Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > North of England
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 288 316 368
Rank change year-on-year +28 +52 +58
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 73 35 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.58% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.26% 0.57% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 59
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £35,677
25th Percentile £28,750 £34,688 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.43% +28.05%
75th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -4.76%

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 5,798 6,189 10,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 46.44% 48.89% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,537 4,720 7,332
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,980 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,500 £43,600
Median % change year-on-year - +4.36% +2.59%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 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
North West +46 58 £45,000 -2.70% 50
Yorkshire -10 14 £34,750 -10.32% 11
North East +2 1 - - 9
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 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 North of England region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 19 (26.03%) Life Science
2 18 (24.66%) Manufacturing
2 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 18 (24.66%) Social Skills
3 16 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
5 14 (19.18%) CMS
5 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.81%) .NET
6 13 (17.81%) Degree
7 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (16.44%) QA
8 11 (15.07%) Azure
8 11 (15.07%) DevOps
8 11 (15.07%) C#
8 11 (15.07%) OOP
8 11 (15.07%) OO
9 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
9 10 (13.70%) Validation
9 10 (13.70%) Data Science
10 9 (12.33%) Marketing
10 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
11 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (10.96%) Windows
11 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.96%) Content Management
11 8 (10.96%) TDD
11 8 (10.96%) Data Privacy
11 8 (10.96%) Microservices

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 14 (19.18%) CMS
2 7 (9.59%) SAS
3 6 (8.22%) WordPress
4 5 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.74%) WinCC
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.59%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Azure
2 8 (10.96%) Azure Service Bus
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (4.11%) GCP
4 3 (4.11%) Slack
5 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.74%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.37%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.37%) SaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) BigQuery
1 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.85%) Neo4j
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Base SAS
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) OLAP
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Power BI
4 1 (1.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.74%) gulp
1 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 18 (24.66%) Manufacturing
1 18 (24.66%) Social Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 7 (9.59%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Publishing
4 6 (8.22%) Retail
5 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.11%) Legal
7 2 (2.74%) Automotive
7 2 (2.74%) Banking
7 2 (2.74%) Czech Language
7 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.22%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Designer
4 6 (8.22%) Programmer
4 6 (8.22%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Statistical Programmer
5 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Digital Designer
6 4 (5.48%) QC Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Biologist
7 3 (4.11%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Computational Biologist
8 2 (2.74%) Creative Designer
8 2 (2.74%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) .NET Core
2 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.11%) XML
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) Laravel
5 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.37%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Life Science
2 8 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.96%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.22%) Animation
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.85%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) Biotechnology
5 3 (4.11%) Industry 4.0
5 3 (4.11%) Robotics
6 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) SCADA
7 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (1.37%) Social Media
7 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
3 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.07%) DevOps
4 11 (15.07%) OO
4 11 (15.07%) OOP
5 10 (13.70%) Data Science
5 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.70%) Validation
6 8 (10.96%) API Development
6 8 (10.96%) Content Management
6 8 (10.96%) Data Privacy
6 8 (10.96%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.96%) Innovative Thinking
6 8 (10.96%) Machine Learning
6 8 (10.96%) Microservices
6 8 (10.96%) Progressive Web App
6 8 (10.96%) TDD
7 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.59%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.07%) C#
4 6 (8.22%) Python
5 5 (6.85%) Go
5 5 (6.85%) Java
6 3 (4.11%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.74%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) PL/1
8 1 (1.37%) R
8 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (5.48%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 7 (9.59%) CDISC
2 7 (9.59%) GMP
3 3 (4.11%) Good Clinical Practice
4 2 (2.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.37%) GAMP
5 1 (1.37%) GxP
5 1 (1.37%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.85%) Terraform
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) SAP
3 5 (6.85%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.74%) Rockwell
5 2 (2.74%) Sage
5 2 (2.74%) Siemens
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Meraki
6 1 (1.37%) Minitab
6 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.37%) Splunk
6 1 (1.37%) Veeam
6 1 (1.37%) VMware