Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 205 162 375
Rank change year-on-year -43 +213 -6
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 272 188 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.85% 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.77% 4.07% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 73
10th Percentile £44,500 £31,250 £28,900
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +23.53% +6.25%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile - £82,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%

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 9,829 4,620 11,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.22% 45.37% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,021 3,496 8,626
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -1 212 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Berkshire -18 122 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Oxfordshire +34 81 £52,500 +90.05% 4
Hampshire -70 34 £77,500 +47.62% 3
Buckinghamshire -50 9 £47,500 +54.47% 6
West Sussex +15 8 - - 3
Kent -52 6 £55,000 - 3
Surrey -86 6 £55,000 -10.20%
East Sussex -25 4 - -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 141 (51.84%) Degree
2 92 (33.82%) Social Skills
3 88 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (26.84%) Project Management
5 69 (25.37%) Computer Science
6 67 (24.63%) Life Science
6 67 (24.63%) Data Analysis
7 50 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (18.38%) Visualisation
8 47 (17.28%) Data Management
9 46 (16.91%) Microsoft
10 45 (16.54%) Decision-Making
11 41 (15.07%) Statistics
12 37 (13.60%) C#
12 37 (13.60%) Analytics
13 35 (12.87%) Azure
14 34 (12.50%) Marketing
15 33 (12.13%) User Experience
16 32 (11.76%) Metadata
16 32 (11.76%) Biology
17 31 (11.40%) .NET
17 31 (11.40%) Neuroscience
17 31 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (11.03%) Relational Database
18 30 (11.03%) UX Design
18 30 (11.03%) SAS
18 30 (11.03%) Mathematics
19 29 (10.66%) SQL
20 28 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
20 28 (10.29%) Change Control

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 30 (11.03%) SAS
2 15 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.94%) CMS
3 8 (2.94%) WordPress
4 7 (2.57%) Confluence
5 6 (2.21%) IIS
5 6 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.10%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.74%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (9.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (2.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (1.84%) InVision
6 5 (1.84%) Sketch
7 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.37%) InDesign
8 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Sage 200
1 6 (2.21%) SAP EHS
2 2 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.87%) Azure
2 13 (4.78%) SaaS
3 12 (4.41%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (4.04%) PaaS
5 8 (2.94%) AWS
6 6 (2.21%) IaaS
6 6 (2.21%) Mimecast
6 6 (2.21%) OneDrive
7 5 (1.84%) Figma
8 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.37%) SurveyMonkey
9 1 (0.37%) Veeva
9 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.78%) Firewall
2 11 (4.04%) Wireless
3 8 (2.94%) VoIP
4 6 (2.21%) DHCP
4 6 (2.21%) DNS
4 6 (2.21%) IPsec
4 6 (2.21%) SSL
4 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.21%) VLAN
4 6 (2.21%) VPN
5 5 (1.84%) LAN
5 5 (1.84%) WAN
6 3 (1.10%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.10%) MPLS
6 3 (1.10%) Skype
7 2 (0.74%) Network Security
7 2 (0.74%) WLAN
8 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.76%) Metadata
2 30 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.68%) Spotfire
5 9 (3.31%) Data Mining
5 9 (3.31%) Tableau
6 8 (2.94%) Big Data
7 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.47%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.74%) MySQL
10 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.37%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.37%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 26 (9.56%) JIRA
2 22 (8.09%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.74%) Grunt
6 2 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) Postman
General
1 92 (33.82%) Social Skills
2 34 (12.50%) Marketing
3 31 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.46%) Finance
5 22 (8.09%) Manufacturing
6 20 (7.35%) Presentation Skills
7 19 (6.99%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.68%) Advertising
9 9 (3.31%) Retail
10 8 (2.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (1.84%) Banking
11 5 (1.84%) Legal
12 2 (0.74%) French Language
12 2 (0.74%) Law
12 2 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.37%) Back Office
13 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (13.24%) Developer
2 26 (9.56%) Programmer
3 25 (9.19%) Analyst
4 23 (8.46%) Lead Developer
5 19 (6.99%) Project Leader
5 19 (6.99%) Statistical Programmer
6 18 (6.62%) Administrator
6 18 (6.62%) Data Manager
6 18 (6.62%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.04%) Data Engineer
8 11 (4.04%) Digital Project Manager
8 11 (4.04%) IT Manager
8 11 (4.04%) LIMS Administrator
9 10 (3.68%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 10 (3.68%) Marketing Manager
10 9 (3.31%) Senior Manager
10 9 (3.31%) Senior Programmer
11 8 (2.94%) Product Owner
12 7 (2.57%) Senior Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.40%) .NET
2 13 (4.78%) HTML
3 10 (3.68%) CSS
3 10 (3.68%) jQuery
3 10 (3.68%) React
4 6 (2.21%) Ajax
4 6 (2.21%) COM
4 6 (2.21%) Node.js
5 5 (1.84%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.84%) Laravel
5 5 (1.84%) RESTful
5 5 (1.84%) Symfony
6 4 (1.47%) .NET Core
6 4 (1.47%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.47%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (1.47%) XML
7 3 (1.10%) CSS3
7 3 (1.10%) HTML5
8 2 (0.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.63%) Life Science
2 33 (12.13%) User Experience
3 21 (7.72%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 17 (6.25%) PMI
5 13 (4.78%) LIMS
6 12 (4.41%) Biotechnology
7 11 (4.04%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.68%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.94%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.84%) Social Media
11 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.10%) Podcast
12 3 (1.10%) Robotics
13 2 (0.74%) NHS
13 2 (0.74%) Pharmacovigilance
14 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.99%) Windows
2 9 (3.31%) Windows 10
2 9 (3.31%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.57%) Android
3 7 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.84%) Project Management
3 69 (25.37%) Computer Science
4 67 (24.63%) Data Analysis
5 50 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (18.38%) Visualisation
6 47 (17.28%) Data Management
7 45 (16.54%) Decision-Making
8 41 (15.07%) Statistics
9 37 (13.60%) Analytics
10 32 (11.76%) Biology
11 31 (11.40%) Neuroscience
12 30 (11.03%) Mathematics
12 30 (11.03%) UX Design
13 28 (10.29%) Change Control
14 27 (9.93%) Chemistry
14 27 (9.93%) Digital Marketing
15 26 (9.56%) Data Governance
15 26 (9.56%) Data Integration
15 26 (9.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.60%) C#
2 29 (10.66%) SQL
3 22 (8.09%) Python
4 19 (6.99%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.51%) Perl
5 15 (5.51%) R
6 10 (3.68%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.84%) PHP
8 4 (1.47%) Java
8 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.47%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.10%) VBA
10 2 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.37%) Cypher
11 1 (0.37%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 141 (51.84%) Degree
2 20 (7.35%) PhD
3 18 (6.62%) PMI Certification
4 17 (6.25%) APMP
5 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (3.68%) PMP
8 8 (2.94%) MCSE
9 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.84%) Master's Degree
10 5 (1.84%) MCITP
11 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.47%) MBA
12 3 (1.10%) CCIE
12 3 (1.10%) CCNA
12 3 (1.10%) CCNP
12 3 (1.10%) CCSE
12 3 (1.10%) CISSP
13 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.56%) Data Quality
2 22 (8.09%) Good Clinical Practice
2 22 (8.09%) QA
3 20 (7.35%) CDISC
4 14 (5.15%) GxP
5 9 (3.31%) SLA
6 6 (2.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (2.21%) GAMP
6 6 (2.21%) GMP
7 5 (1.84%) Accessibility
8 3 (1.10%) GLP
9 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.21%) vSphere
4 3 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.78%) VMware
3 12 (4.41%) Twitter
4 11 (4.04%) LabWare
5 10 (3.68%) Facebook
6 9 (3.31%) Adobe
7 8 (2.94%) Oracle
7 8 (2.94%) SAP
8 6 (2.21%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.21%) Sage
8 6 (2.21%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.21%) Sophos
9 5 (1.84%) IBM
10 4 (1.47%) YouTube
11 3 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.10%) Cisco
11 3 (1.10%) OneLogin
11 3 (1.10%) Veeam
12 2 (0.74%) Agilent
12 2 (0.74%) Google