69%) DHCP
9 4 (0.69%) DNS
9 4 (0.69%) HTTP
10 3 (0.52%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.52%) MPLS
10 3 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.55%) Big Data
2 56 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 33 (5.69%) Hadoop
4 25 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.62%) MySQL
6 18 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.93%) Apache Hive
7 17 (2.93%) Power BI
7 17 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.76%) Impala
8 16 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.24%) HBase
11 12 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.72%) Base SAS
12 10 (1.72%) EDMS
12 10 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.72%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.28%) JIRA
4 15 (2.59%) Selenium
5 13 (2.24%) JUnit
6 12 (2.07%) Maven
7 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.21%) Protractor
8 7 (1.21%) Subversion
9 6 (1.03%) Grunt
9 6 (1.03%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.86%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.69%) Sahi
11 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.52%) gulp
12 3 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 130 (22.41%) Finance
2 104 (17.93%) Retail
3 77 (13.28%) Manufacturing
4 40 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 32 (5.52%) Marketing
6 31 (5.34%) Banking
7 22 (3.79%) German Language
8 18 (3.10%) Italian Language
9 15 (2.59%) Law
10 10 (1.72%) Games
11 9 (1.55%) Automotive
12 8 (1.38%) Advertising
13 7 (1.21%) Legal
14 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.86%) Electronics
14 5 (0.86%) Publishing
15 4 (0.69%) French Language
16 3 (0.52%) Back Office
16 3 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
16 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (18.28%) Developer
2 86 (14.83%) Analyst
3 65 (11.21%) Architect
4 59 (10.17%) Consultant
5 54 (9.31%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (6.03%) Project Manager
7 34 (5.86%) Technical Architect
8 33 (5.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 31 (5.34%) Senior Developer
10 26 (4.48%) Cisco Architect
10 26 (4.48%) Cisco Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.48%) Data Engineer
11 25 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 24 (4.14%) Business Analyst
13 20 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
14 19 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.93%) IT Analyst
15 17 (2.93%) IT Manager
15 17 (2.93%) Programmer
16 15 (2.59%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.21%) HTML
2 50 (8.62%) CSS
3 41 (7.07%) .NET
4 37 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 36 (6.21%) jQuery
6 33 (5.69%) Web Services
7 29 (5.00%) Node.js
8 28 (4.83%) HTML5
9 27 (4.66%) ASP.NET
9 27 (4.66%) React
10 20 (3.45%) XML
11 16 (2.76%) Django
11 16 (2.76%) Sass
12 15 (2.59%) Mason
13 14 (2.41%) .NET Framework
13 14 (2.41%) JSON
13 14 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (2.24%) CSS3
14 13 (2.24%) Redux
14 13 (2.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 99 (17.07%) Life Science
2 88 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 53 (9.14%) Data Centre
5 49 (8.45%) Algorithms
6 32 (5.52%) FMCG
7 30 (5.17%) User Experience
8 29 (5.00%) Management Information System
9 27 (4.66%) NHS
10 25 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (4.14%) Data Structures
12 23 (3.97%) Mobile App
12 23 (3.97%) Virtual Team
13 22 (3.79%) Biotechnology
14 17 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (2.59%) PMI
16 13 (2.24%) e-Learning
17 10 (1.72%) LIMS
18 9 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (1.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.24%) Linux
2 22 (3.79%) Windows
3 19 (3.28%) Unix
4 15 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.21%) Android
6 5 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) CentOS
9 2 (0.34%) Debian
9 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (19.31%) Analytics
3 103 (17.76%) Project Management
4 85 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (9.48%) Presales
6 48 (8.28%) Data Science
7 47 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (8.10%) Mentoring
8 46 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (7.41%) Data Management
9 43 (7.41%) TDD
10 41 (7.07%) ETL
11 38 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (6.55%) Test Automation
12 36 (6.21%) Data Analysis
13 33 (5.69%) Network Design
14 32 (5.52%) Data Analytics
15 30 (5.17%) Scrum
15 30 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
15 30 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.79%) SQL
2 76 (13.10%) Java
2 76 (13.10%) JavaScript
3 52 (8.97%) C#
4 51 (8.79%) Python
5 36 (6.21%) Scala
6 22 (3.79%) C
7 17 (2.93%) PHP
8 15 (2.59%) Apex Code
9 14 (2.41%) R
10 10 (1.72%) C++
11 8 (1.38%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.86%) Java 8
13 5 (0.86%) Perl
14 4 (0.69%) Delphi
14 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.69%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (20.34%) Degree
2 38 (6.55%) CCIE
2 38 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (5.52%) CCNA
4 22 (3.79%) PhD
5 19 (3.28%) CCNP
5 19 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (3.28%) PMI Certification
6 16 (2.76%) CCIE Data Center
6 16 (2.76%) CCIE Service Provider
7 13 (2.24%) CISSP
8 10 (1.72%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.21%) CCIE Security
9 7 (1.21%) CISM
9 7 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.03%) CCDE
10 6 (1.03%) EMC Certification
10 6 (1.03%) SAP Certification
10 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.69%) QA
2 26 (4.48%) GxP
3 23 (3.97%) GAMP
4 18 (3.10%) PMO
5 16 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (2.59%) Data Quality
7 12 (2.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 12 (2.07%) GDPR
8 9 (1.55%) GMP
9 8 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (1.21%) NIST 800
10 7 (1.21%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.86%) HL7
11 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
12 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.34%) MISRA
12 2 (0.34%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.34%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 37 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.93%) Docker
3 13 (2.24%) HDFS
4 3 (0.52%) Firmware
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.34%) Ansible
3 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Mesos
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
4 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.17%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 64 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.10%) Cisco
3 45 (7.76%) SAP
3 45 (7.76%) VMware
4 44 (7.59%) F5
5 41 (7.07%) Dell
5 41 (7.07%) EMC
5 41 (7.07%) NetApp
5 41 (7.07%) Splunk
6 38 (6.55%) Oracle
7 22 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.59%) Google
8 15 (2.59%) Tableau
9 14 (2.41%) Cloudera
10 13 (2.24%) Hortonworks
10 13 (2.24%) MapR
11 10 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (1.21%) Apple
12 7 (1.21%) hybris
12 7 (1.21%) Palo Alto