Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1132 1179 1210
Rank change year-on-year +47 +31 +52
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 29 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 46
UK median annual salary £51,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.17% +9.09% +6.80%
10th Percentile £30,000 £50,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +6.80%

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 21,639 21,694 24,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 12.44% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16,430 16,088 19,586
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAMP.

Salary trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAMP over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 +63 28 £51,500 -14.17% 9
UK excluding London +23 23 £52,500 -12.50% 11
South East +7 18 £52,500 -12.50% 2
London - 6 £51,500 -
South West - 2 £41,375 -
East of England +12 1 £52,500 - 5
Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 - 1
North of England - 1 £75,000 - 2
Scotland - 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (55.17%) Project Management
3 15 (51.72%) Change Management
3 15 (51.72%) Degree
4 13 (44.83%) Life Science
5 11 (37.93%) Validation
6 10 (34.48%) ERP
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) GxP
7 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (27.59%) Office 365
8 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
8 8 (27.59%) SAP
8 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
8 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
8 8 (27.59%) Quality Management
8 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
9 7 (24.14%) Web Services
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (24.14%) PMI
9 7 (24.14%) PMI Certification
9 7 (24.14%) PaaS
9 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
9 7 (24.14%) Master's Degree
9 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) IT Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Design Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Quality Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Author
5 3 (10.34%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ERP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Life Science
2 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (24.14%) PMI
4 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) Debian
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 15 (51.72%) Change Management
3 11 (37.93%) Validation
4 10 (34.48%) ERP
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
6 8 (27.59%) Quality Management
7 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
7 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (24.14%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.79%) QMS
8 4 (13.79%) V-Model
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (24.14%) Master's Degree
2 7 (24.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) GxP
2 6 (20.69%) GMP
2 6 (20.69%) PMO
3 2 (6.90%) ISO 13485
4 1 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (3.45%) GLP
4 1 (3.45%) IEC 62304
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.45%) QA
4 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Siemens
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Wonderware