More than 200 pharmacy jobs were revealed by the NHS, with the list showing an increase in pharmacy roles in areas such as teaching, nursing and social work, as well as a number of positions for nurses and social workers.
The job-related jobs list, which is published by the National Pharmacy Users Association, covers occupations which are usually covered by jobs in the NHS such as clinical pharmacists, pharmacy assistant, pharmacy techs, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy managers.
It also includes jobs which are traditionally done by people who have had a pharmacy degree.
The number of pharmacy jobs in Wales has risen by 20% over the last year.
The jobs list covers occupations such as pharmacists and pharmacists assistant and pharmacist techs in general.
The NHS said the new jobs list showed the sector had an “unpreviously unseen” number of jobs.
It said that over the past 10 years, the number of full-time pharmacists working across Wales has more than doubled.
The Department of Health said the number in Wales of people employed in pharmacists had grown by 50% since 2014.
It added that the number working in pharmacy tech positions had also increased by 50%.
The number in the UK has also grown by 25% over that period, with more than 40,000 pharmacists in the country.
The government said the NHS was committed to the NHS being “the best place for the world’s healthiest people to access the NHS”.
The job creation figures showed that there are more than 20,000 people currently working in pharmacist roles in the Welsh health service.
It came as part of a wider review of the NHS’s health system, with a view to ensuring the service is “in place for those in need”.
The review is expected to take a report by the end of the year.