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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 869 834 864
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +30
Permanent jobs citing GxP 19 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 21
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
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
11565 10232 11652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.64% 10.28% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9019 8108 9637
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 £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
South East -24 11 £50,000 -9.09%
London +2 4 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England -11 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Midlands - 1 - -
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (74.29%) Validation
2 25 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (40.00%) Degree
4 13 (37.14%) GAMP
5 10 (28.57%) Project Management
6 8 (22.86%) Information Security
6 8 (22.86%) Change Management
6 8 (22.86%) Life Science
7 7 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 7 (20.00%) Document Management
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.14%) IT Governance
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.29%) Change Control
9 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.43%) MS Project
10 4 (11.43%) MS Office
10 4 (11.43%) PMI
10 4 (11.43%) Documentum
10 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.43%) Publishing
10 4 (11.43%) COBIT
10 4 (11.43%) QA
11 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
11 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
11 3 (8.57%) LIMS
11 3 (8.57%) PMP

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Documentum
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Project
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Compliance Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Change Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Compliance Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Quality Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Process Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Life Science
2 4 (11.43%) PMI
3 3 (8.57%) LIMS
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Informatics
5 1 (2.86%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Validation
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) Information Security
4 7 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.00%) Document Management
5 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.14%) IT Governance
6 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.57%) Process Management
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PMP
3 2 (5.71%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) GAMP
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (11.43%) COBIT
3 4 (11.43%) QA
4 2 (5.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.86%) GCP
5 1 (2.86%) GMP
5 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle