Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 217 186
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31 -17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 37 16 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.28% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.32% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 51
East Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,300 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,800 £64,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,574 5,004 5,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 90.92% 88.85% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,851 4,045 4,422
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in the East Midlands

Validation
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Validation in the East Midlands

Validation
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in the East Midlands

Validation
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Northamptonshire +17 20 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Leicestershire +14 5 £45,000 +23.29% 6
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £41,750 +7.74% 3
Lincolnshire - 4 £31,500 - 2
Derbyshire -9 1 - - 4
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (32.43%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (27.03%) Visualforce
2 10 (27.03%) Apex Code
3 9 (24.32%) Mason
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) Billing
6 6 (16.22%) C
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) C#
7 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (8.11%) Firmware
8 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.11%) ETL
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) VHDL

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 7 (18.92%) Billing
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Administrator
1 10 (27.03%) Salesforce Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Business Systems Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Visualforce
2 9 (24.32%) Mason
3 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (8.11%) Verilog
1 3 (8.11%) VHDL
2 2 (5.41%) ASIC
2 2 (5.41%) EPoS
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (8.11%) ETL
3 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Analytics
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) Data Deduplication
4 2 (5.41%) Data Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Data Transformation
4 2 (5.41%) Data Validation
4 2 (5.41%) Master Data Management
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Apex Code
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.41%) DataFlux
3 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) MapR
3 2 (5.41%) Talend
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau