Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1067 1178 1132
Rank change year-on-year +111 -46 +129
Permanent jobs citing GxP 25 17 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.010% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.076% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 34
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.89% -9.09%
10th Percentile £28,125 £47,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £67,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +38.89% -10.45%

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 19,995 22,267 20,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.91% 12.92% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14,559 17,097 16,071
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

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 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram for GxP in the UK

GxP
Top 13 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 20 June 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 +108 20 £88,125 +41.00% 4
UK excluding London +72 13 £55,000 -12.00% 5
London +89 11 £92,500 +48.00% 1
East of England +81 4 £29,000 -53.60% 1
Scotland - 3 £56,250 - 2
North of England +15 2 £56,250 - 1
Midlands +47 1 £86,250 +76.92%
West Midlands +33 1 £86,250 +76.92%
South East +29 1 - -
North West +24 1 £67,500 - 1
South West +19 1 - - 1
Wales +13 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 15 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (28.00%) Decision-Making
4 7 (28.00%) Change Management
5 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
8 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (12.00%) Big Data
8 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (12.00%) HIPAA
8 3 (12.00%) CGEIT
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.00%) FFIEC
8 3 (12.00%) ITGC
8 3 (12.00%) NIST
8 3 (12.00%) ISO 22301
8 3 (12.00%) Regulatory Compliance

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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) RStudio
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Associate Director
1 6 (24.00%) IT Director
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Life Science
3 2 (8.00%) Biotechnology
4 1 (4.00%) LIMS
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Change Management
1 7 (28.00%) Decision-Making
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) CGEIT
2 3 (12.00%) CISA
2 3 (12.00%) CISM
2 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) FFIEC
2 3 (12.00%) MBA
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (16.00%) QA
3 3 (12.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (12.00%) GAMP
3 3 (12.00%) HIPAA
3 3 (12.00%) ISO 22301
3 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (12.00%) ITGC
3 3 (12.00%) NIST
3 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (8.00%) ISO 13485
5 1 (4.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) ESRI
1 3 (12.00%) Google
1 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (8.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) Luciad
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Palantir
3 1 (4.00%) SAP