Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 303 380 512
Rank change year-on-year +77 +132 +98
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 577 88 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.14% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.82% 0.76% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 159 65 183
10th Percentile £38,550 £52,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £58,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% +4.00%
75th Percentile £76,875 £95,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £106,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -

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 31,683 11,524 33,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.59% 58.30% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19,749 9,623 26,310
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £34,225
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,328
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £53,786
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.91% +2.99%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -16 68 £60,000 -21.31% 18
West London -75 10 £45,000 -30.77% 9
South London -21 2 £57,500 -25.81% 3
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 192 (33.28%) Life Science
2 185 (32.06%) Degree
3 166 (28.77%) Social Skills
4 143 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (19.24%) AWS
5 111 (19.24%) Analytics
6 106 (18.37%) Finance
7 101 (17.50%) Python
8 96 (16.64%) Computer Science
9 93 (16.12%) JavaScript
10 89 (15.42%) Data Science
11 88 (15.25%) TDD
12 87 (15.08%) Data Management
13 85 (14.73%) SQL
14 83 (14.38%) Software Engineering
15 79 (13.69%) Project Management
16 77 (13.34%) React
17 73 (12.65%) SaaS
18 70 (12.13%) Microsoft
19 69 (11.96%) .NET
20 63 (10.92%) Machine Learning
21 61 (10.57%) Biotechnology
22 59 (10.23%) Marketing
22 59 (10.23%) TypeScript
23 58 (10.05%) Mentoring
23 58 (10.05%) C#
23 58 (10.05%) Artificial Intelligence
24 57 (9.88%) Scrum
24 57 (9.88%) Azure
25 56 (9.71%) HTML

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 47 (8.15%) SAS
2 36 (6.24%) CMS
3 21 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.29%) Documentum
5 14 (2.43%) Headless CMS
6 12 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.39%) Drupal
8 7 (1.21%) Joomla!
8 7 (1.21%) WordPress
9 5 (0.87%) Ethereum
9 5 (0.87%) Moodle
10 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.52%) Confluence
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.35%) IIS
13 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.17%) Kentico
13 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (5.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.87%) Sketch
6 5 (0.87%) Stata
7 4 (0.69%) Figma
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.29%) TrackWise
2 10 (1.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.87%) BambooHR
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Clinical
4 4 (0.69%) SAP IBP
5 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) Unica
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 111 (19.24%) AWS
2 73 (12.65%) SaaS
3 57 (9.88%) Azure
4 56 (9.71%) Veeva
5 50 (8.67%) GCP
6 29 (5.03%) GitHub
7 28 (4.85%) Power Platform
8 18 (3.12%) Cloudflare
9 17 (2.95%) Heroku
9 17 (2.95%) Serverless
10 10 (1.73%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (1.73%) AWS Fargate
10 10 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (1.56%) Azure Logic Apps
12 8 (1.39%) Slack
13 7 (1.21%) Amazon SageMaker
13 7 (1.21%) Microsoft 365
14 6 (1.04%) Asana
14 6 (1.04%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.56%) HTTP
2 4 (0.69%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.52%) DNS
4 2 (0.35%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.35%) SSL
4 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.17%) Network Security
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (7.63%) MySQL
3 40 (6.93%) SQL Server
4 28 (4.85%) Power BI
5 25 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.81%) Tableau
7 21 (3.64%) Metadata
8 19 (3.29%) OLTP
9 17 (2.95%) Redis
10 15 (2.60%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.56%) Big Data
12 9 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.87%) Electronic Patient Records
13 5 (0.87%) MS Access
14 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.35%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.11%) webpack
3 39 (6.76%) JIRA
4 26 (4.51%) Cypress.io
5 24 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (3.99%) Oracle Forms
7 22 (3.81%) Mocha
8 17 (2.95%) CircleCI
8 17 (2.95%) RSpec
9 12 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.39%) Babel
10 8 (1.39%) PostCSS
11 5 (0.87%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.87%) Selenium
12 4 (0.69%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.35%) JMeter
14 2 (0.35%) REST Assured
General
1 166 (28.77%) Social Skills
2 106 (18.37%) Finance
3 59 (10.23%) Marketing
4 42 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (7.28%) Law
5 29 (5.03%) Manufacturing
5 29 (5.03%) Organisational Skills
6 24 (4.16%) Public Sector
6 24 (4.16%) Retail
7 22 (3.81%) Games
7 22 (3.81%) German Language
8 21 (3.64%) French Language
8 21 (3.64%) Spanish Language
9 18 (3.12%) Wearables
10 17 (2.95%) Telecoms
11 16 (2.77%) Italian Language
11 16 (2.77%) Legal
11 16 (2.77%) Presentation Skills
11 16 (2.77%) Publishing
12 10 (1.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 104 (18.02%) Consultant
2 78 (13.52%) Developer
3 62 (10.75%) Software Engineer
4 43 (7.45%) Programmer
5 40 (6.93%) Data Consultant
6 31 (5.37%) Strategy Consultant
7 29 (5.03%) Implementation Consultant
8 28 (4.85%) Statistical Programmer
9 27 (4.68%) Analyst
9 27 (4.68%) Senior Consultant
10 24 (4.16%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.81%) Managing Consultant
11 22 (3.81%) Principal Consultant
12 21 (3.64%) Project Manager
13 19 (3.29%) Senior Programmer
14 17 (2.95%) Data Scientist
15 16 (2.77%) Data Governance Consultant
15 16 (2.77%) Governance Consultant
16 15 (2.60%) Software Developer
17 14 (2.43%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.34%) React
2 69 (11.96%) .NET
3 56 (9.71%) HTML
4 55 (9.53%) CSS
5 54 (9.36%) Node.js
6 46 (7.97%) Vue.js
7 43 (7.45%) GraphQL
8 39 (6.76%) Sass
9 30 (5.20%) HTML5
10 29 (5.03%) Redux
11 26 (4.51%) Jest
12 25 (4.33%) AngularJS
13 23 (3.99%) ASP.NET
13 23 (3.99%) Django
13 23 (3.99%) Web Services
14 20 (3.47%) REST
15 19 (3.29%) Vuex
15 19 (3.29%) WinForms
16 18 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (2.95%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 192 (33.28%) Life Science
2 61 (10.57%) Biotechnology
3 48 (8.32%) User Experience
4 41 (7.11%) Algorithms
5 35 (6.07%) Management Information System
6 32 (5.55%) Virtual Team
7 27 (4.68%) NHS
8 24 (4.16%) Pharmacovigilance
9 23 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (3.81%) Social Media
11 20 (3.47%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.91%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.91%) Marketing Technology
12 11 (1.91%) Semantic Web
13 9 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (1.21%) Animation
15 6 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (0.87%) FMCG
17 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.03%) Apple iOS
2 26 (4.51%) Windows
3 18 (3.12%) Android
4 7 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.35%) Linux
5 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (19.24%) Analytics
3 96 (16.64%) Computer Science
4 89 (15.42%) Data Science
5 88 (15.25%) TDD
6 87 (15.08%) Data Management
7 83 (14.38%) Software Engineering
8 79 (13.69%) Project Management
9 63 (10.92%) Machine Learning
10 58 (10.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 58 (10.05%) Mentoring
11 57 (9.88%) Scrum
12 54 (9.36%) Data Governance
13 53 (9.19%) DevOps
14 52 (9.01%) Validation
15 51 (8.84%) Data Strategy
15 51 (8.84%) Full Stack Development
16 50 (8.67%) Visualisation
17 49 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (8.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.50%) Python
2 93 (16.12%) JavaScript
3 85 (14.73%) SQL
4 59 (10.23%) TypeScript
5 58 (10.05%) C#
6 37 (6.41%) PHP
7 32 (5.55%) Java
8 31 (5.37%) Ruby
9 30 (5.20%) ES6
10 24 (4.16%) Go
11 21 (3.64%) C
12 20 (3.47%) ES7
13 15 (2.60%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.60%) Scala
14 14 (2.43%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.43%) Rust
15 11 (1.91%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.73%) R
17 7 (1.21%) C++
18 6 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 185 (32.06%) Degree
2 38 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (5.55%) PhD
4 16 (2.77%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.08%) MBA
5 12 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.04%) PMP
7 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.69%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.69%) CISA
8 4 (0.69%) CISM
8 4 (0.69%) CISSP
8 4 (0.69%) SSCP
8 4 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.85%) Good Clinical Practice
2 27 (4.68%) Data Quality
3 22 (3.81%) CDISC
4 20 (3.47%) GDPR
5 15 (2.60%) QA
6 10 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.39%) Accessibility
8 4 (0.69%) GxP
8 4 (0.69%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.69%) NIST
8 4 (0.69%) SOC 2
9 3 (0.52%) GRC
9 3 (0.52%) NCSC
10 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (5.03%) Docker
2 16 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (7.80%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.04%) Terraform
3 3 (0.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.67%) Oracle
3 41 (7.11%) SAP
4 34 (5.89%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (4.68%) Apple
5 27 (4.68%) Google
6 19 (3.29%) OpenText
7 17 (2.95%) New Relic
8 14 (2.43%) Workday
9 12 (2.08%) Cognizant
9 12 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (1.91%) Adobe
11 10 (1.73%) accuRx
12 6 (1.04%) BEA
12 6 (1.04%) CrowdStrike
12 6 (1.04%) Spotify
13 5 (0.87%) Capita
13 5 (0.87%) Databricks
14 4 (0.69%) Alibaba
14 4 (0.69%) Tealium