Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

21 CFR Part 11
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1047 1167 1198
Rank change year-on-year +120 +31 +47
Permanent jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 8 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.046% 0.092% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 10
UK median annual salary £53,750 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.38% -0.91% +7.84%
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,750 £47,075
90th Percentile £71,625 £58,750 £71,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +34.38% -27.27% +7.84%

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 17,473 21,828 22,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.93% 13.40% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13,267 16,420 16,982
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,461 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

21 CFR Part 11
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11.

Salary trend for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for 21 CFR Part 11 in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 5 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 22 November 2019. 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
UK excluding London +75 8 £53,750 +34.38% 4
England +74 5 £66,250 +21.56% 4
South East +35 5 £66,250 +65.63%
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland +12 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 7 (87.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (75.00%) GxP
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) GAMP
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) CAPA
4 4 (50.00%) PaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) IaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (50.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 4 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (37.50%) Life Science
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) OO

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Compliance Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) Life Science
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) CAPA
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) QMS
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) GxP
2 5 (62.50%) GAMP
3 4 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) GMP
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001