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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 82 84
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.23% 1.19% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +8.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 584 786 981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.85% 93.24% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 429 639 726
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,300 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 29 March 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 +8 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (40.00%) PMO
3 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (10.00%) Finance

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Project Office Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Project Office Support
2 2 (20.00%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PMO
2 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
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