Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 376 531 622
Rank change year-on-year +155 +91 -79
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 206 149 151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.37% 0.68% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 101 125 111
10th Percentile £39,500 £27,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £91,500 £96,250 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £46,829 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.45% -6.34% -

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 15,003 21,865 29,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.61% 49.04% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11,502 17,456 23,429
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in London

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +63 33 £63,750 +64.52% 13
West London +44 10 £46,000 -12.38% 17
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 45 (21.84%) Life Science
2 44 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.93%) Analytics
4 37 (17.96%) Degree
5 35 (16.99%) Project Management
6 34 (16.50%) Azure
7 28 (13.59%) Marketing
8 26 (12.62%) Software Engineering
8 26 (12.62%) AWS
9 25 (12.14%) Finance
9 25 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (10.68%) Java
11 20 (9.71%) Data Analysis
11 20 (9.71%) Mentoring
12 19 (9.22%) SAP
12 19 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
13 18 (8.74%) Computer Science
14 17 (8.25%) Python
14 17 (8.25%) Veeva
14 17 (8.25%) Data Science
15 16 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (7.77%) SAP S/4HANA
15 16 (7.77%) Coaching
15 16 (7.77%) HTML
15 16 (7.77%) Change Management
15 16 (7.77%) FMCG
16 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (6.80%) JavaScript
18 13 (6.31%) NoSQL

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 12 (5.83%) SAS
2 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.94%) CMS
4 3 (1.46%) Confluence
4 3 (1.46%) Drupal
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.97%) WordPress
6 1 (0.49%) Site Server
Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.94%) Chatbot
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (7.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (3.88%) BambooHR
3 2 (0.97%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.97%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.49%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.49%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.49%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.50%) Azure
2 26 (12.62%) AWS
3 17 (8.25%) Veeva
4 8 (3.88%) GCP
4 8 (3.88%) SaaS
5 5 (2.43%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.43%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.43%) Smartsheet
6 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.97%) IaaS
7 2 (0.97%) PaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Asana
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.49%) Boomi
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) DHCP
1 3 (1.46%) DNS
1 3 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (1.46%) Firewall
1 3 (1.46%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.49%) Network Security
2 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.31%) NoSQL
2 8 (3.88%) GIS
3 5 (2.43%) Power BI
3 5 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.94%) Big Data
4 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.97%) MySQL
5 2 (0.97%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.97%) Tableau
6 1 (0.49%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.49%) IDOL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) JIRA
2 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.49%) C++Builder
4 1 (0.49%) gulp
4 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 28 (13.59%) Marketing
2 25 (12.14%) Finance
3 10 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.85%) Retail
4 9 (4.37%) Law
5 8 (3.88%) Advertising
5 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.91%) Legal
7 4 (1.94%) French Language
7 4 (1.94%) German Language
7 4 (1.94%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.94%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.94%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.46%) Automotive
9 2 (0.97%) Banking
9 2 (0.97%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.97%) Electronics
9 2 (0.97%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (11.65%) Consultant
2 23 (11.17%) Software Engineer
3 16 (7.77%) Analyst
4 15 (7.28%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.80%) Java Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (5.34%) Architect
8 10 (4.85%) Data Manager
8 10 (4.85%) Programmer
8 10 (4.85%) SAP Manager
9 9 (4.37%) Statistical Programmer
10 8 (3.88%) Developer
10 8 (3.88%) SAS Programmer
10 8 (3.88%) SAS Statistical Programmer
10 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.40%) Data Scientist
11 7 (3.40%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.40%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Digital Project Manager
12 6 (2.91%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.77%) HTML
2 13 (6.31%) CSS
2 13 (6.31%) Hibernate
3 7 (3.40%) .NET
4 6 (2.91%) HTML5
5 4 (1.94%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.94%) Django
5 4 (1.94%) Spring
6 3 (1.46%) Blazor
6 3 (1.46%) Flask
6 3 (1.46%) React
6 3 (1.46%) Spring Boot
6 3 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.97%) Velocity
7 2 (0.97%) XML
8 1 (0.49%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.49%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.49%) jQuery
8 1 (0.49%) Pandas
8 1 (0.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.84%) Life Science
2 16 (7.77%) FMCG
3 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.85%) Biotechnology
4 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.40%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (3.40%) Social Media
6 6 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.91%) NHS
7 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.43%) SCADA
8 4 (1.94%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.46%) User Experience
9 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.91%) Apple iOS
1 6 (2.91%) Windows
2 4 (1.94%) Linux
3 3 (1.46%) Android
4 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.93%) Analytics
3 35 (16.99%) Project Management
4 26 (12.62%) Software Engineering
5 25 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (9.71%) Data Analysis
6 20 (9.71%) Mentoring
7 19 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (8.74%) Computer Science
9 17 (8.25%) Data Science
10 16 (7.77%) Change Management
10 16 (7.77%) Coaching
10 16 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (6.31%) Line Management
11 13 (6.31%) Test Automation
12 12 (5.83%) DevOps
12 12 (5.83%) Validation
13 11 (5.34%) Machine Learning
13 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.34%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.68%) Java
2 17 (8.25%) Python
3 14 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.40%) SQL
5 4 (1.94%) C
5 4 (1.94%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.46%) Apple Swift
6 3 (1.46%) C#
6 3 (1.46%) Clojure
6 3 (1.46%) Kotlin
6 3 (1.46%) ML
6 3 (1.46%) R
7 2 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (17.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.85%) PhD
3 8 (3.88%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.88%) PMP
4 5 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCP
7 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.49%) VCAP
7 1 (0.49%) VCDX
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) QA
2 9 (4.37%) CDISC
3 7 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.43%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.97%) GAMP
5 2 (0.97%) GDPR
6 1 (0.49%) GxP
6 1 (0.49%) PMO
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) SCCM
3 2 (0.97%) Ansible
3 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.97%) Puppet
3 2 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) SAP
2 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.85%) Google
4 7 (3.40%) Oracle
5 4 (1.94%) Dell
5 4 (1.94%) Wrike
6 3 (1.46%) Apple
6 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.46%) Citrix
6 3 (1.46%) EMC
6 3 (1.46%) McAfee
6 3 (1.46%) NetApp
6 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.46%) VMware
7 2 (0.97%) Facebook
7 2 (0.97%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) Marketo
7 2 (0.97%) Siemens
7 2 (0.97%) Twitter