Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 296 358
Rank change year-on-year +144 +62 +91
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 302 95 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.05% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the General category 4.15% 1.33% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 93
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,900 £26,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £42,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +42.01% -15.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £78,750 £60,313 £57,500
90th Percentile " £65,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,279 7,152 12,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.29% 47.20% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,731 5,472 9,898
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,346
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
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 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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 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
Thames Valley +84 192 £60,000 +50.00% 41
Berkshire +91 143 £60,000 +50.00% 25
Hampshire +26 50 £77,500 +34.78% 6
Surrey +29 41 £51,250 +22.02% 10
Oxfordshire -3 28 £41,957 -30.07% 10
Buckinghamshire +22 21 £38,750 +35.96% 6
West Sussex - 9 - - 2
Kent - 8 - - 10
East Sussex - 2 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 186 (61.59%) Social Skills
2 147 (48.68%) Project Management
3 135 (44.70%) Presentation Skills
4 123 (40.73%) Manufacturing
5 121 (40.07%) Management Information System
6 118 (39.07%) Legal
6 118 (39.07%) Matrix Organization
7 113 (37.42%) Law
8 112 (37.09%) Information Security
8 112 (37.09%) Data Protection
8 112 (37.09%) GDPR
9 69 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (19.87%) Life Science
11 56 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
12 55 (18.21%) Degree
13 40 (13.25%) Data Analysis
14 39 (12.91%) Analytics
15 35 (11.59%) Marketing
15 35 (11.59%) SAS
16 28 (9.27%) Statistics
16 28 (9.27%) Computer Science
17 27 (8.94%) Microsoft
17 27 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (8.94%) Decision-Making
18 26 (8.61%) Data Science
18 26 (8.61%) Azure
19 25 (8.28%) Validation
20 24 (7.95%) .NET
21 23 (7.62%) C#
21 23 (7.62%) Mathematics

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 35 (11.59%) SAS
2 9 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.66%) Documentum
4 3 (0.99%) CMS
4 3 (0.99%) Confluence
4 3 (0.99%) IIS
4 3 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.99%) TrackWise
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.99%) Primavera
3 3 (0.99%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.99%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.99%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.99%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.99%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.99%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.61%) Azure
2 22 (7.28%) SaaS
3 9 (2.98%) AWS
4 8 (2.65%) PaaS
4 8 (2.65%) Veeva
5 5 (1.66%) BrowserStack
5 5 (1.66%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.99%) IaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.33%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) DHCP
1 3 (0.99%) DNS
1 3 (0.99%) Firewall
1 3 (0.99%) IPsec
1 3 (0.99%) SSL
1 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.99%) VLAN
1 3 (0.99%) VoIP
1 3 (0.99%) VPN
2 2 (0.66%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) Network Security
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.64%) Base SAS
2 10 (3.31%) MySQL
3 7 (2.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.66%) SQLite
6 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.33%) DataStage
6 1 (0.33%) OLAP
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.33%) Power BI
6 1 (0.33%) QlikView
6 1 (0.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (6.29%) JIRA
2 9 (2.98%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.66%) Appium
3 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.66%) Postman
3 5 (1.66%) Selenium
3 5 (1.66%) TestRail
4 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 186 (61.59%) Social Skills
2 135 (44.70%) Presentation Skills
3 123 (40.73%) Manufacturing
4 118 (39.07%) Legal
5 113 (37.42%) Law
6 35 (11.59%) Marketing
7 23 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (5.96%) Finance
9 6 (1.99%) Advertising
9 6 (1.99%) Retail
10 5 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.66%) Publishing
11 4 (1.32%) French Language
11 4 (1.32%) German Language
11 4 (1.32%) Italian Language
11 4 (1.32%) Social Science
11 4 (1.32%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.99%) Banking
12 3 (0.99%) Czech Language
12 3 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 110 (36.42%) Administrator
2 109 (36.09%) Data Administrator
3 27 (8.94%) Developer
3 27 (8.94%) Programmer
4 21 (6.95%) Security Administrator
4 21 (6.95%) Statistical Programmer
5 18 (5.96%) Lead Developer
6 17 (5.63%) Analyst
7 15 (4.97%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.30%) Senior Manager
9 12 (3.97%) Senior Programmer
10 11 (3.64%) Architect
11 10 (3.31%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.98%) Consultant
12 9 (2.98%) Digital Project Manager
13 8 (2.65%) Senior Statistical Programmer
13 8 (2.65%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.65%) Technical Leader
14 7 (2.32%) Senior Project Manager
14 7 (2.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.95%) .NET
2 10 (3.31%) XML
3 8 (2.65%) Node.js
3 8 (2.65%) RESTful
3 8 (2.65%) Symfony
4 7 (2.32%) Laravel
4 7 (2.32%) React
5 6 (1.99%) Shiny
6 4 (1.32%) .NET Core
6 4 (1.32%) REST
7 3 (0.99%) CSS
7 3 (0.99%) HTML
7 3 (0.99%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.33%) Aurelia
8 1 (0.33%) JSON
8 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 121 (40.07%) Management Information System
2 60 (19.87%) Life Science
3 18 (5.96%) User Experience
4 17 (5.63%) Biotechnology
5 13 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.64%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.31%) Digital Media
8 9 (2.98%) PMI
9 7 (2.32%) Pharmacovigilance
10 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.66%) Social Media
11 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.66%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.33%) FMCG
12 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.65%) Android
1 8 (2.65%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.32%) Windows
2 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.99%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (48.68%) Project Management
2 118 (39.07%) Matrix Organization
3 112 (37.09%) Data Protection
3 112 (37.09%) Information Security
4 69 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (13.25%) Data Analysis
7 39 (12.91%) Analytics
8 28 (9.27%) Computer Science
8 28 (9.27%) Statistics
9 27 (8.94%) Decision-Making
9 27 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.61%) Data Science
11 25 (8.28%) Validation
12 23 (7.62%) Data Privacy
12 23 (7.62%) Mathematics
13 21 (6.95%) Critical Thinking
13 21 (6.95%) Data Security
13 21 (6.95%) Visualisation
14 20 (6.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.62%) C#
2 22 (7.28%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.64%) R
4 12 (3.97%) SQL
5 11 (3.64%) SAS Macro
6 10 (3.31%) PHP
7 9 (2.98%) ES6
8 7 (2.32%) Python
9 5 (1.66%) C
9 5 (1.66%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.66%) Java
10 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.99%) PL/1
12 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (18.21%) Degree
2 14 (4.64%) PMI Certification
3 12 (3.97%) Master's Degree
4 9 (2.98%) APMP
4 9 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.66%) PhD
5 5 (1.66%) PMP
6 4 (1.32%) MBA
7 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (37.09%) GDPR
2 22 (7.28%) CDISC
3 18 (5.96%) Good Clinical Practice
4 14 (4.64%) QA
5 5 (1.66%) GMP
5 5 (1.66%) GxP
6 2 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.66%) GAMP
6 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) ITGC
7 1 (0.33%) PMO
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (0.99%) Terraform
2 1 (0.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.95%) SAP
3 10 (3.31%) Oracle
4 7 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.66%) Facebook
5 5 (1.66%) Twitter
5 5 (1.66%) Workday
6 4 (1.32%) OpenText
7 3 (0.99%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.99%) Sage
7 3 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.99%) Sophos
7 3 (0.99%) VMware
8 1 (0.33%) Agilent
8 1 (0.33%) Cognos
8 1 (0.33%) Google
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) Talend