Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1070 1088 1161
Rank change year-on-year +18 +73 +116
Permanent jobs citing GxP 40 86 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.050% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 28
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -17.65% -11.30%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £46,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,500 £58,825
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £51,000
% change year-on-year -12.20% +0.49% -13.19%

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 20,805 21,621 22,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.55% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,302 16,618 17,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GxP in the UK

GxP
Top 12 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 15 January 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 +17 37 £50,750 +12.78% 5
London +8 21 £50,000 +63.93% 2
UK excluding London +44 19 £45,000 -12.20% 5
South East +35 8 £67,500 +50.00% 3
East of England +17 5 £52,500 -
North of England +38 2 £60,000 +44.58%
Wales +4 2 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +36 1 £42,500 -12.82%
Midlands +35 1 £42,500 -12.82%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 25 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
2 14 (35.00%) Degree
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (22.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (22.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 9 (22.50%) Data Privacy
5 9 (22.50%) Life Science
5 9 (22.50%) Regulatory Compliance
6 8 (20.00%) Data Management
6 8 (20.00%) GAMP
6 8 (20.00%) C
7 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 6 (15.00%) ESRI
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (15.00%) Python
8 6 (15.00%) Google
8 6 (15.00%) Web Development
8 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) RStudio
8 6 (15.00%) DevOps
8 6 (15.00%) Internal Audit
8 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (15.00%) Tableau
8 6 (15.00%) Big Data

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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP BPC
1 5 (12.50%) SAP GRC
1 5 (12.50%) SAP GTS
1 5 (12.50%) SAP MDG
1 5 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.50%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
1 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) EDMS
2 5 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 4 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (10.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) RStudio
General
1 25 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Junior
4 5 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Geospatial Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Geospatial Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (22.50%) Life Science
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Project Management
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (22.50%) Data Privacy
4 9 (22.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 8 (20.00%) Data Management
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
7 6 (15.00%) DevOps
7 6 (15.00%) Internal Audit
7 6 (15.00%) Web Development
8 5 (12.50%) Analytics
8 5 (12.50%) Data Governance
8 5 (12.50%) Information Security
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (12.50%) SAP Security
8 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C
2 6 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) SAP Certification
4 4 (10.00%) CGEIT
4 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) CISM
4 4 (10.00%) CISSP
4 4 (10.00%) MBA
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 9 (22.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (20.00%) GAMP
3 6 (15.00%) PMO
4 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (10.00%) HIPAA
5 4 (10.00%) ISO 22301
5 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (7.50%) GMP
7 2 (5.00%) QA
8 1 (2.50%) ISO 13485
8 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) ESRI
1 6 (15.00%) Google
1 6 (15.00%) Tableau
2 5 (12.50%) Ariba
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) Luciad
3 4 (10.00%) Palantir
3 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.00%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.00%) Rockwell
4 2 (5.00%) Siemens
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft