Period
to

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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 337 380 504
Rank change year-on-year +43 +124 +112
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 774 226 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.12% 0.67% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.64% 1.11% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 206 105 120
10th Percentile £47,500 £39,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £50,250 £50,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -6.47%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £89,500 £96,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +13.40% -3.00%

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 47,116 20,352 24,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 68.11% 60.53% 60.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,492 15,162 19,195
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £36,396
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +5.47%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -18 53 £62,500 +8.70% 8
West London -44 27 £56,000 +67.16% 13
North London - 4 £47,000 - 1
East London - 4 - - 12
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 200 (25.84%) Life Science
2 186 (24.03%) Social Skills
3 173 (22.35%) Agile
4 167 (21.58%) Software Engineering
5 164 (21.19%) JavaScript
6 156 (20.16%) SQL
6 156 (20.16%) Degree
7 152 (19.64%) Data Science
8 150 (19.38%) Python
9 145 (18.73%) AWS
10 139 (17.96%) Analytics
11 136 (17.57%) React
12 134 (17.31%) TypeScript
13 131 (16.93%) Computer Science
14 120 (15.50%) DevOps
15 113 (14.60%) Test Automation
16 111 (14.34%) Project Management
17 110 (14.21%) Mentoring
17 110 (14.21%) Vue.js
18 105 (13.57%) MySQL
19 100 (12.92%) Node.js
19 100 (12.92%) JIRA
20 97 (12.53%) Finance
21 91 (11.76%) Front End Development
22 89 (11.50%) Data Management
23 86 (11.11%) Marketing
24 85 (10.98%) Validation
24 85 (10.98%) GraphQL
25 83 (10.72%) TDD
26 82 (10.59%) GCP

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 76 (9.82%) SAS
2 30 (3.88%) Confluence
3 26 (3.36%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.33%) Documentum
5 14 (1.81%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.90%) IIS
7 6 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.52%) CMS
8 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.39%) WinCC
10 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.03%) InDesign
4 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (0.52%) Sketch
5 4 (0.52%) Zeplin
6 3 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.33%) TrackWise
2 6 (0.78%) BambooHR
3 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 145 (18.73%) AWS
2 82 (10.59%) GCP
3 79 (10.21%) SaaS
4 68 (8.79%) GitHub
5 46 (5.94%) Azure
6 45 (5.81%) Veeva
7 37 (4.78%) Amazon ECS
8 36 (4.65%) AWS Fargate
9 27 (3.49%) PaaS
10 26 (3.36%) Serverless
11 23 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (2.84%) Dropbox
12 22 (2.84%) Slack
13 20 (2.58%) Cloudflare
13 20 (2.58%) Heroku
14 14 (1.81%) Datadog
14 14 (1.81%) Figma
15 13 (1.68%) Power Platform
16 12 (1.55%) Firebase
17 11 (1.42%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.97%) Bluetooth
2 6 (0.78%) HTTP
2 6 (0.78%) VPN
3 5 (0.65%) Firewall
4 3 (0.39%) SD-WAN
5 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.13%) DHCP
6 1 (0.13%) NAS
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.13%) SAN
6 1 (0.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (13.57%) MySQL
2 67 (8.66%) Big Data
3 47 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 45 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.88%) Amazon Aurora
5 30 (3.88%) Metadata
6 25 (3.23%) Looker
7 23 (2.97%) SQL Server
8 22 (2.84%) Tableau
9 20 (2.58%) Redis
10 19 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.81%) BigQuery
13 13 (1.68%) Power BI
14 12 (1.55%) Mixpanel
15 8 (1.03%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.03%) OLTP
15 8 (1.03%) Spotfire
16 6 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
17 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 100 (12.92%) JIRA
2 71 (9.17%) Git (software)
3 40 (5.17%) webpack
4 28 (3.62%) Cypress.io
5 20 (2.58%) Babel
5 20 (2.58%) CircleCI
5 20 (2.58%) PostCSS
5 20 (2.58%) RSpec
6 10 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.65%) Appium
9 5 (0.65%) REST Assured
9 5 (0.65%) Selenium
9 5 (0.65%) TestCafe
9 5 (0.65%) TestRail
9 5 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.52%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.52%) Travis CI
General
1 186 (24.03%) Social Skills
2 97 (12.53%) Finance
3 86 (11.11%) Marketing
4 77 (9.95%) Wearables
5 71 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 31 (4.01%) French Language
7 31 (4.01%) German Language
8 28 (3.62%) Italian Language
8 28 (3.62%) Legal
8 28 (3.62%) Spanish Language
9 25 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
10 22 (2.84%) Games
11 20 (2.58%) Publishing
12 16 (2.07%) Retail
13 13 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
14 11 (1.42%) Banking
15 8 (1.03%) Law
16 6 (0.78%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 142 (18.35%) Developer
2 121 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 75 (9.69%) Senior Developer
4 67 (8.66%) Senior Software Engineer
5 64 (8.27%) Consultant
6 53 (6.85%) Project Manager
7 48 (6.20%) Programmer
8 47 (6.07%) Analyst
9 40 (5.17%) Backend Developer
9 40 (5.17%) Implementation Consultant
10 39 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 37 (4.78%) Senior Backend Developer
12 34 (4.39%) Senior Manager
13 32 (4.13%) Statistical Programmer
14 29 (3.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 23 (2.97%) Data Analyst
15 23 (2.97%) Senior Project Manager
16 22 (2.84%) React Developer
17 21 (2.71%) Designer
17 21 (2.71%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (17.57%) React
2 110 (14.21%) Vue.js
3 100 (12.92%) Node.js
4 85 (10.98%) GraphQL
5 71 (9.17%) CSS
6 66 (8.53%) HTML
7 48 (6.20%) Redux
7 48 (6.20%) Vuex
8 46 (5.94%) Laravel
9 43 (5.56%) Django
10 42 (5.43%) Sass
11 39 (5.04%) REST
12 36 (4.65%) AngularJS
12 36 (4.65%) Symfony
13 35 (4.52%) Jest
14 31 (4.01%) React Native
14 31 (4.01%) Svelte
15 27 (3.49%) gRPC
15 27 (3.49%) HTML5
16 24 (3.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 200 (25.84%) Life Science
2 77 (9.95%) User Experience
3 73 (9.43%) Biotechnology
4 65 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (8.01%) NHS
6 41 (5.30%) Management Information System
7 38 (4.91%) Algorithms
7 38 (4.91%) Pharmacovigilance
8 27 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (2.58%) Virtual Team
10 18 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.55%) LIMS
12 12 (1.55%) Social Media
13 10 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.90%) FMCG
16 6 (0.78%) Cyberattack
17 5 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.78%) Windows
2 34 (4.39%) Apple iOS
3 25 (3.23%) Android
4 21 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.07%) Linux
6 11 (1.42%) Unix
7 2 (0.26%) VMS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (22.35%) Agile
2 167 (21.58%) Software Engineering
3 152 (19.64%) Data Science
4 139 (17.96%) Analytics
5 131 (16.93%) Computer Science
6 120 (15.50%) DevOps
7 113 (14.60%) Test Automation
8 111 (14.34%) Project Management
9 110 (14.21%) Mentoring
10 91 (11.76%) Front End Development
11 89 (11.50%) Data Management
12 85 (10.98%) Validation
13 83 (10.72%) TDD
14 81 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
15 75 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
16 73 (9.43%) Web Development
17 70 (9.04%) Scrum
18 68 (8.79%) Decision-Making
19 66 (8.53%) Data Analysis
20 65 (8.40%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 164 (21.19%) JavaScript
2 156 (20.16%) SQL
3 150 (19.38%) Python
4 134 (17.31%) TypeScript
5 68 (8.79%) R
6 67 (8.66%) PHP
7 63 (8.14%) Java
8 58 (7.49%) Go
9 57 (7.36%) C#
10 50 (6.46%) ES6
11 39 (5.04%) Ruby
12 22 (2.84%) Bash
13 20 (2.58%) ES7
14 16 (2.07%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.07%) Rust
15 14 (1.81%) Kotlin
16 11 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.29%) C
18 9 (1.16%) Apple Swift
18 9 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 156 (20.16%) Degree
2 69 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.62%) Master's Degree
3 28 (3.62%) PhD
4 27 (3.49%) PMI Certification
5 25 (3.23%) PMP
6 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.39%) HNC
7 3 (0.39%) HND
7 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) CAPM
8 2 (0.26%) CISM
8 2 (0.26%) CISSP
8 2 (0.26%) MCSA
8 2 (0.26%) MCSE
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.13%) CISA
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.43%) CDISC
2 35 (4.52%) Accessibility
3 26 (3.36%) QA
4 21 (2.71%) Good Clinical Practice
5 13 (1.68%) GDPR
6 10 (1.29%) GxP
7 8 (1.03%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.90%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.90%) SLA
9 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.65%) IEC 62304
10 5 (0.65%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.39%) COBIT
12 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.39%) PMO
12 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (8.27%) Docker
2 10 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 77 (9.95%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.45%) Terraform
3 15 (1.94%) Prometheus
4 6 (0.78%) SCCM
5 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Grafana
Vendors
1 66 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.01%) Google
3 52 (6.72%) Apple
4 50 (6.46%) Oracle
5 41 (5.30%) accuRx
6 36 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (4.39%) New Relic
8 31 (4.01%) SAP
9 23 (2.97%) Spotify
10 22 (2.84%) BEA
10 22 (2.84%) CrowdStrike
11 18 (2.33%) OpenText
11 18 (2.33%) Workday
12 15 (1.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 13 (1.68%) Adobe
14 11 (1.42%) Facebook
15 8 (1.03%) Sun
15 8 (1.03%) Twitter
16 7 (0.90%) MuleSoft
16 7 (0.90%) VMware