Period
to 14 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GAMP over the 6 months to 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 824 968 1077
Rank change year-on-year +144 +109 +88
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 25 12 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.086% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 46
10th Percentile £34,675 £37,575 "
25th Percentile £39,688 £53,063 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £59,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.02% -4.84% +18.10%
75th Percentile £89,688 £70,000 £76,563
90th Percentile £92,250 " £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £59,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -11.02% -4.84% +20.98%

GAMP 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 10,224 13,974 20,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.28% 12.35% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,148 10,868 15,439
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,994 £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% - -

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GAMP over the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

Salary histogram for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 6 months to 14 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
England +162 23 £52,500 -11.02% 1
UK excluding London +118 22 £52,500 -11.02% 1
South East +106 18 £53,000 -24.29%
Work from Home - 5 £90,000 -
London - 3 £52,500 -
Scotland +10 2 - -
East of England +58 1 £50,000 -15.25% 1
North of England +40 1 £37,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, IT jobs citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (48.00%) Validation
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (36.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Data Security
5 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (32.00%) Quality Management
5 8 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (32.00%) HIPAA
5 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (32.00%) SIEM
5 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (32.00%) SABSA
5 8 (32.00%) Threat Modelling
5 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (32.00%) GDPR
5 8 (32.00%) NIST
6 7 (28.00%) Network Segmentation
6 7 (28.00%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
6 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001

GAMP
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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Epicor Tropos
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
General
1 9 (36.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Software Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) IT Architect
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (28.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Biotechnology
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Validation
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (32.00%) Data Security
3 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Quality Management
3 8 (32.00%) SABSA
3 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) SIEM
3 8 (32.00%) Threat Modelling
3 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (28.00%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (28.00%) Network Segmentation
4 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (24.00%) Data Encryption
5 6 (24.00%) IT Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (36.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (32.00%) GDPR
3 8 (32.00%) HIPAA
3 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (32.00%) NIST
3 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (12.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (12.00%) GxP
6 2 (8.00%) GMP
7 1 (4.00%) GLP
7 1 (4.00%) Good Clinical Practice
7 1 (4.00%) ITGC
7 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP