Period
to

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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 284 302 526
Rank change year-on-year +18 +224 +64
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1,830 835 403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.35% 1.04% 0.46%
As % of the General category 2.10% 1.91% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 384 275 263
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.40% -3.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £76,875 £76,250
90th Percentile £85,875 £82,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.49% +13.98% -7.00%

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 87,251 43,667 48,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 64.30% 54.49% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45,019 31,750 37,644
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,999 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 19 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +52 781 £65,000 -7.14% 69
East of England +22 433 £53,000 +6.00% 41
South East -82 250 £62,500 +4.17% 43
North of England +34 231 £40,000 -11.11% 42
North West -17 134 £42,500 -10.53% 29
Yorkshire +29 85 £38,000 +16.92% 9
South West +1 54 £50,000 +17.65% 28
Midlands -51 51 £52,500 +25.75% 23
East Midlands -22 36 £52,500 +50.00% 13
West Midlands -50 15 £57,500 +19.79% 10
North East -8 12 £45,000 - 4
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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.

1 681 (37.21%) Degree
2 547 (29.89%) Social Skills
3 437 (23.88%) Agile
4 401 (21.91%) Life Science
5 340 (18.58%) Computer Science
6 284 (15.52%) Analytics
7 265 (14.48%) Project Management
8 257 (14.04%) Data Science
9 248 (13.55%) SQL
10 244 (13.33%) Biotechnology
11 236 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
12 229 (12.51%) JavaScript
13 225 (12.30%) AWS
14 224 (12.24%) Software Engineering
14 224 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
15 222 (12.13%) Finance
16 214 (11.69%) Python
17 197 (10.77%) Validation
18 189 (10.33%) DevOps
19 184 (10.05%) Mentoring
20 182 (9.95%) SAS
21 181 (9.89%) Microsoft
22 179 (9.78%) Decision-Making
23 163 (8.91%) Manufacturing
23 163 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence
24 160 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
25 159 (8.69%) Data Management
26 157 (8.58%) React
27 154 (8.42%) QA
28 153 (8.36%) Machine Learning

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
1 182 (9.95%) SAS
2 73 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 39 (2.13%) Confluence
5 36 (1.97%) Documentum
6 19 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 18 (0.98%) CMS
7 18 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (0.44%) Apache
9 8 (0.44%) Drupal
9 8 (0.44%) IIS
10 5 (0.27%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.22%) ThingWorx
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.16%) WinCC
13 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.11%) WordPress
14 1 (0.055%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 62 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.82%) SPSS
7 14 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.49%) InDesign
12 6 (0.33%) Pipeline Pilot
13 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.22%) Sketch
13 4 (0.22%) Windchill
13 4 (0.22%) Zeplin
14 3 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
15 2 (0.11%) EPLAN
15 2 (0.11%) iWork
Business Applications
1 40 (2.19%) TrackWise
2 15 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (0.66%) SAP MDG
4 10 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.33%) BambooHR
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.22%) Sprinklr
7 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.055%) Primavera
9 1 (0.055%) SAP ICH
9 1 (0.055%) SAP LE
9 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.055%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 225 (12.30%) AWS
2 139 (7.60%) Azure
3 123 (6.72%) SaaS
4 97 (5.30%) GCP
5 95 (5.19%) Veeva
6 72 (3.93%) Microsoft 365
7 69 (3.77%) GitHub
8 37 (2.02%) Amazon ECS
8 37 (2.02%) AWS Fargate
8 37 (2.02%) PaaS
9 31 (1.69%) Power Platform
10 30 (1.64%) Serverless
11 27 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (1.31%) Dropbox
12 24 (1.31%) Slack
13 21 (1.15%) Cloudflare
13 21 (1.15%) Heroku
14 16 (0.87%) Google Analytics
15 15 (0.82%) IaaS
16 14 (0.77%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.48%) Firewall
2 25 (1.37%) Network Security
3 23 (1.26%) Bluetooth
4 11 (0.60%) DNS
5 10 (0.55%) DHCP
6 9 (0.49%) HTTP
6 9 (0.49%) LAN
6 9 (0.49%) VPN
6 9 (0.49%) WAN
6 9 (0.49%) Wireless
6 9 (0.49%) WLAN
7 8 (0.44%) SD-WAN
7 8 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.27%) InfiniBand
8 5 (0.27%) Skype
9 4 (0.22%) VoIP
10 3 (0.16%) FTP
11 2 (0.11%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (6.56%) MySQL
2 104 (5.68%) Big Data
3 55 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 50 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 48 (2.62%) Metadata
6 41 (2.24%) Tableau
7 38 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (1.64%) Amazon Aurora
9 29 (1.58%) Power BI
10 27 (1.48%) Redis
11 25 (1.37%) Looker
12 19 (1.04%) Data Mart
13 18 (0.98%) BigQuery
14 16 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
16 14 (0.77%) Oracle Database
17 12 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (0.66%) Data Mining
17 12 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 143 (7.81%) JIRA
2 97 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 41 (2.24%) webpack
4 29 (1.58%) Cypress.io
5 21 (1.15%) CircleCI
5 21 (1.15%) RSpec
6 20 (1.09%) Babel
6 20 (1.09%) PostCSS
7 18 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 16 (0.87%) Axure RP
10 15 (0.82%) RStudio
11 12 (0.66%) Subversion
12 11 (0.60%) Selenium
13 10 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.49%) REST Assured
14 9 (0.49%) Toad
15 8 (0.44%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.33%) Appium
General
1 547 (29.89%) Social Skills
2 236 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (12.13%) Finance
4 163 (8.91%) Manufacturing
5 148 (8.09%) Marketing
6 86 (4.70%) Legal
7 77 (4.21%) Wearables
8 62 (3.39%) Influencing Skills
9 57 (3.11%) Law
10 53 (2.90%) Organisational Skills
10 53 (2.90%) Presentation Skills
10 53 (2.90%) Publishing
11 50 (2.73%) German Language
12 49 (2.68%) French Language
13 47 (2.57%) Spanish Language
14 46 (2.51%) Italian Language
15 35 (1.91%) Telecoms
16 29 (1.58%) Games
16 29 (1.58%) Retail
17 26 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 220 (12.02%) Developer
2 142 (7.76%) Software Engineer
3 128 (6.99%) Programmer
4 119 (6.50%) Analyst
5 107 (5.85%) Project Manager
6 89 (4.86%) Statistical Programmer
7 86 (4.70%) Consultant
7 86 (4.70%) Senior Manager
8 79 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 72 (3.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 71 (3.88%) Architect
11 58 (3.17%) Implementation Consultant
12 53 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 47 (2.57%) Senior Project Manager
14 41 (2.24%) Designer
15 40 (2.19%) Backend Developer
16 38 (2.08%) Quality Manager
17 37 (2.02%) Senior Backend Developer
18 36 (1.97%) React Developer
19 35 (1.91%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (8.58%) React
2 121 (6.61%) Node.js
3 119 (6.50%) CSS
4 117 (6.39%) HTML
5 114 (6.23%) Vue.js
6 94 (5.14%) GraphQL
7 81 (4.43%) .NET
8 72 (3.93%) REST
9 61 (3.33%) Sass
10 51 (2.79%) Laravel
11 50 (2.73%) AngularJS
12 49 (2.68%) Vuex
13 48 (2.62%) Redux
14 44 (2.40%) Django
15 42 (2.30%) Symfony
16 41 (2.24%) HTML5
17 36 (1.97%) CSS3
17 36 (1.97%) Jest
18 33 (1.80%) JSON
19 31 (1.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 401 (21.91%) Life Science
2 244 (13.33%) Biotechnology
3 139 (7.60%) User Experience
4 127 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 103 (5.63%) Social Media
6 92 (5.03%) Pharmacovigilance
7 88 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
8 71 (3.88%) NHS
9 62 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
10 55 (3.01%) Virtual Team
11 46 (2.51%) Algorithms
12 39 (2.13%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.91%) Cloud Native
14 29 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
15 23 (1.26%) PMI
16 22 (1.20%) Data Centre
16 22 (1.20%) Driving Licence
16 22 (1.20%) LIMS
17 20 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
17 20 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.21%) Windows
2 49 (2.68%) Apple iOS
3 48 (2.62%) Linux
4 37 (2.02%) Android
5 31 (1.69%) Unix
6 25 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.49%) Solaris
9 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (23.88%) Agile
2 340 (18.58%) Computer Science
3 284 (15.52%) Analytics
4 265 (14.48%) Project Management
5 257 (14.04%) Data Science
6 224 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 224 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 197 (10.77%) Validation
8 189 (10.33%) DevOps
9 184 (10.05%) Mentoring
10 179 (9.78%) Decision-Making
11 163 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence
12 160 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 159 (8.69%) Data Management
14 153 (8.36%) Machine Learning
15 143 (7.81%) Statistics
16 142 (7.76%) Mathematics
17 137 (7.49%) Test Automation
18 135 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
18 135 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 248 (13.55%) SQL
2 229 (12.51%) JavaScript
3 214 (11.69%) Python
4 142 (7.76%) TypeScript
5 130 (7.10%) R
6 117 (6.39%) C#
7 114 (6.23%) Java
8 74 (4.04%) PHP
9 61 (3.33%) Go
10 51 (2.79%) ES6
11 48 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 41 (2.24%) Ruby
13 37 (2.02%) PowerShell
14 36 (1.97%) C
15 32 (1.75%) Bash
16 21 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 21 (1.15%) Scala
17 20 (1.09%) ES7
18 18 (0.98%) C++
19 16 (0.87%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 681 (37.21%) Degree
2 139 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 120 (6.56%) PhD
4 71 (3.88%) Master's Degree
5 62 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 47 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
7 39 (2.13%) PMP
8 32 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (1.58%) MCSE
11 21 (1.15%) CCNP
12 18 (0.98%) Security Cleared
12 18 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.87%) APMP
13 16 (0.87%) CISSP
14 14 (0.77%) MCSA
15 13 (0.71%) CISM
15 13 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.71%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (8.42%) QA
2 100 (5.46%) GMP
3 98 (5.36%) CDISC
4 80 (4.37%) Good Clinical Practice
5 67 (3.66%) GxP
6 44 (2.40%) Accessibility
7 42 (2.30%) GLP
8 33 (1.80%) SLA
9 31 (1.69%) Data Quality
10 26 (1.42%) COBIT
11 20 (1.09%) GDPR
12 18 (0.98%) GAMP
12 18 (0.98%) PMO
13 15 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 13 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 12 (0.66%) HIPAA
15 12 (0.66%) ISO 9001
16 10 (0.55%) WAI
17 7 (0.38%) COSHH
18 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (3.72%) Docker
2 61 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
5 9 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.33%) vSphere
8 5 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.055%) Firmware
10 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 87 (4.75%) Kubernetes
2 33 (1.80%) Terraform
3 15 (0.82%) Prometheus
4 12 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.60%) SCCM
6 10 (0.55%) WMI
7 9 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.16%) MOM
10 2 (0.11%) MIIS
10 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.11%) Puppet
11 1 (0.055%) Ansible
11 1 (0.055%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.055%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.055%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 181 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 112 (6.12%) Oracle
3 108 (5.90%) SAP
4 93 (5.08%) Facebook
5 92 (5.03%) Google
6 68 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (3.06%) Apple
8 44 (2.40%) VMware
9 41 (2.24%) accuRx
10 38 (2.08%) Workday
11 37 (2.02%) Adobe
12 36 (1.97%) OpenText
13 35 (1.91%) New Relic
14 30 (1.64%) NetApp
15 25 (1.37%) Spotify
16 24 (1.31%) BEA
16 24 (1.31%) CrowdStrike
17 21 (1.15%) Cisco
17 21 (1.15%) Sun
18 20 (1.09%) ServiceNow