Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 139 160
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 62 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.46% 1.55% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.73% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 22
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £32,556
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,250 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,932 3,237 3,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.37% 89.44% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,529 2,482 2,878
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 55 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Peterborough -20 6 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 34 (54.84%) Degree
2 27 (43.55%) SDLC
3 26 (41.94%) Software Engineering
4 20 (32.26%) MySQL
5 18 (29.03%) Relational Database
6 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.81%) C
8 15 (24.19%) Python
9 14 (22.58%) C#
10 13 (20.97%) Java
11 12 (19.35%) HTML
11 12 (19.35%) CSS
11 12 (19.35%) OO
11 12 (19.35%) GIS
11 12 (19.35%) Release Management
11 12 (19.35%) jQuery
11 12 (19.35%) HTML5
12 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (17.74%) Linux
13 10 (16.13%) OOP
13 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
13 10 (16.13%) Debian
13 10 (16.13%) Spring
13 10 (16.13%) Logistics
13 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
13 10 (16.13%) Mercurial
13 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
13 10 (16.13%) Computer Science

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) MySQL
2 18 (29.03%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.35%) GIS
4 11 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
6 8 (12.90%) Apache Hive
6 8 (12.90%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
9 3 (4.84%) Couchbase
10 2 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (3.23%) Big Data
10 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.23%) Power BI
10 2 (3.23%) QlikView
10 2 (3.23%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Billing
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Electronics
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Developer
1 10 (16.13%) Team Leader
2 8 (12.90%) Analytics Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Python Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Report Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Technical Leader
2 8 (12.90%) Technical Team Leader
3 6 (9.68%) Product Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Security Product Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Storage Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) CSS
1 12 (19.35%) HTML
1 12 (19.35%) HTML5
1 12 (19.35%) jQuery
2 10 (16.13%) CSS3
2 10 (16.13%) Spring
3 8 (12.90%) Google Maps API
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) Mason
5 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 8 (12.90%) Data Structures
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.90%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (4.84%) NHS
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.61%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Debian
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) SDLC
2 26 (41.94%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.35%) OO
3 12 (19.35%) Release Management
4 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (16.13%) High Availability
5 10 (16.13%) Logistics
5 10 (16.13%) OOP
5 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.52%) MVC
7 8 (12.90%) Analytics
7 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Line Management
7 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (11.29%) Visualisation
9 6 (9.68%) Market Research
9 6 (9.68%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.81%) C
3 15 (24.19%) Python
4 14 (22.58%) C#
5 13 (20.97%) Java
6 6 (9.68%) C++
7 5 (8.06%) VB
8 2 (3.23%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) HNC
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ARP4754
2 7 (11.29%) QA
3 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (4.84%) PMO
5 2 (3.23%) GDPR
5 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.61%) ISO 13485
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Google
3 4 (6.45%) Openreach
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Tableau
6 1 (1.61%) Facebook
6 1 (1.61%) QNX
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) Wind River