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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Rank 73 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.88% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.98% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Median salary £30,000 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.46% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £37,500 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
780 1024 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.81% 87.60% 85.62%
Number of salaries quoted 594 772 875
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £82,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -
Basildon - 2 £45,000 -
Witham - 2 - -
Chelmsford -13 1 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) HNC
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) Firmware
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) LabVIEW
4 2 (16.67%) IEC 61508
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Environment Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Database Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) COM+
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WSDL
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) APACS
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IEC 61508
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau