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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 876 875 863
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing GxP 20 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.055% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 22
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%

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
11940 10914 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.48% 10.03% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9269 8535 9760
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

GxP Salary Histogram in the UK

GxP
Top 21 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 24 October 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 +2 18 £53,750 +43.33% 2
South East -1 11 £58,250 - 1
Middlesex - 6 £50,000 -
London +21 5 £57,500 - 1
Surrey -2 3 £85,000 -
Woking - 3 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Hampshire -10 1 £66,500 -
East of England -17 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Scotland - 1 £75,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
York - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Bridgend - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £66,500 -
Stirling - 1 £75,000 -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (67.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 26 (65.00%) Validation
3 16 (40.00%) GAMP
4 15 (37.50%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) Project Management
6 12 (30.00%) Life Science
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) Change Management
8 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
9 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.50%) IT Governance
9 7 (17.50%) Document Management
9 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (12.50%) MS Project
11 5 (12.50%) MS Office
11 5 (12.50%) ERP
11 5 (12.50%) Information Security
11 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
12 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.00%) Publishing
12 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.00%) ITIL
12 4 (10.00%) PMI
12 4 (10.00%) Documentum
12 4 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.00%) Change Control
12 4 (10.00%) COBIT

GxP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Project
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PLM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (67.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Change Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Compliance Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Quality Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Process Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support
7 1 (2.50%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Life Science
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) PMI
4 3 (7.50%) LIMS
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Validation
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 8 (20.00%) Change Management
5 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.50%) Document Management
5 7 (17.50%) IT Governance
6 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.50%) ERP
7 5 (12.50%) Information Security
8 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Kanban
9 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) GAMP
2 4 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) COBIT
3 3 (7.50%) SLA
4 2 (5.00%) QA
5 1 (2.50%) GCP
5 1 (2.50%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
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