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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 866 909 878
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -31
Permanent jobs citing GMP 27 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.071% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 28
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,650 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%

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
11869 12701 11027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.74% 10.59% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9383 9825 8919
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GMP over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

GMP Salary Histogram in the UK

GMP
Top 14 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 1 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 +31 27 £50,000 +5.26% 9
London - 17 £45,000 -
Hillingdon - 16 - -
North West +4 5 £60,000 +165.19% 5
South East +17 4 £50,000 - 3
Cheshire -6 3 £60,000 - 5
Berkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury - 3 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £60,000 - 1
East of England +2 1 £45,000 -37.93%
Hertfordshire -3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (76.74%) Manufacturing
2 32 (74.42%) Validation
3 31 (72.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 27 (62.79%) QA
5 22 (51.16%) Quality Management
5 22 (51.16%) Change Control
6 8 (18.60%) Degree
7 7 (16.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (13.95%) VoIP
8 6 (13.95%) Windows
8 6 (13.95%) MCSE
8 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
9 5 (11.63%) Android
9 5 (11.63%) MCSA
9 5 (11.63%) MCP
10 4 (9.30%) MS Office
10 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.30%) GAMP
10 4 (9.30%) Ericsson
10 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.30%) SLA
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.30%) Internet
10 4 (9.30%) Project Management
10 4 (9.30%) MGW
10 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.30%) Office 365

GMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Site Server
1 1 (2.33%) WinCC
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) MGW
3 1 (2.33%) 4G
3 1 (2.33%) Modbus
3 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
General
1 33 (76.74%) Manufacturing
2 31 (72.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Senior Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Switch Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) IT Support
2 4 (9.30%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (9.30%) QA Specialist
3 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Ericsson Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.33%) Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Architect
5 1 (2.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (2.33%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) SCADA
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
1 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
2 5 (11.63%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Validation
2 22 (51.16%) Quality Management
2 22 (51.16%) Change Control
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) ERP
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) Clinical Data Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Document Management
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) MCSE
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCSA
3 5 (11.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (62.79%) QA
2 7 (16.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (9.30%) GAMP
3 4 (9.30%) SLA
4 3 (6.98%) GCP
5 1 (2.33%) GLP
5 1 (2.33%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) Ericsson
2 3 (6.98%) Wonderware
3 1 (2.33%) Polycom
3 1 (2.33%) Sage
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
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