Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 113 131
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.37% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.67% +36.36% -7.37%
10th Percentile £29,500 £57,750 £32,225
90th Percentile £53,625 £62,250 £50,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year -10.05% +7.39% +3.53%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 972 1499 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.77% 92.65% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 811 1310 1549
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £30,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £73,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +20 1 £32,500 -
Bedford - 1 £60,000 -
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (25.00%) Ada
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ada
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) SAP