Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 492 582 654
Rank change year-on-year +90 +72 -83
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 338 600 609
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.09% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 259 428 418
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,375 £86,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 29,163 54,952 71,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.09% 40.46% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,558 41,761 55,788
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +119 144 £70,000 +7.69% 43
South East +70 78 £42,500 -15.00% 25
East of England +38 43 £45,000 -10.00% 33
North of England +66 27 £40,000 -23.81% 21
South West +120 24 £41,750 +19.29% 21
North West +47 23 £42,500 -19.05% 14
Midlands +100 19 £37,500 -33.33% 10
East Midlands +65 14 £37,500 -9.09% 2
West Midlands +74 5 £33,500 -50.37% 8
Yorkshire +92 2 £40,000 -20.00% 7
North East - 2 - -
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 110 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (19.82%) Analytics
3 54 (15.98%) Data Science
4 47 (13.91%) AWS
5 45 (13.31%) Project Management
5 45 (13.31%) Finance
6 44 (13.02%) Mathematics
7 43 (12.72%) Degree
7 43 (12.72%) Azure
8 41 (12.13%) Data Analysis
8 41 (12.13%) PhD
9 40 (11.83%) SDLC
10 38 (11.24%) Software Architecture
10 38 (11.24%) Algorithms
11 37 (10.95%) Python
12 36 (10.65%) Manufacturing
13 34 (10.06%) .NET
13 34 (10.06%) CSS
14 32 (9.47%) JavaScript
14 32 (9.47%) Computer Science
15 30 (8.88%) Microsoft
15 30 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (8.58%) Scrum
16 29 (8.58%) Big Data
17 28 (8.28%) PaaS
17 28 (8.28%) TOGAF
17 28 (8.28%) C#
17 28 (8.28%) HTML
17 28 (8.28%) Innovative Thinking
18 27 (7.99%) Threat Modelling

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 7 (2.07%) Confluence
2 5 (1.48%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.18%) Apache
3 4 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.89%) CMS
4 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.30%) WinCC
Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.59%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.91%) AWS
2 43 (12.72%) Azure
3 28 (8.28%) PaaS
4 16 (4.73%) Office 365
5 10 (2.96%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.37%) SaaS
7 7 (2.07%) GCP
8 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.89%) Force.com
9 3 (0.89%) GitHub
9 3 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.59%) Serverless
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.30%) IaaS
11 1 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.66%) Firewall
1 9 (2.66%) Internet
1 9 (2.66%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.37%) VPN
3 6 (1.78%) DHCP
3 6 (1.78%) DNS
4 3 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.89%) Wireless
5 2 (0.59%) PBX
5 2 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.59%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) SMTP
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.58%) Big Data
2 12 (3.55%) MySQL
3 11 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.96%) Power BI
5 7 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.48%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (1.48%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.18%) QlikView
9 3 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.89%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.89%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.85%) JIRA
3 12 (3.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.48%) Selenium
5 5 (1.48%) Subversion
6 4 (1.18%) Appium
7 3 (0.89%) RStudio
8 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.30%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.30%) JMeter
8 1 (0.30%) JUnit
8 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.30%) Postman
8 1 (0.30%) RSpec
8 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (13.31%) Finance
2 36 (10.65%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.21%) Retail
4 15 (4.44%) Billing
5 12 (3.55%) Marketing
6 8 (2.37%) Advertising
6 8 (2.37%) Banking
6 8 (2.37%) Legal
6 8 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.78%) Back Office
8 5 (1.48%) Automotive
9 3 (0.89%) Law
10 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.59%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (18.34%) Developer
2 52 (15.38%) Architect
3 32 (9.47%) Project Manager
4 27 (7.99%) Consultant
4 27 (7.99%) Software Architect
5 26 (7.69%) Analyst
6 24 (7.10%) Software Developer
7 16 (4.73%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.85%) Recruitment Consultant
10 12 (3.55%) Digital Project Manager
10 12 (3.55%) Lead Architect
11 11 (3.25%) Administrator
11 11 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (2.96%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.96%) Data Engineer
13 9 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.37%) Business Manager
14 8 (2.37%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.06%) .NET
1 34 (10.06%) CSS
2 28 (8.28%) HTML
3 21 (6.21%) AngularJS
4 16 (4.73%) React
5 12 (3.55%) RESTful
6 11 (3.25%) Node.js
6 11 (3.25%) Vue.js
7 8 (2.37%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.37%) jQuery
7 8 (2.37%) Web Services
8 6 (1.78%) REST
9 5 (1.48%) JSON
9 5 (1.48%) Kafka
9 5 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.48%) Shiny
10 4 (1.18%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.18%) PyTorch
10 4 (1.18%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.18%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.24%) Algorithms
2 22 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.51%) Life Science
3 18 (5.33%) User Experience
4 16 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.14%) Biotechnology
6 11 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.37%) Social Media
9 7 (2.07%) FMCG
10 6 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.78%) NHS
10 6 (1.78%) PMI
10 6 (1.78%) SCADA
11 3 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.59%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.73%) Windows
2 11 (3.25%) Linux
3 8 (2.37%) Unix
4 5 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.18%) Android
5 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (19.82%) Analytics
3 54 (15.98%) Data Science
4 45 (13.31%) Project Management
5 44 (13.02%) Mathematics
6 41 (12.13%) Data Analysis
7 40 (11.83%) SDLC
8 38 (11.24%) Software Architecture
9 32 (9.47%) Computer Science
10 30 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (8.58%) Scrum
12 28 (8.28%) Innovative Thinking
12 28 (8.28%) TOGAF
13 27 (7.99%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (7.99%) Threat Modelling
14 23 (6.80%) Software Engineering
15 21 (6.21%) Machine Learning
16 20 (5.92%) ITSM
16 20 (5.92%) Service Management
17 19 (5.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.95%) Python
2 32 (9.47%) JavaScript
3 28 (8.28%) C#
4 18 (5.33%) Java
4 18 (5.33%) SQL
5 12 (3.55%) PHP
5 12 (3.55%) R
6 11 (3.25%) C
6 11 (3.25%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.07%) C++
8 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.48%) Perl
10 4 (1.18%) Ladder Logic
10 4 (1.18%) Ruby
10 4 (1.18%) Scala
10 4 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.89%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.89%) Go
11 3 (0.89%) Lua
11 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (12.72%) Degree
2 41 (12.13%) PhD
3 13 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (1.78%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.48%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.89%) CISSP
8 2 (0.59%) MCSA
8 2 (0.59%) MCSE
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.03%) GxP
2 12 (3.55%) QA
3 7 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.18%) GDPR
4 4 (1.18%) Good Clinical Practice
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (7.69%) Docker
2 9 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.89%) LXC
4 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.48%) Terraform
3 2 (0.59%) Ansible
3 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.30%) Graylog
4 1 (0.30%) logstash
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.85%) SAP
3 12 (3.55%) ServiceNow
4 11 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.25%) Tableau
5 7 (2.07%) Google
6 6 (1.78%) Oracle
7 5 (1.48%) VMware
8 4 (1.18%) Cisco
9 3 (0.89%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.89%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.89%) Informatica
9 3 (0.89%) Meraki
9 3 (0.89%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.89%) Rockwell
9 3 (0.89%) Siemens
10 2 (0.59%) Allen-Bradley
10 2 (0.59%) Ariba
10 2 (0.59%) hybris
10 2 (0.59%) WatchGuard