The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 877 920 856
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -64
Permanent jobs citing GMP 20 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.088% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 27
Average salary £55,750 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £22,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £61,402
UK excluding London average salary £55,750 £37,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+48.66% -13.79%

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
11834 12518 11105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 10.63% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9363 9720 8840
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GMP
Salary Trend

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

GMP Salary Trend in the UK

GMP
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +51 20 £55,750 +48.66% 7
Hillingdon - 12 - - 1
London - 12 - - 1
North West -2 5 £60,000 +165.19% 1
Cheshire +4 4 £60,000 - 1
South East +31 3 £50,750 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £60,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £51,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 38 (79.17%) Manufacturing
2 36 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 35 (72.92%) Validation
4 31 (64.58%) QA
5 25 (52.08%) Quality Management
5 25 (52.08%) Change Control
6 10 (20.83%) Degree
7 8 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) GAMP
9 6 (12.50%) VoIP
9 6 (12.50%) Windows
9 6 (12.50%) MCSE
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.42%) MCSA
10 5 (10.42%) MCP
10 5 (10.42%) Android
11 4 (8.33%) MGW
11 4 (8.33%) SCADA
11 4 (8.33%) Wonderware
11 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 4 (8.33%) MS Office
11 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 4 (8.33%) ERP
11 4 (8.33%) Ericsson
11 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.33%) SLA

GMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GMP 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 GMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) WinCC
2 1 (2.08%) Site Server
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) VoIP
2 4 (8.33%) MGW
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.17%) Modbus
4 1 (2.08%) 4G
General
1 38 (79.17%) Manufacturing
2 36 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Senior Manager
2 4 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) QA Specialist
2 4 (8.33%) IT Support
2 4 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Ericsson Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Technician
5 1 (2.08%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) IT Technician
5 1 (2.08%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.08%) Administrator
5 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Architect
5 1 (2.08%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) SCADA
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
1 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (10.42%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Validation
2 25 (52.08%) Quality Management
2 25 (52.08%) Change Control
3 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.33%) ERP
4 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Data Management
5 3 (6.25%) Clinical Data Management
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Document Management
7 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C#
1 2 (4.17%) C++
1 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) MCSE
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.42%) MCSA
3 5 (10.42%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (64.58%) QA
2 8 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 6 (12.50%) GAMP
4 4 (8.33%) SLA
5 3 (6.25%) GCP
6 1 (2.08%) GLP
6 1 (2.08%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Wonderware
1 4 (8.33%) Ericsson
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.08%) Sage
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Polycom
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