Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1025 1132 1095
Rank change year-on-year +107 -37 +115
Permanent jobs citing GxP 19 35 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.021% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.16% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 35
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.98% +28.31% -17.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,375 £28,000
90th Percentile £89,250 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +58.82% -19.05%

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 18,288 21,539 21,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 13.18% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13,627 16,358 16,033
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,213 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for GxP in the UK

GxP
Top 10 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 14 October 2019. 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 +58 16 £58,750 +10.33% 8
UK excluding London +57 13 £60,000 -11.11% 5
South East +45 7 £60,000 -11.11%
London +55 6 £51,250 -0.49% 3
Scotland +21 3 £57,500 -
East of England +56 1 £29,000 -44.76% 3
West Midlands +33 1 £86,250 +102.94% 1
Midlands +31 1 £86,250 +102.94% 1
North of England +18 1 £67,500 -10.00% 1
North West - 1 £67,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 12 (63.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (47.37%) GAMP
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) PaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Change Control
6 5 (26.32%) IaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) CAPA
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
7 4 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (21.05%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (15.79%) Decision-Making
8 3 (15.79%) Big Data
8 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) Validation
8 3 (15.79%) Google
8 3 (15.79%) ESRI
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) C

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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) IaaS
1 5 (26.32%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) RStudio
3 1 (5.26%) YouTrack
General
1 12 (63.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Compliance Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Associate Director
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Director
3 2 (10.53%) Quality Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Biotechnology
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) CAPA
5 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (21.05%) Strategic Thinking
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Decision-Making
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) GAMP
2 6 (31.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 6 (31.58%) QA
3 2 (10.53%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 13485
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) GLP
4 1 (5.26%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) ESRI
1 3 (15.79%) Google
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Luciad
2 2 (10.53%) Palantir
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) VMware