The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 887 914 888
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 3 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.025% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 5
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11931 12456 11305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 10.37% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9303 9732 9024
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GAMP
Salary Trend

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

GAMP Salary Trend in the UK

GAMP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAMP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

GAMP Salary Histogram in the UK

GAMP
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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 -3 3 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +8 1 £37,500 -11.76%
East Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Hull - 1 £52,500 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 17 (58.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (41.38%) Validation
3 10 (34.48%) GxP
3 10 (34.48%) Life Science
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) XML
5 8 (27.59%) Windows
5 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
6 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (24.14%) Data Management
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) C
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) C++
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) MSI
8 5 (17.24%) Qt
8 5 (17.24%) WiX
8 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Numerical Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
10 3 (10.34%) WinForms
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) ERP

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GAMP 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 GAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) OLAP
3 2 (6.90%) EDMS
3 2 (6.90%) Spotfire
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
1 5 (17.24%) WiX
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (58.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Programme Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Software Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Manager
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) Qt
3 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.34%) WinForms
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.34%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Life Science
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Biotechnology
4 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.45%) RIA
5 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Validation
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
4 7 (24.14%) Data Management
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Numerical Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Document Management
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C
1 5 (17.24%) C#
1 5 (17.24%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) GxP
2 3 (10.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) CA
2 1 (3.45%) Siemens
2 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards