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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 893 834 877
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +43
Permanent jobs citing GMP 10 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.027% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.081% 0.27% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 6
Average salary £54,250 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.71% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,575 £34,800 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,402 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,250 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.71% -3.33%

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
12316 11178 12146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 10.24% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9478 8781 10017
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

GMP Salary Histogram in the UK

GMP
Top 9 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 20 August 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
(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 -34 10 £54,250 +24.71% 10
East of England +4 8 £72,500 +66.66% 2
Cambridge - 5 £72,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £72,500 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £36,000 -
South East -6 1 - -
North West -11 1 £22,750 +19.73% 6
Surrey - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £22,750 -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) Validation
2 13 (56.52%) GAMP
2 13 (56.52%) GCP
3 12 (52.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 11 (47.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (43.48%) Windows
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 9 (39.13%) QA
7 8 (34.78%) MCITP
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
7 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
7 8 (34.78%) MS Office
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (30.43%) Firmware
8 7 (30.43%) DHCP
8 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
8 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
8 7 (30.43%) MCSA
8 7 (30.43%) LAN
8 7 (30.43%) NAS
8 7 (30.43%) SCCM
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (30.43%) Lync
8 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010

GMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (30.43%) Lync
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
1 7 (30.43%) DHCP
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
1 7 (30.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (47.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Head of IT
2 4 (17.39%) Head of Security
2 4 (17.39%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Validation Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Life Science
3 2 (8.70%) Biotechnology
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Validation
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Information Management
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) IT Governance
4 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
4 4 (17.39%) Data Security
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Document Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (34.78%) MCITP
2 7 (30.43%) MCSA
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) GAMP
1 13 (56.52%) GCP
2 12 (52.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 9 (39.13%) QA
4 6 (26.09%) GLP
5 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
5 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (4.35%) GxP
6 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hot Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago