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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 938 962
Rank change year-on-year +74 +24  
Permanent jobs citing GMP 10 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.094% 0.070% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% -14.00%  

GMP 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 10657 12879 14090
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.00% 13.06% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8045 10272 11112
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Top 6 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +53 10 £42,500 -1.16% 7
Liverpool - 8 - - 1
Merseyside - 8 - - 1
North West - 8 - - 1
East of England - 2 £42,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (93.33%) Validation
2 13 (86.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (53.33%) Life Science
3 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) GxP
5 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (20.00%) GCP
6 3 (20.00%) GLP
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Statistics
7 2 (13.33%) GAMP
7 2 (13.33%) SAS
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) PTC Creo
8 1 (6.67%) Social Media
8 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) CAD
8 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management

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 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (6.67%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 13 (86.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Statistician
2 2 (13.33%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Product Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Product Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Life Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Validation
2 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Statistics
5 1 (6.67%) CAD
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Industrial Design
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) GxP
2 3 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (20.00%) GCP
2 3 (20.00%) GLP
3 2 (13.33%) GAMP
4 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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