Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 548 533 519
Rank change year-on-year -15 -14 +50
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 274 336 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.80% 0.86% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 188 238 283
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £33,375 £38,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £105,000 £100,000
England 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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,069 39,061 42,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.30% 53.04% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26,376 28,194 36,732
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +1.74%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -15 58 £70,000 +7.69% 10
West London +45 26 £55,000 - 16
South London -8 9 £39,000 -15.22%
East London -1 3 £33,000 -30.53% 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 98 (35.77%) Finance
2 89 (32.48%) Retail
3 74 (27.01%) Degree
3 74 (27.01%) Analytics
4 72 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (23.72%) Big Data
6 62 (22.63%) Manufacturing
6 62 (22.63%) Cisco
7 59 (21.53%) Data Centre
8 57 (20.80%) VMware
8 57 (20.80%) F5
9 55 (20.07%) Presales
10 54 (19.71%) Splunk
10 54 (19.71%) Dell
10 54 (19.71%) EMC
10 54 (19.71%) NetApp
11 53 (19.34%) Wireless
12 52 (18.98%) Java
13 48 (17.52%) Cisco Certification
13 48 (17.52%) CCIE
14 45 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 44 (16.06%) Unified Communications
16 43 (15.69%) Network Design
17 42 (15.33%) CCNA
18 40 (14.60%) Life Science
18 40 (14.60%) Technical Architecture
19 39 (14.23%) Apache Spark
20 38 (13.87%) Algorithms
20 38 (13.87%) SQL
21 37 (13.50%) ETL

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 39 (14.23%) Apache Spark
2 19 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (6.20%) Apache
4 13 (4.74%) CMS
5 8 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.46%) Confluence
7 4 (1.46%) nginx
7 4 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.09%) CoreMedia CMS
8 3 (1.09%) Drupal
9 2 (0.73%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) Documentum
10 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) TrackWise
2 5 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.09%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.73%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.73%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.73%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.73%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.73%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.36%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 7 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.55%) Veeva
6 5 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.82%) PaaS
7 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.09%) npm
7 3 (1.09%) SaaS
7 3 (1.09%) Serverless
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.36%) Datadog
9 1 (0.36%) Office 365
9 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.34%) Wireless
2 44 (16.06%) Unified Communications
3 35 (12.77%) Wireless Security
4 7 (2.55%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (2.55%) Firewall
5 5 (1.82%) IPsec
6 4 (1.46%) LAN
6 4 (1.46%) WAN
7 3 (1.09%) BGP
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.09%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.09%) HSRP
7 3 (1.09%) Internet
7 3 (1.09%) MPLS
7 3 (1.09%) OSPF
7 3 (1.09%) VoIP
7 3 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (23.72%) Big Data
2 32 (11.68%) Hadoop
3 25 (9.12%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.39%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.84%) Apache Hive
6 15 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.47%) Impala
7 14 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (5.11%) MongoDB
8 12 (4.38%) HBase
8 12 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.01%) MySQL
10 9 (3.28%) Power BI
10 9 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (2.92%) Text Mining
12 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (2.19%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.19%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.38%) JUnit
4 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.55%) Maven
6 5 (1.82%) JIRA
7 4 (1.46%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.46%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.73%) gulp
9 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.73%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.73%) webpack
10 1 (0.36%) GitLab
10 1 (0.36%) Grunt
10 1 (0.36%) Protractor
General
1 98 (35.77%) Finance
2 89 (32.48%) Retail
3 62 (22.63%) Manufacturing
4 32 (11.68%) Telecoms
5 30 (10.95%) Banking
6 20 (7.30%) German Language
6 20 (7.30%) Italian Language
7 16 (5.84%) Marketing
8 13 (4.74%) Law
9 6 (2.19%) Advertising
10 5 (1.82%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.82%) Billing
11 4 (1.46%) Automotive
11 4 (1.46%) Legal
12 2 (0.73%) Back Office
13 1 (0.36%) French Language
13 1 (0.36%) Games
13 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (21.53%) Architect
2 53 (19.34%) Solutions Architect
3 46 (16.79%) Developer
4 45 (16.42%) Technical Architect
5 43 (15.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 36 (13.14%) Analyst
6 36 (13.14%) Consultant
7 34 (12.41%) Cisco Architect
7 34 (12.41%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 26 (9.49%) Data Engineer
9 20 (7.30%) Big Data Engineer
10 18 (6.57%) Business Analyst
11 16 (5.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (5.47%) Java Developer
12 15 (5.47%) Salesforce Consultant
12 15 (5.47%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.38%) Security Analyst
14 10 (3.65%) Security Architect
14 10 (3.65%) Senior Architect
14 10 (3.65%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.76%) HTML
2 20 (7.30%) CSS
3 18 (6.57%) Web Services
4 17 (6.20%) HTML5
5 15 (5.47%) AngularJS
5 15 (5.47%) Mason
6 13 (4.74%) Spring
7 12 (4.38%) jQuery
8 11 (4.01%) CSS3
8 11 (4.01%) XML
9 10 (3.65%) .NET
9 10 (3.65%) JSON
9 10 (3.65%) React
10 9 (3.28%) Django
10 9 (3.28%) Kafka
11 8 (2.92%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.92%) RESTful
12 7 (2.55%) Redux
12 7 (2.55%) REST
13 6 (2.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.53%) Data Centre
2 40 (14.60%) Life Science
3 38 (13.87%) Algorithms
4 36 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (9.85%) Computer Science
6 20 (7.30%) Data Structures
7 19 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (5.11%) Virtual Team
9 10 (3.65%) FMCG
9 10 (3.65%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.65%) User Experience
10 9 (3.28%) NHS
11 8 (2.92%) EMC VMAX
11 8 (2.92%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.55%) iPad
13 5 (1.82%) e-Learning
14 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (1.09%) Biotechnology
16 2 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
16 2 (0.73%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.41%) Linux
2 14 (5.11%) Unix
3 8 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.09%) Windows
5 2 (0.73%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) Debian
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.01%) Analytics
2 72 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (20.07%) Presales
4 43 (15.69%) Network Design
5 40 (14.60%) Technical Architecture
6 37 (13.50%) ETL
7 36 (13.14%) TDD
8 34 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (11.68%) Mentoring
10 29 (10.58%) Data Science
11 28 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (9.85%) Project Management
13 25 (9.12%) Data Modelling
14 24 (8.76%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (8.39%) Machine Learning
15 23 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (7.30%) Network Segmentation
18 19 (6.93%) Decision-Making
18 19 (6.93%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.98%) Java
2 38 (13.87%) SQL
3 34 (12.41%) Python
4 29 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.58%) Scala
5 15 (5.47%) Apex Code
6 12 (4.38%) C#
7 5 (1.82%) Perl
7 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.46%) R
9 3 (1.09%) Java 8
9 3 (1.09%) PHP
9 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.36%) Java 9
11 1 (0.36%) Ruby
11 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 74 (27.01%) Degree
2 48 (17.52%) CCIE
2 48 (17.52%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (15.33%) CCNA
4 25 (9.12%) CCNP
5 20 (7.30%) CCIE Data Center
5 20 (7.30%) CCIE Service Provider
6 9 (3.28%) CCIE Security
7 8 (2.92%) CCDE
7 8 (2.92%) CCDP
7 8 (2.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 8 (2.92%) CISSP
7 8 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.92%) EMC Certification
7 8 (2.92%) VCAP
7 8 (2.92%) VCDX
7 8 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.55%) CCIE Wireless
9 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.38%) QA
2 10 (3.65%) GxP
3 7 (2.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (2.19%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.82%) GDPR
6 4 (1.46%) PMO
7 2 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.73%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.73%) GAMP
7 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.36%) GCP
8 1 (0.36%) HL7
8 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.11%) Docker
3 12 (4.38%) HDFS
4 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.46%) Ansible
2 4 (1.46%) Puppet
2 4 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.46%) Terraform
3 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) Grafana
4 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.36%) Mesos
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (22.63%) Cisco
2 57 (20.80%) F5
2 57 (20.80%) VMware
3 54 (19.71%) Dell
3 54 (19.71%) EMC
3 54 (19.71%) NetApp
3 54 (19.71%) Splunk
4 19 (6.93%) Oracle
5 15 (5.47%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (5.47%) SAP
6 13 (4.74%) Microsoft
7 12 (4.38%) Cloudera
7 12 (4.38%) Hortonworks
7 12 (4.38%) MapR
8 11 (4.01%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (3.65%) Tableau
10 8 (2.92%) Google
11 7 (2.55%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.19%) Apple
13 5 (1.82%) Sitecore