The table below looks at the statistics for GxP 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 GxP over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank - 246 252
Permanent jobs citing GxP 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.17% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
GxP
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
640 597 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.95% 8.47% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 503 466 493
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GxP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GxP Salary Trend in the North West

GxP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GMP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GMP