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

Validation
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 117 132
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 53 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.78% 1.76% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.94% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 19
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £31,161
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £48,504
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -9.09%

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 2,812 2,325 2,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.46% 90.78% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,888 1,758 1,912
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 34 (64.15%) Degree
2 27 (50.94%) SDLC
3 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
4 20 (37.74%) MySQL
5 18 (33.96%) Relational Database
6 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.19%) C
8 15 (28.30%) Python
9 14 (26.42%) C#
10 13 (24.53%) Java
11 12 (22.64%) HTML
11 12 (22.64%) CSS
11 12 (22.64%) OO
11 12 (22.64%) Release Management
11 12 (22.64%) jQuery
11 12 (22.64%) HTML5
12 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.75%) GIS
12 11 (20.75%) Linux
13 10 (18.87%) OOP
13 10 (18.87%) Debian
13 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
13 10 (18.87%) Spring
13 10 (18.87%) Logistics
13 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
13 10 (18.87%) High Availability
13 10 (18.87%) CSS3
13 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
13 10 (18.87%) Mercurial

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 2 (3.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) MySQL
2 18 (33.96%) Relational Database
3 11 (20.75%) GIS
4 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
5 8 (15.09%) Apache Hive
5 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (15.09%) Geospatial Data
6 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.66%) Couchbase
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.77%) Big Data
8 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (3.77%) Power BI
8 2 (3.77%) QlikView
8 2 (3.77%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Billing
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
1 10 (18.87%) Team Leader
2 8 (15.09%) Analytics Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Python Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Report Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Technical Leader
2 8 (15.09%) Technical Team Leader
3 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) DBA
4 3 (5.66%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Product Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Security Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Security Product Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Storage Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Data Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) CSS
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
1 12 (22.64%) HTML5
1 12 (22.64%) jQuery
2 10 (18.87%) CSS3
2 10 (18.87%) Spring
3 8 (15.09%) Google Maps API
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.09%) Algorithms
2 8 (15.09%) Data Structures
2 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.09%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.89%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Debian
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) SDLC
2 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
3 12 (22.64%) OO
3 12 (22.64%) Release Management
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (18.87%) High Availability
5 10 (18.87%) Logistics
5 10 (18.87%) OOP
5 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
7 8 (15.09%) Analytics
7 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
7 8 (15.09%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Line Management
7 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (13.21%) Visualisation
9 5 (9.43%) Behavioural Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.19%) C
3 15 (28.30%) Python
4 14 (26.42%) C#
5 13 (24.53%) Java
6 6 (11.32%) C++
7 5 (9.43%) VB
8 2 (3.77%) SQL
8 2 (3.77%) VBA
9 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) ARP4754
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (3.77%) GDPR
4 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 13485
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) Openreach
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Facebook
5 1 (1.89%) QNX
5 1 (1.89%) Wind River