The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 81 95
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.50% 0.77% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.84% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -7.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 559 838 986
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.55% 91.99% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 426 757 834
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Bedfordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Bedfordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Luton - 3 £32,500 - 1
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Master's Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) PMO
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (18.18%) Break/Fix
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Project Office Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Project Office Support
2 2 (18.18%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) CA
2 2 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
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