Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 141 153
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 42 72 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.38% 1.69% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.80% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 43 29
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% -15.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £49,250 £61,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +9.20%

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 2,794 4,000 3,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.73% 93.76% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,011 3,037 2,554
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +6 23 £30,000 -29.41% 18
Peterborough -17 16 £27,000 -56.45% 5
Ely - 3 - -
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 14 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 14 (33.33%) SIEM
2 14 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 14 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 14 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
3 12 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) MCP
4 8 (19.05%) MCSE
4 8 (19.05%) MCSA
4 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
4 8 (19.05%) Ethernet
4 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (19.05%) SLA
4 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (19.05%) A+ Certification
4 8 (19.05%) Identity Management
4 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 8 (19.05%) Wireless
4 8 (19.05%) Apple
4 8 (19.05%) Internet
4 8 (19.05%) Change Management
4 8 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (19.05%) Ticket Management

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 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) Ethernet
2 8 (19.05%) Internet
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) DB2
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Billing
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Cyber Defence Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Data Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
1 14 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 14 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 14 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 14 (33.33%) SIEM
2 8 (19.05%) Change Management
2 8 (19.05%) Identity Management
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Requirements Management
2 8 (19.05%) Server Management
2 8 (19.05%) Ticket Management
2 8 (19.05%) Time Management
3 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.90%) Physics
5 3 (7.14%) Data Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Business Development
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) R
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) A+ Certification
2 8 (19.05%) ACDT
2 8 (19.05%) ACHDS
2 8 (19.05%) ACTC
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (19.05%) MCDST
2 8 (19.05%) MCP
2 8 (19.05%) MCSA
2 8 (19.05%) MCSE
2 8 (19.05%) MCSM
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (4.76%) ISO 13485
4 1 (2.38%) IEC 62304
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Apple
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Openreach
4 1 (2.38%) QNX
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Wind River