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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 865 877 873
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing GxP 26 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 20
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%

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
11900 10880 12354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 8484 10122
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 £27,000 £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 £40,000

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 1 October 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 1 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 -10 25 £50,000 +17.64% 4
South East +8 14 £65,000 +18.18%
London - 8 £42,500 - 3
Middlesex - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire -2 4 £65,750 -
Southampton - 4 £65,750 -
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England -7 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Surrey -9 3 £85,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 -
Woking - 3 £85,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £75,000 -
Scotland - 1 £75,000 -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (62.50%) Validation
3 17 (42.50%) Degree
4 16 (40.00%) GAMP
5 11 (27.50%) Project Management
5 11 (27.50%) Life Science
6 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) Change Management
7 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.50%) IT Governance
8 7 (17.50%) Document Management
8 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.00%) Change Control
10 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
10 5 (12.50%) Information Security
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) MS Office
10 5 (12.50%) ERP
11 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.00%) Documentum
11 4 (10.00%) PMI
11 4 (10.00%) SAP
11 4 (10.00%) MS Project
11 4 (10.00%) Publishing
11 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (10.00%) COBIT

GxP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Project
3 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
4 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%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Change Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Compliance Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Process Manager
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support
7 1 (2.50%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CGI
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Life Science
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) PMI
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) LIMS
5 1 (2.50%) FMCG
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Validation
2 11 (27.50%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Change Management
4 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 7 (17.50%) IT Governance
5 7 (17.50%) Document Management
5 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.00%) Change Control
7 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) Information Security
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) ERP
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.50%) Kanban
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.00%) Process Management
10 2 (5.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) GAMP
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) COBIT
3 3 (7.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
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 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
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