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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 73 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.16% 0.82% -
As % of the General category 0.34% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £22,000 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +8.23%
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
290 168 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.15% 45.78% 61.98%
Number of salaries quoted 216 111 180
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £72,500
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 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
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