Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 464 566 658
Rank change year-on-year +102 +92 -88
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 197 538 530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.07% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 159 430 395
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,650 £28,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 16,985 50,215 66,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.90% 39.80% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13,630 38,274 50,997
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +112 83 £71,250 +18.75% 50
South East +152 48 £56,250 +12.50% 43
East of England +97 20 £45,000 -10.00% 31
North of England +133 17 £45,500 -9.00% 39
South West +124 17 £47,500 +35.71% 15
North West +100 14 £42,500 -19.05% 22
Midlands +106 5 £75,000 +102.70% 18
East Midlands +90 5 £75,000 +66.67% 12
North East - 3 £47,500 - 7
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.75%) AWS
3 32 (16.24%) Big Data
4 31 (15.74%) Analytics
5 29 (14.72%) Microsoft
6 27 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (11.17%) Finance
8 21 (10.66%) SQL
8 21 (10.66%) .NET
9 20 (10.15%) Manufacturing
9 20 (10.15%) Artificial Intelligence
10 19 (9.64%) Python
11 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (9.14%) SaaS
12 17 (8.63%) Office 365
12 17 (8.63%) Scrum
13 16 (8.12%) Validation
13 16 (8.12%) Software Engineering
13 16 (8.12%) Degree
13 16 (8.12%) Windows
13 16 (8.12%) Visualisation
14 15 (7.61%) Azure
14 15 (7.61%) QA
14 15 (7.61%) Jenkins
14 15 (7.61%) Mentoring
14 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
14 15 (7.61%) Project Management
15 14 (7.11%) Life Science
15 14 (7.11%) Test Automation

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 8 (4.06%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.54%) Confluence
3 4 (2.03%) CMS
4 3 (1.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.02%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.02%) Figma
2 2 (1.02%) InVision
2 2 (1.02%) Marvel
2 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.02%) Sketch
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.51%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.51%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.75%) AWS
2 18 (9.14%) SaaS
3 17 (8.63%) Office 365
4 15 (7.61%) Azure
5 12 (6.09%) Power Platform
6 11 (5.58%) PaaS
7 8 (4.06%) BrowserStack
8 6 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.52%) IaaS
9 3 (1.52%) Serverless
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.02%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.08%) Firewall
2 4 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.03%) DNS
3 3 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.52%) VPN
3 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.02%) HTTP
4 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.02%) VoIP
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.24%) Big Data
2 12 (6.09%) Power BI
3 10 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.55%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.55%) Tableau
6 6 (3.05%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.52%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.52%) QlikView
10 2 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (1.02%) HBase
10 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.02%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.08%) Appium
2 10 (5.08%) Selenium
3 9 (4.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.06%) Postman
5 6 (3.05%) JIRA
6 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.02%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.51%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.51%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.51%) ERwin
7 1 (0.51%) Gradle
7 1 (0.51%) RSpec
7 1 (0.51%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.51%) Subversion
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (11.17%) Finance
2 20 (10.15%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.08%) Retail
4 6 (3.05%) Marketing
5 4 (2.03%) Law
5 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Automotive
7 2 (1.02%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (11.68%) Analyst
1 23 (11.68%) Architect
2 21 (10.66%) Developer
3 20 (10.15%) Consultant
4 15 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.09%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.57%) Data Engineer
8 8 (4.06%) Automation Tester
8 8 (4.06%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (4.06%) Software Tester
8 8 (4.06%) Tester
9 7 (3.55%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.55%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.66%) .NET
2 7 (3.55%) CSS
2 7 (3.55%) Web Services
3 6 (3.05%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.05%) React
4 5 (2.54%) Kafka
4 5 (2.54%) Vue.js
5 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.03%) JSON
5 4 (2.03%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (1.52%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.52%) Django
6 3 (1.52%) Node.js
6 3 (1.52%) REST
6 3 (1.52%) RESTful
6 3 (1.52%) TensorFlow
7 2 (1.02%) EDI
7 2 (1.02%) HTML
7 2 (1.02%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.11%) Life Science
3 13 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.09%) User Experience
5 11 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.06%) NHS
7 7 (3.55%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.55%) SCADA
8 5 (2.54%) Biotechnology
9 4 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.52%) Industry 4.0
10 3 (1.52%) Robotics
11 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.02%) FMCG
11 2 (1.02%) iSeries
11 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.12%) Windows
2 10 (5.08%) Android
2 10 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.06%) Linux
4 7 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.03%) Unix
6 2 (1.02%) SUSE
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.74%) Analytics
3 27 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (10.15%) Artificial Intelligence
5 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (8.63%) Scrum
7 16 (8.12%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.12%) Validation
7 16 (8.12%) Visualisation
8 15 (7.61%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.61%) Project Management
9 14 (7.11%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.60%) IT Strategy
11 11 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.58%) Migration
11 11 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (5.58%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (5.08%) Data Science
12 10 (5.08%) DevOps
12 10 (5.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.66%) SQL
2 19 (9.64%) Python
3 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.60%) Java
5 10 (5.08%) C#
6 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.54%) Ruby
8 4 (2.03%) R
9 3 (1.52%) Scala
9 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.02%) C
10 2 (1.02%) ES6
10 2 (1.02%) Go
10 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.02%) VBScript
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (8.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.03%) CISSP
3 3 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.02%) CCNA
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.02%) CISM
4 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.02%) MCSA
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.51%) CISA
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PMP
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.61%) QA
2 9 (4.57%) GMP
3 8 (4.06%) GAMP
4 6 (3.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (3.05%) GxP
5 5 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (2.03%) GDPR
7 3 (1.52%) Good Clinical Practice
7 3 (1.52%) SLA
8 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.51%) COBIT
9 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.51%) GLP
9 1 (0.51%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.51%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.51%) NIST
9 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (6.09%) Docker
2 8 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) Terraform
2 6 (3.05%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.54%) Ansible
3 5 (2.54%) Puppet
3 5 (2.54%) SCCM
4 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Kibana
5 1 (0.51%) Mesos
5 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.60%) SAP
3 8 (4.06%) VMware
4 7 (3.55%) Cisco
5 5 (2.54%) Dell
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle
5 5 (2.54%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.03%) Citrix
7 3 (1.52%) Adobe
7 3 (1.52%) Allen-Bradley
7 3 (1.52%) EMC
7 3 (1.52%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.52%) IBM
7 3 (1.52%) McAfee
7 3 (1.52%) Meraki
7 3 (1.52%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.52%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.52%) Siemens
8 2 (1.02%) Perfecto Mobile
8 2 (1.02%) Sage