Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GxP
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1089 1181 1293
Rank change year-on-year +92 +112 +8
Permanent jobs citing GxP 100 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.16% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 7
UK median annual salary £41,500 £51,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.63% -11.30% +4.55%
10th Percentile £28,000 £46,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £51,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -16.67% -13.19% +6.82%

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 22672 24262 28100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.61% 12.97% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16983 19186 22201
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GxP in the UK

GxP
Top 9 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 November 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 +105 96 £41,500 -18.63% 6
London +49 57 £30,500 -39.00% 4
UK excluding London +35 34 £42,500 -16.67% 2
South East +47 18 £35,000 -31.37% 1
East of England +11 13 £46,250 +0.54%
Midlands +4 2 £82,500 +57.14% 1
East Midlands - 2 £82,500 -
North of England +8 1 £41,500 -22.43%
North West -10 1 £41,500 -22.43%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 59 (59.00%) SAP
1 59 (59.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (56.00%) Life Science
3 55 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (55.00%) Virtual Team
4 54 (54.00%) SAP HANA
4 54 (54.00%) Business Development
5 31 (31.00%) GAP Analysis
6 27 (27.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (17.00%) Billing
7 17 (17.00%) Business Transformation
7 17 (17.00%) SAP SD
8 15 (15.00%) Problem Management
8 15 (15.00%) Supplier Management
8 15 (15.00%) SDLC
8 15 (15.00%) User Experience
9 14 (14.00%) SAP QM
10 10 (10.00%) SAP APO
10 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (10.00%) Ariba
10 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.00%) Manufacturing
11 9 (9.00%) GAMP
11 9 (9.00%) SQL
11 9 (9.00%) Oracle
11 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (8.00%) Validation
12 8 (8.00%) Change Management
13 7 (7.00%) Matrix Organization

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 (4.00%) SAS
2 3 (3.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (17.00%) SAP SD
2 14 (14.00%) SAP QM
3 10 (10.00%) SAP APO
4 5 (5.00%) SAP CO
4 5 (5.00%) SAP FI
4 5 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (5.00%) SAP MM
4 5 (5.00%) SAP PM
5 3 (3.00%) SAP MDG
5 3 (3.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Internet
1 6 (6.00%) VoIP
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (54.00%) SAP HANA
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (27.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (17.00%) Billing
3 9 (9.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Consultant
2 21 (21.00%) Principal Consultant
3 20 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 18 (18.00%) Principal SAP Consultant
5 14 (14.00%) Analyst
6 13 (13.00%) IT Manager
7 10 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Software Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Software Support Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Procurement Consultant
11 5 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (5.00%) Administrator
11 5 (5.00%) Senior IT Manager
11 5 (5.00%) Senior Manager
11 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.00%) Systems Support
12 4 (4.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 56 (56.00%) Life Science
2 55 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (55.00%) Virtual Team
3 15 (15.00%) User Experience
4 5 (5.00%) Biotechnology
5 3 (3.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Android
2 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (54.00%) Business Development
3 31 (31.00%) GAP Analysis
4 17 (17.00%) Business Transformation
5 15 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 15 (15.00%) SDLC
5 15 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.00%) Change Management
7 8 (8.00%) Validation
8 7 (7.00%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.00%) IT Governance
9 6 (6.00%) IT Strategy
9 6 (6.00%) Matrix Management
10 5 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.00%) Quality Management
10 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) MCSA
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
3 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) GAMP
2 6 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (5.00%) GMP
4 4 (4.00%) GCP
4 4 (4.00%) GLP
5 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (3.00%) QA
6 1 (1.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.00%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 59 (59.00%) SAP
2 10 (10.00%) Ariba
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.00%) VMware
5 1 (1.00%) Progress