Period
to 15 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 391 387 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +547
Permanent jobs citing GxP 6 3 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.040% 0.020% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £25,500 -
Median % change year-on-year +109.80% - -
England median annual salary £52,000 £42,500 £88,125
% change year-on-year +22.35% -51.77% +41.00%

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 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 2,158 2,067 3,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.53% 13.80% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,357 1,610 2,951
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,346
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £35,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.48% +1.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for GxP in the South East

GxP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for GxP in the South East

GxP
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 GxP within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 June 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
Thames Valley -7 6 £53,500 +109.80%
Oxfordshire - 6 £53,500 -
GxP
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 South East region with a requirement for GxP.

1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) CAPA
1 5 (83.33%) Time Management
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) GMP
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) LabWare
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) ITGC
4 1 (16.67%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet

GxP
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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
General
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (83.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) LIMS Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CAPA
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Chemistry
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) GMP
3 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (16.67%) GAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Good Clinical Practice
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) ITGC
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) LabWare