Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 305 378 456
Rank change year-on-year +73 +78 -66
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 109 149 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the General category 2.05% 1.80% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 66 87 74
Median annual salary £42,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.50% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 5,326 8,291 10,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.85% 31.55% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,918 6,142 8,141
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,475 £72,500
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +42 89 £40,000 -20.00% 18
Oxfordshire 0 45 £60,000 +65.52% 8
Berkshire +74 40 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Surrey +51 7 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Hampshire +56 6 £56,250 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +32 4 £28,500 -43.00%
Sussex - 4 £70,000 -
Isle of Wight - 3 £37,500 -
Pharmaceutical
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Data Analysis
3 36 (33.03%) Analytics
4 34 (31.19%) Data Science
5 32 (29.36%) Algorithms
5 32 (29.36%) Mathematics
6 30 (27.52%) PhD
7 22 (20.18%) Scrum
8 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (16.51%) Azure
9 18 (16.51%) Project Management
9 18 (16.51%) Python
10 17 (15.60%) C#
11 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
12 15 (13.76%) Project Planning
12 15 (13.76%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (13.76%) SDLC
13 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
13 14 (12.84%) Degree
13 14 (12.84%) Java
14 13 (11.93%) C++
14 13 (11.93%) TOGAF
14 13 (11.93%) Threat Modelling
14 13 (11.93%) Docker
14 13 (11.93%) Test Automation
14 13 (11.93%) Machine Learning
14 13 (11.93%) PaaS
14 13 (11.93%) Software Architecture

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 (0.92%) Apache
1 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.92%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.92%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.92%) SAP IBP
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.92%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Azure
2 13 (11.93%) PaaS
3 8 (7.34%) AWS
4 4 (3.67%) GCP
5 3 (2.75%) SaaS
6 2 (1.83%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.75%) DHCP
2 3 (2.75%) DNS
2 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) Big Data
2 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.75%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.75%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) Power BI
5 1 (0.92%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.50%) JIRA
1 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.67%) Appium
2 4 (3.67%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.26%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.42%) Legal
3 6 (5.50%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Back Office
4 4 (3.67%) Law
4 4 (3.67%) Local Government
4 4 (3.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Project Manager
2 17 (15.60%) Analyst
2 17 (15.60%) Architect
3 15 (13.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 13 (11.93%) Software Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Graduate
7 7 (6.42%) Graduate Test Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.50%) Software Project Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) IT Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Software Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
2 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.50%) CSS
2 6 (5.50%) HTML
2 6 (5.50%) RESTful
3 4 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (3.67%) Kafka
3 4 (3.67%) PyTorch
3 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (3.67%) TensorFlow
3 4 (3.67%) Theano
3 4 (3.67%) Web Services
4 3 (2.75%) Node.js
5 2 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.83%) PySpark
6 1 (0.92%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.26%) Life Science
3 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.67%) NHS
6 4 (3.67%) Social Media
7 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.83%) PMI
9 1 (0.92%) User Experience
9 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Android
1 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Unix
2 3 (2.75%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Data Analysis
3 36 (33.03%) Analytics
4 34 (31.19%) Data Science
5 32 (29.36%) Mathematics
6 22 (20.18%) Scrum
7 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (16.51%) Project Management
9 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
10 15 (13.76%) Project Planning
10 15 (13.76%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (13.76%) SDLC
11 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
11 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.93%) Innovative Thinking
12 13 (11.93%) Machine Learning
12 13 (11.93%) Software Architecture
12 13 (11.93%) Test Automation
12 13 (11.93%) Threat Modelling
12 13 (11.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) Python
2 17 (15.60%) C#
3 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.84%) Java
5 13 (11.93%) C++
6 12 (11.01%) C
7 9 (8.26%) R
8 7 (6.42%) MATLAB
9 6 (5.50%) SQL
9 6 (5.50%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.75%) Go
10 3 (2.75%) Lua
10 3 (2.75%) PHP
11 2 (1.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) PhD
2 14 (12.84%) Degree
3 7 (6.42%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.67%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) Good Clinical Practice
2 3 (2.75%) GxP
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Docker
2 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) LXC
3 2 (1.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.83%) Adobe
2 2 (1.83%) SAP
3 1 (0.92%) Tableau
3 1 (0.92%) UiPath