Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 146 159
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 71 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.69% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.12% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 14
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £60,000 £59,025
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year -10.05% +7.39% +3.53%

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 3883 3027 3642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.23% 88.07% 88.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2970 2488 3146
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +12 64 £45,000 +12.50%
Peterborough -2 1 £62,000 +65.33%
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 47 (66.20%) Degree
2 46 (64.79%) Software Engineering
3 39 (54.93%) Relational Database
4 37 (52.11%) Java
5 36 (50.70%) MySQL
6 35 (49.30%) OO
7 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
8 32 (45.07%) CSS
9 29 (40.85%) HTML
9 29 (40.85%) Linux
9 29 (40.85%) OOP
9 29 (40.85%) Debian
9 29 (40.85%) Logistics
9 29 (40.85%) Spring
9 29 (40.85%) Release Management
9 29 (40.85%) jQuery
9 29 (40.85%) Mercurial
9 29 (40.85%) HTML5
9 29 (40.85%) CSS3
10 26 (36.62%) Android Development
10 26 (36.62%) Android
10 26 (36.62%) Web Development
10 26 (36.62%) TDD
11 17 (23.94%) SDLC
12 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
12 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.31%) Test Automation
13 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
13 13 (18.31%) C++
14 11 (15.49%) Finance

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 4 (5.63%) SAS
2 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.93%) Relational Database
2 36 (50.70%) MySQL
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) Geospatial Data
4 7 (9.86%) GIS
5 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.23%) Redis
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.41%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 29 (40.85%) Mercurial
2 7 (9.86%) NUnit
2 7 (9.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Marketing
3 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
4 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.45%) Electronics
5 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) Graduate
2 22 (30.99%) Graduate Developer
2 22 (30.99%) Graduate Web Developer
2 22 (30.99%) Web Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Analytics Developer
3 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Developer in Test
3 7 (9.86%) Report Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Design Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Statistician
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) CSS
2 29 (40.85%) CSS3
2 29 (40.85%) HTML
2 29 (40.85%) HTML5
2 29 (40.85%) jQuery
2 29 (40.85%) Spring
3 7 (9.86%) Google Maps API
4 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.23%) Flask
4 3 (4.23%) NumPy
4 3 (4.23%) Pandas
4 3 (4.23%) React
4 3 (4.23%) SciPy
4 3 (4.23%) STL
5 2 (2.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.41%) REST
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) SOAP
6 1 (1.41%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.23%) Life Science
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Debian
1 29 (40.85%) Linux
2 26 (36.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) Software Engineering
2 35 (49.30%) OO
3 29 (40.85%) Logistics
3 29 (40.85%) OOP
3 29 (40.85%) Release Management
4 26 (36.62%) Android Development
4 26 (36.62%) TDD
4 26 (36.62%) Web Development
5 17 (23.94%) SDLC
6 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.31%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.49%) Statistics
9 10 (14.08%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Analytics
10 8 (11.27%) Workflow
11 7 (9.86%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Prototyping
11 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Smoke Testing
11 7 (9.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Java
2 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.31%) C++
4 10 (14.08%) C#
4 10 (14.08%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) C
7 2 (2.82%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 47 (66.20%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) GMP
2 4 (5.63%) GCP
2 4 (5.63%) GLP
2 4 (5.63%) GxP
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
1 3 (4.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) EMC
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Twitter
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com