The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North West > Cumbria
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 3.57% 5.88% 11.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 6.67% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Cumbria median annual salary - £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.81%  
North West median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% -28.57%  

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 Cumbria with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cumbria
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 52 60 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 92.86% 88.24% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 93 166 239
Cumbria median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,017
90th Percentile £90,000 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cumbria.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Cumbria

Validation
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Salary trend for Validation in Cumbria

Validation
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Validation
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Process Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery Management

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Management Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Service Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Process Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 20000