The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 906 938 983
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +45
Permanent jobs citing GMP 6 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.050% 0.14% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Median salary £44,568 £60,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.72% +10.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,222 £53,200 £29,575
10% offered a salary of more than £48,914 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,568 £60,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year
-25.72% +10.59%

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
11943 13015 13460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.21% 11.89% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 10301 10356
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016 within the UK.

GMP Salary Histogram in the UK

GMP
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 6 £44,568 -25.72%
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
North West +12 1 £39,135 -34.77%
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £39,135 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing GMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GMP.

1 15 (78.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
2 8 (42.11%) Validation
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) Life Science
3 7 (36.84%) Driving Licence
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Facilities Management
5 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
5 4 (21.05%) Data Entry
5 4 (21.05%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) GAMP
7 2 (10.53%) GCP
7 2 (10.53%) GLP
7 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
7 2 (10.53%) GxP
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (10.53%) LIMS
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.53%) VMware

GMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) GGSN
1 1 (5.26%) GPRS
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) MGW
1 1 (5.26%) MVNO
1 1 (5.26%) SGSN
1 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
General
1 15 (78.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 5 (26.32%) Validation Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Project Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Industrial Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Validation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Driving Licence
1 7 (36.84%) Life Science
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) LIMS
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) SCADA
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Validation
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Data Entry
3 4 (21.05%) Facilities Management
3 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) QMS
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (15.79%) GAMP
3 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (10.53%) GCP
3 2 (10.53%) GLP
3 2 (10.53%) GxP
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.26%) Redknee
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Siemens