Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1053 1136 1191
Rank change year-on-year +83 +55 +7
Permanent jobs citing GAMP 23 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 18
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% -14.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,300 £30,000 £50,875
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -12.50% +9.09%

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 18,092 21,564 21,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 13.18% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13,521 16,361 16,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Top 5 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 21 October 2019. 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
UK excluding London +59 22 £65,000 +23.81% 6
England +101 21 £70,000 +35.92% 6
South East +25 20 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Scotland +15 2 £45,000 +5.88%
London +79 1 £35,750 -30.58%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (47.83%) Azure
3 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
3 11 (47.83%) UML
4 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (34.78%) GxP
6 7 (30.43%) SDLC
7 6 (26.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (21.74%) PaaS
8 5 (21.74%) Change Control
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) Service Management
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 5 (21.74%) IaaS
9 4 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (17.39%) Private Cloud
9 4 (17.39%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 4 (17.39%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) CAPA
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) ERP
10 3 (13.04%) GDPR

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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Azure
2 5 (21.74%) IaaS
2 5 (21.74%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Cosmos DB
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
1 11 (47.83%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (30.43%) UML Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Compliance Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
1 11 (47.83%) UML
2 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Change Control
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) CAPA
6 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (17.39%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
8 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.70%) Microservices
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) GxP
2 6 (26.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (17.39%) QA
4 3 (13.04%) GDPR
5 1 (4.35%) GMP
5 1 (4.35%) ISO 13485
5 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) CODA
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle