Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 531 451
Rank change year-on-year -51 -80 +49
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 767 916 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the General category 0.97% 1.15% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 548 642 890
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,825 £83,750 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.26%

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 79173 79903 98578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.04% 42.72% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57816 65045 78768
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,970 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -37 731 £50,000 - 112
UK excluding London -19 442 £45,000 -2.17% 70
London -60 304 £60,000 +9.09% 43
South East -7 136 £52,500 +16.67% 24
East of England +16 122 £45,000 -10.00% 22
North of England +3 83 £35,363 -6.94% 16
Midlands -4 70 £50,000 +6.38% 3
West Midlands -6 45 £50,000 +3.09% 3
North West -4 44 £33,750 - 12
Yorkshire -9 31 £42,500 +5.59% 4
East Midlands +22 23 £37,500 -
South West +13 14 £36,500 +1.39% 4
Wales +16 10 £37,500 +3.45%
North East +4 8 - -
Scotland -38 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 185 (24.12%) JavaScript
2 161 (20.99%) Finance
3 147 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (18.25%) Microsoft
5 137 (17.86%) Life Science
6 130 (16.95%) SQL
7 128 (16.69%) Java
8 111 (14.47%) C#
9 110 (14.34%) .NET
10 109 (14.21%) Software Engineering
11 108 (14.08%) Oracle
12 107 (13.95%) Degree
13 101 (13.17%) SQL Server
14 96 (12.52%) HTML
15 92 (11.99%) Analytics
16 91 (11.86%) CSS
17 84 (10.95%) Windows
18 82 (10.69%) Retail
18 82 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
19 81 (10.56%) Manufacturing
20 80 (10.43%) Web Development
21 77 (10.04%) MVC
22 72 (9.39%) SDLC
23 69 (9.00%) Project Management
24 67 (8.74%) AngularJS
25 63 (8.21%) Scrum
26 58 (7.56%) Data Management
26 58 (7.56%) Workflow
26 58 (7.56%) jQuery
27 57 (7.43%) ASP.NET

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 35 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (4.30%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (1.43%) SAS
6 9 (1.17%) Apache
6 9 (1.17%) JBoss
6 9 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.04%) CMS
7 8 (1.04%) Confluence
8 7 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.78%) WordPress
10 5 (0.65%) Moodle
10 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.52%) IIS
12 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.43%) Acrobat
5 11 (1.43%) PaintShop Pro
6 10 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.26%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.13%) Revit
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.35%) Dynamics GP
3 12 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 10 (1.30%) SAP ERP
5 9 (1.17%) SAP FI
5 9 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.04%) SAP FSCM
7 6 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.78%) SAP CAR
7 6 (0.78%) SAP POS DM
7 6 (0.78%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.52%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.39%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.26%) FastStats
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.13%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.30%) SaaS
2 51 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.83%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (1.30%) Route 53
6 8 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (0.91%) Office 365
8 6 (0.78%) Serverless
9 5 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.52%) Veeva
11 3 (0.39%) GitHub
11 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.26%) npm
13 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.13%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.91%) LAN
2 27 (3.52%) Wireless
3 17 (2.22%) Firewall
3 17 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.09%) VPN
5 8 (1.04%) FTP
5 8 (1.04%) Internet
5 8 (1.04%) SNMP
5 8 (1.04%) SSL
5 8 (1.04%) WAN
6 7 (0.91%) VoIP
7 6 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.65%) MPLS
9 4 (0.52%) DHCP
9 4 (0.52%) DNS
9 4 (0.52%) Wireless Security
10 3 (0.39%) Network Security
10 3 (0.39%) Skype
11 2 (0.26%) VLAN
12 1 (0.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 42 (5.48%) Big Data
4 34 (4.43%) MySQL
5 30 (3.91%) Hadoop
6 26 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.00%) OLTP
8 17 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.22%) Text Mining
9 16 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.17%) DB2
12 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
14 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.91%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (3.91%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (2.22%) Maven
6 15 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.96%) JIRA
7 13 (1.69%) gulp
8 12 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (1.56%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.04%) Ant
9 8 (1.04%) JConsole
9 8 (1.04%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.04%) NeoLoad
9 8 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (1.04%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.04%) The Grinder
9 8 (1.04%) Toad
9 8 (1.04%) VisualVM
10 7 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 161 (20.99%) Finance
2 82 (10.69%) Retail
3 81 (10.56%) Manufacturing
4 45 (5.87%) Marketing
5 38 (4.95%) Telecoms
6 37 (4.82%) Banking
7 18 (2.35%) Publishing
8 17 (2.22%) Law
9 16 (2.09%) Advertising
10 11 (1.43%) Automotive
11 10 (1.30%) Back Office
12 9 (1.17%) Electronics
13 8 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 8 (1.04%) German Language
14 7 (0.91%) Games
15 5 (0.65%) Billing
16 4 (0.52%) French Language
16 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 245 (31.94%) Developer
2 68 (8.87%) Analyst
3 60 (7.82%) Consultant
4 59 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 52 (6.78%) Architect
6 50 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 50 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 43 (5.61%) Java Developer
7 43 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 41 (5.35%) Software Developer
9 36 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (4.30%) Software Engineer
11 30 (3.91%) Project Manager
12 29 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 29 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 27 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
14 26 (3.39%) IT Manager
15 25 (3.26%) Account Executive
15 25 (3.26%) Business Analyst
15 25 (3.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (14.34%) .NET
2 96 (12.52%) HTML
3 91 (11.86%) CSS
4 67 (8.74%) AngularJS
5 58 (7.56%) jQuery
6 57 (7.43%) ASP.NET
7 47 (6.13%) Web Services
8 45 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (5.22%) Node.js
10 39 (5.08%) RESTful
11 33 (4.30%) REST
11 33 (4.30%) XML
12 28 (3.65%) HTML5
13 26 (3.39%) React
14 23 (3.00%) LAMP
14 23 (3.00%) WinForms
15 22 (2.87%) CSS3
16 21 (2.74%) LINQ
17 20 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
18 19 (2.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 137 (17.86%) Life Science
2 82 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.04%) NHS
4 40 (5.22%) User Experience
5 38 (4.95%) Driving Licence
6 37 (4.82%) Management Information System
7 34 (4.43%) Computer Science
8 33 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (3.91%) FMCG
10 26 (3.39%) Algorithms
11 19 (2.48%) PDA
12 16 (2.09%) Graphic Design
13 15 (1.96%) Biotechnology
14 12 (1.56%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.56%) e-Learning
15 8 (1.04%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.91%) Digital Media
16 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.65%) Learning Management System
17 5 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (10.95%) Windows
2 50 (6.52%) Linux
3 21 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.83%) Android
5 12 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.30%) Unix
6 10 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (14.21%) Software Engineering
3 92 (11.99%) Analytics
4 80 (10.43%) Web Development
5 77 (10.04%) MVC
6 72 (9.39%) SDLC
7 69 (9.00%) Project Management
8 63 (8.21%) Scrum
9 58 (7.56%) Data Management
9 58 (7.56%) Workflow
10 47 (6.13%) OO
11 45 (5.87%) CRM
11 45 (5.87%) Front End Development
12 43 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 40 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (4.95%) Customer-Centricity
16 37 (4.82%) ETL
16 37 (4.82%) Mentoring
17 36 (4.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 185 (24.12%) JavaScript
2 130 (16.95%) SQL
3 128 (16.69%) Java
4 111 (14.47%) C#
5 55 (7.17%) Python
6 48 (6.26%) PHP
7 29 (3.78%) Ruby
8 27 (3.52%) VB
9 24 (3.13%) C++
9 24 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 24 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 22 (2.87%) Scala
10 22 (2.87%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.35%) VB6
12 12 (1.56%) Elixir
13 9 (1.17%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 8 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.04%) Haskell
14 8 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 107 (13.95%) Degree
2 13 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (1.43%) PhD
5 10 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.17%) CCNA
7 8 (1.04%) CISM
7 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.65%) MCSE
8 5 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.52%) CCDE
9 4 (0.52%) CCDP
9 4 (0.52%) CCIE
9 4 (0.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (0.52%) CCIE Security
9 4 (0.52%) CCIE Wireless
9 4 (0.52%) CCNP
9 4 (0.52%) CISSP
10 3 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.95%) QA
2 27 (3.52%) GxP
3 25 (3.26%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.96%) GMP
5 10 (1.30%) PMO
6 8 (1.04%) GAMP
7 6 (0.78%) SLA
8 5 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.52%) GCP
9 4 (0.52%) GLP
9 4 (0.52%) IEC 62304
9 4 (0.52%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.39%) GDPR
10 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.39%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.26%) COBIT
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.26%) MISRA
11 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.91%) Docker
4 2 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.17%) Puppet
2 6 (0.78%) Packer
2 6 (0.78%) Terraform
3 4 (0.52%) Kibana
3 4 (0.52%) logstash
4 3 (0.39%) MOM
4 3 (0.39%) SCCM
5 2 (0.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.13%) cPanel
6 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 140 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 108 (14.08%) Oracle
3 47 (6.13%) SAP
4 35 (4.56%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.13%) Adobe
6 14 (1.83%) Tableau
7 13 (1.69%) Google
7 13 (1.69%) VMware
8 12 (1.56%) Informatica
8 12 (1.56%) Talend
9 9 (1.17%) Cisco
9 9 (1.17%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.04%) Apple
10 8 (1.04%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.04%) Cognos
10 8 (1.04%) Dell
10 8 (1.04%) Dynatrace
11 7 (0.91%) F5
11 7 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (0.91%) Splunk