Biopharmaceutical
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biopharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Biopharmaceutical over the 6 months to 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 772 908 752
Rank change year-on-year +136 -156 +55
Permanent jobs citing Biopharmaceutical 52 95 411
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.086% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 21
10th Percentile - £47,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £49,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £53,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year -29.91% +2.88% -48.00%
75th Percentile £43,000 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £51,900 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -31.82% +2.80% +25.88%

All Generic Skills
UK

Biopharmaceutical is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 28,101 46,735 63,517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.80% 42.09% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20,037 25,783 32,756
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £39,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.84% +3.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Biopharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Biopharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Biopharmaceutical in the UK

Biopharmaceutical
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Biopharmaceutical.

Salary trend for Biopharmaceutical in the UK

Biopharmaceutical
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Biopharmaceutical over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Biopharmaceutical in the UK

Biopharmaceutical
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biopharmaceutical within the UK over the 6 months to 27 February 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
England +161 52 £37,500 -29.91% 102
UK excluding London +72 49 £37,500 -31.82% 73
South East +74 27 £41,000 -43.45% 10
South West - 14 - - 1
Work from Home +138 11 - - 30
North of England +54 6 £37,500 - 15
North West - 6 £37,500 - 11
London +195 3 - - 31
East of England - 2 - - 42

Biopharmaceutical
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 7 (13.46%) SAS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Azure
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft 365
1 3 (5.77%) Power Platform
1 3 (5.77%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (55.77%) Pharmaceutical
1 29 (55.77%) Social Skills
2 23 (44.23%) Manufacturing
3 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (26.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 14 (26.92%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) Military
7 3 (5.77%) Legal
7 3 (5.77%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (3.85%) Marketing
9 1 (1.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Senior
1 14 (26.92%) Technologist
2 12 (23.08%) Business Development Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Business Manager
2 12 (23.08%) Development Manager
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) QA Officer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Product Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Validation Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Life Science
2 7 (13.46%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Product Ownership
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Validation
2 17 (32.69%) Change Control
3 16 (30.77%) Project Management
4 15 (28.85%) Analytics
5 14 (26.92%) Biotechnology
5 14 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (26.92%) Time Management
6 12 (23.08%) Business Development
6 12 (23.08%) Decision-Making
6 12 (23.08%) Market Research
7 11 (21.15%) Change Management
8 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 10 (19.23%) Business Case
8 10 (19.23%) Competitive Intelligence
8 10 (19.23%) Data Analysis
8 10 (19.23%) Data Analytics
8 10 (19.23%) Due Diligence
9 8 (15.38%) Biostatistics
9 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 43 (82.69%) Degree
2 13 (25.00%) Master's Degree
2 13 (25.00%) PhD
3 10 (19.23%) CFA
3 10 (19.23%) CIMA
3 10 (19.23%) MBA
4 7 (13.46%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (5.77%) Azure Certification
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) QA
2 7 (13.46%) CDISC
2 7 (13.46%) GMP
2 7 (13.46%) Good Clinical Practice
2 7 (13.46%) GxP
3 6 (11.54%) Accessibility
3 6 (11.54%) GLP
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) SAP
2 6 (11.54%) iManage
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft