The table below looks at the statistics for GMP 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 GMP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank - 238 266
Permanent jobs citing GMP 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.030% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.38% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary - £63,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +32.63%
GMP
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
637 532 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.36% 8.04% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 538 416 425
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GMP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GMP Salary Trend in the North West

GMP
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish