Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 767 998 1111
Rank change year-on-year +231 +113 +80
Permanent jobs citing Good Clinical Practice 82 7 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% 0.050% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £28,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +110.53% -43.00% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £28,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +110.53% -43.00% -

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 10,093 14,026 20,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.23% 12.36% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,072 10,905 15,428
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,977 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Good Clinical Practice in the UK

Good Clinical Practice
Top 13 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 12 April 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
UK excluding London +141 45 £60,000 +110.53% 10
England +169 44 £60,000 +110.53% 18
Work from Home - 30 - - 8
South East +98 21 £60,000 +110.53% 9
East of England +59 6 - -
East Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
North of England - 5 - -
Scotland - 4 - - 1
South West - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
London - 3 - - 9
Yorkshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 61 (74.39%) Degree
2 43 (52.44%) Data Management
3 37 (45.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 35 (42.68%) SAS
5 31 (37.80%) Project Management
6 27 (32.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 26 (31.71%) Finance
7 26 (31.71%) Life Science
8 25 (30.49%) Process Improvement
8 25 (30.49%) Validation
9 24 (29.27%) CDISC
10 23 (28.05%) Business Development
11 22 (26.83%) Clinical Data Management
12 21 (25.61%) Time Management
12 21 (25.61%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (24.39%) Biostatistics
13 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (20.73%) QA
15 16 (19.51%) Facebook
15 16 (19.51%) Analytics
16 15 (18.29%) Quality Management
17 14 (17.07%) SQL
17 14 (17.07%) Statistics
17 14 (17.07%) Twitter
17 14 (17.07%) YouTube
18 12 (14.63%) Mathematics
18 12 (14.63%) SAS Macro
18 12 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (14.63%) Resource Allocation
19 11 (13.41%) Data Science

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 35 (42.68%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) Base SAS
2 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) ProC
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 37 (45.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 26 (31.71%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Billing
4 3 (3.66%) Law
5 2 (2.44%) Social Science
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Programmer
2 25 (30.49%) Statistical Programmer
3 20 (24.39%) Senior Programmer
4 13 (15.85%) Data Manager
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Statistical Programmer
6 9 (10.98%) SAS Programmer
7 8 (9.76%) Auditor
7 8 (9.76%) Compliance Auditor
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Auditor
8 7 (8.54%) Senior SAS Programmer
9 6 (7.32%) Systems Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Compliance Officer
11 3 (3.66%) Database Programmer
11 3 (3.66%) QA Officer
11 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
12 2 (2.44%) SAS Statistical Programmer
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) CSS
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) JSON
2 2 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (1.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Life Science
2 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Biotechnology
4 3 (3.66%) LIMS
4 3 (3.66%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.44%) Social Media
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) Data Management
2 31 (37.80%) Project Management
3 25 (30.49%) Process Improvement
3 25 (30.49%) Validation
4 23 (28.05%) Business Development
5 22 (26.83%) Clinical Data Management
6 21 (25.61%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (25.61%) Time Management
7 20 (24.39%) Biostatistics
8 16 (19.51%) Analytics
9 15 (18.29%) Quality Management
10 14 (17.07%) Statistics
11 12 (14.63%) Mathematics
11 12 (14.63%) Resource Allocation
11 12 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (13.41%) Data Science
13 10 (12.20%) Biometrics
13 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
13 10 (12.20%) Decision-Making
13 10 (12.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 12 (14.63%) SAS Macro
3 9 (10.98%) R
4 8 (9.76%) Java
5 7 (8.54%) VB
6 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.66%) PROC SQL
8 2 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (74.39%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.88%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 24 (29.27%) CDISC
3 17 (20.73%) QA
4 5 (6.10%) GLP
5 4 (4.88%) GMP
6 3 (3.66%) GDPR
6 3 (3.66%) HIPAA
7 2 (2.44%) GxP
8 1 (1.22%) GAMP
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Facebook
2 14 (17.07%) Twitter
2 14 (17.07%) YouTube
3 2 (2.44%) Instagram
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft