Period
to 9 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 380 388 417
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29 -25
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 34 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.20% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.58% 1.01% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 31
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £25,000 £33,943 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,825 7,938 9,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.65% 38.54% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,393 6,062 7,421
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +4.00%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the North of England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the North of England.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the North of England

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the North of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the North of England

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the North of England region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
North West -6 21 £47,500 +5.56% 57
Yorkshire +26 13 £37,500 -18.48% 6
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 10 (29.41%) NHS
2 9 (26.47%) Analytics
2 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (23.53%) Data Science
3 8 (23.53%) Process Management
3 8 (23.53%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 7 (20.59%) Retail
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.65%) Node.js
5 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 6 (17.65%) MySQL
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) Finance
6 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
7 4 (11.76%) Line Management
7 4 (11.76%) PMO
7 4 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (8.82%) Figma
2 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.82%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Azure
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.94%) AWS
2 1 (2.94%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Power BI
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Programmer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Support Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Graphic Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Node.js
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) React
5 1 (2.94%) Flask
5 1 (2.94%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) NHS
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.82%) Life Science
4 3 (8.82%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) PMI
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Analytics
1 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (23.53%) Data Science
2 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 8 (23.53%) Process Management
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Line Management
6 4 (11.76%) Matrix Management
6 4 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) R
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (2.94%) PhD
1 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) GMP
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Tableau
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Talend