Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 583 640 561
Rank change year-on-year +57 -79 -31
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 542 575 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.05% 0.85% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 395 412 574
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,850 £29,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,125
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 51,415 67,318 75,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.00% 43.35% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38,865 51,837 55,549
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +71 239 £65,000 - 77
South East +17 121 £50,000 +21.21% 52
East of England +77 73 £50,000 +11.11% 78
North of England 0 70 £52,500 +23.53% 65
North West +23 47 £52,500 +26.51% 43
Yorkshire -5 23 £50,000 +17.65% 15
South West +16 19 £35,000 -48.91% 13
Midlands +23 15 £43,750 -16.67% 58
East Midlands +26 11 £42,500 -19.05% 33
West Midlands +28 4 £80,000 +82.86% 24
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 145 (26.75%) Degree
2 134 (24.72%) Finance
3 126 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (22.14%) Problem-Solving
5 100 (18.45%) Life Science
5 100 (18.45%) Analytics
6 77 (14.21%) JavaScript
7 76 (14.02%) Software Engineering
8 69 (12.73%) SQL
9 67 (12.36%) Retail
10 64 (11.81%) Project Management
10 64 (11.81%) Manufacturing
10 64 (11.81%) Computer Science
11 60 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
12 57 (10.52%) Microsoft
13 54 (9.96%) Presales
13 54 (9.96%) Big Data
14 50 (9.23%) HTML
15 49 (9.04%) C#
15 49 (9.04%) AWS
16 48 (8.86%) SAP
16 48 (8.86%) ITIL
16 48 (8.86%) Python
17 46 (8.49%) OO
17 46 (8.49%) DevOps
18 45 (8.30%) CSS
19 43 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (7.93%) AngularJS
19 43 (7.93%) Node.js
19 43 (7.93%) Machine Learning

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 (1.29%) SAS
2 6 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.74%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.55%) Drupal
5 3 (0.55%) Luigi
6 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.37%) Confluence
6 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.37%) WordPress
7 1 (0.18%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.77%) SPSS
4 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.55%) Figma
4 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.55%) Sketch
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (3.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.85%) Magento
3 6 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.92%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.92%) SAP IBP
5 4 (0.74%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.55%) Lawson
7 2 (0.37%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.37%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.04%) AWS
2 36 (6.64%) Azure
3 27 (4.98%) GCP
4 13 (2.40%) Power Platform
4 13 (2.40%) SaaS
5 9 (1.66%) Office 365
6 8 (1.48%) PaaS
7 5 (0.92%) IaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.37%) GitHub
8 2 (0.37%) Google Play
8 2 (0.37%) npm
9 1 (0.18%) AdWords
9 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.18%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.24%) Internet
2 20 (3.69%) Firewall
2 20 (3.69%) WAN
3 15 (2.77%) LAN
4 12 (2.21%) WLAN
5 8 (1.48%) MPLS
5 8 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.29%) Bluetooth
6 7 (1.29%) VLAN
7 6 (1.11%) VoIP
8 5 (0.92%) NAS
8 5 (0.92%) OpenVPN
8 5 (0.92%) Skype
8 5 (0.92%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.74%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.74%) IGMP
9 4 (0.74%) Multicast
9 4 (0.74%) Unicast
9 4 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.96%) Big Data
2 37 (6.83%) MySQL
3 27 (4.98%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.58%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.40%) Data Lake
6 13 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.40%) Power BI
7 9 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.74%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.37%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.37%) MS Access
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (3.32%) Git (software)
1 18 (3.32%) JIRA
2 6 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.55%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.37%) Maven
5 2 (0.37%) Mocha
5 2 (0.37%) ProC
6 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.18%) Hudson
6 1 (0.18%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.18%) MorphX
6 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) YouTrack
General
1 134 (24.72%) Finance
2 67 (12.36%) Retail
3 64 (11.81%) Manufacturing
4 37 (6.83%) Banking
5 26 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.51%) Italian Language
7 18 (3.32%) German Language
8 17 (3.14%) Local Government
8 17 (3.14%) Marketing
9 13 (2.40%) Games
10 12 (2.21%) Electronics
10 12 (2.21%) French Language
10 12 (2.21%) Public Sector
10 12 (2.21%) Publishing
11 10 (1.85%) Automotive
12 5 (0.92%) Billing
12 5 (0.92%) Legal
13 4 (0.74%) Back Office
13 4 (0.74%) Law
14 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 108 (19.93%) Developer
2 66 (12.18%) Architect
3 58 (10.70%) Analyst
4 50 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 33 (6.09%) Consultant
6 30 (5.54%) IT Manager
7 26 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (4.61%) Senior Developer
9 24 (4.43%) Lead Architect
10 19 (3.51%) Java Developer
10 19 (3.51%) Programmer
10 19 (3.51%) Software Analyst
10 19 (3.51%) Software Engineer
10 19 (3.51%) Support Analyst
11 16 (2.95%) Account Director
12 15 (2.77%) Applications Support Analyst
12 15 (2.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (2.77%) SAP Manager
12 15 (2.77%) SAP Project Manager
12 15 (2.77%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.23%) HTML
2 45 (8.30%) CSS
3 43 (7.93%) AngularJS
3 43 (7.93%) Node.js
4 38 (7.01%) .NET
5 25 (4.61%) React
6 22 (4.06%) Web Services
7 17 (3.14%) RESTful
8 15 (2.77%) HTML5
9 14 (2.58%) CSS3
10 13 (2.40%) jQuery
11 10 (1.85%) WPF
12 9 (1.66%) REST
12 9 (1.66%) XML
13 8 (1.48%) WCF
14 7 (1.29%) Django
14 7 (1.29%) Express
14 7 (1.29%) Redux
14 7 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (1.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 100 (18.45%) Life Science
2 60 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.64%) NHS
4 24 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.06%) FMCG
6 18 (3.32%) Algorithms
6 18 (3.32%) EMC VMAX
6 18 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.77%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (2.21%) User Experience
11 11 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (2.03%) Robotics
12 10 (1.85%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.48%) Internet of Things
14 7 (1.29%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.92%) Cyberattack
15 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.20%) Windows
2 19 (3.51%) Linux
3 16 (2.95%) Unix
4 5 (0.92%) CentOS
4 5 (0.92%) Debian
4 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.74%) Android
6 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (22.14%) Problem-Solving
3 100 (18.45%) Analytics
4 76 (14.02%) Software Engineering
5 64 (11.81%) Computer Science
5 64 (11.81%) Project Management
6 54 (9.96%) Presales
7 48 (8.86%) ITIL
8 46 (8.49%) DevOps
8 46 (8.49%) OO
9 43 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (7.93%) Machine Learning
10 41 (7.56%) Project Delivery
11 39 (7.20%) ERP
11 39 (7.20%) Risk Management
11 39 (7.20%) Service Management
12 37 (6.83%) Mathematics
13 36 (6.64%) Data Modelling
14 33 (6.09%) CRM
14 33 (6.09%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.21%) JavaScript
2 69 (12.73%) SQL
3 49 (9.04%) C#
4 48 (8.86%) Python
5 42 (7.75%) Java
6 24 (4.43%) PHP
7 19 (3.51%) R
8 16 (2.95%) C
9 9 (1.66%) C++
10 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.29%) Java 8
11 7 (1.29%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.11%) ES6
13 4 (0.74%) Go
13 4 (0.74%) Lua
13 4 (0.74%) Ruby
13 4 (0.74%) Scala
14 3 (0.55%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 145 (26.75%) Degree
2 25 (4.61%) PhD
2 25 (4.61%) PMI Certification
3 23 (4.24%) PMP
4 18 (3.32%) DBS Check
5 17 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.58%) CCIE
6 14 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.21%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 6 (1.11%) CCNP
9 4 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.55%) CEH
10 3 (0.55%) CISM
10 3 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.55%) GIAC
10 3 (0.55%) GSEC
10 3 (0.55%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.55%) SANS
10 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.43%) QA
2 12 (2.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 11 (2.03%) PMO
4 10 (1.85%) GxP
5 6 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.92%) GAMP
7 4 (0.74%) CDISC
7 4 (0.74%) WAI
8 3 (0.55%) GDPR
8 3 (0.55%) HL7
8 3 (0.55%) SLA
9 2 (0.37%) DICOM
9 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.18%) COBIT
10 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.18%) GMP
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.14%) Docker
3 14 (2.58%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.29%) Firmware
5 5 (0.92%) Samba
6 4 (0.74%) LXC
7 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.74%) Kubeflow
3 3 (0.55%) Ansible
3 3 (0.55%) Terraform
4 2 (0.37%) MIIS
4 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) Packer
4 2 (0.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.18%) logstash
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 57 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.86%) SAP
3 41 (7.56%) VMware
4 37 (6.83%) Cisco
5 33 (6.09%) Dell
5 33 (6.09%) EMC
6 30 (5.54%) NetApp
7 28 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (4.80%) ServiceNow
9 24 (4.43%) Google
10 20 (3.69%) Oracle
11 12 (2.21%) Tableau
12 10 (1.85%) Apple
12 10 (1.85%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.29%) Adobe
14 5 (0.92%) Draytek
14 5 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.92%) Synology
15 4 (0.74%) Alteryx