The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon - - 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 148 199 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.62% 78.97% 72.78%
Number of salaries quoted 119 165 103
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,700 £26,000
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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Validation
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Validation in Croydon

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Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Audit

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing