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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 860 860 853
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 26 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 16
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%

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
11079 10545 11062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.49% 10.15% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8670 8124 9036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

GAMP Salary Histogram in the UK

GAMP
Top 18 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 23 January 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
(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
England +19 20 £57,500 +35.29% 12
South East -28 9 £59,500 +40.00% 6
London -2 8 £57,500 - 1
Wrexham - 5 - -
Wales - 5 - -
Surrey - 5 £65,000 -
North Wales - 5 - -
North West +1 3 £40,000 - 5
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 - 5
Southampton - 3 £32,500 - 6
Hampshire - 3 £32,500 - 6
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £65,000 -
Wirral - 2 £40,000 - 4
Liverpool - 2 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire -2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Inverness - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 26 (38.24%) V-Model
3 22 (32.35%) GxP
4 21 (30.88%) Validation
5 18 (26.47%) Oracle
6 17 (25.00%) .NET
6 17 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 16 (23.53%) C#
7 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database
8 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (19.12%) Project Management
9 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.12%) CSS
9 13 (19.12%) HTML
9 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
9 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
9 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (19.12%) ISEB
9 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
9 13 (19.12%) MVC
9 13 (19.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (19.12%) Life Science
9 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (19.12%) jQuery
10 12 (17.65%) HTML5
10 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (8.82%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.94%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.94%) OLAP
5 2 (2.94%) EDMS
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (7.35%) MSI
3 5 (7.35%) WiX
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 32 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Software Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Developer
3 12 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Programme Manager
5 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 10 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Software Programmer
9 6 (8.82%) C# Programmer
9 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 6 (8.82%) Programmer
9 6 (8.82%) .NET Programmer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
2 13 (19.12%) CSS
2 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (19.12%) jQuery
3 12 (17.65%) HTML5
4 7 (10.29%) XML
5 5 (7.35%) Qt
6 4 (5.88%) NHibernate
6 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.94%) WPF
7 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.12%) Life Science
3 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (14.71%) RIA
4 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.94%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.47%) LIMS
7 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) V-Model
2 21 (30.88%) Validation
3 17 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.12%) Project Management
5 13 (19.12%) MVC
6 11 (16.18%) Programme Management
7 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) Data Management
8 7 (10.29%) Change Management
8 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
9 6 (8.82%) IT Governance
9 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) Numerical Analysis
11 4 (5.88%) ERP
12 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) C#
2 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) C
3 5 (7.35%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) C++
4 3 (4.41%) SQL
5 2 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) ISEB
1 13 (19.12%) ISTQB
2 12 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) GxP
2 8 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.88%) GMP
5 3 (4.41%) GCP
6 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.94%) COBIT
7 1 (1.47%) SLA
7 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Siemens
3 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.47%) SAP
London
Michael Bailey Associates - Munich
Salary: Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Optimus Search
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago