Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1198 1218
Rank change year-on-year +40 +20 +79
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.014% 0.023% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 38
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £29,100
% change year-on-year - +46.05% -

GCP 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%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP 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 +57 3 £60,000 +41.18% 9
London +41 3 £60,000 +46.34% 6

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Storage Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

GCP
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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Storage Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)