Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GMP over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 440 300 491
Rank change year-on-year -140 +191 +53
Permanent jobs citing GMP 9 1 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.049% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.080% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - -9.09% +29.41%
England median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -31.58% -11.63% +26.47%

GMP 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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,022 1,243 3,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.56% 14.20% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,962 969 2,806
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +0.01%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GMP in the South East

GMP
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GMP in the South East.

Salary trend for GMP in the South East

GMP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 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
Oxfordshire -24 5 - -
Thames Valley -79 5 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
GMP
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT jobs citing GMP 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 South East region with a requirement for GMP.

1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (77.78%) Data Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) QMS
3 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 5 (55.56%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (55.56%) Robotics
3 5 (55.56%) Biology
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Machine Learning
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
3 5 (55.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
3 5 (55.56%) Validation
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VBA
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Good Clinical Practice
3 5 (55.56%) GLP
3 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (55.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Spotfire
5 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit

GMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Spotfire
General
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Auditor
2 2 (22.22%) QA Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
1 5 (55.56%) Robotics
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) QMS
2 5 (55.56%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Biology
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 5 (55.56%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (55.56%) Machine Learning
2 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) GLP
1 5 (55.56%) Good Clinical Practice
2 4 (44.44%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) GxP