Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 618 558 574
Rank change year-on-year -60 +16 -71
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 146 271 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.50% 0.78% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 104 166 170
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £37,575 £37,750 £35,750
90th Percentile £97,125 £98,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -5.88% +2.00%

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 29,179 34,749 34,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.54% 50.14% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22,998 27,875 29,279
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
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 19 March 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 19 March 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
Central London +21 21 £71,250 -1.72% 20
West London +6 11 £50,000 -10.31% 18
South London +5 6 £56,250 +18.42% 1
East London +10 2 £46,250 +40.15% 4
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 53 (36.30%) Finance
2 47 (32.19%) Degree
3 45 (30.82%) Analytics
4 32 (21.92%) Retail
5 31 (21.23%) Big Data
6 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (19.18%) Life Science
7 28 (19.18%) DevOps
8 27 (18.49%) SQL
9 25 (17.12%) Publishing
10 24 (16.44%) TDD
11 23 (15.75%) Java
12 22 (15.07%) Data Centre
12 22 (15.07%) Presales
12 22 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (13.70%) Storage Virtualisation
14 20 (13.70%) Demand Generation
14 20 (13.70%) CCIE
14 20 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (13.01%) Docker
16 18 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (11.64%) Scala
17 17 (11.64%) FMCG
17 17 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (11.64%) F5
17 17 (11.64%) Splunk
17 17 (11.64%) NetApp
17 17 (11.64%) Dell
17 17 (11.64%) EMC

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 8 (5.48%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.05%) SAS
4 2 (1.37%) Apache
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.74%) Datadog
4 4 (2.74%) Office 365
5 2 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) Network Security
2 4 (2.74%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.05%) HTTP
3 3 (2.05%) Internet
4 2 (1.37%) DHCP
4 2 (1.37%) DNS
4 2 (1.37%) Firewall
4 2 (1.37%) IPsec
4 2 (1.37%) PBX
4 2 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.37%) SSL
4 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.23%) Big Data
2 13 (8.90%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.79%) MySQL
4 7 (4.79%) Power BI
5 5 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.42%) QlikView
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.05%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.05%) JUnit
3 3 (2.05%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.68%) git-flow
4 1 (0.68%) Grunt
4 1 (0.68%) gulp
4 1 (0.68%) Hudson
4 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Mocha
4 1 (0.68%) PostCSS
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 53 (36.30%) Finance
2 32 (21.92%) Retail
3 25 (17.12%) Publishing
4 13 (8.90%) Manufacturing
5 11 (7.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.74%) Marketing
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (18.49%) Developer
2 26 (17.81%) Architect
3 19 (13.01%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (10.96%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.22%) Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) Presales Solution Architect
6 10 (6.85%) Consultant
7 9 (6.16%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Scala Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.48%) Security Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.79%) IT Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Junior
10 6 (4.11%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Lead Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.90%) Spring
2 12 (8.22%) HTML
2 12 (8.22%) React
3 11 (7.53%) CSS
4 9 (6.16%) Redux
5 8 (5.48%) .NET
5 8 (5.48%) Akka
5 8 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (4.79%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.79%) Web Services
7 6 (4.11%) Spring MVC
8 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.42%) jQuery
9 4 (2.74%) TensorFlow
10 3 (2.05%) GraphQL
10 3 (2.05%) HTML5
10 3 (2.05%) Node.js
10 3 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.37%) Kafka
11 2 (1.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.18%) Life Science
2 22 (15.07%) Data Centre
3 17 (11.64%) FMCG
4 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.74%) Biotechnology
6 4 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.05%) Fintech
7 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.37%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.37%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) NHS
8 2 (1.37%) PKI
8 2 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Linux
2 4 (2.74%) Windows
3 3 (2.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) Analytics
2 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.18%) DevOps
4 24 (16.44%) TDD
5 22 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (15.07%) Presales
6 21 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (13.70%) Demand Generation
7 20 (13.70%) Storage Virtualisation
8 15 (10.27%) Project Management
9 14 (9.59%) Visualisation
10 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
11 12 (8.22%) Data Analytics
11 12 (8.22%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.22%) Scrum
12 11 (7.53%) Decision-Making
13 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
13 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.85%) Microservices
13 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.49%) SQL
2 23 (15.75%) Java
3 17 (11.64%) Scala
4 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.90%) Python
5 8 (5.48%) Ruby
6 7 (4.79%) C#
7 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.74%) Java 8
8 4 (2.74%) PHP
9 3 (2.05%) Elixir
10 2 (1.37%) C
10 2 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.37%) F#
10 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (32.19%) Degree
2 20 (13.70%) CCIE
2 20 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.42%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.05%) PhD
4 3 (2.05%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.37%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (1.37%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (1.37%) CISSP
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.37%) ISEB
5 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.37%) MCSA
5 2 (1.37%) MCSE
5 2 (1.37%) OSCP
5 2 (1.37%) SANS
5 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) QA
2 9 (6.16%) GxP
3 4 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.37%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (1.37%) GDPR
4 2 (1.37%) GMP
4 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.01%) Docker
2 17 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.79%) Terraform
3 5 (3.42%) Kibana
4 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.74%) Puppet
5 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (11.64%) Cisco
1 17 (11.64%) Dell
1 17 (11.64%) EMC
1 17 (11.64%) F5
1 17 (11.64%) NetApp
1 17 (11.64%) Splunk
1 17 (11.64%) VMware
2 9 (6.16%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.79%) Tableau
4 6 (4.11%) Google
5 5 (3.42%) Greenplum
5 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle
6 4 (2.74%) IBM
6 4 (2.74%) New Relic
6 4 (2.74%) NVIDIA
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe
8 2 (1.37%) McAfee
8 2 (1.37%) SAP
8 2 (1.37%) Sophos