Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 590 492
Rank change year-on-year +15 -98 +7
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 208 284 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.71% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 160 208 256
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.62% +6.19%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,950 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,625 £110,000 £100,000
England 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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,086 39,889 38,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.17% 54.03% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25,484 28,485 32,987
London median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the London region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Central London -1 39 £72,500 -1.69% 15
West London +36 34 £51,500 -8.85% 26
South London -11 5 £55,000 +19.57% 6
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 68 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.29%) Analytics
3 53 (25.48%) Life Science
3 53 (25.48%) TDD
4 50 (24.04%) Java
5 49 (23.56%) Degree
6 48 (23.08%) Finance
7 47 (22.60%) Big Data
8 44 (21.15%) SQL
9 41 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (17.79%) Retail
12 36 (17.31%) Project Management
13 35 (16.83%) Git (software)
14 34 (16.35%) Python
15 32 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (15.38%) Data Science
16 31 (14.90%) Scala
17 30 (14.42%) ETL
18 29 (13.94%) Linux
19 28 (13.46%) Computer Science
19 28 (13.46%) Mentoring
20 26 (12.50%) Data Analytics
20 26 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
21 24 (11.54%) Machine Learning
21 24 (11.54%) Apache Spark
22 22 (10.58%) Algorithms
23 21 (10.10%) Spring
23 21 (10.10%) Jenkins
23 21 (10.10%) Cybersecurity

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 24 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 18 (8.65%) Apache
3 17 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.37%) SAS
6 3 (1.44%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) nginx
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) Documentum
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) TrackWise
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.96%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.96%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.48%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.88%) SaaS
4 5 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.40%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (2.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 5 (2.40%) Veeva
5 3 (1.44%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.96%) Office 365
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.48%) GitHub
7 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.37%) HTTP
2 6 (2.88%) Internet
3 5 (2.40%) Network Security
4 4 (1.92%) IPsec
4 4 (1.92%) SSL
4 4 (1.92%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.44%) Firewall
6 2 (0.96%) DHCP
6 2 (0.96%) DNS
6 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.96%) Wireless
7 1 (0.48%) PBX
7 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.60%) Big Data
2 20 (9.62%) NoSQL
2 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.17%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 16 (7.69%) MySQL
5 15 (7.21%) Apache Hive
5 15 (7.21%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.21%) Power BI
6 14 (6.73%) HBase
6 14 (6.73%) Impala
7 12 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.85%) QlikView
9 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.37%) Star Schema
9 7 (3.37%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (16.83%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.10%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.69%) JUnit
4 9 (4.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.44%) git-flow
5 3 (1.44%) Mocha
6 2 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.96%) Grunt
6 2 (0.96%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) gulp
7 1 (0.48%) Hudson
7 1 (0.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) Maven
7 1 (0.48%) Subversion
7 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
General
1 48 (23.08%) Finance
2 37 (17.79%) Retail
3 20 (9.62%) Publishing
4 16 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.29%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.85%) Marketing
7 6 (2.88%) Legal
8 4 (1.92%) Automotive
9 2 (0.96%) Billing
9 2 (0.96%) French Language
9 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.96%) German Language
10 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.48%) Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (19.71%) Developer
2 32 (15.38%) Analyst
3 25 (12.02%) Architect
4 22 (10.58%) Consultant
5 19 (9.13%) Project Manager
6 16 (7.69%) Data Engineer
6 16 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.73%) Big Data Engineer
7 14 (6.73%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 13 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.77%) Presales Solution Architect
10 11 (5.29%) IT Manager
10 11 (5.29%) Lead Developer
11 10 (4.81%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (4.81%) Python Developer
11 10 (4.81%) Security Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) Information Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.10%) Spring
2 19 (9.13%) HTML
3 15 (7.21%) React
4 14 (6.73%) CSS
4 14 (6.73%) jQuery
5 13 (6.25%) Django
6 11 (5.29%) HTML5
6 11 (5.29%) Kafka
6 11 (5.29%) Redux
7 10 (4.81%) .NET
7 10 (4.81%) Node.js
8 9 (4.33%) Akka
8 9 (4.33%) Spring MVC
9 8 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.85%) JSON
9 8 (3.85%) Web Services
9 8 (3.85%) XML
10 7 (3.37%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.88%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.48%) Life Science
2 39 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (10.58%) Algorithms
4 20 (9.62%) Data Centre
5 19 (9.13%) Data Structures
6 14 (6.73%) Virtual Team
7 12 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (5.29%) NHS
9 10 (4.81%) FMCG
10 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
10 7 (3.37%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.88%) User Experience
12 5 (2.40%) Biotechnology
13 4 (1.92%) Cyberattack
13 4 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.92%) PKI
14 3 (1.44%) Fintech
14 3 (1.44%) iPad
15 2 (0.96%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.94%) Linux
2 15 (7.21%) Unix
3 8 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.40%) Windows
5 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Debian
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.29%) Analytics
3 53 (25.48%) TDD
4 41 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (17.31%) Project Management
6 32 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (15.38%) Data Science
7 30 (14.42%) ETL
8 28 (13.46%) Computer Science
8 28 (13.46%) Mentoring
9 26 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (12.50%) Data Analytics
10 24 (11.54%) Machine Learning
11 21 (10.10%) BDD
11 21 (10.10%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (10.10%) Presales
12 20 (9.62%) DevOps
13 19 (9.13%) Statistics
14 17 (8.17%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (8.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.04%) Java
2 44 (21.15%) SQL
3 34 (16.35%) Python
4 31 (14.90%) Scala
5 17 (8.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.73%) C#
7 5 (2.40%) Apex Code
7 5 (2.40%) Java 8
8 4 (1.92%) C
8 4 (1.92%) F#
8 4 (1.92%) PHP
9 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.96%) R
10 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (23.56%) Degree
2 19 (9.13%) CCIE
2 19 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.88%) CISSP
3 6 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.88%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.92%) CISA
4 4 (1.92%) CISM
4 4 (1.92%) SANS
5 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) CRISC
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB
6 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.96%) MBA
6 2 (0.96%) PhD
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.62%) QA
2 18 (8.65%) GxP
3 10 (4.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 10 (4.81%) Data Quality
4 9 (4.33%) PMO
5 8 (3.85%) GDPR
6 6 (2.88%) GAMP
6 6 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.92%) FIPS 140-2
7 4 (1.92%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.96%) GMP
8 2 (0.96%) HL7
8 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.96%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.96%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.73%) HDFS
3 6 (2.88%) Docker
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.44%) Kibana
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (9.62%) VMware
2 19 (9.13%) Cisco
2 19 (9.13%) Dell
2 19 (9.13%) EMC
2 19 (9.13%) F5
2 19 (9.13%) NetApp
2 19 (9.13%) Oracle
2 19 (9.13%) Splunk
2 19 (9.13%) Tableau
3 14 (6.73%) Cloudera
3 14 (6.73%) Hortonworks
3 14 (6.73%) MapR
4 8 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (2.88%) Adobe
5 6 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.40%) SAP
7 4 (1.92%) Apple
7 4 (1.92%) NVIDIA
8 3 (1.44%) IBM
8 3 (1.44%) Microsoft