Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 200 212
Rank change year-on-year +85 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 117 31 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.51% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 95 25 43
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £33,200 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £64,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42% +5.56%

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 4,298 4,702 6,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.03% 90.34% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,336 3,881 4,740
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Derbyshire +44 42 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Nottinghamshire +55 37 £60,000 +80.45% 4
Northamptonshire +20 34 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Lincolnshire +11 3 £31,500 +65.79% 1
Leicestershire -26 1 - - 3
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 48 (41.03%) Degree
2 44 (37.61%) Oracle
3 40 (34.19%) Ethernet
4 39 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (27.35%) Billing
6 29 (24.79%) Software Engineering
7 28 (23.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 28 (23.93%) Embedded Systems
8 27 (23.08%) Java
9 26 (22.22%) Firmware
10 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (18.80%) Finance
12 19 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (15.38%) VHDL
13 18 (15.38%) Verilog
14 17 (14.53%) Big Data
14 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
15 16 (13.68%) SQL
16 15 (12.82%) C++
16 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (12.82%) HBase
16 15 (12.82%) Apache Spark
16 15 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (11.97%) Analytics
17 14 (11.97%) System Testing
17 14 (11.97%) C
17 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
18 13 (11.11%) Windows

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 15 (12.82%) Apache Spark
2 12 (10.26%) IBM Notes
3 9 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.85%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SAP ERP
1 3 (2.56%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.19%) Ethernet
2 12 (10.26%) Internet
2 12 (10.26%) LAN
2 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.26%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) Big Data
2 15 (12.82%) HBase
3 10 (8.55%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.69%) Flink
5 6 (5.13%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.13%) Impala
5 6 (5.13%) MySQL
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) MSI
2 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (27.35%) Billing
2 22 (18.80%) Finance
3 11 (9.40%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Analyst
2 32 (27.35%) Systems Analyst
3 28 (23.93%) Business Systems Analyst
4 18 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Deskside Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) Desktop Support
7 11 (9.40%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.55%) VHDL Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Java Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior UI Developer
10 6 (5.13%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) Web Services
2 6 (5.13%) CSS
2 6 (5.13%) HTML
2 6 (5.13%) HTML5
2 6 (5.13%) jQuery
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (1.71%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.93%) Embedded Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (15.38%) Verilog
3 18 (15.38%) VHDL
4 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
5 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 13 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 12 (10.26%) Blackberry
6 12 (10.26%) Client/Server
7 9 (7.69%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.42%) ASIC
9 3 (2.56%) EPoS
9 3 (2.56%) FMCG
9 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Apple iOS
2 12 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.42%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (24.79%) Software Engineering
3 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (11.97%) Analytics
5 14 (11.97%) System Testing
6 12 (10.26%) Change Management
6 12 (10.26%) Identity Management
6 12 (10.26%) Server Management
6 12 (10.26%) Time Management
7 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.69%) Open Source
8 6 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 6 (5.13%) MapReduce
9 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.42%) Information Security
9 4 (3.42%) Internal Audit
9 4 (3.42%) Process Improvement
10 3 (2.56%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) Java
2 16 (13.68%) SQL
3 15 (12.82%) C++
4 14 (11.97%) C
5 9 (7.69%) C#
6 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.71%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (41.03%) Degree
2 15 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (10.26%) A+ Certification
3 12 (10.26%) ACDT
3 12 (10.26%) ACHDS
3 12 (10.26%) ACTC
3 12 (10.26%) MCDST
3 12 (10.26%) MCP
3 12 (10.26%) MCSA
3 12 (10.26%) MCSE
3 12 (10.26%) MCSM
3 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.26%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.71%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) GDPR
3 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (22.22%) Firmware
2 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (5.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (37.61%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) Apple
2 12 (10.26%) Citrix
2 12 (10.26%) Lotus
2 12 (10.26%) Remedy
3 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.69%) Google
5 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Ariba
7 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.85%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.85%) Teradata