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

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
England / Yorkshire
Rank 156 202 224
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 69 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.77% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 38
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4671 5556 6395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.55% 87.66% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 4628 5237
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Validation Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire +61 50 £38,500 +2.66% 6
South Yorkshire +15 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North Yorkshire -4 4 £39,000 +2.63% 2
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
3 29 (21.17%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (18.98%) C++
4 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
5 25 (18.25%) C#
5 25 (18.25%) SQL
6 23 (16.79%) Finance
6 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
7 22 (16.06%) Ethernet
8 21 (15.33%) C
9 20 (14.60%) Windows
9 20 (14.60%) Embedded C
9 20 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (14.60%) Degree
10 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
11 18 (13.14%) Cisco
11 18 (13.14%) LAN
11 18 (13.14%) WAN
11 18 (13.14%) Juniper
11 18 (13.14%) Electronics
11 18 (13.14%) Firewall
11 18 (13.14%) Data Validation
12 17 (12.41%) Business Analysis
13 16 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (11.68%) Firmware
13 16 (11.68%) Wireless
13 16 (11.68%) Bluetooth
13 16 (11.68%) CCNP
13 16 (11.68%) Embedded C++

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 3 (2.19%) IIS
2 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.49%) MS Office
3 12 (8.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) StreamServe
1 1 (0.73%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.73%) IaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.73%) Office 365
1 1 (0.73%) PaaS
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.06%) Ethernet
2 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.14%) Firewall
3 18 (13.14%) LAN
3 18 (13.14%) WAN
4 16 (11.68%) Bluetooth
4 16 (11.68%) RS-232
4 16 (11.68%) RS-422
4 16 (11.68%) RS-485
4 16 (11.68%) Wireless
4 16 (11.68%) ZigBee
5 15 (10.95%) DHCP
5 15 (10.95%) DNS
6 10 (7.30%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (3.65%) Internet
8 1 (0.73%) BGP
8 1 (0.73%) Intranet
8 1 (0.73%) MPLS
8 1 (0.73%) OSPF
8 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.65%) Big Data
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.46%) MySQL
6 2 (1.46%) Power BI
6 2 (1.46%) QlikView
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.73%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.92%) Selenium
4 3 (2.19%) JMeter
5 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.46%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Electronics
3 13 (9.49%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.03%) Retail
5 10 (7.30%) Marketing
6 9 (6.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.92%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.73%) Advertising
9 1 (0.73%) Banking
9 1 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (21.17%) Software Engineer
2 25 (18.25%) Analyst
3 20 (14.60%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) Business Analyst
5 17 (12.41%) Developer
6 16 (11.68%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 16 (11.68%) Firmware Engineer
7 15 (10.95%) Network Engineer
8 13 (9.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (8.76%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.84%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Designer
11 7 (5.11%) Junior
11 7 (5.11%) Junior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Junior .NET Software Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Junior Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Junior Software Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) .NET
2 13 (9.49%) HTML
3 11 (8.03%) .NET Framework
3 11 (8.03%) CSS
4 10 (7.30%) Entity Framework
5 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.57%) WPF
6 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.11%) WCF
7 6 (4.38%) Web Services
8 5 (3.65%) REST
9 4 (2.92%) XML
10 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.19%) CSS3
10 3 (2.19%) jQuery
10 3 (2.19%) LINQ
11 2 (1.46%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.46%) React
11 2 (1.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.68%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.68%) Home Automation
3 15 (10.95%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.03%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.38%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.65%) Biotechnology
6 5 (3.65%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.46%) e-Health
8 1 (0.73%) PACS
8 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Windows
2 16 (11.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
2 20 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (13.14%) Data Validation
4 17 (12.41%) Business Analysis
5 16 (11.68%) ITIL
6 15 (10.95%) Capacity Management
6 15 (10.95%) Network Management
7 14 (10.22%) SDLC
8 13 (9.49%) Release Management
8 13 (9.49%) Service Management
9 12 (8.76%) User Stories
10 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
10 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.30%) Coaching
11 10 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.30%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (7.30%) MVC
11 10 (7.30%) Process Improvement
11 10 (7.30%) Use Case
12 9 (6.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.98%) C++
2 25 (18.25%) C#
2 25 (18.25%) SQL
3 21 (15.33%) C
4 20 (14.60%) Embedded C
5 16 (11.68%) ANSI C
5 16 (11.68%) Embedded C++
5 16 (11.68%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.57%) Java
6 9 (6.57%) XAML
7 6 (4.38%) Python
7 6 (4.38%) R
7 6 (4.38%) VBA
8 5 (3.65%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.92%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.19%) PHP
11 2 (1.46%) F#
11 2 (1.46%) Groovy
11 2 (1.46%) Scala
11 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (14.60%) Degree
2 16 (11.68%) CCNP
2 16 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (8.03%) CCIE
4 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.38%) PhD
5 3 (2.19%) ISEB
6 2 (1.46%) HND
6 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.73%) AAT
7 1 (0.73%) HNC
7 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.92%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.92%) MISRA
3 1 (0.73%) GAMP
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) Firmware
2 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) vCloud
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.14%) Cisco
2 18 (13.14%) Juniper
3 5 (3.65%) Cognos
4 2 (1.46%) HP
5 1 (0.73%) Citrix
5 1 (0.73%) Google
5 1 (0.73%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.73%) Rockwell
5 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.73%) Siemens
5 1 (0.73%) VMware
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