Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 116 125
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 22 66 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.10% 2.07% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.18% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 19
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% -10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £28,950
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,125 £71,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -29.41% -15.00% +42.86%

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 1,863 3,024 2,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.10% 94.62% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,424 2,285 1,724
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,295 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Validation.

1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) MCDST
2 8 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 8 (36.36%) MCSM
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (36.36%) Ticket Management
2 8 (36.36%) Server Management
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
2 8 (36.36%) MCSA
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) MCP
2 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) A+ Certification
2 8 (36.36%) Apple
2 8 (36.36%) Internet
2 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
2 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 8 (36.36%) Wireless
2 8 (36.36%) Change Management
2 8 (36.36%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (36.36%) ACTC
2 8 (36.36%) ACHDS
2 8 (36.36%) ACDT
2 8 (36.36%) Time Management

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 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Ethernet
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 8 (36.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analytics Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) Requirements Management
1 8 (36.36%) Server Management
1 8 (36.36%) Ticket Management
1 8 (36.36%) Time Management
2 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (22.73%) Physics
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (4.55%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Data Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Decision Tree
5 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.55%) High-Throughput Computing
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) R
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) A+ Certification
2 8 (36.36%) ACDT
2 8 (36.36%) ACHDS
2 8 (36.36%) ACTC
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (36.36%) MCDST
2 8 (36.36%) MCP
2 8 (36.36%) MCSA
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
2 8 (36.36%) MCSM
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (9.09%) HNC
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) IEC 62304
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Openreach
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau