Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 136 155
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 37 68 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.99% 1.84% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.01% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 20
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £28,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.94% -2.86% +26.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £40,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 3,451 3,385 3,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.32% 91.56% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,222 2,607 2,657
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -12 29 £28,500 -40.00% 12
Peterborough -41 5 - -
Ely - 3 - -
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (48.65%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) Time Management
4 8 (21.62%) MCSM
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (21.62%) Requirements Management
4 8 (21.62%) ACTC
4 8 (21.62%) ACHDS
4 8 (21.62%) ACDT
4 8 (21.62%) MCDST
4 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
4 8 (21.62%) MCSE
4 8 (21.62%) MCSA
4 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
4 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.62%) SLA
4 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (21.62%) A+ Certification
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) MCP
4 8 (21.62%) Apple
4 8 (21.62%) Internet
4 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
4 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
4 8 (21.62%) Wireless
4 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 8 (21.62%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (21.62%) 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
1 8 (21.62%) Wireless
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
1 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) GIS
3 3 (8.11%) DB2
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (18.92%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Billing
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Team Leader
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Installations Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Python Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Data Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Graduate
6 2 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Graduate Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) CSS3
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) HTML5
1 2 (5.41%) jQuery
1 2 (5.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Time Management
2 8 (21.62%) Change Management
2 8 (21.62%) Identity Management
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Requirements Management
2 8 (21.62%) Server Management
2 8 (21.62%) Ticket Management
3 6 (16.22%) Physics
3 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
4 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (13.51%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.11%) Data Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) SIEM
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) C
3 3 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) A+ Certification
2 8 (21.62%) ACDT
2 8 (21.62%) ACHDS
2 8 (21.62%) ACTC
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (21.62%) MCDST
2 8 (21.62%) MCP
2 8 (21.62%) MCSA
2 8 (21.62%) MCSE
2 8 (21.62%) MCSM
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (10.81%) HNC
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 4 (10.81%) ARP4754
3 2 (5.41%) QA
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Apple
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Openreach
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) QNX
5 1 (2.70%) Wind River