Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 217 196
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 -42
Permanent jobs citing Validation 32 48 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.61% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.82% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 45
East Midlands median annual salary £39,250 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.99% +4.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,500 £64,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.56% -3.23%

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 4643 5820 6710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.61% 88.98% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 4618 5434
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,091 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.97% +5.23% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
Lincolnshire +11 8 £19,000 -55.29%
Derbyshire +1 6 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Northamptonshire +26 5 £35,500 -18.86% 2
Nottinghamshire -16 4 £32,500 -47.15%
Leicestershire +27 3 £41,000 -0.61% 2
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Validation.

1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (21.88%) Automotive
4 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 6 (18.75%) C
4 6 (18.75%) Smart Meter
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Application Packaging
5 5 (15.63%) Ada
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) UML
6 4 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) QA
6 4 (12.50%) Use Case
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.38%) Credit Risk
7 3 (9.38%) Data Validation
7 3 (9.38%) Firmware
8 2 (6.25%) Finance
8 2 (6.25%) Electronics
8 2 (6.25%) VHDL
8 2 (6.25%) Verilog
8 2 (6.25%) SAS

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 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.25%) RS-485
2 1 (3.13%) Modbus
2 1 (3.13%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) FogBugz
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (6.25%) TestRail
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) GCC
General
1 7 (21.88%) Automotive
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Control Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Mason
1 2 (6.25%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.13%) COM
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Smart Meter
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Credit Risk
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (6.25%) Verilog
5 2 (6.25%) VHDL
6 1 (3.13%) Life Science
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.63%) Application Packaging
4 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 4 (12.50%) UML
4 4 (12.50%) Use Case
5 3 (9.38%) Data Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.25%) Open Source
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.13%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.13%) User Stories
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 5 (15.63%) Ada
3 4 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.13%) Go
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) GxP
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Progress