The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for GxP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
North West / Cheshire
Rank 91 - 123
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing GxP 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% - 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.85% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £50,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year -9.45% +28.84%  

GxP is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 108 161 210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 10.11% 12.38% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 114 152
Median salary £35,000 £38,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% -9.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing GxP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in Cheshire

GxP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for GxP in Cheshire

GxP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
GxP
North West

GxP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing GxP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GxP.

1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (66.67%) GAMP
2 2 (66.67%) GMP
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (66.67%) GAMP
1 2 (66.67%) GMP