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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 882 859 866
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing GMP 4 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.036% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £61,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £63,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%

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
11079 10545 11062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.49% 10.15% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8670 8124 9036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 5 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 23 January 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 +2 4 - - 4
London -11 2 - - 2
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Hillingdon - 2 - -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (80.00%) Validation
2 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (40.00%) GAMP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) GCP
5 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Biotechnology
6 2 (20.00%) PhD
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Life Science
7 1 (10.00%) QMS

GMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Compliance Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmacovigilance
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) CAPA
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (40.00%) GAMP
3 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (30.00%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago