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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 477 509 440
Rank change year-on-year +32 -69  
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 466 486 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.23% 1.15% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 316 327 421
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £86,875 £83,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  

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 37781 42113 48806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.49% 42.80% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44691 51714 58867
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,750 £29,560
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in the UK

Pharmaceutical
Top 10 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 28 June 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 +53 457 £50,000 +11.11% 99
UK excluding London +26 281 £47,500 +11.76% 63
London +35 181 £60,000 +20.00% 39
East of England +23 81 £47,500 +11.76% 18
South East +2 72 £55,000 +32.53% 13
North of England +27 66 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Midlands +13 47 £50,000 +23.07% 13
South West -3 10 £38,250 -23.50% 2
Scotland -6 3 - - 2
Wales - 2 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 203 (25.76%) Finance
2 166 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (19.80%) Degree
4 151 (19.16%) SQL
5 145 (18.40%) JavaScript
6 128 (16.24%) .NET
7 126 (15.99%) Life Science
8 114 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
9 112 (14.21%) Retail
10 110 (13.96%) Microsoft
11 108 (13.71%) C#
12 97 (12.31%) Project Management
13 95 (12.06%) SQL Server
14 90 (11.42%) Analytics
15 89 (11.29%) Manufacturing
16 88 (11.17%) Java
17 81 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
18 75 (9.52%) Oracle
19 73 (9.26%) Telecoms
20 68 (8.63%) HTML
21 64 (8.12%) CSS
22 63 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
23 61 (7.74%) Computer Science
23 61 (7.74%) SDLC
24 59 (7.49%) Marketing
24 59 (7.49%) TeamCity
24 59 (7.49%) Windows
25 56 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
26 55 (6.98%) Banking
27 52 (6.60%) Software Engineering

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 56 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.55%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.78%) SAS
6 11 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (1.27%) IIS
8 8 (1.02%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.76%) CMS
9 6 (0.76%) JBoss
10 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.25%) Documentum
13 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.14%) Photoshop
6 8 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.89%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.76%) PaintShop Pro
9 5 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.51%) InDesign
10 4 (0.51%) InVision
11 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (1.02%) SAP MM
5 7 (0.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.89%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.89%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.89%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.76%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
7 4 (0.51%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.51%) SAP Retail
7 4 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.38%) SAP CAR
8 3 (0.38%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 63 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.30%) SaaS
3 22 (2.79%) Amazon S3
4 18 (2.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 18 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (2.03%) Office 365
6 9 (1.14%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.63%) PaaS
7 5 (0.63%) Veeva
8 4 (0.51%) AdWords
8 4 (0.51%) GitHub
9 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.31%) Firewall
2 29 (3.68%) Network Security
3 27 (3.43%) LAN
4 18 (2.28%) WAN
5 15 (1.90%) VPN
6 14 (1.78%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.52%) Internet
7 12 (1.52%) SAN
8 11 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.27%) VoIP
10 8 (1.02%) NAS
11 6 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.76%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.76%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.51%) Wireless
13 3 (0.38%) DNS
13 3 (0.38%) PPP
13 3 (0.38%) Skype
13 3 (0.38%) SMS
14 2 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 37 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 36 (4.57%) Big Data
5 27 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 21 (2.66%) MySQL
8 19 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.28%) Electronic Patient Records
9 18 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.65%) Spotfire
13 12 (1.52%) QlikView
14 9 (1.14%) Text Mining
15 8 (1.02%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.02%) Power BI
15 8 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (7.49%) TeamCity
2 25 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.03%) NUnit
3 16 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.89%) JIRA
7 7 (0.89%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.63%) JConsole
9 5 (0.63%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.63%) NeoLoad
9 5 (0.63%) The Grinder
9 5 (0.63%) VisualVM
10 3 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.38%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.38%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 203 (25.76%) Finance
2 112 (14.21%) Retail
3 89 (11.29%) Manufacturing
4 73 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 59 (7.49%) Marketing
6 55 (6.98%) Banking
7 46 (5.84%) Law
8 15 (1.90%) Advertising
8 15 (1.90%) Back Office
9 12 (1.52%) Publishing
10 11 (1.40%) Legal
11 9 (1.14%) Electronics
12 7 (0.89%) Automotive
13 6 (0.76%) Billing
14 5 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.63%) French Language
15 4 (0.51%) Games
16 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.25%) German Language
18 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 187 (23.73%) Developer
2 102 (12.94%) Analyst
3 80 (10.15%) Consultant
4 78 (9.90%) .NET Developer
5 66 (8.38%) Architect
6 45 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 41 (5.20%) Project Manager
8 40 (5.08%) Business Analyst
9 35 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 30 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 30 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.55%) Digital Developer
12 26 (3.30%) Java Developer
12 26 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
12 26 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (3.05%) IT Manager
14 24 (3.05%) Network Consultant
15 22 (2.79%) AWS Developer
16 21 (2.66%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.24%) .NET
2 68 (8.63%) HTML
3 64 (8.12%) CSS
4 44 (5.58%) Node.js
5 43 (5.46%) ASP.NET
6 40 (5.08%) Web Services
7 38 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (4.82%) jQuery
8 34 (4.31%) AngularJS
9 32 (4.06%) HTML5
10 29 (3.68%) Aurelia
11 28 (3.55%) SOAP
12 27 (3.43%) CSS3
12 27 (3.43%) LINQ
13 25 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
14 24 (3.05%) RESTful
14 24 (3.05%) XML
15 22 (2.79%) .NET Core
15 22 (2.79%) Lambda Expressions
15 22 (2.79%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 126 (15.99%) Life Science
2 81 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (7.74%) Computer Science
4 48 (6.09%) Management Information System
5 45 (5.71%) NHS
6 42 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (4.44%) Data Centre
8 33 (4.19%) Driving Licence
9 29 (3.68%) Algorithms
10 27 (3.43%) User Experience
11 21 (2.66%) FMCG
12 17 (2.16%) Biotechnology
13 16 (2.03%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.14%) Pharmacovigilance
15 8 (1.02%) Graphic Design
16 7 (0.89%) Social Media
17 5 (0.63%) EMC VNX
18 4 (0.51%) EPoS
18 4 (0.51%) PDA
18 4 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.49%) Windows
2 40 (5.08%) Linux
3 25 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.41%) Android
4 19 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.90%) Unix
8 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (12.31%) Project Management
4 90 (11.42%) Analytics
5 61 (7.74%) SDLC
6 52 (6.60%) Software Engineering
7 50 (6.35%) Data Management
7 50 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 47 (5.96%) TDD
9 46 (5.84%) MVC
10 44 (5.58%) ETL
11 41 (5.20%) Data Modelling
12 40 (5.08%) Mathematics
13 39 (4.95%) Validation
14 38 (4.82%) CRM
14 38 (4.82%) Informatics
15 36 (4.57%) Mentoring
16 33 (4.19%) Line Management
17 32 (4.06%) Business Analysis
17 32 (4.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (19.16%) SQL
2 145 (18.40%) JavaScript
3 108 (13.71%) C#
4 88 (11.17%) Java
5 30 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 27 (3.43%) PL/SQL
6 27 (3.43%) Python
7 26 (3.30%) ES6
8 22 (2.79%) C++
9 19 (2.41%) Scala
10 17 (2.16%) PHP
11 16 (2.03%) R
12 15 (1.90%) VB
12 15 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.65%) Ruby
14 12 (1.52%) Elixir
15 6 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.76%) VB6
16 4 (0.51%) Perl
17 3 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 156 (19.80%) Degree
2 26 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (2.54%) CCNP
5 14 (1.78%) CCSA
5 14 (1.78%) CCSE
5 14 (1.78%) CCSP
6 12 (1.52%) PhD
7 8 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.76%) CCIE
8 6 (0.76%) HND
8 6 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.63%) CISA
9 5 (0.63%) ISEB
9 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.51%) CISM
10 4 (0.51%) CRISC
10 4 (0.51%) PMP
10 4 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.82%) QA
2 31 (3.93%) Data Quality
3 28 (3.55%) GxP
4 18 (2.28%) PMO
5 14 (1.78%) GMP
6 10 (1.27%) GAMP
7 9 (1.14%) SLA
8 8 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.89%) GDPR
10 5 (0.63%) GCP
11 4 (0.51%) GLP
11 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.38%) COBIT
13 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.65%) vSphere
4 9 (1.14%) Docker
5 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (5.08%) Terraform
2 25 (3.17%) Packer
3 22 (2.79%) Kibana
3 22 (2.79%) logstash
4 14 (1.78%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.51%) RSA Archer
5 4 (0.51%) SCCM
5 4 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.38%) Ansible
6 3 (0.38%) MOM
6 3 (0.38%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.38%) SCOM
6 3 (0.38%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.13%) QRadar
7 1 (0.13%) StackStorm
7 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 110 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.52%) Oracle
3 51 (6.47%) SAP
4 31 (3.93%) Cisco
5 30 (3.81%) Tableau
6 18 (2.28%) Adobe
6 18 (2.28%) VMware
7 16 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.03%) Talend
8 15 (1.90%) Splunk
9 14 (1.78%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.78%) Fortinet
10 13 (1.65%) Google
11 12 (1.52%) Cognos
11 12 (1.52%) Informatica
12 11 (1.40%) IBM
13 9 (1.14%) Citrix
13 9 (1.14%) Cognizant
14 8 (1.02%) JD Edwards
14 8 (1.02%) MuleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Bespak
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £80 - £90 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Phoenix Medical Supplies
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Amgen Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Phoenix Medical Supplies
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Talent Spa
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Hammersmith Medicines Research
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £140,000 per annum Bonus Uncapped
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 5 days ago