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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 895 873 891
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing GCP 7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.058% 0.028% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,750 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,750 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £48,750 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -

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
12134 10806 12210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.13% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9351 8472 10058
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 £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

GCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCP
Salary Trend

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

GCP Salary Trend in the UK

GCP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

GCP Salary Histogram in the UK

GCP
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -15 7 £52,500 +7.69% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Cambridge -6 4 £32,500 -13.33% 2
East of England -21 4 £32,500 -13.33% 2
London -27 2 £80,000 -
South East -14 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 24 (92.31%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (76.92%) Life Science
3 19 (73.08%) Project Management
3 19 (73.08%) Finance
3 19 (73.08%) MS Office
3 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
4 17 (65.38%) Degree
5 16 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (61.54%) Document Management
6 13 (50.00%) Validation
7 10 (38.46%) Project Planning
7 10 (38.46%) Business Development
7 10 (38.46%) MS Project
7 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (30.77%) GMP
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
9 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
10 5 (19.23%) Information Security
10 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (15.38%) Data Security
11 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 4 (15.38%) Legal
11 4 (15.38%) GLP
11 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
11 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
11 4 (15.38%) GAMP
11 4 (15.38%) Information Management

GCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Applications
1 19 (73.08%) MS Office
1 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (38.46%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
General
1 24 (92.31%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (73.08%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Dutch Language
4 2 (7.69%) French Language
4 2 (7.69%) German Language
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Business Process Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Process Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Business Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Head of IT
3 4 (15.38%) Head of IT Security
3 4 (15.38%) Head of Security
4 3 (11.54%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) Life Science
2 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Project Management
2 16 (61.54%) Document Management
3 13 (50.00%) Validation
4 10 (38.46%) Project Planning
4 10 (38.46%) Business Development
5 6 (23.08%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
6 5 (19.23%) Information Security
6 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (15.38%) Data Security
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (15.38%) IT Governance
7 4 (15.38%) Information Management
7 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Software Licensing
8 3 (11.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) GMP
2 4 (15.38%) GLP
2 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 4 (15.38%) GAMP
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (11.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (3.85%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP