Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Good Clinical Practice skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Good Clinical Practice over the 6 months to 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 692 699 1093
Rank change year-on-year +7 +394 +87
Permanent jobs citing Good Clinical Practice 370 3 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.01% 0.049% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 2
10th Percentile " £37,000 £50,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,875 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% -13.04% -4.17%
75th Percentile " £58,750 £66,875
90th Percentile £144,400 £64,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% -23.91% -

Good Clinical Practice 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 18,417 6,163 19,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 12.56% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11,277 4,833 14,650
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,079
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

Good Clinical Practice
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Good Clinical Practice as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Good Clinical Practice in the UK

Good Clinical Practice
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Good Clinical Practice.

Salary trend for Good Clinical Practice in the UK

Good Clinical Practice
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Good Clinical Practice over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Good Clinical Practice in the UK

Good Clinical Practice
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Good Clinical Practice within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
Work from Home - 199 - -
England -174 146 £49,000 -2.00% 9
UK excluding London -115 132 £40,000 -8.57% 6
South East -94 63 - - 1
East of England -49 43 - - 1
London -215 26 £49,000 -24.62% 5
Yorkshire - 12 - -
North of England - 12 - - 2
Scotland - 8 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 - 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT jobs citing Good Clinical Practice 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 Good Clinical Practice.

1 290 (78.38%) Degree
2 235 (63.51%) Data Management
3 226 (61.08%) Social Skills
4 175 (47.30%) Project Management
5 173 (46.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 170 (45.95%) Finance
7 146 (39.46%) Clinical Data Management
8 122 (32.97%) SAS
9 114 (30.81%) Oracle
9 114 (30.81%) Life Science
9 114 (30.81%) Presentation Skills
10 108 (29.19%) Relational Database
11 106 (28.65%) Validation
12 105 (28.38%) Microsoft Excel
12 105 (28.38%) Time Management
13 102 (27.57%) Oracle Clinical
13 102 (27.57%) DataOps
14 101 (27.30%) Analytical Skills
15 92 (24.86%) Biostatistics
16 90 (24.32%) RDBMS
17 87 (23.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 85 (22.97%) Computer Science
19 84 (22.70%) Revenue Recognition
20 83 (22.43%) Windows
21 82 (22.16%) Quality Management
22 74 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
23 64 (17.30%) Process Improvement
24 62 (16.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
24 62 (16.76%) Business Development
25 55 (14.86%) Mentoring

Good Clinical Practice
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
1 122 (32.97%) SAS
2 11 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 105 (28.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (23.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (7.57%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 102 (27.57%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (29.19%) Relational Database
2 90 (24.32%) RDBMS
3 43 (11.62%) Base SAS
4 11 (2.97%) Spotfire
5 10 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
5 10 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.35%) MS Access
7 5 (1.35%) MySQL
7 5 (1.35%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.81%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 226 (61.08%) Social Skills
2 173 (46.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 170 (45.95%) Finance
4 114 (30.81%) Presentation Skills
5 101 (27.30%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (5.41%) Organisational Skills
7 10 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.89%) Marketing
9 6 (1.62%) Legal
10 5 (1.35%) Billing
10 5 (1.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (1.35%) Law
10 5 (1.35%) Social Science
11 1 (0.27%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 136 (36.76%) Data Manager
2 119 (32.16%) Programmer
3 99 (26.76%) Statistical Programmer
4 60 (16.22%) Senior Programmer
5 50 (13.51%) Senior Manager
6 49 (13.24%) Senior Statistical Programmer
7 41 (11.08%) Project Manager
8 25 (6.76%) Analyst
8 25 (6.76%) SAS Programmer
9 14 (3.78%) SAS Statistical Programmer
9 14 (3.78%) Senior SAS Programmer
10 11 (2.97%) Associate Project Manager
11 10 (2.70%) Administrator
11 10 (2.70%) LIMS Administrator
11 10 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.16%) Database Programmer
13 7 (1.89%) Data Scientist
13 7 (1.89%) Senior Data Scientist
14 6 (1.62%) Senior Analyst
15 5 (1.35%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.35%) JSON
1 5 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 114 (30.81%) Life Science
2 46 (12.43%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.68%) Biotechnology
4 16 (4.32%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.70%) LIMS
6 9 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.16%) Pharmacovigilance
8 5 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.35%) Robotics
8 5 (1.35%) Social Media
9 3 (0.81%) mHealth
9 3 (0.81%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.54%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.54%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (63.51%) Data Management
2 175 (47.30%) Project Management
3 146 (39.46%) Clinical Data Management
4 106 (28.65%) Validation
5 105 (28.38%) Time Management
6 102 (27.57%) DataOps
7 92 (24.86%) Biostatistics
8 85 (22.97%) Computer Science
9 84 (22.70%) Revenue Recognition
10 82 (22.16%) Quality Management
11 74 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 64 (17.30%) Process Improvement
13 62 (16.76%) Business Development
14 55 (14.86%) Data Science
14 55 (14.86%) Mentoring
15 54 (14.59%) Statistics
16 52 (14.05%) Line Management
16 52 (14.05%) Mathematics
17 50 (13.51%) Analytics
17 50 (13.51%) Biometrics
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.62%) SAS Macro
2 33 (8.92%) SQL
3 21 (5.68%) C#
4 17 (4.59%) R
5 13 (3.51%) Python
6 9 (2.43%) C
7 6 (1.62%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.35%) Java
8 5 (1.35%) VBA
9 3 (0.81%) VB
9 3 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 290 (78.38%) Degree
2 7 (1.89%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.35%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (16.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 52 (14.05%) CDISC
3 31 (8.38%) GLP
4 19 (5.14%) GMP
4 19 (5.14%) QA
5 15 (4.05%) GxP
6 7 (1.89%) GDPR
6 7 (1.89%) HIPAA
7 6 (1.62%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 114 (30.81%) Oracle
2 44 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.62%) Facebook
4 38 (10.27%) YouTube
5 13 (3.51%) SAP
6 10 (2.70%) LabWare
7 5 (1.35%) Capita
7 5 (1.35%) Instagram