Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1097 1140 1284
Rank change year-on-year +43 +144 +3
Permanent jobs citing GxP 75 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.15% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 5
UK median annual salary £42,000 £51,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +20.00% -26.09%
10th Percentile £35,875 £41,800 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £58,925 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -6.86% -13.19% -1.26%

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 22,602 21,763 27,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 12.39% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17,634 17,226 21,611
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for GxP in the UK

GxP
Top 11 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 24 February 2018. 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 +43 68 £47,500 -6.86% 8
London +37 43 £50,250 +0.50% 1
UK excluding London -10 22 £47,500 -6.86% 10
East of England +6 11 £51,250 +11.41% 2
South East +2 6 £35,000 -31.37% 1
Midlands +14 3 £48,750 -11.36%
West Midlands +6 2 £48,750 -11.36%
Wales +14 1 - - 1
North West +7 1 £41,500 -17.00%
North of England +1 1 £41,500 -17.00% 2
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 52 (69.33%) SAP
2 48 (64.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (61.33%) Life Science
4 45 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (57.33%) Virtual Team
5 43 (57.33%) SAP HANA
5 43 (57.33%) Business Development
6 22 (29.33%) GAP Analysis
7 13 (17.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (16.00%) SAP SD
8 12 (16.00%) Business Transformation
8 12 (16.00%) Billing
9 11 (14.67%) SAP APO
9 11 (14.67%) Ariba
10 10 (13.33%) GAMP
11 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
11 9 (12.00%) SAP QM
12 7 (9.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (9.33%) SAP MM
12 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (8.00%) IT Strategy
13 6 (8.00%) Degree
13 6 (8.00%) Internet
13 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.00%) Windows
13 6 (8.00%) VoIP
14 5 (6.67%) MCSA
14 5 (6.67%) SQL
14 5 (6.67%) Site Server

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 5 (6.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) SAP SD
2 11 (14.67%) SAP APO
3 9 (12.00%) SAP QM
4 7 (9.33%) SAP MM
5 5 (6.67%) SAP CO
5 5 (6.67%) SAP FI
5 5 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (6.67%) SAP PM
6 2 (2.67%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (1.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
1 6 (8.00%) VoIP
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (57.33%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.67%) MS Access
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (17.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (16.00%) Billing
3 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Consultant
1 24 (32.00%) SAP Consultant
2 22 (29.33%) Principal Consultant
2 22 (29.33%) Principal SAP Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Procurement Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) SAP PP Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) SAP QM Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) SAP SD Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) SAP Support
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.00%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Site Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) EDI
1 2 (2.67%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 46 (61.33%) Life Science
2 45 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (57.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (57.33%) Business Development
3 22 (29.33%) GAP Analysis
4 12 (16.00%) Business Transformation
5 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) IT Strategy
7 5 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.67%) High Availability
8 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) Data Management
8 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.33%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.00%) Change Management
9 3 (4.00%) ETL
9 3 (4.00%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.00%) Validation
10 2 (2.67%) Coaching
10 2 (2.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) MCSA
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) GAMP
2 7 (9.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.67%) QA
4 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) SAP
2 11 (14.67%) Ariba
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) hybris
5 2 (2.67%) IFS
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) HP