Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 722 744 1041
Rank change year-on-year +22 +297 +98
Permanent jobs citing Good Clinical Practice 352 32 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.051% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.77% 0.40% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
10th Percentile - £25,600 -
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,625 £23,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £55,000 £24,000
Median % change year-on-year -27.27% +129.17% -60.00%
75th Percentile £48,625 £60,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,850 £63,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year -13.51% +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 19,878 7,980 16,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 12.73% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12,367 5,992 12,786
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,481
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,048
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.87% +4.10%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,366
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -127 169 £49,000 -10.91% 1
UK excluding London -57 163 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Work from Home -75 134 - -
South East -74 57 - -
East of England -53 46 - -
North of England -86 35 - -
Yorkshire - 35 - -
London -218 21 £49,000 -24.62% 1
Scotland -53 10 - -
Midlands -98 8 - -
East Midlands -66 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 7 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 246 (69.89%) Degree
2 199 (56.53%) Social Skills
3 176 (50.00%) Data Management
4 169 (48.01%) Project Management
5 158 (44.89%) Finance
6 144 (40.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 129 (36.65%) SAS
8 124 (35.23%) Time Management
9 119 (33.81%) Presentation Skills
9 119 (33.81%) Analytical Skills
10 118 (33.52%) Clinical Data Management
11 108 (30.68%) Microsoft Excel
12 89 (25.28%) Process Improvement
13 88 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 86 (24.43%) Life Science
15 83 (23.58%) Oracle
15 83 (23.58%) Relational Database
15 83 (23.58%) Problem-Solving
16 82 (23.30%) Quality Management
17 81 (23.01%) Biostatistics
17 81 (23.01%) DataOps
18 80 (22.73%) Validation
19 77 (21.88%) Oracle Clinical
20 76 (21.59%) Business Development
21 74 (21.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
22 72 (20.45%) Revenue Recognition
23 71 (20.17%) RDBMS
24 70 (19.89%) Computer Science
25 66 (18.75%) Windows
26 55 (15.63%) Line Management

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
1 129 (36.65%) SAS
2 18 (5.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 108 (30.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (4.26%) SPSS
6 14 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 77 (21.88%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.58%) Relational Database
2 71 (20.17%) RDBMS
3 33 (9.38%) Base SAS
4 7 (1.99%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (1.99%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (1.70%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.57%) MS Access
6 2 (0.57%) MySQL
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.14%) ProC
General
1 199 (56.53%) Social Skills
2 158 (44.89%) Finance
3 144 (40.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 119 (33.81%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (33.81%) Presentation Skills
5 16 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.69%) Legal
7 12 (3.41%) Marketing
7 12 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (0.85%) Billing
9 3 (0.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (0.85%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 124 (35.23%) Programmer
2 118 (33.52%) Statistical Programmer
3 95 (26.99%) Data Manager
4 45 (12.78%) Senior Manager
5 41 (11.65%) Senior Programmer
5 41 (11.65%) Senior Statistical Programmer
6 32 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 31 (8.81%) Analyst
8 12 (3.41%) Administrator
8 12 (3.41%) LIMS Administrator
8 12 (3.41%) SAS Programmer
8 12 (3.41%) SAS Statistical Programmer
8 12 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (1.99%) Associate Director
11 7 (1.99%) Auditor
11 7 (1.99%) Business Analyst
11 7 (1.99%) Quality Auditor
12 6 (1.70%) QC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 86 (24.43%) Life Science
2 39 (11.08%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.11%) Data Structures
3 18 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.83%) Biotechnology
5 12 (3.41%) LIMS
6 8 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.14%) Robotics
8 3 (0.85%) Pharmacovigilance
8 3 (0.85%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (50.00%) Data Management
2 169 (48.01%) Project Management
3 124 (35.23%) Time Management
4 118 (33.52%) Clinical Data Management
5 89 (25.28%) Process Improvement
6 83 (23.58%) Problem-Solving
7 82 (23.30%) Quality Management
8 81 (23.01%) Biostatistics
8 81 (23.01%) DataOps
9 80 (22.73%) Validation
10 76 (21.59%) Business Development
11 72 (20.45%) Revenue Recognition
12 70 (19.89%) Computer Science
13 55 (15.63%) Line Management
14 52 (14.77%) Mathematics
15 49 (13.92%) Statistics
16 44 (12.50%) Mentoring
17 37 (10.51%) Data Science
18 35 (9.94%) Resource Management
19 34 (9.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.51%) SAS Macro
2 24 (6.82%) R
2 24 (6.82%) SQL
3 16 (4.55%) C
4 15 (4.26%) MATLAB
5 10 (2.84%) C#
6 4 (1.14%) PROC SQL
6 4 (1.14%) Python
6 4 (1.14%) VB
6 4 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 246 (69.89%) Degree
2 22 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.14%) PhD
5 3 (0.85%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) MBA
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (21.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 44 (12.50%) GLP
3 35 (9.94%) CDISC
4 34 (9.66%) QA
5 26 (7.39%) GMP
6 13 (3.69%) GxP
7 9 (2.56%) GDPR
8 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.85%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 83 (23.58%) Oracle
2 53 (15.06%) Facebook
3 50 (14.20%) YouTube
4 45 (12.78%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.69%) SAP
6 12 (3.41%) LabWare
7 4 (1.14%) IBM
8 2 (0.57%) Capita