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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 74 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 17 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.66% 1.09% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.33% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 20
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Validation
East of England

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
900 1055 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.72% 82.17% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 718 750 694
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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
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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chelmsford +3 7 £57,500 +53.33%
Basildon - 5 £47,500 -
Brentwood 0 3 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 12 (38.71%) Finance
1 12 (38.71%) SDLC
2 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) HP UFT
4 9 (29.03%) Release Management
5 8 (25.81%) Resource Management
6 7 (22.58%) Spring
6 7 (22.58%) J2EE
6 7 (22.58%) Struts
6 7 (22.58%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
7 6 (19.35%) WSDL
7 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
7 6 (19.35%) SSL
7 6 (19.35%) Unix
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) JBoss
7 6 (19.35%) VC++
7 6 (19.35%) Apache
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) XSD
7 6 (19.35%) COM+
7 6 (19.35%) SOAP
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) JUnit

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 6 (19.35%) Apache
1 6 (19.35%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) HP UFT
2 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 6 (19.35%) Gerrit
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Gradle
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Change and Release Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Change Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Release Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Lead Software Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Environment Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) J2EE
1 7 (22.58%) Spring
1 7 (22.58%) Struts
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
2 6 (19.35%) COM+
2 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) HTML5
2 6 (19.35%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) SOAP
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) WSDL
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) XSD
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (6.45%) ELK Stack
3 2 (6.45%) jBPM
4 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) SDLC
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Release Management
4 8 (25.81%) Resource Management
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL V2
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Testing
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
8 3 (9.68%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.68%) Schematic Capture
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
3 6 (19.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO13485
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) Kibana
2 2 (6.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft