Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 585 502 502
Rank change year-on-year -83 0 -102
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 311 467 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.34% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the General category 0.96% 1.34% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 214 316 390
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £71,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,255 34,959 40,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.86% 36.22% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,578 26,703 31,590
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the UK excluding London

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the UK excluding London

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the UK excluding London

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
South East -5 130 £40,000 -23.81% 57
North of England -2 72 £42,500 +21.43% 54
East of England -33 71 £45,000 - 63
North West -14 40 £40,000 +23.08% 32
Yorkshire +20 28 £42,500 +3.03% 13
Midlands -37 19 £52,500 +5.00% 32
West Midlands -5 9 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East Midlands -19 8 £46,250 +23.33% 14
Wales 0 7 £42,500 +13.33% 7
South West -11 7 £68,500 +87.67% 10
Scotland -2 4 £42,500 +21.43% 9
North East -8 4 £45,000 - 9
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2
Pharmaceutical
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 73 (23.47%) Project Management
2 71 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.58%) Life Science
4 62 (19.94%) Degree
5 55 (17.68%) Microsoft
6 50 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
7 47 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
8 45 (14.47%) Finance
9 44 (14.15%) Analytics
10 42 (13.50%) SQL
10 42 (13.50%) Computer Science
11 38 (12.22%) C#
12 37 (11.90%) HTML
13 36 (11.58%) .NET
14 35 (11.25%) Retail
15 34 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
16 32 (10.29%) SQL Server
17 31 (9.97%) SAP
17 31 (9.97%) Data Management
18 29 (9.32%) Manufacturing
19 28 (9.00%) PRINCE2
20 27 (8.68%) CSS
20 27 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
20 27 (8.68%) Test Automation
21 26 (8.36%) SDLC
22 25 (8.04%) User Experience
22 25 (8.04%) FMCG
23 23 (7.40%) Data Analysis
23 23 (7.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 13 (4.18%) SAS
2 12 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.25%) CMS
3 7 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.64%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.64%) Apache
4 2 (0.64%) IIS
4 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (7.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) InVision
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.22%) SAP WM
2 8 (2.57%) SAP APO
2 8 (2.57%) SAP MM
2 8 (2.57%) SAP PP
2 8 (2.57%) SAP QM
2 8 (2.57%) SAP SCM
3 7 (2.25%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (1.61%) SAP BPC
4 5 (1.61%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.61%) SAP GTS
4 5 (1.61%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.96%) TrackWise
6 2 (0.64%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.32%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.86%) Office 365
3 7 (2.25%) PaaS
4 5 (1.61%) npm
5 4 (1.29%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.29%) Veeva
6 3 (0.96%) SaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.32%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.25%) Intranet
2 6 (1.93%) LAN
2 6 (1.93%) Symposium
3 5 (1.61%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.29%) Internet
5 3 (0.96%) DHCP
5 3 (0.96%) DNS
5 3 (0.96%) Firewall
5 3 (0.96%) VPN
5 3 (0.96%) WAN
6 2 (0.64%) NAS
6 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.64%) VLAN
6 2 (0.64%) Wireless
6 2 (0.64%) WLAN
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.22%) MySQL
4 8 (2.57%) Base SAS
4 8 (2.57%) Big Data
4 8 (2.57%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.61%) Power BI
7 5 (1.61%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.96%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.64%) EDMS
10 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.54%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.54%) Selenium
3 10 (3.22%) JIRA
4 7 (2.25%) Protractor
4 7 (2.25%) Subversion
5 6 (1.93%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.61%) Maven
6 5 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.96%) Xcode
8 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.32%) Grunt
9 1 (0.32%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (14.47%) Finance
2 35 (11.25%) Retail
3 29 (9.32%) Manufacturing
4 21 (6.75%) Marketing
5 9 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.25%) Banking
6 7 (2.25%) Games
7 5 (1.61%) Automotive
7 5 (1.61%) Electronics
7 5 (1.61%) German Language
7 5 (1.61%) Publishing
8 3 (0.96%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.64%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) French Language
9 2 (0.64%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (20.26%) Developer
2 50 (16.08%) Analyst
3 25 (8.04%) Consultant
4 20 (6.43%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.14%) Architect
6 14 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (4.18%) Programmer
7 13 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (3.86%) .NET Developer
8 12 (3.86%) Business Analyst
8 12 (3.86%) Senior Developer
8 12 (3.86%) Software Project Manager
9 11 (3.54%) IT Consultant
9 11 (3.54%) IT Manager
9 11 (3.54%) Software Consultant
9 11 (3.54%) Trainer
9 11 (3.54%) Training Consultant
10 10 (3.22%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.22%) Test Engineer
11 9 (2.89%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.90%) HTML
2 36 (11.58%) .NET
3 27 (8.68%) CSS
4 23 (7.40%) AngularJS
5 21 (6.75%) jQuery
6 20 (6.43%) ASP.NET
7 19 (6.11%) Web Services
8 14 (4.50%) .NET Framework
9 12 (3.86%) Node.js
9 12 (3.86%) React
10 8 (2.57%) XML
11 7 (2.25%) HTML5
11 7 (2.25%) RESTful
11 7 (2.25%) WPF
12 6 (1.93%) Ajax
12 6 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (1.93%) LAMP
12 6 (1.93%) Laravel
12 6 (1.93%) Sass
12 6 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.58%) Life Science
2 47 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (13.50%) Computer Science
4 25 (8.04%) FMCG
4 25 (8.04%) User Experience
5 21 (6.75%) Management Information System
6 16 (5.14%) Biotechnology
7 15 (4.82%) PMI
7 15 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (4.18%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.86%) Algorithms
9 12 (3.86%) NHS
10 11 (3.54%) e-Learning
11 9 (2.89%) Data Centre
11 9 (2.89%) LIMS
12 7 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (2.25%) Social Media
13 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.93%) Social Network
14 5 (1.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.82%) Windows
2 8 (2.57%) Android
2 8 (2.57%) Linux
3 7 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.64%) Unix
5 2 (0.64%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) Debian
6 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.47%) Project Management
2 71 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (14.15%) Analytics
5 31 (9.97%) Data Management
6 28 (9.00%) PRINCE2
7 27 (8.68%) Test Automation
8 26 (8.36%) SDLC
9 23 (7.40%) Data Analysis
10 21 (6.75%) Risk Management
11 20 (6.43%) Chemistry
11 20 (6.43%) Coaching
11 20 (6.43%) Mentoring
12 19 (6.11%) ERP
12 19 (6.11%) Mathematics
12 19 (6.11%) Scrum
13 18 (5.79%) Biology
13 18 (5.79%) Web Development
14 17 (5.47%) Time Management
15 16 (5.14%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
2 42 (13.50%) SQL
3 38 (12.22%) C#
4 21 (6.75%) Java
5 14 (4.50%) Python
6 13 (4.18%) C
6 13 (4.18%) PHP
7 9 (2.89%) C++
8 6 (1.93%) MATLAB
8 6 (1.93%) R
8 6 (1.93%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.29%) Delphi
11 2 (0.64%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.64%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.64%) Perl
11 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.64%) VBA
11 2 (0.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 62 (19.94%) Degree
2 20 (6.43%) PMI Certification
3 18 (5.79%) PhD
4 14 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.25%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.93%) CISSP
7 5 (1.61%) ISEB
7 5 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.61%) PMP
7 5 (1.61%) SAP Certification
7 5 (1.61%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.29%) CISM
8 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.29%) MCP
9 2 (0.64%) GCIH
9 2 (0.64%) GIAC
10 1 (0.32%) ECDL
10 1 (0.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.47%) GAMP
1 17 (5.47%) QA
2 11 (3.54%) GxP
2 11 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.22%) PMO
4 7 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.25%) GMP
5 6 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.61%) GDPR
6 5 (1.61%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (1.29%) NIST 800
7 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.96%) HL7
9 2 (0.64%) MISRA
9 2 (0.64%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.32%) GLP
System Software
1 11 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.96%) Firmware
4 2 (0.64%) Docker
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) SCCM
1 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.32%) Wonderware InTouch
1 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.97%) SAP
3 16 (5.14%) Oracle
4 9 (2.89%) Google
5 6 (1.93%) Ariba
5 6 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.29%) Twitter
6 4 (1.29%) VMware
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco
7 3 (0.96%) hybris
7 3 (0.96%) Sencha
8 2 (0.64%) Dell
8 2 (0.64%) EMC
8 2 (0.64%) IBM
8 2 (0.64%) NetApp
8 2 (0.64%) Progress
8 2 (0.64%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.64%) Siemens
8 2 (0.64%) Veeam
8 2 (0.64%) Zend