Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 523 560 545
Rank change year-on-year +37 -15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 229 275 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the General category 0.86% 0.80% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 169 187 235
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,800 £33,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £104,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 26,515 34,392 39,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.91% 49.36% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20,989 26,619 28,257
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.83%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,780
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 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
West London +4 17 £55,000 - 21
Central London -17 17 £55,000 -21.43% 14
South London 0 3 £76,000 +94.87% 2
East London +26 1 £60,000 +81.82% 1
North London - 1 - - 3
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 97 (42.36%) Finance
2 68 (29.69%) Degree
3 59 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (22.27%) Life Science
6 48 (20.96%) Analytics
7 38 (16.59%) SQL
8 37 (16.16%) Retail
9 35 (15.28%) DevOps
10 32 (13.97%) Service Management
11 31 (13.54%) JavaScript
11 31 (13.54%) Data Modelling
11 31 (13.54%) Big Data
12 30 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (12.23%) Software Engineering
13 28 (12.23%) ServiceNow
14 27 (11.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 27 (11.79%) Presales
15 25 (10.92%) ITSM
15 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
15 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (10.48%) Creative Thinking
16 24 (10.48%) Performance Metrics
17 23 (10.04%) Computer Science
18 21 (9.17%) Machine Learning
19 18 (7.86%) Computer Science Degree
19 18 (7.86%) Project Management
20 17 (7.42%) Manufacturing
20 17 (7.42%) Statistical Analysis
21 16 (6.99%) Python

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 6 (2.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.31%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.87%) CMS
4 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Drupal
5 1 (0.44%) nginx
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.31%) Lawson
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.37%) SaaS
3 5 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.75%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Datadog
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Office 365
6 1 (0.44%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.99%) WAN
2 15 (6.55%) LAN
3 12 (5.24%) WLAN
4 8 (3.49%) Firewall
4 8 (3.49%) MPLS
5 5 (2.18%) Internet
6 4 (1.75%) BGP
6 4 (1.75%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.75%) IGMP
6 4 (1.75%) Multicast
6 4 (1.75%) Network Security
6 4 (1.75%) OSPF
6 4 (1.75%) Skype
6 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.75%) Unicast
6 4 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.75%) VLAN
6 4 (1.75%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.54%) Big Data
2 7 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.75%) Power BI
6 3 (1.31%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.87%) Mocha
4 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
4 1 (0.44%) MorphX
4 1 (0.44%) PostCSS
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (42.36%) Finance
2 37 (16.16%) Retail
3 17 (7.42%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.80%) Banking
5 10 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.49%) Marketing
6 8 (3.49%) Publishing
7 6 (2.62%) French Language
7 6 (2.62%) Games
8 5 (2.18%) Automotive
8 5 (2.18%) Legal
9 4 (1.75%) Billing
9 4 (1.75%) Law
10 3 (1.31%) Advertising
10 3 (1.31%) Electronics
10 3 (1.31%) Social Science
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (16.16%) Architect
2 34 (14.85%) Developer
3 30 (13.10%) Analyst
4 25 (10.92%) Consultant
4 25 (10.92%) Lead Architect
5 15 (6.55%) Applications Support
5 15 (6.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 15 (6.55%) Software Analyst
5 15 (6.55%) Software Support Analyst
5 15 (6.55%) Support Analyst
6 12 (5.24%) Account Director
7 10 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.93%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.49%) Data Centre Architect
9 8 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.49%) Transformation Consultant
10 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Sales Executive
10 7 (3.06%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.99%) AngularJS
2 14 (6.11%) HTML
3 11 (4.80%) CSS
4 10 (4.37%) React
5 9 (3.93%) Node.js
6 8 (3.49%) CSS3
6 8 (3.49%) HTML5
6 8 (3.49%) jQuery
6 8 (3.49%) XML
7 7 (3.06%) .NET
8 6 (2.62%) Angular 2
9 5 (2.18%) Vue.js
9 5 (2.18%) Web Services
10 4 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.75%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.75%) JSON
10 4 (1.75%) REST
10 4 (1.75%) SOAP
10 4 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.27%) Life Science
2 30 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.55%) NHS
5 13 (5.68%) FMCG
6 11 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.75%) User Experience
10 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.31%) Robotics
11 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.44%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.44%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.93%) Windows
2 6 (2.62%) Unix
3 5 (2.18%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) CentOS
4 1 (0.44%) Debian
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (20.96%) Analytics
4 35 (15.28%) DevOps
5 32 (13.97%) Service Management
6 31 (13.54%) Data Modelling
7 28 (12.23%) Software Engineering
8 27 (11.79%) Presales
8 27 (11.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 25 (10.92%) ITSM
10 24 (10.48%) Creative Thinking
10 24 (10.48%) Performance Metrics
11 23 (10.04%) Computer Science
12 21 (9.17%) Machine Learning
13 18 (7.86%) Project Management
14 17 (7.42%) Statistical Analysis
15 15 (6.55%) IT Strategy
15 15 (6.55%) Workshop Facilitation
16 14 (6.11%) Decision-Making
17 13 (5.68%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.59%) SQL
2 31 (13.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.99%) Python
4 15 (6.55%) Java
5 8 (3.49%) Java 8
5 8 (3.49%) R
6 6 (2.62%) C#
6 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.18%) C
7 5 (2.18%) ES6
7 5 (2.18%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.75%) Ruby
9 3 (1.31%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.31%) Scala
10 2 (0.87%) PHP
10 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 68 (29.69%) Degree
2 18 (7.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.55%) DBS Check
4 14 (6.11%) CCIE
4 14 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.24%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 8 (3.49%) PhD
7 6 (2.62%) CCNP
8 3 (1.31%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.87%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (0.87%) MBA
10 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) PMO
2 7 (3.06%) QA
3 6 (2.62%) GxP
4 2 (0.87%) HL7
5 1 (0.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.18%) Terraform
2 4 (1.75%) Kubeflow
3 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Packer
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) logstash
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (12.23%) ServiceNow
2 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.55%) Cisco
3 15 (6.55%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.68%) Dell
4 13 (5.68%) EMC
4 13 (5.68%) VMware
5 12 (5.24%) NetApp
5 12 (5.24%) Oracle
6 7 (3.06%) Adobe
7 5 (2.18%) SAP
7 5 (2.18%) Tableau
8 4 (1.75%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.31%) Apple
9 3 (1.31%) Baan
9 3 (1.31%) Epicor
9 3 (1.31%) Infor
9 3 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.31%) Vertica
10 1 (0.44%) hybris