The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK
Rank 558 449 520
Rank change year-on-year -109 +71  
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 311 654 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the General category 0.91% 1.44% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 204 463 382
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.67% -2.10%  

Pharmaceutical is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34019 45411 46969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 43.93% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27397 36681 36839
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -82 295 £55,000 +10.00% 79
London -43 92 £60,000 +9.09% 29
South East +14 79 £57,500 +35.29% 14
East of England -43 50 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Berkshire +35 30 £65,000 +44.44% 3
North West -28 27 £40,000 -13.97% 14
Hertfordshire -5 24 £56,750 -5.41% 6
Surrey +32 22 £65,000 +35.41% 2
Slough +40 20 £65,000 +18.18%
Cambridgeshire -33 19 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Cambridge -31 16 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Manchester -30 15 £33,500 -16.25% 1
South West +28 14 £60,000 +41.17% 1
West Midlands +43 12 £37,000 -17.77% 1
East Midlands +6 10 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Watford -1 10 £52,500 +94.44% 4
Oxfordshire -6 10 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Yorkshire -16 9 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Leicestershire - 9 £37,500 -
Cheshire +6 8 £40,000 -33.33% 10
City of London +35 7 £80,000 -3.03% 5
Wiltshire - 7 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 7 - -
Swindon - 7 £65,000 -
West Sussex +15 6 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Worthing 0 6 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Oxford -3 6 £57,500 - 1
Stafford - 6 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £56,000 -
Teddington - 6 £41,250 -

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 192 (26.48%) Degree
2 180 (24.83%) Finance
3 160 (22.07%) SQL
4 129 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (15.72%) Microsoft
6 104 (14.34%) Project Management
7 101 (13.93%) Life Science
8 94 (12.97%) C#
9 87 (12.00%) .NET
10 86 (11.86%) Analytics
11 85 (11.72%) Retail
12 84 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
13 82 (11.31%) Manufacturing
14 80 (11.03%) JavaScript
15 76 (10.48%) Java
15 76 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
16 75 (10.34%) SQL Server
17 70 (9.66%) Computer Science
18 69 (9.52%) Data Centre
19 68 (9.38%) MS Excel
20 67 (9.24%) Firewall
21 66 (9.10%) Cisco
22 62 (8.55%) Oracle
23 59 (8.14%) Software Engineering
24 58 (8.00%) HTML
25 56 (7.72%) Network Security
26 55 (7.59%) Windows
26 55 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
27 54 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
28 52 (7.17%) Amazon AWS

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills 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 40 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.07%) IIS
4 12 (1.66%) SAS
5 11 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.38%) CMS
6 10 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.10%) Apache
9 5 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.28%) Documentum
11 2 (0.28%) JBoss
11 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 68 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.76%) MS Office
3 15 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.83%) MS Project
7 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.28%) InDesign
9 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.97%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 6 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.69%) BPCS
5 5 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.69%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.55%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.55%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.41%) Data Workbench
7 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.41%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle SCM
8 2 (0.28%) SAP CAR
8 2 (0.28%) SAP POS DM
8 2 (0.28%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.28%) TrackWise
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.34%) SaaS
4 13 (1.79%) Office 365
5 12 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.24%) Veeva
7 8 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.69%) PaaS
10 4 (0.55%) AdWords
10 4 (0.55%) GitHub
10 4 (0.55%) iTunes
11 3 (0.41%) Slack
11 3 (0.41%) Yammer
12 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.24%) Firewall
2 56 (7.72%) Network Security
3 18 (2.48%) LAN
3 18 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (1.93%) VPN
6 13 (1.79%) SAN
7 9 (1.24%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.24%) NAS
7 9 (1.24%) VoIP
7 9 (1.24%) WAN
8 8 (1.10%) DNS
8 8 (1.10%) NetScaler
9 7 (0.97%) DHCP
9 7 (0.97%) Internet
9 7 (0.97%) Wireless
10 4 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.55%) Skype
10 4 (0.55%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 27 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (3.59%) Electronic Patient Records
4 26 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.17%) Big Data
5 23 (3.17%) Spotfire
6 18 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.21%) MySQL
8 15 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.52%) QlikView
12 10 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.97%) Lumira
15 6 (0.83%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 31 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.62%) TeamCity
3 15 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
4 14 (1.93%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.10%) JIRA
6 8 (1.10%) Moq
7 6 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.55%) JUnit
9 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.41%) FindBugs
9 3 (0.41%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.41%) Maven
9 3 (0.41%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.41%) Subversion
10 2 (0.28%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 180 (24.83%) Finance
2 85 (11.72%) Retail
3 82 (11.31%) Manufacturing
4 51 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 47 (6.48%) Marketing
6 35 (4.83%) Law
7 34 (4.69%) Banking
8 25 (3.45%) Publishing
9 15 (2.07%) German Language
9 15 (2.07%) Legal
10 9 (1.24%) Advertising
10 9 (1.24%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.24%) Back Office
10 9 (1.24%) Games
11 8 (1.10%) Electronics
12 7 (0.97%) French Language
12 7 (0.97%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.69%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.55%) Automotive
15 3 (0.41%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (17.38%) Developer
2 99 (13.66%) Analyst
3 92 (12.69%) Consultant
4 50 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 46 (6.34%) Architect
5 46 (6.34%) Business Analyst
5 46 (6.34%) Security Consultant
6 45 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 40 (5.52%) Network Consultant
7 40 (5.52%) Network Security Consultant
8 30 (4.14%) C# Developer
9 29 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 28 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (3.59%) Senior Developer
12 23 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (3.03%) IT Manager
13 22 (3.03%) Software Developer
14 20 (2.76%) Java Developer
15 18 (2.48%) Administrator
15 18 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (12.00%) .NET
2 58 (8.00%) HTML
3 45 (6.21%) CSS
4 40 (5.52%) XML
5 38 (5.24%) ASP.NET
6 29 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 25 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (3.17%) HTML5
8 23 (3.17%) Web Services
9 21 (2.90%) jQuery
10 17 (2.34%) Node.js
11 14 (1.93%) J2EE
12 13 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.79%) CSS3
12 13 (1.79%) Entity Framework
13 12 (1.66%) React
14 11 (1.52%) Angular 2
14 11 (1.52%) Aurelia
14 11 (1.52%) WPF
15 10 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 101 (13.93%) Life Science
2 76 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (9.66%) Computer Science
4 69 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 50 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 36 (4.97%) Algorithms
7 31 (4.28%) Biotechnology
7 31 (4.28%) NHS
8 21 (2.90%) FMCG
9 19 (2.62%) Driving Licence
10 16 (2.21%) User Experience
11 11 (1.52%) PMI
12 10 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.24%) EMC VNX
13 9 (1.24%) Social Media
14 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.83%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.83%) SCADA
16 4 (0.55%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 55 (7.59%) Windows
2 50 (6.90%) Linux
3 18 (2.48%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.93%) Unix
5 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.83%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.55%) CentOS
9 3 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Android
11 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (14.34%) Project Management
3 86 (11.86%) Analytics
4 84 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (8.14%) Software Engineering
6 55 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (6.90%) Mathematics
8 49 (6.76%) ITIL
9 47 (6.48%) ERP
10 40 (5.52%) CRM
11 39 (5.38%) SDLC
11 39 (5.38%) TDD
12 37 (5.10%) Data Modelling
12 37 (5.10%) ETL
13 36 (4.97%) Validation
14 34 (4.69%) Mentoring
14 34 (4.69%) PRINCE2
15 32 (4.41%) MVC
16 30 (4.14%) Business Analysis
16 30 (4.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 160 (22.07%) SQL
2 94 (12.97%) C#
3 80 (11.03%) JavaScript
4 76 (10.48%) Java
5 44 (6.07%) C++
6 42 (5.79%) Python
7 37 (5.10%) PL/SQL
8 32 (4.41%) R
8 32 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.52%) VB
10 11 (1.52%) VBA
11 10 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.10%) ABAP
12 8 (1.10%) C
12 8 (1.10%) ES6
12 8 (1.10%) Perl
12 8 (1.10%) Scala
13 7 (0.97%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 192 (26.48%) Degree
2 54 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (6.90%) CCNP
4 40 (5.52%) CCSP
5 36 (4.97%) CCSA
5 36 (4.97%) CCSE
6 34 (4.69%) PhD
7 14 (1.93%) CCIE
7 14 (1.93%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.66%) PMP
9 7 (0.97%) CISSP
10 6 (0.83%) CISM
11 5 (0.69%) CISA
11 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.69%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.55%) Analytics IQ
12 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.97%) QA
2 24 (3.31%) GxP
3 23 (3.17%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 17 (2.34%) PMO
6 11 (1.52%) ISO 9001
7 10 (1.38%) GAMP
8 9 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (1.10%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.83%) COBIT
11 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.55%) GCP
12 4 (0.55%) HL7
12 4 (0.55%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.55%) SLA
13 3 (0.41%) GLP
13 3 (0.41%) GMP
13 3 (0.41%) WAI
14 1 (0.14%) CDISC
System Software
1 20 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.66%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.66%) vSphere
4 6 (0.83%) Docker
5 2 (0.28%) iptables
6 1 (0.14%) Firmware
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (4.97%) FortiGate
2 19 (2.62%) Terraform
3 10 (1.38%) Packer
4 7 (0.97%) Kibana
4 7 (0.97%) logstash
5 5 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.69%) SCCM
5 5 (0.69%) SCOM
6 4 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.55%) RSA Archer
6 4 (0.55%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.41%) Ansible
7 3 (0.41%) Nagios
8 2 (0.28%) Icinga
8 2 (0.28%) Puppet
8 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 114 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.10%) Cisco
3 62 (8.55%) Oracle
4 51 (7.03%) SAP
5 42 (5.79%) CheckPoint
6 36 (4.97%) Fortinet
6 36 (4.97%) Splunk
7 23 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.76%) JD Edwards
8 20 (2.76%) VMware
9 15 (2.07%) Talend
10 14 (1.93%) Tableau
11 12 (1.66%) Citrix
12 11 (1.52%) Adobe
12 11 (1.52%) EMC
13 10 (1.38%) Google
14 9 (1.24%) IBM
14 9 (1.24%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.24%) SonicWALL
15 8 (1.10%) Riverbed
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hiring People
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum 7.5% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Lif
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bionical
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: 5% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 7.5% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Lif
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 40,000 depending on ability + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Life Insurance, Pensio
Posted: 4 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Health, Pension, Free Breakfast
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Harlow, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago