The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 909 928
Rank change year-on-year +67 +19  
Permanent jobs citing GMP 5 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.051% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 12
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.25% -8.23%  

GMP 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9864 12676 13199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.01% 13.03% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7803 10156 10347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GMP in England

GMP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GMP in England

GMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
North West - 4 £35,000 - 2
East of England +11 1 £40,500 -
GMP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing GMP 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 England region with a requirement for GMP.

1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (25.00%) GAMP
3 2 (25.00%) GxP
3 2 (25.00%) Life Science
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (12.50%) Adaptiv
4 1 (12.50%) Industrial Design
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics

GMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Product Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Product Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Training Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Industrial Design
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (25.00%) GAMP
1 2 (25.00%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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