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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 854 877 863
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 42 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.037% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 4 21
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,300 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%

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
11940 10914 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.48% 10.03% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9269 8535 9760
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 October 2014 within the UK.

GAMP Salary Histogram in the UK

GAMP
Top 17 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 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
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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 +29 42 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South East - 34 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 25 £29,000 -
Reading - 11 £26,000 -
Wokingham - 8 £46,250 -
Middlesex - 6 £50,000 -
London +20 4 £57,500 +53.33% 1
East of England - 4 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £32,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £35,750 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £66,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £66,500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 32 (54.24%) V-Model
2 24 (40.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 20 (33.90%) Validation
3 20 (33.90%) .NET
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.51%) C#
4 18 (30.51%) HTML
4 18 (30.51%) Oracle
4 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
4 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.51%) CSS
4 18 (30.51%) MVC
4 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (28.81%) Test Scripting
6 16 (27.12%) GxP
6 16 (27.12%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database
7 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (23.73%) ISEB
7 14 (23.73%) jQuery
7 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (23.73%) ISTQB
8 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
8 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (22.03%) Project Management
8 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (22.03%) VSS/SourceSafe

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 13 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 24 (40.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Software Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Test Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
5 10 (16.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
7 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 6 (10.17%) Software Programmer
8 6 (10.17%) C# Programmer
8 6 (10.17%) Programmer
9 4 (6.78%) Programme Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
2 18 (30.51%) CSS
2 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (23.73%) jQuery
4 13 (22.03%) HTML5
5 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.47%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (18.64%) RIA
2 11 (18.64%) Life Science
3 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (5.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.69%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
1 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) V-Model
2 20 (33.90%) Validation
3 18 (30.51%) MVC
4 17 (28.81%) Test Scripting
5 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Project Management
6 7 (11.86%) Change Management
6 7 (11.86%) Resource Management
7 6 (10.17%) IT Governance
7 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) Document Management
8 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.08%) ERP
8 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Software Licensing
8 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) C#
1 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.78%) Java
2 4 (6.78%) VC++
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) ISEB
1 14 (23.73%) ISTQB
2 13 (22.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (18.64%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) PMP
5 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) GxP
2 11 (18.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 8 (13.56%) GMP
3 8 (13.56%) QA
4 4 (6.78%) GCP
5 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
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