Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 593 619 531
Rank change year-on-year +26 -88 -27
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 560 630 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.00% 0.90% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 364 424 553
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +1.75%
10th Percentile £29,425 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,125 £88,750 £83,750
UK median annual salary £48,455 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% -7.77% -1.90%

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 55,793 70,136 70,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.54% 42.91% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 42,971 53,854 57,465
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 January 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 23 January 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 -31 183 £60,000 - 55
South East +51 160 £40,000 -20.00% 35
East of England +25 95 £50,000 +11.11% 48
North of England +31 69 £45,000 +23.52% 40
North West +53 63 £45,000 +38.46% 21
Midlands +50 40 £52,500 +5.00% 21
West Midlands +47 21 £68,000 +36.00% 9
East Midlands +29 18 £51,250 +36.67% 12
South West -1 8 £68,500 +75.64% 11
Yorkshire +9 5 £60,000 +41.18% 16
North East +3 1 - - 3
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 194 (34.64%) Analytics
2 139 (24.82%) Problem-Solving
3 130 (23.21%) Life Science
4 127 (22.68%) Data Science
5 121 (21.61%) Project Management
6 120 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 117 (20.89%) Data Analysis
8 113 (20.18%) Algorithms
9 109 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (19.29%) Java
11 102 (18.21%) Degree
12 97 (17.32%) Computer Science
13 90 (16.07%) JavaScript
13 90 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
14 86 (15.36%) PhD
15 85 (15.18%) Python
16 74 (13.21%) Software Engineering
17 70 (12.50%) Finance
18 69 (12.32%) C#
19 63 (11.25%) SQL
20 62 (11.07%) Retail
21 57 (10.18%) Business Analysis
22 56 (10.00%) Microsoft
23 55 (9.82%) Machine Learning
23 55 (9.82%) Big Data
24 54 (9.64%) Risk Management
25 53 (9.46%) C++
25 53 (9.46%) C
26 50 (8.93%) HTML
27 48 (8.57%) .NET

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 16 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.68%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.96%) SAS
4 10 (1.79%) CMS
5 9 (1.61%) Apache
6 7 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.89%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.36%) Drupal
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) IIS
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) InVision
6 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.89%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.89%) SAP GTS
2 5 (0.89%) SAP MDG
2 5 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.36%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.86%) Office 365
3 11 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.25%) SaaS
5 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.07%) PaaS
6 3 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.54%) Datadog
6 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.36%) Veeva
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.61%) Network Security
2 8 (1.43%) HTTP
3 6 (1.07%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.89%) Internet
5 4 (0.71%) DHCP
5 4 (0.71%) DNS
5 4 (0.71%) Firewall
5 4 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.36%) IPsec
7 2 (0.36%) LAN
7 2 (0.36%) PBX
7 2 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.36%) SSL
7 2 (0.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.36%) WAN
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) 3G
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.82%) Big Data
2 26 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.75%) MySQL
4 20 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.04%) Power BI
6 16 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 14 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.14%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.61%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.25%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.25%) HBase
12 7 (1.25%) Impala
12 7 (1.25%) QlikView
13 6 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.07%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 31 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.61%) JIRA
3 9 (1.61%) JUnit
4 8 (1.43%) Selenium
4 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.89%) Protractor
5 5 (0.89%) Subversion
6 4 (0.71%) Grunt
6 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.54%) git-flow
7 3 (0.54%) gulp
7 3 (0.54%) Mocha
7 3 (0.54%) Xcode
8 2 (0.36%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.36%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 70 (12.50%) Finance
2 62 (11.07%) Retail
3 39 (6.96%) Manufacturing
4 27 (4.82%) Publishing
5 24 (4.29%) Marketing
6 13 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.61%) Electronics
8 7 (1.25%) Automotive
9 6 (1.07%) Games
9 6 (1.07%) Legal
10 5 (0.89%) Law
11 4 (0.71%) German Language
12 3 (0.54%) Advertising
12 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.36%) Front Office
13 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 124 (22.14%) Developer
2 76 (13.57%) Analyst
3 64 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 45 (8.04%) Consultant
5 44 (7.86%) Software Developer
6 35 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
7 30 (5.36%) Data Scientist
8 29 (5.18%) Architect
9 26 (4.64%) Business Analyst
10 25 (4.46%) Support Manager
11 24 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 24 (4.29%) Software Manager
12 21 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (3.57%) IT Manager
13 20 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (3.39%) Software Test Engineer
14 19 (3.39%) Test Engineer
15 18 (3.21%) Analytics Manager
16 17 (3.04%) Programmer
17 16 (2.86%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.93%) HTML
2 48 (8.57%) .NET
3 47 (8.39%) CSS
4 44 (7.86%) React
5 33 (5.89%) AngularJS
6 27 (4.82%) Web Services
7 22 (3.93%) Node.js
8 21 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 19 (3.39%) jQuery
9 19 (3.39%) Redux
10 18 (3.21%) Spring
11 12 (2.14%) HTML5
12 11 (1.96%) Django
12 11 (1.96%) Kafka
13 10 (1.79%) Akka
13 10 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (1.61%) RESTful
15 8 (1.43%) LINQ
15 8 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 130 (23.21%) Life Science
2 113 (20.18%) Algorithms
3 90 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (6.96%) Management Information System
5 36 (6.43%) NHS
6 32 (5.71%) FMCG
7 26 (4.64%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.39%) PMI
8 19 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (3.04%) User Experience
10 16 (2.86%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.50%) Data Structures
12 13 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.96%) Biotechnology
13 11 (1.96%) e-Learning
13 11 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.79%) Pharmacovigilance
15 9 (1.61%) Virtual Team
16 6 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (1.07%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.64%) Linux
2 23 (4.11%) Windows
3 14 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.96%) Android
5 9 (1.61%) Unix
5 9 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) CentOS
7 2 (0.36%) Debian
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (34.64%) Analytics
2 139 (24.82%) Problem-Solving
3 127 (22.68%) Data Science
4 121 (21.61%) Project Management
5 120 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 117 (20.89%) Data Analysis
7 109 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (17.32%) Computer Science
9 74 (13.21%) Software Engineering
10 57 (10.18%) Business Analysis
11 55 (9.82%) Machine Learning
12 54 (9.64%) Risk Management
13 45 (8.04%) Visualisation
14 43 (7.68%) Test Automation
15 42 (7.50%) Data Management
15 42 (7.50%) TDD
16 40 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
16 40 (7.14%) SDLC
17 39 (6.96%) Line Management
17 39 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (19.29%) Java
2 90 (16.07%) JavaScript
3 85 (15.18%) Python
4 69 (12.32%) C#
5 63 (11.25%) SQL
6 53 (9.46%) C
6 53 (9.46%) C++
7 40 (7.14%) R
8 38 (6.79%) MATLAB
9 29 (5.18%) Scala
10 11 (1.96%) PHP
11 8 (1.43%) Ruby
12 7 (1.25%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.07%) Java 8
14 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.89%) VBA
15 4 (0.71%) F#
15 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 102 (18.21%) Degree
2 86 (15.36%) PhD
3 21 (3.75%) PMI Certification
4 20 (3.57%) CCIE
4 20 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 13 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.96%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.25%) MCSD
10 5 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.89%) SAP Certification
11 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.54%) CISM
12 3 (0.54%) CISSP
12 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.54%) ISEB
12 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.29%) GxP
1 24 (4.29%) QA
2 19 (3.39%) GDPR
3 18 (3.21%) PMO
4 17 (3.04%) Data Quality
4 17 (3.04%) GAMP
5 10 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.89%) GMP
9 3 (0.54%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.36%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.36%) HL7
10 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.36%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.36%) WAI
11 1 (0.18%) CDISC
11 1 (0.18%) GLP
System Software
1 18 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.04%) Docker
3 12 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.25%) HDFS
5 5 (0.89%) Firmware
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.25%) SCCM
3 6 (1.07%) WSUS
4 5 (0.89%) Kibana
4 5 (0.89%) Terraform
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.54%) Puppet
6 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) MOM
7 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.18%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 56 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.46%) SAP
3 21 (3.75%) Tableau
4 18 (3.21%) Cisco
4 18 (3.21%) VMware
5 17 (3.04%) Dell
5 17 (3.04%) EMC
5 17 (3.04%) F5
5 17 (3.04%) NetApp
5 17 (3.04%) Splunk
6 12 (2.14%) Oracle
7 10 (1.79%) Adobe
8 8 (1.43%) IBM
9 7 (1.25%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.25%) Google
9 7 (1.25%) Hortonworks
9 7 (1.25%) MapR
9 7 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.07%) Ariba
10 6 (1.07%) MicroStrategy