Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 577 635 574
Rank change year-on-year +58 -61 -67
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 577 577 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.12% 0.86% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 372 358 488
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £29,775
90th Percentile £92,500 £89,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 51,552 67,227 67,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.69% 41.68% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39,041 52,423 53,696
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 -35 164 £69,500 +11.20% 40
South East +86 147 £50,000 +5.26% 37
East of England +120 113 £50,000 +11.11% 43
North of England +48 98 £52,500 +25.00% 45
North West +76 81 £52,500 +28.83% 29
Midlands +54 38 £60,000 +50.00% 23
West Midlands +46 26 £67,500 +50.00% 11
Yorkshire -9 17 £55,000 +29.41% 12
East Midlands +33 12 £42,500 +6.25% 12
South West +24 12 £41,000 -8.89% 15
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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.

1 188 (32.58%) Analytics
2 138 (23.92%) Degree
2 138 (23.92%) Mathematics
2 138 (23.92%) Data Science
3 133 (23.05%) Data Analysis
4 132 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
5 122 (21.14%) Algorithms
5 122 (21.14%) Software Engineering
6 114 (19.76%) JavaScript
7 112 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
8 111 (19.24%) Computer Science
9 105 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (17.85%) C#
11 102 (17.68%) Java
12 97 (16.81%) Python
13 93 (16.12%) Project Management
14 91 (15.77%) Finance
15 90 (15.60%) Life Science
16 89 (15.42%) PhD
17 76 (13.17%) Machine Learning
18 72 (12.48%) HTML
19 71 (12.31%) Manufacturing
20 68 (11.79%) SQL
21 65 (11.27%) C
21 65 (11.27%) C++
22 63 (10.92%) CSS
23 60 (10.40%) Risk Management
23 60 (10.40%) .NET
24 56 (9.71%) Microsoft
25 55 (9.53%) Visualisation

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 9 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.87%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.87%) SAS
4 4 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.69%) CMS
4 4 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.17%) CoreMedia CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.04%) SPSS
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.17%) InVision
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (3.12%) Magento
2 10 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.52%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.52%) SAP IBP
4 3 (0.52%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.35%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.35%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP GTS
5 2 (0.35%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.60%) Office 365
4 12 (2.08%) Power Platform
5 11 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.39%) PaaS
7 8 (1.39%) Serverless
8 6 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.69%) Datadog
10 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon SageMaker
11 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.35%) GitHub
11 2 (0.35%) npm
11 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.35%) SaaS
12 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.81%) Firewall
2 19 (3.29%) Internet
3 16 (2.77%) WAN
4 13 (2.25%) LAN
5 11 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.56%) Network Security
7 8 (1.39%) MPLS
7 8 (1.39%) VLAN
7 8 (1.39%) WLAN
8 7 (1.21%) DHCP
8 7 (1.21%) DNS
9 5 (0.87%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.87%) Wireless
10 4 (0.69%) BGP
10 4 (0.69%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.69%) HTTP
10 4 (0.69%) IGMP
10 4 (0.69%) OSPF
10 4 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.97%) MySQL
2 41 (7.11%) Big Data
3 28 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 21 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
5 14 (2.43%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.08%) Power BI
8 10 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.56%) Data Lake
10 7 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.69%) MS Access
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 3 (0.52%) OLAP
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.43%) JIRA
3 6 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.52%) NetBeans
5 3 (0.52%) Subversion
5 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.35%) Grunt
6 2 (0.35%) gulp
6 2 (0.35%) Maven
6 2 (0.35%) ProC
6 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.17%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) YouTrack
General
1 91 (15.77%) Finance
2 71 (12.31%) Manufacturing
3 50 (8.67%) Retail
4 18 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.95%) Banking
6 12 (2.08%) Electronics
6 12 (2.08%) Marketing
7 11 (1.91%) Publishing
8 7 (1.21%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.04%) German Language
10 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.69%) Advertising
11 4 (0.69%) Automotive
12 3 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.52%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 161 (27.90%) Developer
2 67 (11.61%) Project Manager
3 62 (10.75%) Analyst
4 59 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 51 (8.84%) Data Scientist
6 42 (7.28%) Consultant
7 38 (6.59%) Architect
8 35 (6.07%) Software Project Manager
9 34 (5.89%) Software Engineer
10 23 (3.99%) IT Manager
10 23 (3.99%) Software Analyst
11 21 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 21 (3.64%) Software Manager
12 19 (3.29%) Analytics Manager
12 19 (3.29%) Data Analytics Manager
13 18 (3.12%) Magento Developer
13 18 (3.12%) Software Support Analyst
13 18 (3.12%) Support Analyst
14 17 (2.95%) C# Software Engineer
14 17 (2.95%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.48%) HTML
2 63 (10.92%) CSS
3 60 (10.40%) .NET
4 42 (7.28%) AngularJS
4 42 (7.28%) React
5 30 (5.20%) Node.js
6 16 (2.77%) ASP.NET
6 16 (2.77%) Web Services
7 14 (2.43%) HTML5
7 14 (2.43%) REST
8 13 (2.25%) jQuery
8 13 (2.25%) RESTful
9 12 (2.08%) Vue.js
9 12 (2.08%) XML
10 11 (1.91%) Redux
11 10 (1.73%) CSS3
12 9 (1.56%) Express
12 9 (1.56%) GraphQL
12 9 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 122 (21.14%) Algorithms
2 112 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (15.60%) Life Science
4 44 (7.63%) Management Information System
5 31 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (4.68%) NHS
7 22 (3.81%) FMCG
8 20 (3.47%) PMI
9 18 (3.12%) Data Centre
10 17 (2.95%) User Experience
11 11 (1.91%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.73%) Pharmacovigilance
13 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.21%) Robotics
15 6 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
15 6 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.16%) Windows
2 20 (3.47%) Linux
3 9 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Unix
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (32.58%) Analytics
2 138 (23.92%) Data Science
2 138 (23.92%) Mathematics
3 133 (23.05%) Data Analysis
4 132 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
5 122 (21.14%) Software Engineering
6 111 (19.24%) Computer Science
7 105 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (16.12%) Project Management
9 76 (13.17%) Machine Learning
10 60 (10.40%) Risk Management
11 55 (9.53%) Innovative Thinking
11 55 (9.53%) Visualisation
12 50 (8.67%) OO
12 50 (8.67%) SDLC
13 49 (8.49%) Business Analysis
14 48 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 46 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (7.63%) Line Management
16 44 (7.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.76%) JavaScript
2 103 (17.85%) C#
3 102 (17.68%) Java
4 97 (16.81%) Python
5 68 (11.79%) SQL
6 65 (11.27%) C
6 65 (11.27%) C++
7 55 (9.53%) R
8 48 (8.32%) MATLAB
9 37 (6.41%) PHP
10 12 (2.08%) Ruby
10 12 (2.08%) Scala
10 12 (2.08%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.04%) ES6
11 6 (1.04%) Java 8
12 5 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.69%) VBScript
14 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 138 (23.92%) Degree
2 89 (15.42%) PhD
3 30 (5.20%) PMI Certification
4 24 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.08%) CCIE
7 11 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.73%) PMP
9 8 (1.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 8 (1.39%) Master's Degree
10 6 (1.04%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.87%) CCNP
11 5 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.69%) MCSD
12 4 (0.69%) MCSE
13 3 (0.52%) CISM
13 3 (0.52%) CISSP
13 3 (0.52%) GIAC
13 3 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.60%) QA
2 13 (2.25%) PMO
3 10 (1.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 10 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.73%) GxP
3 10 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.56%) GDPR
5 5 (0.87%) CDISC
6 3 (0.52%) GAMP
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.52%) SLA
6 3 (0.52%) WAI
7 2 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 21 (3.64%) Docker
2 19 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.04%) Firmware
5 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (1.73%) Terraform
2 9 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.87%) Kibana
3 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.87%) SCCM
4 4 (0.69%) Puppet
5 3 (0.52%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.35%) MIIS
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) Packer
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.93%) SAP
3 22 (3.81%) Oracle
4 20 (3.47%) ServiceNow
4 20 (3.47%) VMware
5 17 (2.95%) Cisco
6 14 (2.43%) Dell
6 14 (2.43%) EMC
6 14 (2.43%) Google
6 14 (2.43%) NetApp
7 12 (2.08%) Tableau
8 11 (1.91%) Adobe
9 7 (1.21%) IBM
10 4 (0.69%) Greenplum
10 4 (0.69%) New Relic
11 3 (0.52%) Adaptive Insights
11 3 (0.52%) Ariba
11 3 (0.52%) Cognos
11 3 (0.52%) McKesson
11 3 (0.52%) Sage