Period
to 10 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for 21 CFR Part 11 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 21 CFR Part 11 over the 6 months to 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

21 CFR Part 11
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 822 925 1114
Rank change year-on-year +103 +189 +94
Permanent jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 58 7 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.057% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
10th Percentile £39,150 £36,750 "
25th Percentile £46,125 " £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,250 £45,000 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +20.56% -20.00% -
75th Percentile £61,875 " £64,688
90th Percentile £65,250 " £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,250 £45,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +20.56% -20.00% -

21 CFR Part 11 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,856 12,375 20,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.37% 12.37% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7,469 9,578 15,157
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

21 CFR Part 11
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 21 CFR Part 11 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11.

Salary trend for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK over the 6 months to 10 May 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
England +106 26 £54,250 +66.92% 2
UK excluding London +77 25 £54,250 +20.56% 3
Work from Home - 16 £65,000 - 1
South East - 15 £59,250 -
East Midlands - 7 £55,000 - 1
Midlands - 7 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £37,000 -
North of England - 3 £37,000 - 1
London +73 1 - -

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 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 with a requirement for 21 CFR Part 11.

1 35 (60.34%) Good Clinical Practice
2 34 (58.62%) Data Management
2 34 (58.62%) Degree
3 28 (48.28%) Social Skills
4 27 (46.55%) Project Management
5 26 (44.83%) Management Information System
6 23 (39.66%) SAS
7 22 (37.93%) Business Development
8 21 (36.21%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (34.48%) YouTube
9 20 (34.48%) Biostatistics
9 20 (34.48%) Facebook
9 20 (34.48%) Quality Management
10 19 (32.76%) Finance
10 19 (32.76%) Time Management
10 19 (32.76%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (29.31%) HIPAA
12 17 (29.31%) Regulatory Compliance
12 17 (29.31%) Resource Allocation
13 15 (25.86%) ITGC
13 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (24.14%) CISA
14 14 (24.14%) CISM
14 14 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (24.14%) CISSP
14 14 (24.14%) Information Security
14 14 (24.14%) Incident Management
14 14 (24.14%) Cloud Computing

21 CFR Part 11
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (39.66%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Azure
1 14 (24.14%) BPaaS
1 14 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (24.14%) IaaS
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft 365
1 14 (24.14%) PaaS
1 14 (24.14%) SaaS
2 3 (5.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) WAAS
2 8 (13.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) ProC
General
1 28 (48.28%) Social Skills
2 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 19 (32.76%) Presentation Skills
3 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.17%) Billing
6 3 (5.17%) Law
7 2 (3.45%) Publishing
8 1 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Programmer
2 20 (34.48%) Statistical Programmer
3 13 (22.41%) Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) Senior Programmer
5 10 (17.24%) Security Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Senior Statistical Programmer
6 9 (15.52%) IT Analyst
6 9 (15.52%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Data Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.90%) Azure Specialist
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
9 4 (6.90%) Security Specialist
10 3 (5.17%) Database Programmer
10 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Systems Manager
11 2 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.83%) Management Information System
2 14 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.07%) Life Science
4 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.45%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.45%) SCORM
6 1 (1.72%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Data Management
2 27 (46.55%) Project Management
3 22 (37.93%) Business Development
4 21 (36.21%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (34.48%) Biostatistics
5 20 (34.48%) Quality Management
6 19 (32.76%) Time Management
7 17 (29.31%) Regulatory Compliance
7 17 (29.31%) Resource Allocation
8 15 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (24.14%) Contingency Planning
9 14 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (24.14%) Incident Management
9 14 (24.14%) Information Security
9 14 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (24.14%) Security Architecture
9 14 (24.14%) Security Operations
10 13 (22.41%) Validation
11 9 (15.52%) Clinical Data Management
12 8 (13.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) VB
3 5 (8.62%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) R
4 4 (6.90%) SAS Macro
5 3 (5.17%) PROC SQL
6 2 (3.45%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 14 (24.14%) CISA
2 14 (24.14%) CISM
2 14 (24.14%) CISSP
2 14 (24.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (60.34%) Good Clinical Practice
2 17 (29.31%) HIPAA
3 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (25.86%) ITGC
4 9 (15.52%) GRC
4 9 (15.52%) QA
5 8 (13.79%) GxP
6 6 (10.34%) CDISC
7 3 (5.17%) GAMP
8 2 (3.45%) GMP
8 2 (3.45%) ISO 13485
9 1 (1.72%) COBIT
9 1 (1.72%) COSO
9 1 (1.72%) GLP
9 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Facebook
1 20 (34.48%) YouTube
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Minitab