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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 852 861 854
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing GxP 14 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 28
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -6.25%

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
10882 10622 11232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.45% 10.19% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8487 8178 9157
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

GxP Salary Histogram in the UK

GxP
Top 8 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 29 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 +16 12 £57,500 +15.00% 5
London - 8 £57,500 - 1
North West -1 2 £80,000 - 1
South East -23 2 £59,500 +8.18% 2
Cheshire - 2 £80,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £59,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (78.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 22 (66.67%) GAMP
3 17 (51.52%) Life Science
4 14 (42.42%) Project Management
5 13 (39.39%) Validation
6 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 11 (33.33%) Degree
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
9 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
9 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.12%) Change Control
10 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (12.12%) ERP
10 4 (12.12%) MS Project
10 4 (12.12%) SAP
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (12.12%) Change Management
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
11 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 3 (9.09%) CRM
11 3 (9.09%) Kanban
12 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
12 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
12 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database

GxP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PLM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.06%) OLAP
1 2 (6.06%) Spotfire
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (78.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Change Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Quality Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Process Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Life Science
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) LIMS
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Validation
3 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Resource Management
6 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.12%) Change Control
7 4 (12.12%) ERP
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
9 2 (6.06%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (66.67%) GAMP
2 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (6.06%) COBIT
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
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