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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 893 886 863
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing GxP 4 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.034% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 12
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%

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
11798 12414 11153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.80% 10.66% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9340 9652 8830
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 5 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 4 August 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 +6 4 £57,500 +15.00% 3
London +23 2 £57,500 +64.28%
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) ABAP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) AppSense
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting

GxP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
General
1 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
2 1 (11.11%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) XenServer
1 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle