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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

21 CFR Part 11
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 741 932 791
Rank change year-on-year +191 -141 +316
Permanent jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 543 79 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.069% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.80% 0.48% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
10th Percentile £39,500 - -
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £53,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +40.19% +64.62% -45.83%
75th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £33,750
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £53,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +40.19% +64.62% -45.83%

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 30,134 16,540 8,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.64% 14.51% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13,939 10,220 6,437
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,875 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.09% +2.62% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 8 August 2022.

Salary histogram for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 17 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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +210 381 £75,000 +40.19% 1
England +101 344 £75,000 +40.19% 1
North of England +85 161 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +67 96 £75,000 -
Midlands +25 82 - -
Scotland - 76 - -
West Midlands +3 60 - -
North West -1 59 £57,000 -
Work from Home -182 47 £75,000 -
London - 34 - -
South East -27 33 - -
East Midlands +10 25 - -
East of England -50 22 - - 1
South West - 8 - -
North East - 6 £75,000 -
Wales - 5 £45,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 490 (90.24%) SAS
2 477 (87.85%) Good Clinical Practice
3 472 (86.92%) Analytical Skills
4 464 (85.45%) Time Management
5 432 (79.56%) Problem-Solving
6 431 (79.37%) Presentation Skills
7 429 (79.01%) Finance
8 425 (78.27%) Quality Management
8 425 (78.27%) Business Development
9 326 (60.04%) Project Management
10 264 (48.62%) CDISC
11 220 (40.52%) Marketing
11 220 (40.52%) Regulatory Compliance
12 199 (36.65%) Data Management
13 193 (35.54%) Degree
14 172 (31.68%) Social Skills
15 162 (29.83%) Resource Allocation
16 155 (28.55%) Biostatistics
17 104 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
18 80 (14.73%) Facebook
18 80 (14.73%) YouTube
19 65 (11.97%) Validation
20 48 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
20 48 (8.84%) Statistical Analysis
21 46 (8.47%) Resource Management
21 46 (8.47%) Spreadsheet
22 45 (8.29%) Management Information System
23 34 (6.26%) Life Science
24 28 (5.16%) Collaborative Working
25 27 (4.97%) Statistics

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
1 490 (90.24%) SAS
2 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (8.47%) Spreadsheet
2 23 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.29%) Microsoft 365
1 7 (1.29%) OneDrive
1 7 (1.29%) Power Platform
1 7 (1.29%) ShareGate
2 3 (0.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.68%) Relational Database
2 9 (1.66%) MS Access
2 9 (1.66%) MySQL
2 9 (1.66%) Tableau
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (0.74%) ProC
2 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.55%) Cypress.io
2 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.55%) REST Assured
2 3 (0.55%) Selenium
2 3 (0.55%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 472 (86.92%) Analytical Skills
2 431 (79.37%) Presentation Skills
3 429 (79.01%) Finance
4 220 (40.52%) Marketing
5 172 (31.68%) Social Skills
6 26 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 486 (89.50%) Programmer
1 486 (89.50%) Statistical Programmer
2 330 (60.77%) Senior Programmer
2 330 (60.77%) Senior Statistical Programmer
3 20 (3.68%) Data Manager
4 9 (1.66%) Designer
5 7 (1.29%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (1.29%) IT Engineer
5 7 (1.29%) SharePoint Engineer
6 6 (1.10%) Analyst
7 4 (0.74%) Auditor
8 3 (0.55%) Compliance Analyst
8 3 (0.55%) Development Engineer
8 3 (0.55%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (0.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (0.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (0.55%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (0.55%) Test Engineer
9 2 (0.37%) Graduate
9 2 (0.37%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.84%) REST
2 7 (1.29%) .NET
2 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Graph
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.29%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.26%) Life Science
3 24 (4.42%) Virtual Team
4 9 (1.66%) Biotechnology
5 7 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.37%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.37%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.37%) SCORM
8 1 (0.18%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.29%) Windows
1 7 (1.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (85.45%) Time Management
2 432 (79.56%) Problem-Solving
3 425 (78.27%) Business Development
3 425 (78.27%) Quality Management
4 326 (60.04%) Project Management
5 220 (40.52%) Regulatory Compliance
6 199 (36.65%) Data Management
7 162 (29.83%) Resource Allocation
8 155 (28.55%) Biostatistics
9 104 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 65 (11.97%) Validation
11 48 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (8.84%) Statistical Analysis
12 46 (8.47%) Resource Management
13 28 (5.16%) Collaborative Working
14 27 (4.97%) Statistics
15 20 (3.68%) Data Analysis
15 20 (3.68%) Data Cleansing
16 19 (3.50%) DataOps
16 19 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.42%) SAS Macro
2 12 (2.21%) SQL
3 9 (1.66%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.74%) PROC SQL
5 4 (0.74%) VB
6 3 (0.55%) Java
7 2 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 193 (35.54%) Degree
2 5 (0.92%) Master's Degree
3 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (87.85%) Good Clinical Practice
2 264 (48.62%) CDISC
3 14 (2.58%) GxP
4 10 (1.84%) QA
5 7 (1.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) GAMP
6 1 (0.18%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 80 (14.73%) Facebook
1 80 (14.73%) YouTube
2 11 (2.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.29%) Nintex
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle