Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GxP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GxP over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK > England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 834 1061 1165
Rank change year-on-year +227 +104 -67
Permanent jobs citing GxP 29 22 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 15
Median annual salary £42,500 £86,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.72% +38.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £25,500 £35,000 £39,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £97,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% -8.00% +31.58%

GxP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,223 18,887 20,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.38% 14.11% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,849 13,759 16,173
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GxP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in England

GxP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GxP in England.

Salary trend for GxP in England

GxP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GxP in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for GxP in England

GxP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the England region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +90 20 £42,500 +46.55% 4
London +139 3 £48,500 -48.95%
Midlands +89 3 £62,500 -27.54%
West Midlands +72 3 £62,500 -27.54%
South East - 3 £25,500 - 1
GxP
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing GxP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for GxP.

1 17 (58.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (51.72%) Management Information System
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (41.38%) Manufacturing
6 11 (37.93%) Validation
6 11 (37.93%) Degree
7 9 (31.03%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Project Management
8 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
8 8 (27.59%) Conceptual Models
8 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
8 8 (27.59%) Analytics
8 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (27.59%) DevOps
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (20.69%) SDLC
9 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) QA
10 5 (17.24%) Time Management
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.79%) Informatics
11 4 (13.79%) Information Management
11 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.79%) LIMS

GxP
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) RStudio
General
1 17 (58.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (41.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) DevOps Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Azure Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) LIMS Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Management Information System
2 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) LIMS
4 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.45%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
1 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (37.93%) Validation
4 9 (31.03%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
5 8 (27.59%) Conceptual Models
5 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (27.59%) DevOps
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Time Management
8 4 (13.79%) Informatics
8 4 (13.79%) Information Management
8 4 (13.79%) QMS
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) R
3 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) GAMP
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 13485
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Informatica
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) SAP