Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GLP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GLP over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1098 972 773
Rank change year-on-year -126 -199 +341
Permanent jobs citing GLP 116 53 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.046% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.31% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
10th Percentile - £33,712 -
25th Percentile £42,500 £34,195 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -25.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £46,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £103,000 £47,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -42.31%

GLP 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 29,045 17,013 7,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.59% 14.66% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13,910 10,464 5,933
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,525
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £74,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

GLP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GLP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GLP in the UK

GLP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GLP.

Salary trend for GLP in the UK

GLP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GLP over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for GLP in the UK

GLP
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GLP within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London 0 112 £45,000 +12.50% 2
England -110 91 £115,000 +236.04% 3
East of England -42 39 - -
Yorkshire -3 33 - -
North of England -47 33 - - 2
Work from Home -183 20 - -
Scotland - 19 - -
East Midlands -5 18 - -
Midlands -21 18 - -
Northern Ireland -13 3 £45,000 +5.88%
London - 1 £115,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT jobs citing GLP 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 GLP.

1 75 (64.66%) Degree
2 69 (59.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 65 (56.03%) Life Science
4 63 (54.31%) Social Skills
5 50 (43.10%) Good Clinical Practice
6 49 (42.24%) QA
7 40 (34.48%) Process Improvement
8 38 (32.76%) Biotechnology
9 28 (24.14%) Validation
10 26 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (18.97%) Biology
12 21 (18.10%) GxP
13 20 (17.24%) Computer Science
13 20 (17.24%) Manufacturing
13 20 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
14 19 (16.38%) Chemistry
14 19 (16.38%) Risk Management
15 18 (15.52%) Finance
15 18 (15.52%) Legal
15 18 (15.52%) Charles River
15 18 (15.52%) Marketing
15 18 (15.52%) Innovative Thinking
16 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 16 (13.79%) GMP
17 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (12.93%) Agile
18 14 (12.07%) PhD
19 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
20 11 (9.48%) Change Control
20 11 (9.48%) Spreadsheet

GLP
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 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.48%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.72%) PaaS
1 2 (1.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) MS Access
2 4 (3.45%) Couchbase
2 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.45%) MySQL
2 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.72%) Data Hub
3 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.72%) OLAP
3 2 (1.72%) Power BI
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.72%) Tableau
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) JBehave
2 1 (0.86%) jMock
2 1 (0.86%) JUnit
General
1 69 (59.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 63 (54.31%) Social Skills
3 26 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (17.24%) Manufacturing
5 18 (15.52%) Finance
5 18 (15.52%) Legal
5 18 (15.52%) Marketing
6 3 (2.59%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.72%) Auditor
2 14 (12.07%) Analyst
2 14 (12.07%) Quality Auditor
3 12 (10.34%) Senior Auditor
4 10 (8.62%) QC Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Administrator
6 6 (5.17%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.45%) Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Senior Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Senior UI Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Senior UI/UX Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.45%) UI Designer
7 4 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
7 4 (3.45%) UX Designer
8 3 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) CSS
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
1 8 (6.90%) LESS
1 8 (6.90%) RESTful
1 8 (6.90%) Sass
2 5 (4.31%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.31%) Spring
2 5 (4.31%) Spring Boot
3 4 (3.45%) Express
3 4 (3.45%) MEAN Stack
3 4 (3.45%) MERN Stack
3 4 (3.45%) Node.js
3 4 (3.45%) React
4 2 (1.72%) MDX
5 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.86%) Java EE
5 1 (0.86%) JMS
5 1 (0.86%) REST
5 1 (0.86%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (56.03%) Life Science
2 38 (32.76%) Biotechnology
3 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Legacy Systems
4 4 (3.45%) Low-Code
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Process Improvement
2 28 (24.14%) Validation
3 22 (18.97%) Biology
4 20 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 20 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
5 19 (16.38%) Chemistry
5 19 (16.38%) Risk Management
6 18 (15.52%) Innovative Thinking
7 15 (12.93%) Agile
8 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.48%) Change Control
9 11 (9.48%) Coaching
10 10 (8.62%) Commercial Awareness
11 9 (7.76%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (6.90%) Full Stack Development
12 8 (6.90%) OO
12 8 (6.90%) Product Vision
12 8 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (6.90%) Task Automation
13 7 (6.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.62%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) Java
3 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.31%) Scala
5 4 (3.45%) C#
6 2 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.86%) Bash
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (64.66%) Degree
2 14 (12.07%) PhD
3 6 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.45%) CISA
4 4 (3.45%) CISSP
4 4 (3.45%) GIAC
5 2 (1.72%) MBA
6 1 (0.86%) HNC
6 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (43.10%) Good Clinical Practice
2 49 (42.24%) QA
3 21 (18.10%) GxP
4 16 (13.79%) GMP
5 4 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.72%) GDPR
6 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.72%) NIST
6 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Charles River
2 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle
4 4 (3.45%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.86%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.86%) Splunk