Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

21 CFR Part 11
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 926 800 1098
Rank change year-on-year -126 +298 +99
Permanent jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 74 2 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.003% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 0.023% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 14
10th Percentile £42,500 " "
25th Percentile £44,813 £31,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £32,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +64.62% -45.83% +9.09%
75th Percentile £56,938 £33,750 £66,563
90th Percentile £57,500 " £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £32,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 16,286 8,754 20,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.41% 12.88% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,085 6,739 14,975
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,476
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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
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 1 August 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 -151 29 £53,500 +64.62% 8
UK excluding London -109 26 £53,500 +64.62% 9
North of England - 8 - - 2
Work from Home - 8 - - 2
Midlands - 7 £50,000 - 2
South East - 7 £53,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 6 - -
East of England -37 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands - 3 - -
North West - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 56 (75.68%) Degree
2 52 (70.27%) Good Clinical Practice
2 52 (70.27%) Social Skills
3 47 (63.51%) Data Management
4 45 (60.81%) Project Management
5 33 (44.59%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (40.54%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (40.54%) SAS
7 29 (39.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 29 (39.19%) Business Development
8 28 (37.84%) Time Management
8 28 (37.84%) Quality Management
9 27 (36.49%) Facebook
9 27 (36.49%) YouTube
10 22 (29.73%) Resource Allocation
10 22 (29.73%) Presentation Skills
10 22 (29.73%) Biostatistics
10 22 (29.73%) Finance
11 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
12 20 (27.03%) Life Science
13 16 (21.62%) Validation
14 15 (20.27%) C#
15 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
16 11 (14.86%) HIPAA
17 10 (13.51%) Clinical Data Management
17 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
18 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
18 9 (12.16%) SQL
18 9 (12.16%) GxP

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 30 (40.54%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Azure
2 4 (5.41%) AWS
2 4 (5.41%) BPaaS
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.41%) IaaS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (5.41%) PaaS
2 4 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) FTP
2 4 (5.41%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.05%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) Metadata
General
1 52 (70.27%) Social Skills
2 33 (44.59%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (39.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 22 (29.73%) Finance
4 22 (29.73%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (9.46%) Billing
5 7 (9.46%) Law
6 4 (5.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (2.70%) Legal
7 2 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (40.54%) Programmer
2 27 (36.49%) Statistical Programmer
3 20 (27.03%) Data Manager
4 13 (17.57%) Project Manager
5 10 (13.51%) SAS Programmer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Programmer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Statistical Programmer
6 7 (9.46%) SAS Statistical Programmer
7 4 (5.41%) Azure Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior SAS Programmer
8 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) .NET Core
2 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Core
2 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
2 4 (5.41%) Middleware
2 4 (5.41%) REST
2 4 (5.41%) Swagger
3 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Life Science
2 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (9.46%) Biotechnology
5 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.05%) FMCG
7 2 (2.70%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Data Management
2 45 (60.81%) Project Management
3 30 (40.54%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (39.19%) Business Development
5 28 (37.84%) Quality Management
5 28 (37.84%) Time Management
6 22 (29.73%) Biostatistics
6 22 (29.73%) Resource Allocation
7 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
8 16 (21.62%) Validation
9 10 (13.51%) Clinical Data Management
9 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.81%) Data Integration
10 8 (10.81%) Migration
10 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.81%) System Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.46%) Biometrics
11 7 (9.46%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) C#
2 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.05%) R
4 3 (4.05%) SAS Macro
5 2 (2.70%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (75.68%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.41%) CISA
3 4 (5.41%) CISM
3 4 (5.41%) CISSP
3 4 (5.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (70.27%) Good Clinical Practice
2 11 (14.86%) HIPAA
3 9 (12.16%) GxP
4 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (8.11%) ITGC
5 4 (5.41%) GRC
6 3 (4.05%) CDISC
7 2 (2.70%) GAMP
7 2 (2.70%) ISO 13485
7 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
7 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Facebook
1 27 (36.49%) YouTube
2 4 (5.41%) Agilent
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Minitab
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) SAP