Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1002 1096 1188
Rank change year-on-year +94 +92 -8
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 18 48 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 47 17
UK median annual salary £59,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.31% +0.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,913 £50,750 £43,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% +4.55% +10.00%

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 15,557 20,952 22,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 13.91% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,996 15,327 17,200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,875
% change year-on-year - +4.96% +0.88%

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 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Top 8 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 18 February 2020. 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 +87 16 £59,000 +6.31% 11
UK excluding London +58 16 £59,000 +2.61% 10
South East +26 10 £70,000 +14.75% 2
East of England +59 4 £59,000 +68.57% 5
London +71 1 £35,750 -30.58% 1
North of England +59 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Validation
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) UML
4 6 (33.33%) GxP
4 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (33.33%) Azure
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Change Control
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 13485
7 3 (16.67%) Life Science
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) CAPA
7 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (11.11%) Logistics
8 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
8 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) V-Model

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 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (33.33%) UML Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Officer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Validation
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) CAPA
5 3 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Logistics
6 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) V-Model
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.56%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) GxP
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 13485
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.11%) GMP
3 2 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (5.56%) GLP
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) CODA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP