Period
to 27 September 2021

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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 664 - 1098
Rank change year-on-year - +1098 -
Permanent jobs citing CDISC 387 0 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% - 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.10% - 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £55,000

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 18,389 6,001 19,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 12.59% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11,259 4,708 14,607
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,125
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,261 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.16% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -

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
Top 10 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 27 September 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
Work from Home - 185 - - 2
England - 156 - - 6
UK excluding London - 113 - - 3
South East - 51 - - 2
East of England - 41 - - 1
London - 36 - - 3
North of England - 19 - -
North West - 11 - -
Yorkshire - 8 - -
Scotland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, 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.

1 318 (82.17%) SAS
2 273 (70.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 250 (64.60%) Degree
4 172 (44.44%) Life Science
5 168 (43.41%) Social Skills
6 167 (43.15%) Computer Science
7 145 (37.47%) Statistics
8 138 (35.66%) Data Management
9 121 (31.27%) Mathematics
10 117 (30.23%) Validation
11 105 (27.13%) Biostatistics
12 96 (24.81%) Mentoring
13 85 (21.96%) Statistical Analysis
14 80 (20.67%) Clinical Data Management
15 78 (20.16%) Base SAS
16 76 (19.64%) SAS Macro
16 76 (19.64%) Biotechnology
17 74 (19.12%) R
18 68 (17.57%) Project Management
19 67 (17.31%) Computer Science Degree
20 66 (17.05%) Data Science
21 55 (14.21%) Analytics
22 54 (13.95%) Biometrics
23 52 (13.44%) Good Clinical Practice
24 50 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
25 48 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
26 42 (10.85%) XML
27 38 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
28 34 (8.79%) Numerate Degree
29 28 (7.24%) SQL

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
1 318 (82.17%) SAS
2 2 (0.52%) CMS
2 2 (0.52%) Documentum
2 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.03%) SPSS
3 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.52%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Oracle Clinical
2 5 (1.29%) BambooHR
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.94%) SaaS
1 23 (5.94%) Veeva
2 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.52%) AWS
2 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (0.52%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (20.16%) Base SAS
2 18 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.13%) Electronic Patient Records
4 14 (3.62%) Metadata
5 11 (2.84%) Spotfire
6 9 (2.33%) DTS
7 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.03%) Tableau
8 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (1.55%) ProC
General
1 273 (70.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 168 (43.41%) Social Skills
3 48 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.46%) Presentation Skills
5 21 (5.43%) Influencing Skills
6 15 (3.88%) Finance
7 14 (3.62%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (2.84%) Italian Language
9 10 (2.58%) French Language
9 10 (2.58%) German Language
9 10 (2.58%) Spanish Language
10 8 (2.07%) Games
11 7 (1.81%) Social Science
12 5 (1.29%) Marketing
13 2 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 274 (70.80%) Programmer
2 175 (45.22%) Statistical Programmer
3 139 (35.92%) Senior Programmer
4 87 (22.48%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 77 (19.90%) SAS Programmer
6 44 (11.37%) Data Manager
7 37 (9.56%) Senior SAS Programmer
8 22 (5.68%) Architect
9 21 (5.43%) Consultant
10 20 (5.17%) Data Architect
11 16 (4.13%) Domain Architect
12 12 (3.10%) Associate Director
12 12 (3.10%) SAS Statistical Programmer
13 11 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
14 4 (1.03%) Analyst
14 4 (1.03%) Clinical SAS Programmer
14 4 (1.03%) Data Engineer
14 4 (1.03%) Data Quality Manager
15 3 (0.78%) Contracts Manager
15 3 (0.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.85%) XML
2 5 (1.29%) JSON
2 5 (1.29%) Spring
3 2 (0.52%) GraphQL
3 2 (0.52%) REST
3 2 (0.52%) SOAP
3 2 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 172 (44.44%) Life Science
2 76 (19.64%) Biotechnology
3 19 (4.91%) Data Structures
4 18 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.10%) Social Media
7 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.03%) FMCG
9 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (43.15%) Computer Science
2 145 (37.47%) Statistics
3 138 (35.66%) Data Management
4 121 (31.27%) Mathematics
5 117 (30.23%) Validation
6 105 (27.13%) Biostatistics
7 96 (24.81%) Mentoring
8 85 (21.96%) Statistical Analysis
9 80 (20.67%) Clinical Data Management
10 68 (17.57%) Project Management
11 66 (17.05%) Data Science
12 55 (14.21%) Analytics
13 54 (13.95%) Biometrics
14 50 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (6.72%) Artificial Intelligence
16 26 (6.72%) Data Analysis
16 26 (6.72%) Machine Learning
17 24 (6.20%) Business Development
17 24 (6.20%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.64%) SAS Macro
2 74 (19.12%) R
3 28 (7.24%) SQL
4 11 (2.84%) Java
5 10 (2.58%) Python
6 9 (2.33%) C#
6 9 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.55%) PROC SQL
8 3 (0.78%) VB
8 3 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 250 (64.60%) Degree
2 67 (17.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (8.79%) Numerate Degree
4 18 (4.65%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.07%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.44%) Good Clinical Practice
2 21 (5.43%) QA
3 7 (1.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.52%) GxP
Vendors
1 16 (4.13%) CA Agile Central
1 16 (4.13%) SAP
2 15 (3.88%) Facebook
3 12 (3.10%) Instagram
4 7 (1.81%) Oracle
5 6 (1.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.03%) Minitab
7 3 (0.78%) YouTube
8 2 (0.52%) OpenText