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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 101
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.68% 1.43% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.59% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 11
Median salary £55,000 £43,641 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.02% -3.02%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1141 1321 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.28% 89.93% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1010 1004
Median salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.24% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Validation.

1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) Workflow
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
6 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Workflow Management
6 7 (23.33%) NUnit
6 7 (23.33%) C#
6 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
6 7 (23.33%) Code Coverage
6 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (23.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (23.33%) User Stories
6 7 (23.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (10.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) 2G
1 2 (6.67%) 3G
1 2 (6.67%) 3GPP
1 2 (6.67%) GSM
1 2 (6.67%) LTE
1 2 (6.67%) WCDMA
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) NUnit
1 7 (23.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (6.67%) Automotive
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
2 7 (23.33%) C++ Developer
2 7 (23.33%) C++/C# Developer
2 7 (23.33%) C++/Java Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Developer in Test
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior UX Designer
3 5 (16.67%) UX Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SAP FI Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) Google Maps API
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Debian
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (33.33%) Workflow
3 7 (23.33%) Code Coverage
3 7 (23.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Financial Modelling
3 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Smoke Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (23.33%) User Stories
3 7 (23.33%) Workflow Management
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Copywriting
5 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 4 (13.33%) Data Entry
6 4 (13.33%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) C++
4 7 (23.33%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ACCA
2 3 (10.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (3.33%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) RedGate
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
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