Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 725 993 1074
Rank change year-on-year +268 +81 +90
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 31 22 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.017% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 42
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +33.33% -8.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,600 £47,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £70,000 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% +29.63% -1.82%

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 7,435 15,886 20,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.01% 12.60% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,539 12,338 15,593
Median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £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% - +4.65%

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 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Top 10 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 17 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
England +280 29 £65,000 -7.14% 8
UK excluding London +222 27 £85,000 +21.43% 8
South East +161 19 £90,000 +28.57%
North of England +98 6 £45,000 - 6
Work from Home - 5 £90,000 -
London +207 4 £52,500 +46.85%
North East - 3 £47,500 -
North West +88 2 £42,500 - 4
Scotland +52 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 17 (54.84%) Validation
1 17 (54.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (45.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (41.94%) Quality Management
4 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
5 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
5 9 (29.03%) HIPAA
5 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
5 9 (29.03%) SIEM
5 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (29.03%) SABSA
5 9 (29.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 9 (29.03%) Data Security
5 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 9 (29.03%) Threat Modelling
5 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (29.03%) GDPR
5 9 (29.03%) NIST
6 8 (25.81%) Network Segmentation
6 8 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
6 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
6 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) 21 CFR Part 11

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 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Epicor Tropos
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
General
1 14 (45.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
1 9 (29.03%) Security Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Validation Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Computer Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Computer Validation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Software Validation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Zachman Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
1 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Validation
2 13 (41.94%) Quality Management
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (29.03%) Data Security
4 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) SABSA
4 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
4 9 (29.03%) SIEM
4 9 (29.03%) Threat Modelling
4 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
4 9 (29.03%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (25.81%) Network Segmentation
5 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (19.35%) Data Encryption
6 6 (19.35%) IT Strategy
6 6 (19.35%) QMS
7 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) GDPR
2 9 (29.03%) HIPAA
2 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (29.03%) NIST
2 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
2 9 (29.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (22.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (22.58%) GMP
3 7 (22.58%) GxP
3 7 (22.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (6.45%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (3.23%) GLP
5 1 (3.23%) ISO 13485
5 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft