Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

21 CFR Part 11
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 940 702 1071
Rank change year-on-year -238 +369 +96
Permanent jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 121 16 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.029% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 0.24% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 4
10th Percentile £41,500 £35,900 £38,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -17.43%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
90th Percentile " £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%

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 20,259 6,790 18,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 12.49% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12,574 5,334 14,117
10th Percentile £31,030 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,250 £41,250 £36,475
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -

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 26 November 2021.

Salary histogram for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 11 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 26 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
England -275 58 £47,500 - 5
UK excluding London -188 52 £47,500 - 5
East of England - 20 - -
Midlands -96 12 £47,500 -13.64% 1
North of England -122 12 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands - 12 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -83 9 - - 2
South East -155 8 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Work from Home - 7 £45,000 - 1
North West -84 3 £45,000 +5.88%
London -241 2 - -

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 96 (79.34%) Social Skills
2 81 (66.94%) Good Clinical Practice
3 80 (66.12%) Degree
4 65 (53.72%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (47.93%) SAS
6 57 (47.11%) Project Management
7 56 (46.28%) Data Management
8 55 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
9 53 (43.80%) Life Science
10 51 (42.15%) Time Management
10 51 (42.15%) Quality Management
11 50 (41.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 50 (41.32%) Facebook
11 50 (41.32%) YouTube
12 46 (38.02%) Business Development
13 41 (33.88%) Finance
13 41 (33.88%) Presentation Skills
14 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (30.58%) Resource Allocation
15 34 (28.10%) Validation
16 33 (27.27%) Biostatistics
17 31 (25.62%) Computer Science
18 29 (23.97%) C#
19 25 (20.66%) GxP
20 23 (19.01%) SDLC
21 19 (15.70%) SQL
21 19 (15.70%) Informatics
22 17 (14.05%) Computer Science Degree
23 16 (13.22%) .NET
23 16 (13.22%) Test Automation

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 58 (47.93%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) AWS
1 15 (12.40%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.31%) Base SAS
2 4 (3.31%) Metadata
3 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
General
1 96 (79.34%) Social Skills
2 65 (53.72%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (41.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 41 (33.88%) Finance
4 41 (33.88%) Presentation Skills
5 12 (9.92%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.96%) Marketing
7 5 (4.13%) Billing
7 5 (4.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (4.13%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 58 (47.93%) Programmer
2 54 (44.63%) Statistical Programmer
3 20 (16.53%) SAS Programmer
3 20 (16.53%) Senior Programmer
3 20 (16.53%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 18 (14.88%) Data Manager
5 16 (13.22%) SAS Statistical Programmer
6 13 (10.74%) Project Manager
7 11 (9.09%) Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior SAS Programmer
10 5 (4.13%) Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Software Architect
11 2 (1.65%) Applications Consultant
11 2 (1.65%) Consultant
11 2 (1.65%) Product Management Director
12 1 (0.83%) C# Software Developer
12 1 (0.83%) Graduate Developer
12 1 (0.83%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) .NET
2 15 (12.40%) .NET Core
2 15 (12.40%) .NET Framework
2 15 (12.40%) AngularJS
2 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
2 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET Core
2 15 (12.40%) Entity Framework
2 15 (12.40%) Middleware
2 15 (12.40%) REST
2 15 (12.40%) Swagger
3 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (43.80%) Life Science
2 14 (11.57%) Client/Server
2 14 (11.57%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.44%) Biotechnology
4 4 (3.31%) FMCG
4 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.65%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.11%) Project Management
2 56 (46.28%) Data Management
3 55 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (42.15%) Quality Management
4 51 (42.15%) Time Management
5 46 (38.02%) Business Development
6 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (30.58%) Resource Allocation
7 34 (28.10%) Validation
8 33 (27.27%) Biostatistics
9 31 (25.62%) Computer Science
10 23 (19.01%) SDLC
11 19 (15.70%) Informatics
12 16 (13.22%) Test Automation
13 15 (12.40%) Project Delivery
13 15 (12.40%) SOA
14 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
15 13 (10.74%) OO
15 13 (10.74%) OOP
15 13 (10.74%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.97%) C#
2 19 (15.70%) SQL
3 15 (12.40%) TypeScript
4 4 (3.31%) R
4 4 (3.31%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (66.12%) Degree
2 17 (14.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.83%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (66.94%) Good Clinical Practice
2 25 (20.66%) GxP
3 13 (10.74%) HIPAA
4 10 (8.26%) CDISC
5 8 (6.61%) GDPR
5 8 (6.61%) QA
6 2 (1.65%) GAMP
7 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.83%) ITGC
7 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (12.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 50 (41.32%) Facebook
1 50 (41.32%) YouTube
2 15 (12.40%) Agilent
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.31%) Minitab
5 1 (0.83%) SAP