Pharmaceutical Jobs in the UK excluding London

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK > UK excluding London

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 285 367 240
Rank change year-on-year +82 -127 +20
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 685 480 1,143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.94% 0.82% 1.57%
As % of the General category 1.66% 1.20% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 247 142 176
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £37,000
25th Percentile £36,875 £42,500 £38,081
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £58,750 £53,250
Median % change year-on-year -14.89% +10.33% +6.50%
75th Percentile £64,375 £72,125 £69,063
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,625 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £64,402 £60,000
% change year-on-year -22.36% +7.34% +14.29%

All General Skills
UK excluding London

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 41,253 40,048 44,363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 56.60% 68.45% 60.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26,660 18,311 24,398
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 2024. 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
South East +65 206 £47,500 -24.00% 195
North of England +97 172 £42,500 -14.14% 197
Midlands +52 109 £60,000 +11.63% 85
Yorkshire +86 86 £40,000 -36.00% 55
North West +50 79 £47,500 -4.04% 113
East of England -34 76 £50,000 +2.56% 120
East Midlands +29 73 £57,500 -25.81% 44
South West +38 64 £47,500 -13.64% 64
West Midlands +39 36 £60,000 +14.29% 41
Northern Ireland +25 28 £50,000 +8.70% 4
Scotland -55 24 £65,000 - 25
North East - 7 £55,000 - 31
Wales +15 6 £49,571 +23.93% 17
Pharmaceutical
UK

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.90%) Documentum
3 12 (1.75%) Microsoft Exchange
4 8 (1.17%) SAS
5 5 (0.73%) Confluence
5 5 (0.73%) WinCC
6 4 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (4.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 2 (0.29%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (2.34%) TrackWise
2 4 (0.58%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 3 (0.44%) Q-Pulse
4 2 (0.29%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.47%) Azure
2 45 (6.57%) Power Platform
3 33 (4.82%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (3.07%) PowerApps
5 18 (2.63%) SaaS
6 13 (1.90%) AWS
6 13 (1.90%) Azure DevOps
7 12 (1.75%) Power Automate
8 11 (1.61%) OneDrive
8 11 (1.61%) ShareGate
9 10 (1.46%) Google Analytics
9 10 (1.46%) Google Tag Manager
10 8 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (1.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 7 (1.02%) GCP
12 6 (0.88%) GitHub
13 5 (0.73%) BigCommerce
13 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.58%) npm
14 4 (0.58%) Storyblok
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.61%) Firewall
2 10 (1.46%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.02%) Intranet
4 6 (0.88%) Network Security
4 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.73%) Internet
5 5 (0.73%) RS-232
6 4 (0.58%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.58%) DHCP
6 4 (0.58%) DNS
6 4 (0.58%) Wireless
7 3 (0.44%) LAN
7 3 (0.44%) Profibus
7 3 (0.44%) SAN
7 3 (0.44%) VSAN
8 2 (0.29%) WAN
8 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.55%) Power BI
2 23 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.19%) Tableau
4 14 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.61%) Big Data
5 11 (1.61%) Metadata
6 10 (1.46%) Data Lake
6 10 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (1.17%) MySQL
8 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.02%) BigQuery
9 7 (1.02%) Looker
10 4 (0.58%) GIS
11 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.15%) DynamoDB
13 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (2.48%) Git
2 12 (1.75%) JIRA
3 9 (1.31%) Postman
4 7 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.02%) Subversion
5 5 (0.73%) JMeter
5 5 (0.73%) MSTest
5 5 (0.73%) Newman
5 5 (0.73%) NUnit
5 5 (0.73%) REST Assured
5 5 (0.73%) Selenium
6 4 (0.58%) gulp
6 4 (0.58%) Katalon Studio
6 4 (0.58%) Zephyr
7 3 (0.44%) GitLab
7 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.15%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 298 (43.50%) Manufacturing
2 277 (40.44%) Social Skills
3 127 (18.54%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (9.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 64 (9.34%) Finance
6 50 (7.30%) Marketing
7 46 (6.72%) Automotive
8 39 (5.69%) Retail
9 36 (5.26%) Legal
10 30 (4.38%) Aerospace
11 25 (3.65%) Presentation Skills
12 24 (3.50%) Electronics
13 17 (2.48%) Influencing Skills
14 14 (2.04%) Telecoms
15 13 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
16 10 (1.46%) Aviation
17 7 (1.02%) Banking
18 6 (0.88%) Law
19 5 (0.73%) Military
19 5 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (17.08%) Senior
2 78 (11.39%) Analyst
3 71 (10.36%) Lead
4 58 (8.47%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 54 (7.88%) QA Specialist
6 40 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 39 (5.69%) QA Manager
8 33 (4.82%) Software Engineer
9 25 (3.65%) Technical Leader
10 24 (3.50%) IT Manager
11 23 (3.36%) Developer
12 18 (2.63%) Associate Director
12 18 (2.63%) Research Analyst
12 18 (2.63%) Systems Manager
13 16 (2.34%) Business Manager
13 16 (2.34%) QA Leader
13 16 (2.34%) QA Officer
14 14 (2.04%) Data Scientist
14 14 (2.04%) Project Engineer
14 14 (2.04%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.07%) .NET
2 11 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 8 (1.17%) Node.js
4 6 (0.88%) React
4 6 (0.88%) Vue
4 6 (0.88%) Web Services
5 5 (0.73%) .NET Core
5 5 (0.73%) Blazor
5 5 (0.73%) Entity Framework
5 5 (0.73%) HTML
5 5 (0.73%) REST
5 5 (0.73%) Swagger
5 5 (0.73%) XML
6 4 (0.58%) Django
6 4 (0.58%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.58%) Tailwind CSS
6 4 (0.58%) XSLT
6 4 (0.58%) Yocto
7 3 (0.44%) CSS
7 3 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.81%) Management Information System
2 81 (11.82%) Life Science
3 54 (7.88%) Biopharmaceutical
3 54 (7.88%) NHS
4 28 (4.09%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.07%) FMCG
6 17 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.04%) LIMS
8 13 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.75%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
11 9 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
12 8 (1.17%) SCADA
13 7 (1.02%) Operational Technology
14 6 (0.88%) Onboarding
15 5 (0.73%) IoT
15 5 (0.73%) Pharmacovigilance
16 4 (0.58%) Device Driver
16 4 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.77%) Windows
2 10 (1.46%) Linux
3 9 (1.31%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (0.58%) FreeRTOS
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (29.20%) QMS
2 125 (18.25%) Validation
3 98 (14.31%) Mentoring
4 87 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
5 86 (12.55%) CAPA
6 74 (10.80%) Coaching
7 66 (9.64%) Line Management
7 66 (9.64%) Project Management
7 66 (9.64%) Supplier Management
8 64 (9.34%) Biotechnology
9 52 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (7.45%) DevOps
11 48 (7.01%) Business Development
12 45 (6.57%) Chemistry
13 43 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (5.99%) Quality Management
15 39 (5.69%) Analytics
15 39 (5.69%) Roadmaps
16 37 (5.40%) Change Control
16 37 (5.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (7.88%) SQL
2 37 (5.40%) C#
3 29 (4.23%) Python
4 20 (2.92%) R
5 16 (2.34%) C
6 11 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.17%) TypeScript
9 5 (0.73%) Embedded C
10 4 (0.58%) Bash
10 4 (0.58%) Groovy
10 4 (0.58%) Java
10 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.44%) JSX
12 2 (0.29%) PHP
12 2 (0.29%) VB
13 1 (0.15%) C++
13 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 264 (38.54%) Degree
2 46 (6.72%) Master's Degree
3 29 (4.23%) PhD
4 27 (3.94%) DBS Check
5 24 (3.50%) CIPD
6 12 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
7 11 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.61%) MBA
8 10 (1.46%) CFA
8 10 (1.46%) CIMA
8 10 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.02%) Azure Certification
11 5 (0.73%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.73%) CISSP
11 5 (0.73%) HNC
12 4 (0.58%) CISA
12 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.58%) PMP
13 3 (0.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (36.79%) QA
2 224 (32.70%) GMP
3 34 (4.96%) GxP
4 28 (4.09%) GLP
4 28 (4.09%) Good Clinical Practice
5 20 (2.92%) GDPR
6 17 (2.48%) ISO 13485
7 15 (2.19%) ISO 9001
8 14 (2.04%) Data Quality
8 14 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 5 (0.73%) GAMP
10 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.58%) COSHH
11 4 (0.58%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.58%) IEC 62304
11 4 (0.58%) PMO
11 4 (0.58%) SLA
12 3 (0.44%) NIST
13 2 (0.29%) Accessibility
System Software
1 23 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) Docker
3 5 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.58%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (2.19%) Terraform
2 13 (1.90%) SCOM
3 6 (0.88%) Ansible
4 4 (0.58%) Functional Safety
5 3 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.44%) Progress Chef
5 3 (0.44%) SCCM
5 3 (0.44%) Wonderware InTouch
6 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.15%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.15%) QRadar
7 1 (0.15%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.82%) Google
3 27 (3.94%) SAP
4 13 (1.90%) VMware
5 11 (1.61%) Nintex
6 9 (1.31%) Databricks
6 9 (1.31%) Salesforce
7 8 (1.17%) Siemens
8 7 (1.02%) Rockwell
9 6 (0.88%) AVEVA
10 5 (0.73%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.58%) Cisco
11 4 (0.58%) HP
11 4 (0.58%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.58%) SYSPRO
12 3 (0.44%) Adobe
12 3 (0.44%) Allen-Bradley
12 3 (0.44%) New Relic
12 3 (0.44%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (0.44%) RedGate