Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GMP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1230 1255
Rank change year-on-year +69 +25 +53
Permanent jobs citing GMP 28 7 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.028% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 14
UK median annual salary £42,000 £44,568 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +8.04% +14.58%
10th Percentile £34,052 £39,780 £31,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,963 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,750 £44,568 £41,250
% change year-on-year -10.81% +8.04% +14.58%

GMP 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 22784 24589 27973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.65% 12.95% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17099 19449 22114
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.68% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GMP in the UK

GMP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GMP in the UK

GMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GMP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GMP in the UK

GMP
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +62 27 £39,750 -10.81% 14
England +53 23 £42,500 -4.64% 11
North of England +18 11 £34,415 -12.06% 3
East of England +14 11 £45,000 - 2
North East - 6 £37,161 - 2
North West -13 5 £33,783 -13.68% 1
Scotland - 5 £37,500 - 2
London - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 13 (46.43%) Pharmaceutical
1 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Validation
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Degree
4 8 (28.57%) Life Science
5 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) Statistics
6 6 (21.43%) Marketing
6 6 (21.43%) Change Control
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (17.86%) ERP
7 5 (17.86%) Data Management
7 5 (17.86%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
7 5 (17.86%) QMS
7 5 (17.86%) QA
7 5 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (14.29%) Coaching
8 4 (14.29%) Android
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.29%) GxP
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
9 3 (10.71%) ISEB
9 3 (10.71%) CA
9 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (10.71%) Apple

GMP
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 3 (10.71%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (10.71%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) SMS
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
1 13 (46.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics AX Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Applications Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior UI/UX Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior UX Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Statistician
3 3 (10.71%) UI Designer
3 3 (10.71%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (10.71%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) CSS3
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) HTML5
1 3 (10.71%) Material Design
1 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Life Science
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (10.71%) Graphic Design
3 3 (10.71%) iPhone
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) User Experience
4 2 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Validation
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Change Control
2 6 (21.43%) Statistics
3 5 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (17.86%) Data Management
3 5 (17.86%) ERP
3 5 (17.86%) QMS
3 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.29%) Coaching
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Campaign Management
5 3 (10.71%) Case Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 3 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Multichannel Marketing
5 3 (10.71%) Prototyping
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 4 (14.29%) GxP
3 3 (10.71%) COSHH
3 3 (10.71%) GCP
3 3 (10.71%) GLP
4 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.57%) GAMP
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Apple
2 3 (10.71%) CA
2 3 (10.71%) SAP