Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 391 413
Rank change year-on-year +161 +22 +13
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 50 120 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the General category 2.22% 1.47% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 91 103
Median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £100,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,255 8,159 9,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.50% 31.66% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,764 5,932 7,864
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the South East

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the South East over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +108 40 £55,000 - 22
Berkshire +111 36 £55,000 -21.43% 12
Hampshire +116 4 £63,750 +150.00% 9
Oxfordshire +52 3 £22,750 -63.60% 6
Surrey +98 2 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +65 1 £46,500 -7.00% 6
West Sussex +53 1 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Analytics
3 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (28.00%) Big Data
5 13 (26.00%) QA
5 13 (26.00%) Visualisation
5 13 (26.00%) SaaS
6 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (22.00%) Selenium
7 11 (22.00%) Android
7 11 (22.00%) Apple iOS
7 11 (22.00%) Appium
7 11 (22.00%) API Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 10 (20.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.00%) Defect Management
9 9 (18.00%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (16.00%) Microservices
10 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (16.00%) Scrum
11 7 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (14.00%) PaaS
11 7 (14.00%) BrowserStack
11 7 (14.00%) Product Roadmap
11 7 (14.00%) Postman
12 6 (12.00%) User Stories
12 6 (12.00%) SDLC

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 4 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.00%) Figma
1 2 (4.00%) InVision
1 2 (4.00%) Marvel
1 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.00%) Sketch
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) SaaS
2 7 (14.00%) BrowserStack
2 7 (14.00%) PaaS
3 5 (10.00%) Azure
3 5 (10.00%) Office 365
4 2 (4.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Power BI
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Appium
1 11 (22.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.00%) Postman
4 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.00%) Cypress.io
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Automation Tester
2 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Software Tester
2 9 (18.00%) Tester
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.00%) UI Designer
6 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Kafka
2 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) PySpark
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) gRPC
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) PyTorch
3 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.00%) React
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Swagger
3 1 (2.00%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.00%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Biotechnology
3 2 (4.00%) FMCG
3 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Android
1 11 (22.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Analytics
3 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (26.00%) Visualisation
5 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) API Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Defect Management
7 9 (18.00%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Microservices
8 8 (16.00%) Scrum
9 7 (14.00%) Product Roadmap
9 7 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (12.00%) SDLC
10 6 (12.00%) User Stories
11 5 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (10.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
11 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) Python
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Go
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) Good Clinical Practice
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Perfecto Mobile
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) VMware