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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 250 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GxP 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -16.66%
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
627 529 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.10% 7.93% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 520 430 388
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 GxP within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
GxP
England

GxP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) VCP4
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (33.33%) GMP
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (33.33%) GMP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP