Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 116 127
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 24 63 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.11% 2.32% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.49% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 17
Cambridge median annual salary £28,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% - +15.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £40,000 £60,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £28,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -34.12% +6.25% +1.82%

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 2,011 2,533 2,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.36% 93.16% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,543 1,978 1,709
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,550 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,175 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) MCSE
3 8 (33.33%) MCSA
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) MCP
3 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 8 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (33.33%) SLA
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 8 (33.33%) MCDST
3 8 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 8 (33.33%) ACTC
3 8 (33.33%) ACHDS
3 8 (33.33%) ACDT
3 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 8 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (33.33%) Wireless
3 8 (33.33%) Apple
3 8 (33.33%) Internet
3 8 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Time Management
3 8 (33.33%) MCSM
3 8 (33.33%) Ticket Management
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (33.33%) Server 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:

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Billing
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analogue Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) CSS3
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
1 8 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
1 8 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 8 (33.33%) Server Management
1 8 (33.33%) Ticket Management
1 8 (33.33%) Time Management
2 6 (25.00%) Physics
3 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Android Development
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 8 (33.33%) ACDT
2 8 (33.33%) ACHDS
2 8 (33.33%) ACTC
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (33.33%) MCDST
2 8 (33.33%) MCP
2 8 (33.33%) MCSA
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
2 8 (33.33%) MCSM
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (16.67%) HNC
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Apple
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Openreach
3 1 (4.17%) QNX
3 1 (4.17%) Wind River