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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 65 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% 0.53% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.74% 1.00% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £21,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Pharmaceutical
Hertfordshire

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
270 200 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.55% 53.33% 66.32%
Number of salaries quoted 207 144 145
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 12 (70.59%) Citrix
2 12 (70.59%) Legal
2 12 (70.59%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) QA
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) FogBugz

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (70.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.88%) FogBugz
General
1 12 (70.59%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Technical Support
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) Logistics
2 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Citrix