Period
to 23 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 350 458 390
Rank change year-on-year +108 -68 +8
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 156 102 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.96% 0.98% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 89 68 134
South East median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -13.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,600 £30,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £115,000 £83,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +2.00%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,949 10,444 9,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.89% 32.99% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5,969 8,177 7,632
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,150 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Thames Valley +127 119 £40,000 +1.91% 24
Oxfordshire +115 101 £37,500 -35.34% 5
Surrey +6 17 £38,750 -18.42% 4
Berkshire +7 15 £50,000 +53.85% 19
Hampshire +17 6 £45,000 -70.00% 6
West Sussex -12 4 £21,000 - 3
East Sussex - 4 £21,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £57,500 -
Middlesex +12 2 - - 3
Kent +19 1 £48,500 -28.15% 3
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 80 (51.28%) Analytics
2 73 (46.79%) Algorithms
3 72 (46.15%) Mathematics
4 70 (44.87%) Data Analysis
5 69 (44.23%) Data Science
6 51 (32.69%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (30.77%) Java
8 47 (30.13%) PhD
9 39 (25.00%) C#
10 38 (24.36%) JavaScript
11 33 (21.15%) C++
11 33 (21.15%) C
11 33 (21.15%) Life Science
12 32 (20.51%) Python
13 30 (19.23%) Software Engineering
14 28 (17.95%) Innovative Thinking
15 27 (17.31%) R
15 27 (17.31%) MATLAB
16 26 (16.67%) .NET
16 26 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 23 (14.74%) Management Information System
18 21 (13.46%) Software Testing
19 18 (11.54%) Risk Management
19 18 (11.54%) SDLC
20 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
20 17 (10.90%) Information Security
20 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Office
21 16 (10.26%) AngularJS
21 16 (10.26%) Microsoft

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (0.64%) CMS
1 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP IBP
2 1 (0.64%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.64%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.64%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) 3G
3 1 (0.64%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.56%) Power BI
3 3 (1.92%) Big Data
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.28%) OLAP
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.64%) KNIME
5 1 (0.64%) OLTP
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.64%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (1.92%) NetBeans
2 3 (1.92%) Subversion
2 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.64%) ERwin
3 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 14 (8.97%) Manufacturing
2 12 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (3.85%) Electronics
4 5 (3.21%) Marketing
5 4 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (23.72%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) Analyst
3 30 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 17 (10.90%) Software Analyst
5 15 (9.62%) Graduate
5 15 (9.62%) Graduate Test Engineer
5 15 (9.62%) Scientific Software Developer
5 15 (9.62%) Software Test Engineer
5 15 (9.62%) Test Engineer
6 14 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (8.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 12 (7.69%) Data Scientist
7 12 (7.69%) Software Support Analyst
8 11 (7.05%) Consultant
9 10 (6.41%) Information Officer
9 10 (6.41%) Information Security Officer
9 10 (6.41%) Security Officer
10 9 (5.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.67%) .NET
2 16 (10.26%) AngularJS
2 16 (10.26%) React
3 6 (3.85%) HTML
4 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.56%) HTML5
4 4 (2.56%) jQuery
5 3 (1.92%) CSS
5 3 (1.92%) Swing
6 2 (1.28%) Web Services
7 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.64%) CSS3
7 1 (0.64%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.64%) LINQ
7 1 (0.64%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (0.64%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.64%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (46.79%) Algorithms
2 33 (21.15%) Life Science
3 23 (14.74%) Management Information System
4 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.49%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.56%) NHS
8 2 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.28%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.28%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Robotics
9 1 (0.64%) SCADA
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.49%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (51.28%) Analytics
2 72 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 70 (44.87%) Data Analysis
4 69 (44.23%) Data Science
5 51 (32.69%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 28 (17.95%) Innovative Thinking
8 26 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 21 (13.46%) Software Testing
10 18 (11.54%) Risk Management
10 18 (11.54%) SDLC
11 17 (10.90%) Information Security
11 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.62%) Project Management
12 15 (9.62%) Test Automation
13 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (8.33%) Machine Learning
14 13 (8.33%) Visualisation
15 11 (7.05%) Business Analysis
15 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.77%) Java
2 39 (25.00%) C#
3 38 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.15%) C
4 33 (21.15%) C++
5 32 (20.51%) Python
6 27 (17.31%) MATLAB
6 27 (17.31%) R
7 5 (3.21%) SQL
8 2 (1.28%) Scala
9 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (30.13%) PhD
2 15 (9.62%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.49%) Degree
4 3 (1.92%) HND
5 1 (0.64%) APMG
5 1 (0.64%) APMP
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) GDPR
2 6 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (3.21%) PMO
4 3 (1.92%) SLA
5 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.64%) CDISC
6 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) SCCM
2 5 (3.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle
3 4 (2.56%) Adobe
4 3 (1.92%) Adaptive Insights
4 3 (1.92%) SAP
5 2 (1.28%) Ariba
5 2 (1.28%) Tableau
6 1 (0.64%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.64%) Google
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.64%) VMware