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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank - 241 238
Permanent jobs citing GxP 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.18% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
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
639 564 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.71% 7.88% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 517 459 523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix