Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 522 454
Rank change year-on-year -42 -68 +27
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 796 972 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.51% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.19% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 554 680 833
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 76013 81648 96681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.46% 42.55% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 55171 66674 76847
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 15 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
England -17 764 £50,000 +4.71% 142
UK excluding London -5 466 £45,000 - 92
London -44 314 £60,000 +9.09% 51
East of England +35 133 £45,000 -5.26% 28
South East +18 132 £52,500 +22.09% 31
North of England +17 98 £35,000 -7.89% 14
Midlands +6 71 £50,000 +9.29% 11
North West +18 61 £32,500 -3.70% 5
West Midlands +13 47 £50,000 +3.09% 7
Yorkshire +18 35 £41,250 +8.55% 7
East Midlands +24 23 £37,500 - 4
South West +15 16 £36,500 -18.89% 4
Wales +20 10 £37,500 +3.45%
Scotland -34 6 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North East +17 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 195 (24.50%) JavaScript
2 189 (23.74%) Finance
3 168 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (17.59%) Microsoft
5 139 (17.46%) SQL
6 135 (16.96%) .NET
7 133 (16.71%) Life Science
8 130 (16.33%) C#
8 130 (16.33%) Java
9 117 (14.70%) Degree
10 110 (13.82%) SQL Server
11 102 (12.81%) HTML
12 101 (12.69%) Oracle
13 99 (12.44%) CSS
14 92 (11.56%) Software Engineering
15 87 (10.93%) Windows
16 82 (10.30%) Retail
17 81 (10.18%) MVC
18 80 (10.05%) Manufacturing
19 79 (9.92%) Analytics
19 79 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
20 72 (9.05%) Web Development
21 71 (8.92%) SDLC
22 68 (8.54%) NHS
23 67 (8.42%) AngularJS
24 66 (8.29%) Project Management
24 66 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
25 65 (8.17%) ASP.NET
26 63 (7.91%) jQuery
27 59 (7.41%) Data Management

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring 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 52 (6.53%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (4.40%) Apache Spark
3 22 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.51%) SAS
6 9 (1.13%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.13%) CMS
6 9 (1.13%) JBoss
7 7 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.75%) Apache
8 6 (0.75%) Confluence
8 6 (0.75%) WordPress
9 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.50%) IIS
11 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.76%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.51%) Acrobat
5 12 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.51%) PaintShop Pro
6 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.50%) InDesign
7 4 (0.50%) InVision
7 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.26%) Dynamics GP
3 13 (1.63%) SAP CO
4 12 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (1.51%) SAP FI
4 12 (1.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.88%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.88%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (0.75%) SAP CAR
6 6 (0.75%) SAP POS DM
6 6 (0.75%) SAP Retail
7 5 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.50%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.25%) FastStats
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (6.53%) SaaS
3 23 (2.89%) Amazon S3
4 18 (2.26%) Serverless
5 15 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.01%) Office 365
7 7 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (0.88%) Route 53
8 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.38%) npm
9 3 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.25%) Veeva
11 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.13%) Slack
11 1 (0.13%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.65%) LAN
2 17 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.01%) VPN
3 16 (2.01%) Wireless
4 13 (1.63%) Firewall
5 12 (1.51%) WAN
6 9 (1.13%) Internet
6 9 (1.13%) VoIP
7 5 (0.63%) FTP
7 5 (0.63%) SNMP
7 5 (0.63%) SSL
8 4 (0.50%) MPLS
8 4 (0.50%) Skype
9 3 (0.38%) DHCP
9 3 (0.38%) DNS
9 3 (0.38%) Network Security
9 3 (0.38%) PPP
10 2 (0.25%) VLAN
11 1 (0.13%) NAS
11 1 (0.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.28%) Relational Database
3 38 (4.77%) Big Data
3 38 (4.77%) MySQL
4 36 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.89%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.39%) Text Mining
7 17 (2.14%) OLTP
8 16 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.51%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.01%) Electronic Patient Records
15 6 (0.75%) Pentaho
15 6 (0.75%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (4.40%) TeamCity
3 27 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 26 (3.27%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (1.38%) Maven
8 11 (1.38%) NUnit
9 10 (1.26%) gulp
10 9 (1.13%) JIRA
11 8 (1.01%) JConsole
11 8 (1.01%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.01%) NeoLoad
11 8 (1.01%) The Grinder
11 8 (1.01%) VisualVM
12 7 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (0.75%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 189 (23.74%) Finance
2 82 (10.30%) Retail
3 80 (10.05%) Manufacturing
4 56 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 47 (5.90%) Banking
5 47 (5.90%) Marketing
6 30 (3.77%) Law
7 15 (1.88%) Publishing
8 14 (1.76%) Advertising
9 12 (1.51%) Electronics
10 9 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.01%) Back Office
11 8 (1.01%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.88%) Automotive
13 6 (0.75%) Billing
13 6 (0.75%) Games
13 6 (0.75%) Legal
14 5 (0.63%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (31.91%) Developer
2 71 (8.92%) Analyst
3 69 (8.67%) .NET Developer
4 62 (7.79%) C# Developer
5 60 (7.54%) Architect
6 56 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 53 (6.66%) Consultant
8 46 (5.78%) Java Developer
9 44 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 43 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 39 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 30 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 28 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 27 (3.39%) Business Analyst
14 27 (3.39%) Project Manager
14 27 (3.39%) Software Engineer
15 26 (3.27%) IT Manager
16 24 (3.02%) C# Software Developer
16 24 (3.02%) Technical Architect
17 23 (2.89%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (16.96%) .NET
2 102 (12.81%) HTML
3 99 (12.44%) CSS
4 67 (8.42%) AngularJS
5 65 (8.17%) ASP.NET
6 63 (7.91%) jQuery
7 54 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (6.66%) Web Services
9 46 (5.78%) Node.js
10 40 (5.03%) RESTful
11 35 (4.40%) XML
12 33 (4.15%) HTML5
13 32 (4.02%) REST
14 31 (3.89%) LINQ
15 28 (3.52%) CSS3
16 24 (3.02%) React
17 23 (2.89%) SOAP
18 21 (2.64%) Hibernate
19 20 (2.51%) WinForms
20 19 (2.39%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (16.71%) Life Science
2 79 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (8.54%) NHS
4 47 (5.90%) Management Information System
5 46 (5.78%) Driving Licence
6 43 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (4.40%) User Experience
8 33 (4.15%) Computer Science
9 27 (3.39%) Algorithms
10 24 (3.02%) FMCG
11 15 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.88%) PDA
12 13 (1.63%) Biotechnology
12 13 (1.63%) Graphic Design
13 8 (1.01%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.75%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.63%) Fintech
15 5 (0.63%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.93%) Windows
2 44 (5.53%) Linux
3 25 (3.14%) Windows 7
4 21 (2.64%) Android
5 17 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.51%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.13%) Unix
10 7 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (11.56%) Software Engineering
3 81 (10.18%) MVC
4 79 (9.92%) Analytics
5 72 (9.05%) Web Development
6 71 (8.92%) SDLC
7 66 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (8.29%) Project Management
8 59 (7.41%) Data Management
9 54 (6.78%) Workflow
10 49 (6.16%) Scrum
11 47 (5.90%) Unit Testing
12 43 (5.40%) CRM
13 42 (5.28%) Front End Development
13 42 (5.28%) Mentoring
14 41 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (4.90%) ITIL
16 38 (4.77%) OO
17 34 (4.27%) Service Delivery
18 33 (4.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 195 (24.50%) JavaScript
2 139 (17.46%) SQL
3 130 (16.33%) C#
3 130 (16.33%) Java
4 44 (5.53%) Python
5 41 (5.15%) PHP
6 28 (3.52%) Scala
6 28 (3.52%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.02%) PL/SQL
7 24 (3.02%) VB
7 24 (3.02%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.89%) C++
9 22 (2.76%) Ruby
10 20 (2.51%) ES6
11 14 (1.76%) Elixir
11 14 (1.76%) VB6
12 10 (1.26%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.88%) R
14 6 (0.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 117 (14.70%) Degree
2 16 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.38%) PhD
4 9 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.88%) CCNA
7 6 (0.75%) CISM
7 6 (0.75%) HND
7 6 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.50%) MCSE
8 4 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.38%) CISA
9 3 (0.38%) ISEB
9 3 (0.38%) MCT
9 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.38%) PMP
9 3 (0.38%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ACCA
10 2 (0.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.64%) GxP
2 27 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 26 (3.27%) QA
4 17 (2.14%) GMP
5 10 (1.26%) PMO
6 7 (0.88%) SLA
7 6 (0.75%) GAMP
8 5 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.50%) GCP
9 4 (0.50%) GLP
10 3 (0.38%) GDPR
11 2 (0.25%) COBIT
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.75%) Docker
2 6 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (2.39%) Terraform
2 18 (2.26%) Packer
3 16 (2.01%) Kibana
3 16 (2.01%) logstash
4 6 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.75%) Puppet
5 5 (0.63%) MOM
6 4 (0.50%) SCCM
7 2 (0.25%) Ansible
7 2 (0.25%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.13%) cPanel
8 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.13%) StackStorm
8 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 140 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 101 (12.69%) Oracle
3 57 (7.16%) SAP
4 29 (3.64%) Adobe
5 24 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.01%) Tableau
7 12 (1.51%) Informatica
7 12 (1.51%) Talend
8 11 (1.38%) Google
9 9 (1.13%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.01%) Apple
10 8 (1.01%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.01%) Dynatrace
10 8 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.75%) Sage
11 6 (0.75%) VMware
12 5 (0.63%) Cognos
12 5 (0.63%) Greenplum
12 5 (0.63%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.50%) CA