The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Rank 76 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.79% 0.87% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.98% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Median salary £24,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.19% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £37,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
781 1117 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.55% 88.51% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 579 830 854
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Validation
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Essex region.

Validation Salary Trend in Essex

Validation
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Essex

Validation
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £19,000 -
Witham - 2 - -
Chelmsford -19 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Struts
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) JIRA
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) Gradle
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Gerrit
6 4 (20.00%) COM+
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) XSD
6 4 (20.00%) JUnit
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (20.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Gradle
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Environment Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) Struts
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) COM+
2 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) WSDL
2 4 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (20.00%) VC++
4 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau