The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 54 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.13% 0.19% -
As % of the General category 2.02% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £18,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
297 269 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 56.14% 51.04% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 245 257 157
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in Watford

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) XAML
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) NHS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Draytek
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) Broadband
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) ADSL
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Support Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Draytek