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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 924 937 936
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing GMP 27 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.035% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 8
Average salary £31,750 - £61,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 - £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 - £63,000

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
12246 11531 11225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.03% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 8990 8615
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

GMP Salary Histogram in the UK

GMP
Top 13 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 5 February 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
(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 +27 23 £31,750 - 5
London +9 9 - - 2
Hillingdon +8 9 - -
South East - 6 £31,750 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 £31,750 -
Hampshire - 5 £31,750 -
East of England - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Worthing - 1 £30,000 -

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (85.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 37 (77.08%) Manufacturing
3 33 (68.75%) Validation
4 29 (60.42%) QA
5 20 (41.67%) Quality Management
6 19 (39.58%) Change Control
7 15 (31.25%) Degree
8 11 (22.92%) SAP
8 11 (22.92%) Line Management
8 11 (22.92%) Life Science
9 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
9 10 (20.83%) GAMP
9 10 (20.83%) Project Management
10 8 (16.67%) PMI
10 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
10 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 6 (12.50%) GCP
12 6 (12.50%) ERP
12 6 (12.50%) C#
12 6 (12.50%) C++
12 6 (12.50%) Python
12 6 (12.50%) Advertising
12 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.50%) Modbus
12 6 (12.50%) WinCC
13 4 (8.33%) C
13 4 (8.33%) Embedded C

GMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (12.50%) WinCC
2 4 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 6 (12.50%) Modbus
General
1 41 (85.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 37 (77.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) QA Manager
2 17 (35.42%) Senior Manager
2 17 (35.42%) Senior QA Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) QA Officer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Life Science
2 8 (16.67%) PMI
3 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) LIMS
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Validation
2 20 (41.67%) Quality Management
3 19 (39.58%) Change Control
4 11 (22.92%) Line Management
5 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 10 (20.83%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.50%) ERP
7 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) CAPA
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Document Management
9 3 (6.25%) QMS
9 3 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) SDLC
10 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.08%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) C#
1 6 (12.50%) C++
1 6 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) C
2 4 (8.33%) Embedded C
2 4 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.25%) PhD
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (60.42%) QA
2 10 (20.83%) GAMP
3 6 (12.50%) GCP
4 4 (8.33%) ISO13485
5 3 (6.25%) GLP
5 3 (6.25%) GxP
6 2 (4.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) SAP
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (2.08%) HP
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