Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 125 134
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 66 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.12% 0.97% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.08% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 6
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,350 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,500 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -30.00%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2893 2037 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.14% 89.46% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 1679 2183
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,363 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Cambridge

Validation
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Validation in Cambridge

Validation
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Validation.

1 49 (74.24%) Degree
2 48 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 41 (62.12%) Relational Database
4 39 (59.09%) Java
5 38 (57.58%) MySQL
6 37 (56.06%) OO
7 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
8 34 (51.52%) CSS
9 31 (46.97%) HTML
9 31 (46.97%) Linux
9 31 (46.97%) OOP
9 31 (46.97%) Debian
9 31 (46.97%) Release Management
9 31 (46.97%) Spring
9 31 (46.97%) Logistics
9 31 (46.97%) jQuery
9 31 (46.97%) Mercurial
9 31 (46.97%) HTML5
9 31 (46.97%) CSS3
10 27 (40.91%) Android Development
10 27 (40.91%) Android
10 27 (40.91%) TDD
10 27 (40.91%) Web Development
11 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
11 14 (21.21%) SDLC
12 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
12 13 (19.70%) C++
13 11 (16.67%) C#
14 10 (15.15%) SQL

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (62.12%) Relational Database
2 38 (57.58%) MySQL
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.61%) Geospatial Data
4 7 (10.61%) GIS
5 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.55%) Redis
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Mercurial
2 7 (10.61%) NUnit
2 7 (10.61%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.09%) Marketing
4 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.06%) Electronics
6 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) Graduate
2 23 (34.85%) Graduate Developer
2 23 (34.85%) Graduate Web Developer
2 23 (34.85%) Web Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Analytics Developer
3 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Developer in Test
3 7 (10.61%) Report Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) CSS
2 31 (46.97%) CSS3
2 31 (46.97%) HTML
2 31 (46.97%) HTML5
2 31 (46.97%) jQuery
2 31 (46.97%) Spring
3 7 (10.61%) Google Maps API
4 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.55%) Flask
4 3 (4.55%) NumPy
4 3 (4.55%) Pandas
4 3 (4.55%) React
4 3 (4.55%) SciPy
4 3 (4.55%) STL
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.55%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Debian
1 31 (46.97%) Linux
2 27 (40.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 37 (56.06%) OO
3 31 (46.97%) Logistics
3 31 (46.97%) OOP
3 31 (46.97%) Release Management
4 27 (40.91%) Android Development
4 27 (40.91%) TDD
4 27 (40.91%) Web Development
5 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) SDLC
6 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) Code Coverage
8 7 (10.61%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
8 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Statistics
8 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Java
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) C++
4 11 (16.67%) C#
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) C
8 2 (3.03%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (74.24%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) GMP
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 22301
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
1 3 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Google
3 1 (1.52%) EMC
3 1 (1.52%) SAP