Period
to 23 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 521 469
Rank change year-on-year -56 -52 +27
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 722 886 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the General category 0.97% 1.15% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 521 640 850
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,000
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 74731 76748 92264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.27% 42.84% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 54932 63196 74707
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,250 £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 23 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 23 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 -67 303 £60,000 +9.09% 34
South East -18 134 £52,500 +16.67% 25
East of England +18 121 £45,000 -10.00% 14
North of England -7 79 £35,182 -7.42% 16
Midlands +7 70 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Midlands +1 45 £50,000 +3.09% 3
North West -17 41 £32,500 -3.70% 12
Yorkshire +7 30 £42,500 +5.59% 3
East Midlands +27 23 £37,500 -
South West +9 13 £38,000 +5.56% 6
North East +17 8 - - 1
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 170 (23.55%) JavaScript
2 146 (20.22%) Finance
3 143 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (18.28%) Life Science
5 129 (17.87%) Microsoft
6 126 (17.45%) Java
7 119 (16.48%) SQL
8 105 (14.54%) Oracle
9 100 (13.85%) Software Engineering
10 98 (13.57%) C#
11 97 (13.43%) .NET
12 95 (13.16%) Degree
13 91 (12.60%) Analytics
14 87 (12.05%) SQL Server
15 86 (11.91%) HTML
16 80 (11.08%) CSS
16 80 (11.08%) Manufacturing
17 78 (10.80%) Windows
18 74 (10.25%) Retail
18 74 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
19 72 (9.97%) Web Development
20 69 (9.56%) Project Management
21 67 (9.28%) MVC
22 66 (9.14%) SDLC
23 63 (8.73%) AngularJS
24 61 (8.45%) Scrum
25 57 (7.89%) Workflow
25 57 (7.89%) Python
25 57 (7.89%) Data Management
26 56 (7.76%) 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 35 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (4.57%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (1.39%) SAS
6 9 (1.25%) Apache
6 9 (1.25%) JBoss
6 9 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.11%) Confluence
8 7 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.97%) CMS
9 6 (0.83%) WordPress
10 5 (0.69%) Moodle
10 5 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.55%) IIS
12 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.28%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.80%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.52%) Acrobat
5 11 (1.52%) PaintShop Pro
6 10 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.28%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.14%) Revit
9 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.35%) Dynamics GP
3 10 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.39%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.83%) SAP CAR
4 6 (0.83%) SAP POS DM
4 6 (0.83%) SAP Retail
5 5 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.69%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.69%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.55%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.28%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.14%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.76%) SaaS
2 50 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.94%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (1.39%) Route 53
6 9 (1.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (0.97%) Office 365
8 6 (0.83%) Serverless
9 5 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.55%) Veeva
11 3 (0.42%) GitHub
11 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.28%) npm
13 1 (0.14%) Slack
13 1 (0.14%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.29%) Wireless
2 27 (3.74%) LAN
3 16 (2.22%) Firewall
3 16 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.94%) VPN
5 10 (1.39%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.11%) FTP
6 8 (1.11%) Internet
6 8 (1.11%) SNMP
6 8 (1.11%) SSL
7 7 (0.97%) VoIP
7 7 (0.97%) WAN
8 6 (0.83%) Wireless Security
9 4 (0.55%) DHCP
9 4 (0.55%) DNS
9 4 (0.55%) MPLS
10 3 (0.42%) Network Security
10 3 (0.42%) Skype
11 2 (0.28%) SMS
11 2 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.23%) Big Data
3 44 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.43%) MySQL
5 30 (4.16%) Hadoop
6 26 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.19%) OLTP
8 17 (2.35%) Text Mining
9 16 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.39%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.25%) DB2
14 8 (1.11%) SAP BW
15 7 (0.97%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.97%) Electronic Patient Records
16 6 (0.83%) SAP HANA
16 6 (0.83%) Spotfire
17 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (4.02%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (2.35%) Maven
6 15 (2.08%) JIRA
7 14 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.80%) gulp
9 11 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (1.11%) Ant
10 8 (1.11%) JConsole
10 8 (1.11%) LoadRunner
10 8 (1.11%) NeoLoad
10 8 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (1.11%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.11%) The Grinder
10 8 (1.11%) Toad
10 8 (1.11%) VisualVM
11 6 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 146 (20.22%) Finance
2 80 (11.08%) Manufacturing
3 74 (10.25%) Retail
4 42 (5.82%) Marketing
5 37 (5.12%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.43%) Banking
7 18 (2.49%) Publishing
8 16 (2.22%) Advertising
9 14 (1.94%) Law
10 9 (1.25%) German Language
11 8 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.11%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.97%) Back Office
12 7 (0.97%) Games
13 6 (0.83%) Automotive
14 5 (0.69%) Electronics
14 5 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.55%) French Language
15 4 (0.55%) Legal
16 2 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 228 (31.58%) Developer
2 64 (8.86%) Analyst
3 59 (8.17%) Consultant
4 52 (7.20%) Architect
5 51 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 43 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 42 (5.82%) Java Developer
7 42 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 40 (5.54%) .NET Developer
9 30 (4.16%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.16%) Software Developer
9 30 (4.16%) Software Engineer
10 28 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 26 (3.60%) Account Executive
13 25 (3.46%) Business Analyst
14 24 (3.32%) IT Manager
15 23 (3.19%) PHP Developer
15 23 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (13.43%) .NET
2 86 (11.91%) HTML
3 80 (11.08%) CSS
4 63 (8.73%) AngularJS
5 55 (7.62%) jQuery
6 45 (6.23%) ASP.NET
6 45 (6.23%) Web Services
7 39 (5.40%) RESTful
8 38 (5.26%) Node.js
9 37 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (4.57%) REST
11 27 (3.74%) HTML5
12 26 (3.60%) React
12 26 (3.60%) XML
13 22 (3.05%) CSS3
13 22 (3.05%) LAMP
13 22 (3.05%) WinForms
14 19 (2.63%) Hibernate
14 19 (2.63%) LINQ
14 19 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 132 (18.28%) Life Science
2 74 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.79%) NHS
4 40 (5.54%) User Experience
5 35 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 32 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (4.29%) FMCG
8 30 (4.16%) Driving Licence
9 28 (3.88%) Computer Science
10 25 (3.46%) Algorithms
11 19 (2.63%) PDA
12 16 (2.22%) Data Centre
12 16 (2.22%) Graphic Design
13 15 (2.08%) Biotechnology
14 12 (1.66%) e-Learning
15 7 (0.97%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.69%) Learning Management System
16 5 (0.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.80%) Windows
2 50 (6.93%) Linux
3 20 (2.77%) Windows 7
4 13 (1.80%) Android
5 12 (1.66%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.39%) Unix
7 9 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.97%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (13.85%) Software Engineering
3 91 (12.60%) Analytics
4 72 (9.97%) Web Development
5 69 (9.56%) Project Management
6 67 (9.28%) MVC
7 66 (9.14%) SDLC
8 61 (8.45%) Scrum
9 57 (7.89%) Data Management
9 57 (7.89%) Workflow
10 45 (6.23%) Front End Development
11 44 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (5.82%) CRM
13 41 (5.68%) OO
14 40 (5.54%) Unit Testing
15 39 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (5.40%) Customer-Centricity
16 37 (5.12%) ITIL
16 37 (5.12%) Mentoring
17 36 (4.99%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 170 (23.55%) JavaScript
2 126 (17.45%) Java
3 119 (16.48%) SQL
4 98 (13.57%) C#
5 57 (7.89%) Python
6 46 (6.37%) PHP
7 28 (3.88%) Ruby
8 24 (3.32%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.05%) C++
9 22 (3.05%) Scala
9 22 (3.05%) VB
10 18 (2.49%) VB6
11 17 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.22%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.52%) Elixir
14 9 (1.25%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.25%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.11%) Haskell
15 8 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (13.16%) Degree
2 13 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.52%) PhD
4 10 (1.39%) CCNA
4 10 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.11%) CISM
6 6 (0.83%) CCDE
6 6 (0.83%) CCDP
6 6 (0.83%) CCIE
6 6 (0.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 6 (0.83%) CCIE Security
6 6 (0.83%) CCIE Wireless
6 6 (0.83%) CCNP
6 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.55%) MCSE
8 4 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.42%) GIAC
9 3 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.26%) QA
2 25 (3.46%) GxP
3 23 (3.19%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.80%) GMP
5 10 (1.39%) PMO
6 8 (1.11%) GAMP
7 5 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.55%) IEC 62304
8 4 (0.55%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.55%) SLA
9 3 (0.42%) GCP
9 3 (0.42%) GDPR
9 3 (0.42%) GLP
10 2 (0.28%) COBIT
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.28%) MISRA
10 2 (0.28%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.28%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.83%) Docker
4 2 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.25%) Puppet
2 6 (0.83%) Packer
2 6 (0.83%) Terraform
3 4 (0.55%) Kibana
3 4 (0.55%) logstash
4 3 (0.42%) MOM
4 3 (0.42%) SCCM
5 2 (0.28%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) cPanel
6 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 129 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 105 (14.54%) Oracle
3 42 (5.82%) SAP
4 37 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.32%) Adobe
6 17 (2.35%) VMware
7 13 (1.80%) Cisco
7 13 (1.80%) Google
8 12 (1.66%) Dell
8 12 (1.66%) Tableau
9 11 (1.52%) EMC
9 11 (1.52%) F5
9 11 (1.52%) Informatica
9 11 (1.52%) NetApp
9 11 (1.52%) Splunk
9 11 (1.52%) Talend
10 8 (1.11%) Apple
10 8 (1.11%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.11%) Cognos
10 8 (1.11%) MuleSoft