Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 556 523
Rank change year-on-year -76 -33 -23
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 589 803 1,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the General category 0.86% 1.11% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 380 549 732
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,025 £87,500 £77,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 68,226 72,074 83,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.75% 42.88% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52,917 55,116 69,432
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -8 287 £65,000 +8.33% 58
South East -14 115 £47,500 -13.64% 74
North of England -1 89 £42,500 +13.33% 61
East of England -56 66 £45,000 -5.26% 41
North West -20 48 £42,000 +12.00% 41
Yorkshire +28 36 £42,500 +30.77% 18
Midlands -69 13 £40,000 -15.79% 24
East Midlands -14 8 £40,000 +6.67% 12
South West -14 8 £45,000 +4.65% 14
North East - 5 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -22 4 £42,500 -15.00% 12
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 170 (28.86%) Finance
2 148 (25.13%) Degree
3 147 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (22.92%) Analytics
5 125 (21.22%) Retail
6 99 (16.81%) Manufacturing
7 94 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
8 92 (15.62%) SQL
9 87 (14.77%) Project Management
10 81 (13.75%) JavaScript
10 81 (13.75%) Big Data
11 78 (13.24%) Presales
12 75 (12.73%) Java
13 74 (12.56%) Cisco
14 72 (12.22%) HTML
15 70 (11.88%) VMware
15 70 (11.88%) Life Science
15 70 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
16 69 (11.71%) Data Centre
17 66 (11.21%) F5
18 65 (11.04%) C#
18 65 (11.04%) Microsoft
19 64 (10.87%) .NET
19 64 (10.87%) SQL Server
19 64 (10.87%) Wireless
20 63 (10.70%) Dell
20 63 (10.70%) EMC
20 63 (10.70%) NetApp
20 63 (10.70%) Splunk
21 59 (10.02%) CSS

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 39 (6.62%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.24%) CMS
3 22 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (2.89%) SAS
6 16 (2.72%) Apache
7 6 (1.02%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (1.02%) nginx
7 6 (1.02%) WordPress
8 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.68%) Confluence
9 4 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.51%) CoreMedia CMS
10 3 (0.51%) Drupal
11 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.34%) IIS
11 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) SAP APO
1 13 (2.21%) SAP WM
2 12 (2.04%) SAP PP
3 11 (1.87%) SAP MM
4 10 (1.70%) SAP QM
4 10 (1.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (1.70%) SAP SCM
5 7 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.19%) TrackWise
6 5 (0.85%) SAP GTS
6 5 (0.85%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.21%) npm
4 11 (1.87%) Veeva
5 10 (1.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 9 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.53%) PaaS
7 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.02%) Office 365
9 5 (0.85%) SaaS
10 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.51%) GitHub
11 3 (0.51%) IaaS
11 3 (0.51%) Serverless
12 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.87%) Wireless
2 53 (9.00%) Unified Communications
3 40 (6.79%) Wireless Security
4 13 (2.21%) Symposium
5 11 (1.87%) Firewall
6 10 (1.70%) LAN
7 9 (1.53%) Intranet
8 7 (1.19%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (1.19%) Internet
9 6 (1.02%) VPN
9 6 (1.02%) WAN
10 5 (0.85%) IPsec
10 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.51%) BGP
11 3 (0.51%) DHCP
11 3 (0.51%) DNS
11 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.51%) MPLS
11 3 (0.51%) OSPF
11 3 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.75%) Big Data
2 64 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 33 (5.60%) Hadoop
4 30 (5.09%) NoSQL
5 25 (4.24%) MySQL
6 22 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.21%) Base SAS
10 12 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.87%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.87%) Impala
12 9 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.36%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.36%) Power BI
13 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.36%) Text Mining
14 7 (1.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 36 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.89%) JIRA
4 13 (2.21%) Maven
4 13 (2.21%) Selenium
4 13 (2.21%) Subversion
5 9 (1.53%) Grunt
5 9 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.19%) JUnit
7 6 (1.02%) gulp
7 6 (1.02%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (0.85%) Sahi
8 5 (0.85%) Travis CI
8 5 (0.85%) webpack
9 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 170 (28.86%) Finance
2 125 (21.22%) Retail
3 99 (16.81%) Manufacturing
4 43 (7.30%) Telecoms
5 42 (7.13%) Banking
6 35 (5.94%) Marketing
7 22 (3.74%) German Language
7 22 (3.74%) Italian Language
8 18 (3.06%) Law
9 16 (2.72%) Games
10 13 (2.21%) Advertising
11 12 (2.04%) Legal
12 11 (1.87%) Aerospace
13 9 (1.53%) Billing
14 7 (1.19%) Back Office
15 6 (1.02%) Automotive
16 4 (0.68%) Electronics
17 3 (0.51%) French Language
17 3 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
17 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (20.20%) Developer
2 92 (15.62%) Analyst
3 84 (14.26%) Architect
4 73 (12.39%) Solutions Architect
5 50 (8.49%) Technical Architect
6 48 (8.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 47 (7.98%) Consultant
8 39 (6.62%) Cisco Architect
8 39 (6.62%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 37 (6.28%) Senior Developer
10 33 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 33 (5.60%) Project Manager
11 27 (4.58%) Business Analyst
12 23 (3.90%) Data Engineer
12 23 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (3.40%) .NET Developer
14 19 (3.23%) Java Developer
15 18 (3.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 17 (2.89%) Big Data Engineer
16 17 (2.89%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.22%) HTML
2 64 (10.87%) .NET
3 59 (10.02%) CSS
4 39 (6.62%) AngularJS
4 39 (6.62%) jQuery
5 34 (5.77%) HTML5
6 33 (5.60%) Web Services
7 32 (5.43%) ASP.NET
8 29 (4.92%) XML
9 26 (4.41%) Node.js
10 21 (3.57%) React
11 19 (3.23%) CSS3
12 17 (2.89%) .NET Framework
12 17 (2.89%) Mason
12 17 (2.89%) Sass
13 15 (2.55%) JSON
14 14 (2.38%) RESTful
14 14 (2.38%) XSLT
15 13 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (2.04%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.88%) Life Science
3 69 (11.71%) Data Centre
4 51 (8.66%) Algorithms
5 45 (7.64%) Computer Science
6 31 (5.26%) FMCG
7 30 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (5.09%) User Experience
8 29 (4.92%) Management Information System
8 29 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (4.58%) NHS
10 21 (3.57%) Biotechnology
11 19 (3.23%) Data Structures
12 18 (3.06%) Mobile App
13 17 (2.89%) Virtual Team
14 15 (2.55%) PMI
15 12 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.87%) e-Learning
17 9 (1.53%) LIMS
18 8 (1.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.15%) Linux
2 25 (4.24%) Windows
3 14 (2.38%) Unix
4 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.51%) Android
7 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (22.92%) Analytics
3 87 (14.77%) Project Management
4 78 (13.24%) Presales
5 70 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (8.83%) Mentoring
8 48 (8.15%) Network Design
9 47 (7.98%) Technical Architecture
10 43 (7.30%) Data Science
10 43 (7.30%) Test Automation
11 41 (6.96%) Software Engineering
12 40 (6.79%) Coaching
12 40 (6.79%) Front End Development
12 40 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (6.45%) Business Development
14 37 (6.28%) ETL
15 36 (6.11%) TDD
16 35 (5.94%) Decision-Making
17 34 (5.77%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 92 (15.62%) SQL
2 81 (13.75%) JavaScript
3 75 (12.73%) Java
4 65 (11.04%) C#
5 35 (5.94%) Python
6 27 (4.58%) Scala
7 23 (3.90%) C
8 17 (2.89%) Apex Code
8 17 (2.89%) R
9 16 (2.72%) PHP
10 13 (2.21%) MATLAB
10 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.70%) C++
13 7 (1.19%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.02%) Perl
15 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.85%) Java 8
15 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (25.13%) Degree
2 54 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (9.00%) CCIE
4 47 (7.98%) CCNA
5 31 (5.26%) CCNP
6 20 (3.40%) CCIE Data Center
6 20 (3.40%) CCIE Service Provider
6 20 (3.40%) PMI Certification
7 19 (3.23%) CISSP
8 16 (2.72%) PhD
9 13 (2.21%) CISM
9 13 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (1.87%) CCIE Security
12 10 (1.70%) CCDE
12 10 (1.70%) CCDP
13 9 (1.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 9 (1.53%) CCIE Wireless
14 8 (1.36%) VCAP
14 8 (1.36%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.45%) QA
2 21 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.21%) GAMP
5 12 (2.04%) GxP
6 10 (1.70%) GDPR
7 8 (1.36%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.36%) PMO
8 7 (1.19%) GMP
9 6 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 6 (1.02%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.85%) HL7
10 5 (0.85%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.34%) GCP
11 2 (0.34%) MISRA
11 2 (0.34%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.34%) SLA
11 2 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 56 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.90%) Docker
3 18 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.19%) HDFS
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.53%) Ansible
3 7 (1.19%) Puppet
3 7 (1.19%) Terraform
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.85%) SCCM
4 5 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.34%) Nagios
7 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.17%) Grafana
8 1 (0.17%) Mesos
8 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (12.56%) Cisco
2 70 (11.88%) VMware
3 66 (11.21%) F5
4 65 (11.04%) Microsoft
5 63 (10.70%) Dell
5 63 (10.70%) EMC
5 63 (10.70%) NetApp
5 63 (10.70%) Splunk
6 48 (8.15%) Oracle
7 42 (7.13%) SAP
8 22 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.89%) Google
10 11 (1.87%) hybris
11 8 (1.36%) Cloudera
12 7 (1.19%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.19%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.19%) MapR
12 7 (1.19%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.19%) Sitecore
13 6 (1.02%) MicroStrategy