Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 671 980 1129
Rank change year-on-year +309 +149 -
Permanent jobs citing CDISC 167 5 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.64% 0.036% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £50,000 " £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £80,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -31.25% +113.33% -
75th Percentile £60,000 " £41,250
90th Percentile " " "
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £80,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -31.25% +113.33% -

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 10,183 14,050 20,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.26% 12.34% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,119 10,931 15,430
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,977 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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
Top 12 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 13 April 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 -38 83 - - 5
England +175 62 £55,000 -31.25% 6
UK excluding London +156 53 £55,000 -31.25% 1
East of England +73 19 - -
South East - 15 - - 1
London - 11 - - 5
Scotland - 7 - -
East Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
North of England - 6 - -
North West - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 145 (86.83%) SAS
2 133 (79.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 90 (53.89%) Statistics
4 89 (53.29%) Degree
5 70 (41.92%) Computer Science
6 69 (41.32%) Life Science
7 60 (35.93%) Data Management
8 54 (32.34%) Mathematics
8 54 (32.34%) Validation
9 41 (24.55%) Biotechnology
10 39 (23.35%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (19.76%) SAS Macro
11 33 (19.76%) Project Management
12 32 (19.16%) QA
12 32 (19.16%) Biostatistics
12 32 (19.16%) Biometrics
12 32 (19.16%) Mentoring
13 31 (18.56%) XML
14 28 (16.77%) Good Clinical Practice
15 27 (16.17%) R
15 27 (16.17%) Analytics
16 23 (13.77%) Base SAS
16 23 (13.77%) Clinical Data Management
17 22 (13.17%) Computer Science Degree
18 19 (11.38%) Statistical Analysis
18 19 (11.38%) Data Science
19 18 (10.78%) SQL
20 17 (10.18%) Data Integration
21 16 (9.58%) Numerate Degree
22 15 (8.98%) SDLC

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
1 145 (86.83%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) BambooHR
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) Base SAS
2 6 (3.59%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.59%) ProC
General
1 133 (79.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (5.39%) Czech Language
3 8 (4.79%) Finance
4 6 (3.59%) Social Science
5 5 (2.99%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.80%) French Language
6 3 (1.80%) Games
6 3 (1.80%) German Language
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (81.44%) Programmer
2 98 (58.68%) Statistical Programmer
3 80 (47.90%) Senior Programmer
4 56 (33.53%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 41 (24.55%) SAS Programmer
6 23 (13.77%) Data Manager
7 20 (11.98%) Senior SAS Programmer
8 10 (5.99%) SAS Statistical Programmer
9 6 (3.59%) Architect
9 6 (3.59%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.59%) Database Programmer
9 6 (3.59%) Domain Architect
10 5 (2.99%) Contracts Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.40%) Lead Programmer
12 2 (1.20%) Clinical SAS Programmer
12 2 (1.20%) Consultant
12 2 (1.20%) Data Consultant
12 2 (1.20%) Principal Consultant
12 2 (1.20%) Senior Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.56%) XML
2 2 (1.20%) JSON
2 2 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 69 (41.32%) Life Science
2 41 (24.55%) Biotechnology
3 39 (23.35%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.78%) Virtual Team
5 12 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (5.39%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.39%) Pharmacovigilance
7 6 (3.59%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.20%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (53.89%) Statistics
2 70 (41.92%) Computer Science
3 60 (35.93%) Data Management
4 54 (32.34%) Mathematics
4 54 (32.34%) Validation
5 33 (19.76%) Project Management
6 32 (19.16%) Biometrics
6 32 (19.16%) Biostatistics
6 32 (19.16%) Mentoring
7 27 (16.17%) Analytics
8 23 (13.77%) Clinical Data Management
9 19 (11.38%) Data Science
9 19 (11.38%) Statistical Analysis
10 17 (10.18%) Data Integration
11 15 (8.98%) SDLC
12 13 (7.78%) Data Modelling
13 11 (6.59%) Artificial Intelligence
13 11 (6.59%) Time Management
14 10 (5.99%) Informatics
14 10 (5.99%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.76%) SAS Macro
2 27 (16.17%) R
3 18 (10.78%) SQL
4 6 (3.59%) PL/1
4 6 (3.59%) PROC SQL
4 6 (3.59%) VB
5 4 (2.40%) Java
5 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.20%) C
6 2 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (53.29%) Degree
2 22 (13.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (9.58%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (5.99%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.16%) QA
2 28 (16.77%) Good Clinical Practice
3 6 (3.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 9 (5.39%) SAP
2 8 (4.79%) Facebook
3 6 (3.59%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (3.59%) Instagram
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.20%) Twitter
5 2 (1.20%) YouTube
6 1 (0.60%) Progress