The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 851 851 840
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing GxP 15 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.013% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 26
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+48.75% -15.78%
GxP
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
11022 10317 11049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.49% 10.09% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8721 7966 9124
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GxP
Salary Trend in England

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

GxP Salary Trend in England

GxP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GxP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

GxP Salary Histogram in England

GxP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 +32 9 £57,500 - 1
South East +10 3 £59,500 +50.63% 2
North West -5 2 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 28 (73.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (55.26%) GAMP
3 15 (39.47%) Validation
4 13 (34.21%) Life Science
5 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.95%) Project Management
6 11 (28.95%) Degree
7 10 (26.32%) Programme Management
8 8 (21.05%) Change Management
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.42%) Resource Management
10 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) COBIT
10 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.79%) IT Governance
11 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
11 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.53%) Information Security
11 4 (10.53%) ERP
11 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
12 3 (7.89%) LIMS
12 3 (7.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (7.89%) Kanban
12 3 (7.89%) Change Control
12 3 (7.89%) SAP
12 3 (7.89%) MS Excel

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GxP 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 GxP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) OLAP
1 2 (5.26%) Spotfire
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 28 (73.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Programme Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Change Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Compliance Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Quality Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Process Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Life Science
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) LIMS
4 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Validation
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Programme Management
5 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
6 7 (18.42%) Resource Management
7 6 (15.79%) IT Governance
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.53%) ERP
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Information Security
9 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) Change Control
9 3 (7.89%) Kanban
9 3 (7.89%) Document Management
10 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (55.26%) GAMP
2 6 (15.79%) COBIT
3 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (7.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards