Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 730 1019 1128
Rank change year-on-year +289 +109 -
Permanent jobs citing Good Clinical Practice 33 5 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.032% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Median annual salary £55,000 £24,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +129.17% -60.00% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £24,000 -
% change year-on-year +92.71% - -

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 7,615 15,793 20,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.98% 12.60% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,667 12,272 15,411
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Good Clinical Practice in the UK

Good Clinical Practice
Top 12 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 20 January 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
England +268 26 £55,000 +129.17% 18
UK excluding London +224 26 £46,250 +92.71% 14
South East +156 11 £44,500 +85.42% 9
Work from Home - 7 - - 6
East Midlands - 6 £55,000 - 1
Midlands - 6 £55,000 - 1
North West - 3 - - 2
South West - 3 - -
North of England - 3 - - 2
London - 2 £65,000 - 5
Scotland - 2 - - 1
East of England +106 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 21 (63.64%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (42.42%) Validation
3 14 (42.42%) SAS
4 13 (39.39%) Data Management
4 13 (39.39%) CDISC
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Business Development
7 9 (27.27%) Statistics
7 9 (27.27%) Life Science
7 9 (27.27%) QA
7 9 (27.27%) SAS Macro
7 9 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 9 (27.27%) Analytics
8 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (24.24%) Data Science
8 8 (24.24%) Biostatistics
8 8 (24.24%) Clinical Data Management
8 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
9 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (18.18%) SDLC
10 6 (18.18%) R
10 6 (18.18%) VB
10 6 (18.18%) Project Management
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) GMP
11 5 (15.15%) GLP
11 5 (15.15%) Time Management
11 5 (15.15%) Base SAS

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 14 (42.42%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Base SAS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) ProC
General
1 16 (48.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Programmer
2 11 (33.33%) Statistical Programmer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Compliance Officer
4 3 (9.09%) QA Officer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Database Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Database Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior SAS Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Life Science
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) LIMS
5 2 (6.06%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Validation
2 13 (39.39%) Data Management
3 10 (30.30%) Business Development
4 9 (27.27%) Analytics
4 9 (27.27%) Statistics
5 8 (24.24%) Biostatistics
5 8 (24.24%) Clinical Data Management
5 8 (24.24%) Data Science
5 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) Time Management
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
10 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.09%) Service Management
10 3 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) SAS Macro
3 6 (18.18%) R
3 6 (18.18%) VB
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) PROC SQL
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) HND
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) CDISC
2 9 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 9 (27.27%) QA
3 5 (15.15%) GLP
3 5 (15.15%) GMP
4 3 (9.09%) GDPR
5 2 (6.06%) GAMP
6 1 (3.03%) GxP
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 13485
6 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Facebook
1 4 (12.12%) Twitter
1 4 (12.12%) YouTube
2 2 (6.06%) SAP