The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 237 - 257
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.060% - 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% - 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.58%
GAMP
England

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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
632 608 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.44% 8.62% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 511 472 416
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GAMP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GAMP Salary Trend in the North West

GAMP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Merseyside - 4 £40,000 -
GAMP
England

GAMP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Biotechnology
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing GAMP 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 GAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree