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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 100 118 111
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 25 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.48% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.04% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 18
Median salary £50,000 £43,641 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.57% -3.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,693 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £51,850 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -10.11%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1494 1926 1744
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.35% 88.59% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1481 1437
Median salary £46,614 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.94% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 20 £55,000 +26.02% 6
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) Finance
6 9 (22.50%) Workflow
6 9 (22.50%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) C++
7 7 (17.50%) HTML
7 7 (17.50%) CSS
7 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
7 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.00%) Workflow Management
8 6 (15.00%) NUnit
8 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Legal
8 6 (15.00%) Unix
8 6 (15.00%) C#
8 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (15.00%) Code Coverage
8 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center

Validation
Top Related 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (7.50%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) 3G
1 4 (10.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (10.00%) GSM
1 4 (10.00%) LTE
1 4 (10.00%) WCDMA
2 3 (7.50%) 2G
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) 4G
4 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) NUnit
1 6 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Ant
2 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.50%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Legal
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (7.50%) Billing
4 3 (7.50%) Electronics
5 2 (5.00%) Automotive
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (15.00%) C++ Developer
2 6 (15.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 6 (15.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Developer in Test
2 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior UX Designer
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) UX Designer
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) CSS
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) HTML5
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Life Science
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Debian
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
3 9 (22.50%) Workflow
4 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
5 6 (15.00%) Code Coverage
5 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) User Stories
5 6 (15.00%) Workflow Management
6 5 (12.50%) Change Control
6 5 (12.50%) Copywriting
6 5 (12.50%) Information Security
6 5 (12.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) C++
4 6 (15.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ACCA
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.50%) GxP
3 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (2.50%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.50%) KVM
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) RedGate
3 4 (10.00%) EMC
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Brocade
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
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