The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 49 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.93% 1.02% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.19% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 13
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 419 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 83.06% 85.51% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 253 338 283
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Derbyshire

Validation
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Chesterfield - 2 £35,000 -
Derby +3 1 - -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
1 2 (33.33%) LESS
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (33.33%) React
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) RS-232
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
2 1 (16.67%) MISRA
2 1 (16.67%) CANoe
2 1 (16.67%) FlexRay

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FlexRay
1 1 (16.67%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) HDInsight
1 1 (16.67%) InfluxDB
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) OpenTSDB
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CANoe
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
1 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (33.33%) LESS
1 2 (33.33%) React
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO26262
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Talend