Period
to 25 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GxP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GxP over the 6 months to 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1203 1291
Rank change year-on-year +108 +88 -12
Permanent jobs citing GxP 82 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.018% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.14% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 4
UK median annual salary £40,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.50% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £41,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -19.05% +10.53% -9.52%

GxP 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 21714 25117 28179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.33% 13.12% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 19944 22310
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,765 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.47% +10.59% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GxP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in the UK

GxP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GxP.

Salary trend for GxP in the UK

GxP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GxP over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for GxP in the UK

GxP
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2017. 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 +118 82 £40,250 -19.50% 1
London - 45 £30,500 - 1
UK excluding London +56 34 £42,500 -19.05%
South East +78 20 £33,750 -38.64%
East of England -2 13 £42,500 -7.61%
Midlands +44 1 £82,500 +29.41%
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 45 (54.88%) Life Science
2 42 (51.22%) SAP
3 41 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (48.78%) Virtual Team
5 39 (47.56%) SAP HANA
5 39 (47.56%) Business Development
6 27 (32.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 26 (31.71%) GAP Analysis
8 17 (20.73%) Problem Management
8 17 (20.73%) SDLC
9 15 (18.29%) Business Transformation
9 15 (18.29%) Billing
9 15 (18.29%) SAP SD
10 14 (17.07%) Supplier Management
10 14 (17.07%) User Experience
11 11 (13.41%) SAP QM
12 10 (12.20%) Oracle
13 9 (10.98%) SQL
14 8 (9.76%) Quality Management
14 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
14 8 (9.76%) Biotechnology
15 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
15 7 (8.54%) Change Management
15 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
15 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
15 7 (8.54%) Matrix Organization
16 6 (7.32%) IT Strategy
16 6 (7.32%) Project Management

GxP
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 4 (4.88%) SAS
2 3 (3.66%) Documentum
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (18.29%) SAP SD
2 11 (13.41%) SAP QM
3 5 (6.10%) SAP MDG
3 5 (6.10%) SAP MDM
4 4 (4.88%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) DNS
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
1 3 (3.66%) VoIP
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (47.56%) SAP HANA
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
General
1 27 (32.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (18.29%) Billing
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Consultant
2 15 (18.29%) Principal Consultant
3 12 (14.63%) Applications Support
3 12 (14.63%) Principal SAP Consultant
3 12 (14.63%) SAP Consultant
4 11 (13.41%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) IT Manager
6 7 (8.54%) Senior IT Manager
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Manager
6 7 (8.54%) Software Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Software Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.10%) Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Support
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) SAP MM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 45 (54.88%) Life Science
2 40 (48.78%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (48.78%) Virtual Team
3 14 (17.07%) User Experience
4 8 (9.76%) Biotechnology
5 5 (6.10%) Reference Data
6 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.44%) LIMS
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (47.56%) Business Development
3 26 (31.71%) GAP Analysis
4 17 (20.73%) Problem Management
4 17 (20.73%) SDLC
5 15 (18.29%) Business Transformation
6 14 (17.07%) Supplier Management
7 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.76%) Quality Management
8 7 (8.54%) Change Management
8 7 (8.54%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.32%) IT Governance
9 6 (7.32%) IT Strategy
9 6 (7.32%) Matrix Management
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
10 5 (6.10%) Data Management
10 5 (6.10%) Master Data Management
10 5 (6.10%) Validation
10 5 (6.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) Data Quality
1 5 (6.10%) GMP
2 4 (4.88%) GCP
2 4 (4.88%) GLP
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) GAMP
4 1 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.22%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.22%) PMO
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) SAP
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.88%) Ariba
5 3 (3.66%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.22%) LabWare
6 1 (1.22%) Progress