Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - +66 -
Permanent jobs citing GxP 7 0 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.91% - 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.23% - 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 - £45,000
UK median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.82% -26.09% +9.52%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 217 32 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 28.26% 10.09% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 97 19 43
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,875 £26,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -22.22%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £49,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,500 £61,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for GxP in Northern Ireland

GxP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for GxP in Northern Ireland

GxP
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
County Down - 7 £40,000 -
Newry - 7 £40,000 -
GxP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for GxP.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) Good Clinical Practice
1 7 (100.00%) GMP
1 7 (100.00%) GLP
1 7 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 7 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering
1 7 (100.00%) Organisational Skills

GxP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 7 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (100.00%) Organisational Skills
1 7 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Business IT Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) IT Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) GLP
1 7 (100.00%) GMP
1 7 (100.00%) Good Clinical Practice