Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 705 1015 1129
Rank change year-on-year +310 +114 +63
Permanent jobs citing CDISC 58 9 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.057% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.52% +80.00% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £80,000 £41,250
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 7,615 15,793 20,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.98% 12.60% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,667 12,272 15,411
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 11 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 20 January 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 -41 29 - - 7
England +268 26 £55,000 -31.25% 7
UK excluding London +222 25 £55,000 -31.25% 2
East of England +109 6 - - 1
East Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
North of England - 5 - - 1
South East - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
North West - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 53 (91.38%) SAS
2 40 (68.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 30 (51.72%) Degree
3 30 (51.72%) Statistics
4 29 (50.00%) Validation
5 25 (43.10%) Life Science
6 19 (32.76%) Mathematics
7 18 (31.03%) QA
8 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
8 17 (29.31%) Data Management
8 17 (29.31%) Biometrics
9 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (24.14%) XML
10 14 (24.14%) SAS Macro
10 14 (24.14%) Biotechnology
10 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
11 13 (22.41%) Project Management
11 13 (22.41%) Good Clinical Practice
12 11 (18.97%) R
12 11 (18.97%) Biostatistics
13 10 (17.24%) Analytics
13 10 (17.24%) SQL
14 8 (13.79%) Data Integration
14 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
15 7 (12.07%) Clinical Data Management
15 7 (12.07%) Master's Degree
15 7 (12.07%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (12.07%) Data Science
16 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
16 6 (10.34%) Problem-Solving

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 53 (91.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Base SAS
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) ProC
General
1 40 (68.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Czech Language
3 3 (5.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (91.38%) Programmer
2 36 (62.07%) Statistical Programmer
3 25 (43.10%) Senior Programmer
4 18 (31.03%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 14 (24.14%) SAS Programmer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior SAS Programmer
7 5 (8.62%) Database Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) Data Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) Clinical SAS Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Database Programmer
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Life Science
2 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (24.14%) Biotechnology
4 6 (10.34%) Pharmacovigilance
4 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
6 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Statistics
2 29 (50.00%) Validation
3 19 (32.76%) Mathematics
4 17 (29.31%) Biometrics
4 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
4 17 (29.31%) Data Management
5 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
6 13 (22.41%) Project Management
7 11 (18.97%) Biostatistics
8 10 (17.24%) Analytics
9 8 (13.79%) Data Integration
9 8 (13.79%) Process Improvement
10 7 (12.07%) Clinical Data Management
10 7 (12.07%) Data Science
11 6 (10.34%) Business Development
11 6 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.34%) SDLC
11 6 (10.34%) Time Management
12 5 (8.62%) Statistical Analysis
13 4 (6.90%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SAS Macro
2 11 (18.97%) R
3 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) PROC SQL
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Master's Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.03%) QA
2 13 (22.41%) Good Clinical Practice
3 5 (8.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) SAP
2 3 (5.17%) Facebook
3 2 (3.45%) Instagram
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
4 1 (1.72%) YouTube