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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 472 519
Rank change year-on-year -76 +47  
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 356 620 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.01% 1.38% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 230 419 356
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.46% -4.44%  

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 35195 45076 49231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.36% 43.61% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28271 36610 38477
Median salary £52,500 £50,850 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% +1.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -54 344 £50,000 +11.11% 125
London -13 137 £60,000 +9.09% 58
South East +10 64 £57,500 +43.75% 29
East of England -25 60 £47,500 +8.84% 12
Hertfordshire +24 35 £52,416 +23.33% 7
North West -22 34 £38,750 -6.62% 11
Surrey +44 25 £57,500 +27.07% 9
West Midlands +24 16 £46,250 -15.90% 6
Cheshire -1 16 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Berkshire +31 15 £65,000 +44.44% 8
South West +23 14 £60,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire -38 13 £50,000 +12.81% 3
Cambridge -60 12 £52,500 +18.45% 3
City of London +32 11 £55,000 -42.10% 9
East Midlands +11 11 £37,500 -23.07% 6
Watford -6 10 £47,500 +75.92% 1
Slough +21 9 £65,000 +160.00% 1
Essex +6 9 £17,000 -55.26% 1
Manchester -33 9 £37,500 -7.97% 3
Oxfordshire +1 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Sussex +13 6 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Bristol +4 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Worthing +2 6 £32,500 -4.41%
Yorkshire -19 6 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Billericay - 6 £17,000 -
Runcorn - 6 £37,500 -
Swindon - 6 £72,500 -
Teddington - 6 £41,250 -
Wiltshire - 6 £72,500 -
Guildford +23 5 £33,000 -58.75% 3

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 179 (25.07%) Degree
2 178 (24.93%) Finance
3 141 (19.75%) SQL
4 126 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (14.85%) Life Science
6 104 (14.57%) Project Management
7 99 (13.87%) Microsoft
8 98 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 98 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 95 (13.31%) .NET
10 94 (13.17%) C#
11 93 (13.03%) Retail
12 84 (11.76%) Analytics
13 80 (11.20%) Computer Science
13 80 (11.20%) Manufacturing
13 80 (11.20%) SQL Server
14 74 (10.36%) Java
15 69 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
16 64 (8.96%) Telecoms
17 59 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
18 58 (8.12%) Oracle
19 56 (7.84%) HTML
19 56 (7.84%) Firewall
20 55 (7.70%) Software Engineering
21 54 (7.56%) Data Centre
22 53 (7.42%) Cisco
23 51 (7.14%) Mathematics
24 50 (7.00%) Network Security
25 48 (6.72%) CSS
25 48 (6.72%) Windows

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 41 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.38%) IIS
5 14 (1.96%) SAS
6 12 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.26%) CMS
8 7 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.84%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.56%) Apache
11 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.28%) Documentum
13 2 (0.28%) JBoss
13 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.40%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.28%) InDesign
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.98%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.84%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.70%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.70%) SAP Retail
7 4 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.56%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (0.42%) BPCS
8 3 (0.42%) SAP CAR
8 3 (0.42%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.42%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.42%) SAP POS DM
8 3 (0.42%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 17 (2.38%) SaaS
5 16 (2.24%) Office 365
6 15 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.12%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.12%) Veeva
8 5 (0.70%) PaaS
9 4 (0.56%) AdWords
9 4 (0.56%) GitHub
9 4 (0.56%) iTunes
10 3 (0.42%) Slack
10 3 (0.42%) Yammer
11 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.84%) Firewall
2 50 (7.00%) Network Security
3 18 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (2.10%) LAN
6 13 (1.82%) VPN
7 12 (1.68%) SAN
8 10 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (1.40%) VoIP
9 9 (1.26%) Internet
10 8 (1.12%) Ethernet
10 8 (1.12%) NAS
10 8 (1.12%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.98%) DNS
11 7 (0.98%) WAN
12 5 (0.70%) DHCP
13 4 (0.56%) Symposium
14 3 (0.42%) HTTP
14 3 (0.42%) Skype
14 3 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.18%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (4.06%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.50%) Big Data
5 23 (3.22%) Electronic Patient Records
6 18 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (1.96%) Spotfire
10 13 (1.82%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.82%) MySQL
11 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (1.26%) Lumira
12 9 (1.26%) QlikView
13 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.98%) Power BI
14 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.84%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 42 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 24 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 17 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.12%) NUnit
6 7 (0.98%) JIRA
6 7 (0.98%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.56%) JUnit
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.42%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.42%) Maven
10 3 (0.42%) Moq
10 3 (0.42%) Selenium
10 3 (0.42%) Subversion
11 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 178 (24.93%) Finance
2 93 (13.03%) Retail
3 80 (11.20%) Manufacturing
4 64 (8.96%) Telecoms
5 48 (6.72%) Banking
6 45 (6.30%) Law
7 44 (6.16%) Marketing
8 22 (3.08%) Publishing
9 16 (2.24%) Legal
10 13 (1.82%) Advertising
11 12 (1.68%) Back Office
12 11 (1.54%) Aerospace
12 11 (1.54%) German Language
13 9 (1.26%) Games
14 8 (1.12%) Electronics
15 5 (0.70%) Billing
16 4 (0.56%) Automotive
16 4 (0.56%) French Language
16 4 (0.56%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 142 (19.89%) Developer
2 97 (13.59%) Analyst
3 91 (12.75%) Consultant
4 58 (8.12%) .NET Developer
4 58 (8.12%) Architect
5 43 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 39 (5.46%) Business Analyst
7 37 (5.18%) Security Consultant
8 35 (4.90%) Network Consultant
8 35 (4.90%) Network Security Consultant
9 33 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 27 (3.78%) Software Engineer
11 26 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 26 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (2.94%) C# Developer
13 20 (2.80%) AWS Developer
13 20 (2.80%) IT Manager
14 19 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (2.52%) Administrator
15 18 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (13.31%) .NET
2 56 (7.84%) HTML
3 48 (6.72%) CSS
4 35 (4.90%) Web Services
5 33 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 32 (4.48%) Node.js
7 28 (3.92%) XML
8 25 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (3.50%) HTML5
9 24 (3.36%) AngularJS
10 22 (3.08%) Aurelia
10 22 (3.08%) jQuery
11 20 (2.80%) CSS3
12 18 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
13 16 (2.24%) J2EE
14 15 (2.10%) .NET Core
14 15 (2.10%) Lambda Expressions
14 15 (2.10%) Serverless Framework
15 13 (1.82%) LINQ
16 12 (1.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 106 (14.85%) Life Science
2 80 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 69 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (7.56%) Data Centre
5 42 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 37 (5.18%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.08%) Driving Licence
8 21 (2.94%) Biotechnology
9 20 (2.80%) User Experience
10 19 (2.66%) FMCG
10 19 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (2.66%) NHS
11 9 (1.26%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.26%) Social Media
12 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.98%) Pharmacovigilance
13 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.84%) PMI
13 6 (0.84%) SCADA
14 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.72%) Linux
1 48 (6.72%) Windows
2 18 (2.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.68%) Unix
4 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.98%) Android
8 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.28%) CentOS
11 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (14.57%) Project Management
3 98 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (11.76%) Analytics
5 55 (7.70%) Software Engineering
6 51 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 46 (6.44%) TDD
8 45 (6.30%) Data Modelling
8 45 (6.30%) SDLC
8 45 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (6.16%) ETL
10 37 (5.18%) CRM
11 36 (5.04%) ITIL
11 36 (5.04%) Validation
12 35 (4.90%) Data Management
13 34 (4.76%) Informatics
14 33 (4.62%) ERP
15 32 (4.48%) Mentoring
15 32 (4.48%) PRINCE2
16 29 (4.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 141 (19.75%) SQL
2 98 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 94 (13.17%) C#
4 74 (10.36%) Java
5 38 (5.32%) C++
6 37 (5.18%) Python
7 35 (4.90%) PL/SQL
8 32 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 24 (3.36%) R
10 16 (2.24%) ES6
11 12 (1.68%) VB
12 11 (1.54%) Scala
13 7 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.98%) PHP
13 7 (0.98%) Ruby
13 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.98%) VBA
14 6 (0.84%) ABAP
14 6 (0.84%) Elixir
14 6 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 179 (25.07%) Degree
2 41 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (5.60%) CCNP
4 30 (4.20%) PhD
5 29 (4.06%) CCSP
6 28 (3.92%) CCSA
6 28 (3.92%) CCSE
7 13 (1.82%) CCIE
8 9 (1.26%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.98%) PMP
10 5 (0.70%) ISEB
11 4 (0.56%) Analytics IQ
11 4 (0.56%) CISA
11 4 (0.56%) CISSP
11 4 (0.56%) HND
11 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.42%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.28%) CAPM
13 2 (0.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.46%) QA
2 29 (4.06%) Data Quality
3 24 (3.36%) GxP
4 18 (2.52%) PMO
5 16 (2.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 10 (1.40%) GAMP
6 10 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.84%) GDPR
7 6 (0.84%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.70%) GMP
8 5 (0.70%) SLA
9 4 (0.56%) COBIT
9 4 (0.56%) GCP
9 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.42%) GLP
10 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.28%) HL7
11 2 (0.28%) WAI
12 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 18 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.10%) vSphere
4 9 (1.26%) Docker
5 6 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.28%) iptables
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (4.62%) Terraform
2 28 (3.92%) FortiGate
3 18 (2.52%) Packer
4 15 (2.10%) Kibana
4 15 (2.10%) logstash
5 5 (0.70%) RSA Archer
6 4 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.42%) Ansible
7 3 (0.42%) SCCM
7 3 (0.42%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.42%) SCOM
7 3 (0.42%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.28%) Icinga
8 2 (0.28%) Nagios
8 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.28%) Puppet
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.14%) MOM
9 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 99 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.12%) Oracle
3 53 (7.42%) Cisco
4 44 (6.16%) SAP
5 30 (4.20%) CheckPoint
6 29 (4.06%) Splunk
7 28 (3.92%) Fortinet
8 23 (3.22%) VMware
9 19 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.66%) Tableau
10 17 (2.38%) Talend
11 14 (1.96%) JD Edwards
12 12 (1.68%) EMC
13 10 (1.40%) Citrix
13 10 (1.40%) Cognos
13 10 (1.40%) IBM
14 9 (1.26%) Google
14 9 (1.26%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.26%) SonicWALL
15 8 (1.12%) Pega
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum excellent benefits, pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 Per Annum excellent benefits, healthcare, pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent benefits, healthcare, pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum Excellent benefits, healthcare, pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 Per Annum HTML, JavaScript, CSS, AngularJS
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum 7.5% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Lif
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket L
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Alliance Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Alliance Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Company car + fuel + more
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago