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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 931 966
Rank change year-on-year +79 +35  
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 9 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.030% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.087% 0.23% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 4
Median salary £32,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.90% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -40.90% +37.50%  

GAMP is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10337 13551 14145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.05% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8099 10752 10984
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GAMP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 9 £32,500 -40.90%
South East +50 6 £32,500 -42.22%
West Sussex +18 6 £32,500 -14.47%
Worthing +2 6 £32,500 -14.47%
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 -
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
East of England +6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - -
Cambridge -9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing GAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GAMP.

1 10 (58.82%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (58.82%) Validation
2 9 (52.94%) Manufacturing
2 9 (52.94%) Life Science
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) PLM
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) IIS
4 7 (41.18%) ERP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) B2B
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (41.18%) German Language
4 7 (41.18%) System Testing
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) V-Model
4 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (41.18%) Document Management
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
4 7 (41.18%) Presales
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (41.18%) B2B Sales
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Time Management

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 (41.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (52.94%) Manufacturing
3 7 (41.18%) German Language
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Software Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) OpenCV
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Life Science
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Validation
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) B2B
3 7 (41.18%) B2B Sales
3 7 (41.18%) Document Management
3 7 (41.18%) ERP
3 7 (41.18%) PLM
3 7 (41.18%) Presales
3 7 (41.18%) System Testing
3 7 (41.18%) V-Model
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
4 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (11.76%) GMP
2 2 (11.76%) GxP
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) VMware