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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CDISC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CDISC over the 6 months to 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 784 674 911
Rank change year-on-year -110 +237 +210
Permanent jobs citing CDISC 464 228 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.67% 1.88% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 39 0 2
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £82,500 - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 - £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +52.38%
75th Percentile £87,500 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £80,000
% change year-on-year - - +52.38%

CDISC 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 27,786 12,155 12,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.01% 13.20% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,262 8,255 9,281
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - - +5.56%

CDISC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CDISC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CDISC in the UK

CDISC
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CDISC.

Salary trend for CDISC in the UK

CDISC
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CDISC over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for CDISC in the UK

CDISC
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CDISC within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 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
England -196 173 £85,000 - 8
Work from Home -201 168 £75,000 - 3
UK excluding London -142 86 - - 7
London -213 82 £85,000 - 1
East of England -66 37 - - 4
Midlands -50 26 - -
East Midlands -18 23 - -
North of England -79 8 - - 2
South East -110 6 - - 1
Wales - 5 - -
Yorkshire -56 4 - -
Scotland -57 4 - -
North West -65 4 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, IT jobs citing CDISC 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 CDISC.

1 424 (91.38%) SAS
2 280 (60.34%) Statistics
3 259 (55.82%) Degree
4 233 (50.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 207 (44.61%) Mathematics
6 204 (43.97%) XML
7 203 (43.75%) Validation
8 175 (37.72%) Computer Science
8 175 (37.72%) Biostatistics
9 154 (33.19%) R
9 154 (33.19%) Social Skills
10 145 (31.25%) Data Management
11 141 (30.39%) Statistical Analysis
12 123 (26.51%) Mentoring
13 122 (26.29%) Life Science
14 100 (21.55%) Biometrics
15 94 (20.26%) SAS Macro
16 84 (18.10%) Good Clinical Practice
17 79 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
18 72 (15.52%) Master's Degree
19 68 (14.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
20 66 (14.22%) Biotechnology
21 61 (13.15%) Virtual Team
22 55 (11.85%) Data Science
23 51 (10.99%) Finance
24 50 (10.78%) Data Modelling
25 48 (10.34%) Data Transformation
26 47 (10.13%) Data Analysis
27 45 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
27 45 (9.70%) Numerate Degree

CDISC
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
1 424 (91.38%) SAS
2 1 (0.22%) CMS
2 1 (0.22%) Documentum
2 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.41%) AWS
2 38 (8.19%) Amazon S3
2 38 (8.19%) Azure
2 38 (8.19%) Azure Data Factory
2 38 (8.19%) Collibra
3 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (0.43%) Serverless
3 2 (0.43%) Veeva
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (0.22%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.05%) Metadata
2 38 (8.19%) Amazon Athena
2 38 (8.19%) Amazon Aurora
2 38 (8.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 38 (8.19%) Amazon RDS
2 38 (8.19%) KNIME
2 38 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.23%) Cognos Impromptu
5 11 (2.37%) DTS
5 11 (2.37%) Spotfire
6 6 (1.29%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.22%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) Power BI
7 1 (0.22%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 29 (6.25%) ProC
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.22%) Travis CI
General
1 233 (50.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 154 (33.19%) Social Skills
3 79 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (10.99%) Finance
5 28 (6.03%) Law
6 25 (5.39%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (3.45%) Marketing
8 5 (1.08%) Publishing
8 5 (1.08%) Social Science
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.43%) Wearables
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 337 (72.63%) Programmer
2 259 (55.82%) Statistical Programmer
3 178 (38.36%) Senior Programmer
4 134 (28.88%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 44 (9.48%) SAS Programmer
6 39 (8.41%) Data Engineer
7 29 (6.25%) Data Manager
8 28 (6.03%) Senior SAS Programmer
9 12 (2.59%) Senior Manager
10 10 (2.16%) Biometrics Manager
11 7 (1.51%) Associate Director
12 6 (1.29%) Lead Programmer
13 5 (1.08%) Analyst
13 5 (1.08%) Team Leader
14 3 (0.65%) Data Programmer
14 3 (0.65%) Transformation Analyst
15 1 (0.22%) Biostatistician
15 1 (0.22%) Data Analyst
15 1 (0.22%) Product Management Director
15 1 (0.22%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (43.97%) XML
2 38 (8.19%) FHIR
2 38 (8.19%) JSON
3 4 (0.86%) Shiny
4 3 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.22%) REST
5 1 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 122 (26.29%) Life Science
2 66 (14.22%) Biotechnology
3 61 (13.15%) Virtual Team
4 38 (8.19%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.60%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.16%) Social Media
7 5 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (60.34%) Statistics
2 207 (44.61%) Mathematics
3 203 (43.75%) Validation
4 175 (37.72%) Biostatistics
4 175 (37.72%) Computer Science
5 145 (31.25%) Data Management
6 141 (30.39%) Statistical Analysis
7 123 (26.51%) Mentoring
8 100 (21.55%) Biometrics
9 55 (11.85%) Data Science
10 50 (10.78%) Data Modelling
11 48 (10.34%) Data Transformation
12 47 (10.13%) Data Analysis
13 45 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (9.27%) Visualisation
15 42 (9.05%) Business Development
16 41 (8.84%) Concurrent Programming
17 40 (8.62%) Project Management
18 39 (8.41%) ETL
19 38 (8.19%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 154 (33.19%) R
2 94 (20.26%) SAS Macro
3 38 (8.19%) SQL
4 29 (6.25%) PROC SQL
5 28 (6.03%) Python
6 14 (3.02%) VB
7 9 (1.94%) Java
8 8 (1.72%) C
8 8 (1.72%) C++
8 8 (1.72%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.08%) PL/1
10 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 259 (55.82%) Degree
2 72 (15.52%) Master's Degree
3 45 (9.70%) Numerate Degree
4 44 (9.48%) PhD
5 39 (8.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (18.10%) Good Clinical Practice
2 68 (14.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 38 (8.19%) HL7
4 20 (4.31%) QA
5 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (8.84%) Facebook
2 38 (8.19%) Alteryx
2 38 (8.19%) Talend
3 31 (6.68%) YouTube
4 11 (2.37%) SAP
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.22%) OpenText
6 1 (0.22%) Progress