The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 423 431 443
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing GxP 14 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.047% 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.55% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 14
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2566 2311 2735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.90% 10.87% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 1784 2298
Average salary £42,000 £42,750 £43,296
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GxP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

GxP Salary Trend in the South East

GxP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GxP across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

GxP Salary Histogram in the South East

GxP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Middlesex - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire -2 4 £65,750 -
Surrey -9 3 £85,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (82.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (76.47%) Validation
2 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 10 (58.82%) GAMP
4 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (35.29%) IT Governance
6 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
6 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) ERP
7 4 (23.53%) Change Control
8 3 (17.65%) Kanban
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) LIMS
8 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (11.76%) PMI
9 2 (11.76%) PMP
9 2 (11.76%) MS Project
9 2 (11.76%) MS Office
9 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) Life Science
9 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.88%) FMCG
10 1 (5.88%) GCP

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (82.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Change Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Process Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Quality Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) LIMS
3 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Validation
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) IT Governance
3 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) GAMP
2 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (5.88%) GCP
3 1 (5.88%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP