Regulatory Affairs – UK Life Sciences Labour Market Trends, April 2023
Cpl UK 2023 Review: Jobs for regulatory affairs dip in England and Wales while the South hit all-time high in 2022
How are vacancies for Regulatory Affairs faring in England and Wales? Which sectors had the best performance? Which regions have the highest activity? What are the skills most in demand, and which firms are the busiest? Download our new report, in partnership with CPL, to find out!
Year-to-date numbers indicate that the first quarter of 2023 witnessed the strongest period for hiring in regulatory affairs, with a significant surge of 65.2%. However, October and November 2022 saw the largest month-on-month declines, down by 43.8% and 33.3%, respectively. This decline aligns with a notable decrease of 54% between the third and fourth quarters of 2022.
Key Findings Include:
1. The pharma giant GSK was the busiest recruiter for regulatory affairs, up 34.5% year-on-year
2. The Southern regions led the way in UK hiring as job volumes dropped fastest in The Midlands
3. R&D held the largest share of vacancies across Pharma, Biotech, and contract research organisations (CRO): 33.7% of all new jobs in 2022
These findings offer valuable insights for you as life science recruiters, helping you stay informed about the latest trends and developments in this dynamic and rapidly evolving sector. Use them to make informed recruiting decisions as a result.