Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 341 433 552
Rank change year-on-year +92 +119 +21
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 411 122 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.91% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.48% 0.71% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 141 104 168
10th Percentile £37,750 £29,475 £32,850
25th Percentile £42,500 £52,188 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,875 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -9.09%

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 27,855 17,290 35,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.86% 60.34% 61.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17,669 13,888 28,190
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £34,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,840 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 40 £60,000 -4.00% 17
West London -18 12 £42,500 -13.71% 9
South London +4 2 £57,500 -25.81%
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 139 (33.82%) Degree
2 134 (32.60%) Life Science
3 113 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (25.55%) Social Skills
5 100 (24.33%) Analytics
6 76 (18.49%) AWS
6 76 (18.49%) Python
7 68 (16.55%) Project Management
8 67 (16.30%) Finance
8 67 (16.30%) Data Science
9 64 (15.57%) JavaScript
9 64 (15.57%) Computer Science
10 63 (15.33%) TDD
11 59 (14.36%) Data Management
12 57 (13.87%) Marketing
12 57 (13.87%) Software Engineering
13 49 (11.92%) SQL
13 49 (11.92%) Microsoft
14 47 (11.44%) SaaS
15 46 (11.19%) Azure
15 46 (11.19%) Machine Learning
15 46 (11.19%) Veeva
16 43 (10.46%) Biotechnology
17 42 (10.22%) Data Analysis
17 42 (10.22%) Artificial Intelligence
18 41 (9.98%) Data Strategy
19 40 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
20 38 (9.25%) Scrum
20 38 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (9.25%) CRM

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 27 (6.57%) SAS
2 25 (6.08%) CMS
3 11 (2.68%) Headless CMS
4 9 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.95%) Drupal
6 7 (1.70%) Documentum
6 7 (1.70%) Joomla!
7 5 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.97%) Confluence
9 3 (0.73%) Ethereum
9 3 (0.73%) WordPress
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.24%) IIS
10 1 (0.24%) Kentico
10 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.24%) Site Server
10 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.97%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.97%) Figma
6 3 (0.73%) Sketch
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.92%) BambooHR
2 7 (1.70%) TrackWise
3 5 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.97%) SAP IBP
5 3 (0.73%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.24%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.24%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 76 (18.49%) AWS
2 47 (11.44%) SaaS
3 46 (11.19%) Azure
3 46 (11.19%) Veeva
4 23 (5.60%) GCP
5 18 (4.38%) Power Platform
6 11 (2.68%) GitHub
6 11 (2.68%) Serverless
7 10 (2.43%) Cloudflare
8 9 (2.19%) Heroku
9 6 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (1.46%) Asana
9 6 (1.46%) AWS Fargate
9 6 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.46%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (1.22%) Amazon SageMaker
10 5 (1.22%) Smartsheet
11 4 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) DNS
1 2 (0.49%) SSL
1 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
1 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.24%) Network Security
2 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.08%) MySQL
2 24 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.38%) Power BI
6 17 (4.14%) Tableau
7 16 (3.89%) Metadata
7 16 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.41%) OLTP
9 9 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.19%) Redis
10 8 (1.95%) GIS
10 8 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.22%) MS Access
12 4 (0.97%) Big Data
12 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.24%) IDOL
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (8.03%) JIRA
2 26 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.33%) webpack
3 16 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (3.16%) Cypress.io
6 12 (2.92%) Mocha
7 9 (2.19%) CircleCI
7 9 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.19%) RSpec
8 4 (0.97%) Babel
8 4 (0.97%) PostCSS
9 3 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.73%) Selenium
10 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.49%) JMeter
10 2 (0.49%) REST Assured
10 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq
General
1 105 (25.55%) Social Skills
2 67 (16.30%) Finance
3 57 (13.87%) Marketing
4 36 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (7.54%) Law
6 24 (5.84%) Retail
7 23 (5.60%) Organisational Skills
8 19 (4.62%) Manufacturing
8 19 (4.62%) Public Sector
9 15 (3.65%) Games
10 13 (3.16%) Legal
11 12 (2.92%) German Language
11 12 (2.92%) Influencing Skills
12 11 (2.68%) French Language
12 11 (2.68%) Presentation Skills
12 11 (2.68%) Spanish Language
13 10 (2.43%) Wearables
14 8 (1.95%) Advertising
14 8 (1.95%) Publishing
14 8 (1.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (16.30%) Consultant
2 44 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 38 (9.25%) Developer
4 29 (7.06%) Analyst
4 29 (7.06%) Data Consultant
5 26 (6.33%) Programmer
6 22 (5.35%) Strategy Consultant
7 21 (5.11%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.87%) Statistical Programmer
9 16 (3.89%) Data Manager
9 16 (3.89%) Data Scientist
10 15 (3.65%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (3.65%) Senior Manager
11 13 (3.16%) Managing Consultant
11 13 (3.16%) Principal Consultant
11 13 (3.16%) SAS Programmer
11 13 (3.16%) SAS Statistical Programmer
12 12 (2.92%) Data Governance Consultant
12 12 (2.92%) Governance Consultant
12 12 (2.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.27%) HTML
2 32 (7.79%) .NET
3 31 (7.54%) CSS
4 26 (6.33%) Node.js
5 25 (6.08%) React
6 22 (5.35%) HTML5
6 22 (5.35%) Sass
7 18 (4.38%) Web Services
8 17 (4.14%) ASP.NET
8 17 (4.14%) Django
8 17 (4.14%) GraphQL
8 17 (4.14%) Vue.js
9 14 (3.41%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (3.41%) Flask
9 14 (3.41%) WinForms
10 13 (3.16%) Jest
11 11 (2.68%) LESS
11 11 (2.68%) REST
11 11 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 134 (32.60%) Life Science
2 43 (10.46%) Biotechnology
3 33 (8.03%) Algorithms
4 25 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.62%) Virtual Team
6 17 (4.14%) Social Media
7 15 (3.65%) User Experience
8 13 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.92%) FMCG
10 11 (2.68%) Marketing Technology
10 11 (2.68%) NHS
11 10 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (2.19%) Semantic Web
13 7 (1.70%) Animation
13 7 (1.70%) Pharmacovigilance
14 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.22%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.38%) Apple iOS
1 18 (4.38%) Windows
2 12 (2.92%) Android
3 6 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.49%) Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.33%) Analytics
3 68 (16.55%) Project Management
4 67 (16.30%) Data Science
5 64 (15.57%) Computer Science
6 63 (15.33%) TDD
7 59 (14.36%) Data Management
8 57 (13.87%) Software Engineering
9 46 (11.19%) Machine Learning
10 42 (10.22%) Artificial Intelligence
10 42 (10.22%) Data Analysis
11 41 (9.98%) Data Strategy
12 40 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (9.25%) CRM
13 38 (9.25%) Data Governance
13 38 (9.25%) Scrum
14 36 (8.76%) Coaching
15 34 (8.27%) Visualisation
16 31 (7.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.49%) Python
2 64 (15.57%) JavaScript
3 49 (11.92%) SQL
4 32 (7.79%) Java
5 25 (6.08%) C#
6 19 (4.62%) ES6
7 17 (4.14%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.41%) Apple Swift
8 14 (3.41%) PHP
9 13 (3.16%) ES7
10 12 (2.92%) C
11 9 (2.19%) Clojure
11 9 (2.19%) Kotlin
11 9 (2.19%) ML
11 9 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.19%) Ruby
11 9 (2.19%) Scala
12 6 (1.46%) Go
13 5 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 139 (33.82%) Degree
2 32 (7.79%) PhD
3 14 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.92%) MBA
5 10 (2.43%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.95%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.70%) PMP
8 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.24%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.11%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.89%) Good Clinical Practice
2 16 (3.89%) QA
3 14 (3.41%) CDISC
4 11 (2.68%) GDPR
5 5 (1.22%) GxP
6 4 (0.97%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.49%) SLA
8 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.24%) PMO
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (4.38%) Docker
2 9 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.79%) Oracle
3 20 (4.87%) SAP
4 16 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.92%) Google
6 9 (2.19%) Adobe
6 9 (2.19%) Apple
6 9 (2.19%) New Relic
7 8 (1.95%) Cognizant
7 8 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (1.70%) OpenText
9 5 (1.22%) Capita
9 5 (1.22%) Databricks
10 4 (0.97%) Tealium
10 4 (0.97%) Workday
10 4 (0.97%) Wrike
11 3 (0.73%) Facebook
11 3 (0.73%) Twitter
12 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.49%) ServiceNow