The table below looks at the statistics for CAPA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAPA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA)
Rank 896 882 877
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing CAPA 1 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CAPA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CAPA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAPA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAPA within the UK.

CAPA Salary Trend in the UK

CAPA
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAPA within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
England -9 1 £25,000 +4.16% 12
Clevedon - 1 £25,000 -
Somerset - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £25,000 - 1

CAPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CAPA 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 CAPA.

1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) QMS
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Life Science
3 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Epicor
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) GMP
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

CAPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CAPA 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 CAPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Software Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Life Science
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
1 4 (44.44%) QMS
2 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GMP
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Epicor
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £31 - £35000 per annum + negot Pension and Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + 7% Bonus + Pension Contributions
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago