Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 626 560 505
Rank change year-on-year -66 -55 +4
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 576 718 1,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the General category 0.86% 1.08% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 356 480 792
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £89,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 67,238 66,471 83,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.66% 41.66% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52,578 53,289 68,810
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +55 297 £62,500 +4.17% 62
South East -73 95 £47,500 -13.64% 61
North of England -15 78 £42,000 +15.86% 57
East of England -73 62 £45,000 -5.26% 38
North West -42 39 £41,500 +10.67% 31
Yorkshire +31 36 £42,500 +21.43% 24
South West -12 21 £45,000 -25.00% 15
Midlands -29 13 £40,000 - 16
East Midlands -10 9 £40,000 +6.67% 6
North East -21 3 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -20 2 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 194 (33.68%) Finance
2 173 (30.03%) Degree
3 130 (22.57%) Retail
4 129 (22.40%) Manufacturing
5 128 (22.22%) Analytics
6 117 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (17.01%) Cisco
8 95 (16.49%) JavaScript
9 92 (15.97%) Presales
10 90 (15.63%) VMware
11 86 (14.93%) Data Centre
12 85 (14.76%) F5
12 85 (14.76%) Wireless
13 84 (14.58%) Splunk
14 82 (14.24%) Dell
14 82 (14.24%) EMC
14 82 (14.24%) NetApp
15 78 (13.54%) C#
15 78 (13.54%) Big Data
16 76 (13.19%) SQL
16 76 (13.19%) .NET
17 74 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
18 73 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 73 (12.67%) HTML
19 68 (11.81%) Unified Communications
20 66 (11.46%) CSS
20 66 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
21 64 (11.11%) CCIE
21 64 (11.11%) Project Management
22 63 (10.94%) Microsoft

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 30 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.34%) CMS
3 21 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.60%) SAS
5 14 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.08%) Apache
7 8 (1.39%) Confluence
7 8 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
7 8 (1.39%) WordPress
8 7 (1.22%) nginx
9 6 (1.04%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.52%) CoreMedia CMS
11 3 (0.52%) Drupal
11 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 19 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.56%) SAP APO
1 9 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
1 9 (1.56%) SAP WM
2 8 (1.39%) SAP MM
2 8 (1.39%) SAP PP
3 6 (1.04%) SAP QM
3 6 (1.04%) SAP SCM
4 5 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.69%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.69%) SAP GTS
5 4 (0.69%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.52%) Infor LN
6 3 (0.52%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.52%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.52%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.91%) SaaS
5 10 (1.74%) PaaS
6 9 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.56%) npm
6 9 (1.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.87%) IaaS
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.69%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.52%) Route 53
10 3 (0.52%) Serverless
10 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 85 (14.76%) Wireless
2 68 (11.81%) Unified Communications
3 52 (9.03%) Wireless Security
4 9 (1.56%) Symposium
5 8 (1.39%) Internet
5 8 (1.39%) Intranet
6 6 (1.04%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (1.04%) Firewall
7 4 (0.69%) LAN
8 3 (0.52%) BGP
8 3 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.52%) DHCP
8 3 (0.52%) DNS
8 3 (0.52%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.52%) IPsec
8 3 (0.52%) MPLS
8 3 (0.52%) OSPF
8 3 (0.52%) VoIP
8 3 (0.52%) VPN
8 3 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.54%) Big Data
2 63 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.21%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 27 (4.69%) NoSQL
6 26 (4.51%) MySQL
7 22 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.08%) Blockchain
8 12 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.56%) Base SAS
11 8 (1.39%) Data Mart
11 8 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.39%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.39%) OLAP
12 7 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
13 6 (1.04%) SAP HANA
13 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.30%) JIRA
3 15 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.43%) Selenium
4 14 (2.43%) Subversion
5 12 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.91%) Grunt
7 10 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.39%) Maven
9 7 (1.22%) gulp
10 6 (1.04%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.04%) Travis CI
10 6 (1.04%) webpack
11 5 (0.87%) Sahi
11 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 194 (33.68%) Finance
2 130 (22.57%) Retail
3 129 (22.40%) Manufacturing
4 49 (8.51%) Banking
4 49 (8.51%) Marketing
5 46 (7.99%) Telecoms
6 24 (4.17%) German Language
7 22 (3.82%) Italian Language
8 21 (3.65%) Advertising
9 20 (3.47%) Law
10 18 (3.13%) Games
11 10 (1.74%) Aerospace
11 10 (1.74%) Legal
12 9 (1.56%) Billing
13 8 (1.39%) Automotive
14 5 (0.87%) Back Office
15 3 (0.52%) Electronics
16 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (21.18%) Developer
2 81 (14.06%) Architect
3 71 (12.33%) Analyst
3 71 (12.33%) Solutions Architect
4 49 (8.51%) Consultant
4 49 (8.51%) Technical Architect
5 46 (7.99%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 43 (7.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 41 (7.12%) Senior Developer
8 37 (6.42%) Cisco Architect
8 37 (6.42%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 27 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 27 (4.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 25 (4.34%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.99%) .NET Developer
11 23 (3.99%) Project Manager
11 23 (3.99%) Technical Consultant
12 17 (2.95%) Salesforce Consultant
12 17 (2.95%) Senior Manager
12 17 (2.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (13.19%) .NET
2 73 (12.67%) HTML
3 66 (11.46%) CSS
4 36 (6.25%) jQuery
5 35 (6.08%) Web Services
6 30 (5.21%) HTML5
7 28 (4.86%) AngularJS
8 27 (4.69%) ASP.NET
8 27 (4.69%) XML
9 26 (4.51%) Node.js
10 23 (3.99%) .NET Framework
11 22 (3.82%) React
12 19 (3.30%) XSLT
13 18 (3.13%) CSS3
13 18 (3.13%) Sass
14 17 (2.95%) Mason
15 13 (2.26%) Angular 2
15 13 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (2.26%) TensorFlow
16 12 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 74 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (10.59%) Life Science
4 43 (7.47%) Algorithms
5 34 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (5.21%) Computer Science
7 29 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (5.03%) Management Information System
8 26 (4.51%) FMCG
9 25 (4.34%) Mobile App
9 25 (4.34%) User Experience
10 21 (3.65%) NHS
11 14 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.91%) Biotechnology
12 11 (1.91%) e-Learning
13 10 (1.74%) CUDA
13 10 (1.74%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.74%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.56%) iPad
14 9 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.85%) Linux
2 31 (5.38%) Windows
3 8 (1.39%) Unix
4 6 (1.04%) Android
5 5 (0.87%) CentOS
5 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.22%) Analytics
2 117 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (15.97%) Presales
4 64 (11.11%) Project Management
5 62 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (10.42%) Network Design
7 48 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 46 (7.99%) Business Development
8 46 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (7.81%) Front End Development
9 45 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 43 (7.47%) Decision-Making
11 38 (6.60%) ETL
12 37 (6.42%) Mentoring
12 37 (6.42%) Scrum
13 35 (6.08%) Test Automation
14 34 (5.90%) Visualisation
15 32 (5.56%) Mathematics
15 32 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (16.49%) JavaScript
2 78 (13.54%) C#
3 76 (13.19%) SQL
4 61 (10.59%) Java
5 56 (9.72%) Python
6 27 (4.69%) C++
7 19 (3.30%) C
7 19 (3.30%) PHP
8 17 (2.95%) Apex Code
8 17 (2.95%) R
8 17 (2.95%) Scala
9 14 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.91%) Perl
10 11 (1.91%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.56%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.04%) Java 8
14 5 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 173 (30.03%) Degree
2 66 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (11.11%) CCIE
4 56 (9.72%) CCNA
5 41 (7.12%) CCNP
6 22 (3.82%) CCIE Data Center
6 22 (3.82%) CCIE Service Provider
7 21 (3.65%) PhD
8 16 (2.78%) CCDE
8 16 (2.78%) CCDP
8 16 (2.78%) CCIE Security
9 14 (2.43%) CISSP
9 14 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (2.26%) CISM
11 12 (2.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 12 (2.08%) CCIE Wireless
11 12 (2.08%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.56%) ISEB
13 9 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.60%) QA
2 18 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.91%) GAMP
4 10 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.22%) GMP
6 6 (1.04%) NIST 800
6 6 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.04%) PMO
7 5 (0.87%) GDPR
8 4 (0.69%) GxP
8 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.52%) HL7
10 2 (0.35%) GCP
10 2 (0.35%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.35%) SLA
10 2 (0.35%) WAI
11 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (5.38%) Docker
3 18 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.43%) Ansible
3 12 (2.08%) Puppet
3 12 (2.08%) Terraform
4 11 (1.91%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.87%) SCCM
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.17%) Consul
9 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.17%) Grafana
9 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.17%) logstash
9 1 (0.17%) Mesos
9 1 (0.17%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (17.01%) Cisco
2 90 (15.63%) VMware
3 85 (14.76%) F5
4 84 (14.58%) Splunk
5 82 (14.24%) Dell
5 82 (14.24%) EMC
5 82 (14.24%) NetApp
6 63 (10.94%) Microsoft
7 40 (6.94%) Oracle
8 35 (6.08%) SAP
9 21 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.78%) Google
11 10 (1.74%) NVIDIA
12 9 (1.56%) hybris
12 9 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (1.39%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.04%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.04%) HP
14 6 (1.04%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.04%) Talend