The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 880 848 869
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +21
Permanent jobs citing GxP 24 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 21
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
12105 10665 12202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 10.14% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9336 8358 10054
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GxP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GxP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GxP within the UK.

GxP Salary Trend in the UK

GxP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GxP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

GxP Salary Histogram in the UK

GxP
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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 -35 23 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East -10 13 £57,500 +4.54%
London - 7 £35,000 - 1
Middlesex - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £65,750 -
Southampton - 4 £65,750 -
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England -16 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey -15 2 £85,000 -
Woking - 2 £85,000 -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
Milton Keynes -15 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £75,000 -
Scotland - 1 £75,000 -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 25 (65.79%) Pharmaceutical
1 25 (65.79%) Validation
2 16 (42.11%) Degree
3 14 (36.84%) GAMP
4 11 (28.95%) Project Management
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.68%) Life Science
7 8 (21.05%) Resource Management
7 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (21.05%) Change Management
8 7 (18.42%) Document Management
8 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
8 7 (18.42%) IT Governance
9 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
10 5 (13.16%) Information Security
10 5 (13.16%) MS Office
10 5 (13.16%) Change Control
11 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (10.53%) COBIT
11 4 (10.53%) SAP
11 4 (10.53%) MS Project
11 4 (10.53%) ERP
11 4 (10.53%) Documentum
11 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.53%) PMI
11 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
11 4 (10.53%) Publishing
12 3 (7.89%) PMP

GxP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GxP 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 GxP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) Documentum
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) SAP PLM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (65.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Compliance Manager
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Compliance Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Change Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Process Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.63%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CGI
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Life Science
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) PMI
4 3 (7.89%) LIMS
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Validation
2 11 (28.95%) Project Management
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Resource Management
4 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 7 (18.42%) Document Management
5 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.42%) IT Governance
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.16%) Information Security
7 5 (13.16%) Change Control
8 4 (10.53%) ERP
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Kanban
10 2 (5.26%) QMS
10 2 (5.26%) Process Management
11 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) GAMP
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) COBIT
3 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 3 (7.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (5.26%) QA
5 1 (2.63%) GCP
5 1 (2.63%) GMP
5 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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