Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 514 470
Rank change year-on-year -47 -44 +24
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 729 871 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the General category 0.98% 1.14% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 527 628 847
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,300
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 74146 76298 92653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.38% 42.85% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 54386 62858 74992
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -58 305 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South East +2 134 £52,500 +16.67% 19
East of England +32 123 £45,000 -10.00% 10
North of England -5 83 £35,363 -6.94% 11
Midlands +17 70 £50,000 +7.53% 1
West Midlands +3 45 £50,000 +3.09% 1
North West +2 44 £33,750 - 10
Yorkshire +6 31 £42,500 +11.84% 1
East Midlands +27 23 £37,500 -
South West +30 13 £38,000 +5.56% 4
North East +14 8 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 175 (24.01%) JavaScript
2 151 (20.71%) Finance
3 144 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (18.38%) Microsoft
4 134 (18.38%) Life Science
5 126 (17.28%) SQL
5 126 (17.28%) Java
6 107 (14.68%) Oracle
7 103 (14.13%) C#
8 102 (13.99%) .NET
9 99 (13.58%) Software Engineering
10 95 (13.03%) Degree
11 91 (12.48%) Analytics
11 91 (12.48%) SQL Server
12 88 (12.07%) HTML
13 83 (11.39%) CSS
14 82 (11.25%) Manufacturing
15 79 (10.84%) Windows
16 75 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
17 73 (10.01%) Retail
18 71 (9.74%) Web Development
19 70 (9.60%) MVC
20 67 (9.19%) Project Management
20 67 (9.19%) SDLC
21 64 (8.78%) AngularJS
22 60 (8.23%) Scrum
23 58 (7.96%) Data Management
23 58 (7.96%) jQuery
24 57 (7.82%) Workflow
25 56 (7.68%) SaaS

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 36 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (4.53%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (1.51%) SAS
6 9 (1.23%) Apache
6 9 (1.23%) JBoss
6 9 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.10%) Confluence
8 7 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.96%) CMS
9 6 (0.82%) WordPress
10 5 (0.69%) Moodle
10 5 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.55%) IIS
12 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.51%) Acrobat
4 11 (1.51%) PaintShop Pro
4 11 (1.51%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.27%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.14%) Revit
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
3 11 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (1.37%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.82%) SAP CAR
5 6 (0.82%) SAP POS DM
5 6 (0.82%) SAP Retail
6 5 (0.69%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.55%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.55%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.41%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.27%) FastStats
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.14%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.68%) SaaS
2 49 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.06%) Amazon S3
3 15 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (1.37%) Route 53
5 8 (1.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 7 (0.96%) Serverless
7 6 (0.82%) Office 365
8 5 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.55%) Veeva
10 3 (0.41%) GitHub
10 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.27%) npm
12 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.14%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.98%) LAN
2 26 (3.57%) Wireless
3 16 (2.19%) Firewall
3 16 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.06%) VPN
5 8 (1.10%) FTP
5 8 (1.10%) Internet
5 8 (1.10%) SNMP
5 8 (1.10%) SSL
5 8 (1.10%) WAN
6 7 (0.96%) VoIP
7 6 (0.82%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.55%) DHCP
8 4 (0.55%) DNS
8 4 (0.55%) MPLS
8 4 (0.55%) Wireless Security
9 3 (0.41%) Network Security
9 3 (0.41%) Skype
10 2 (0.27%) VLAN
11 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 42 (5.76%) Big Data
4 34 (4.66%) MySQL
5 30 (4.12%) Hadoop
6 27 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 22 (3.02%) OLTP
8 17 (2.33%) Text Mining
9 16 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.65%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.23%) DB2
14 8 (1.10%) Electronic Patient Records
15 7 (0.96%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.96%) SAP BW
16 6 (0.82%) Pentaho
16 6 (0.82%) SAP HANA
16 6 (0.82%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 34 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (2.33%) Maven
6 15 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.06%) JIRA
7 13 (1.78%) gulp
8 12 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (1.10%) Ant
9 8 (1.10%) JConsole
9 8 (1.10%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.10%) NeoLoad
9 8 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (1.10%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.10%) The Grinder
9 8 (1.10%) Toad
9 8 (1.10%) VisualVM
10 7 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 151 (20.71%) Finance
2 82 (11.25%) Manufacturing
3 73 (10.01%) Retail
4 47 (6.45%) Marketing
5 40 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 33 (4.53%) Banking
7 18 (2.47%) Publishing
8 16 (2.19%) Advertising
9 15 (2.06%) Law
10 9 (1.23%) Back Office
11 8 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.10%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.10%) German Language
12 7 (0.96%) Automotive
12 7 (0.96%) Electronics
12 7 (0.96%) Games
13 4 (0.55%) French Language
13 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.55%) Legal
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 234 (32.10%) Developer
2 67 (9.19%) Analyst
3 56 (7.68%) Consultant
4 54 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 51 (7.00%) Architect
6 45 (6.17%) .NET Developer
6 45 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 43 (5.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 42 (5.76%) Java Developer
9 32 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (4.12%) Software Developer
11 29 (3.98%) Project Manager
11 29 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 27 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 25 (3.43%) Account Executive
13 25 (3.43%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.43%) IT Manager
14 24 (3.29%) PHP Developer
14 24 (3.29%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (3.02%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (13.99%) .NET
2 88 (12.07%) HTML
3 83 (11.39%) CSS
4 64 (8.78%) AngularJS
5 58 (7.96%) jQuery
6 48 (6.58%) ASP.NET
7 46 (6.31%) Web Services
8 40 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (5.49%) RESTful
9 39 (5.35%) Node.js
10 33 (4.53%) REST
11 28 (3.84%) HTML5
11 28 (3.84%) XML
12 27 (3.70%) React
13 22 (3.02%) CSS3
13 22 (3.02%) LAMP
13 22 (3.02%) WinForms
14 21 (2.88%) LINQ
15 20 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (2.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 134 (18.38%) Life Science
2 75 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (7.13%) NHS
4 38 (5.21%) User Experience
5 35 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 31 (4.25%) Driving Licence
7 30 (4.12%) FMCG
8 28 (3.84%) Computer Science
9 25 (3.43%) Algorithms
10 18 (2.47%) PDA
11 16 (2.19%) Graphic Design
12 15 (2.06%) Biotechnology
13 12 (1.65%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.65%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.96%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.69%) Learning Management System
15 5 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.84%) Windows
2 49 (6.72%) Linux
3 21 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.92%) Android
5 12 (1.65%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.37%) Unix
7 8 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (13.58%) Software Engineering
3 91 (12.48%) Analytics
4 71 (9.74%) Web Development
5 70 (9.60%) MVC
6 67 (9.19%) Project Management
6 67 (9.19%) SDLC
7 60 (8.23%) Scrum
8 58 (7.96%) Data Management
9 57 (7.82%) Workflow
10 45 (6.17%) CRM
10 45 (6.17%) Front End Development
11 43 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (5.76%) OO
13 41 (5.62%) Unit Testing
14 38 (5.21%) Customer-Centricity
15 37 (5.08%) ETL
15 37 (5.08%) Mentoring
16 34 (4.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 175 (24.01%) JavaScript
2 126 (17.28%) Java
2 126 (17.28%) SQL
3 103 (14.13%) C#
4 55 (7.54%) Python
5 47 (6.45%) PHP
6 29 (3.98%) Ruby
7 24 (3.29%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.02%) Scala
9 21 (2.88%) VB
10 20 (2.74%) C++
11 19 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.33%) VB6
13 12 (1.65%) Elixir
14 9 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.10%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.10%) Haskell
15 8 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (13.03%) Degree
2 13 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (1.37%) PhD
4 8 (1.10%) CCNA
5 7 (0.96%) CISM
6 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.55%) CCDE
8 4 (0.55%) CCDP
8 4 (0.55%) CCIE
8 4 (0.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (0.55%) CCIE Security
8 4 (0.55%) CCIE Wireless
8 4 (0.55%) CCNP
8 4 (0.55%) MCSE
8 4 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.41%) HND
9 3 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.08%) QA
2 27 (3.70%) GxP
3 25 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 15 (2.06%) GMP
5 10 (1.37%) PMO
6 8 (1.10%) GAMP
7 5 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (0.69%) SLA
8 4 (0.55%) GCP
8 4 (0.55%) GLP
8 4 (0.55%) IEC 62304
8 4 (0.55%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.41%) GDPR
10 2 (0.27%) COBIT
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.27%) MISRA
10 2 (0.27%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.96%) Docker
4 2 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.23%) Puppet
2 7 (0.96%) Packer
2 7 (0.96%) Terraform
3 5 (0.69%) Kibana
3 5 (0.69%) logstash
4 3 (0.41%) MOM
4 3 (0.41%) SCCM
5 2 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) cPanel
6 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 134 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 107 (14.68%) Oracle
3 43 (5.90%) SAP
4 35 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.29%) Adobe
6 14 (1.92%) Tableau
7 13 (1.78%) VMware
8 12 (1.65%) Google
8 12 (1.65%) Informatica
8 12 (1.65%) Talend
9 9 (1.23%) Cisco
9 9 (1.23%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.10%) Apple
10 8 (1.10%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.10%) Cognos
10 8 (1.10%) Dell
10 8 (1.10%) Dynatrace
11 7 (0.96%) F5
11 7 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (0.96%) Splunk