The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 887 924 904
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -20
Permanent jobs citing GMP 22 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.046% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Average salary £31,750 £50,000 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.50% -18.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,525 £50,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 - £63,000
GMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11439 10985 10756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.11% 11.07% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9204 8655 8336
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GMP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GMP
Salary Trend in England

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

GMP Salary Trend in England

GMP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GMP across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

GMP Salary Histogram in England

GMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 9 - - 1
South East - 6 £31,750 - 2
East of England - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
GMP
UK

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 37 (84.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 33 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 28 (63.64%) Validation
3 28 (63.64%) QA
4 19 (43.18%) Quality Management
5 18 (40.91%) Change Control
6 12 (27.27%) Degree
7 10 (22.73%) GAMP
8 7 (15.91%) SAP
8 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
8 7 (15.91%) Life Science
8 7 (15.91%) Line Management
9 6 (13.64%) Modbus
9 6 (13.64%) WinCC
9 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.64%) Advertising
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
9 6 (13.64%) C#
9 6 (13.64%) C++
9 6 (13.64%) Python
9 6 (13.64%) GCP
9 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.64%) Ethernet
10 4 (9.09%) Embedded C
10 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
10 4 (9.09%) PMI
10 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
10 4 (9.09%) C
10 4 (9.09%) GLP
10 4 (9.09%) ISO13485

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing GMP 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 GMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) WinCC
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Ethernet
1 6 (13.64%) Modbus
General
1 37 (84.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 33 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) QA Manager
2 16 (36.36%) Senior Manager
2 16 (36.36%) Senior QA Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) QA Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
1 7 (15.91%) Life Science
2 4 (9.09%) PMI
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) LIMS
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Validation
2 19 (43.18%) Quality Management
3 18 (40.91%) Change Control
4 7 (15.91%) Line Management
5 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) CAPA
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.09%) Internal Audit
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.82%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (6.82%) Document Management
7 3 (6.82%) QMS
7 3 (6.82%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) ERP
8 2 (4.55%) IT Audit
8 2 (4.55%) SDLC
8 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C#
1 6 (13.64%) C++
1 6 (13.64%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) C
2 4 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.82%) PhD
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) QA
2 10 (22.73%) GAMP
3 6 (13.64%) GCP
4 4 (9.09%) GLP
4 4 (9.09%) ISO13485
5 3 (6.82%) GxP
6 2 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
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