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 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
England / East Midlands
Rank 156 149 147
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.17% 0.60% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.68% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 23
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2556 2798 2817
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.21% 88.07% 85.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 2198 2260
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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
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 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
Derbyshire +8 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Northamptonshire +20 1 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) C
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) assyst
5 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (20.00%) SCOM
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
6 2 (13.33%) Security Hardening
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js

Validation
Top Related 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 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) assyst
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) FlexRay
4 1 (6.67%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) HDInsight
1 1 (6.67%) InfluxDB
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) OpenTSDB
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CANoe
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (13.33%) LESS
1 2 (13.33%) React
1 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) EMV
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Security Hardening
2 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) R
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) GCP
2 1 (6.67%) ISO22301
2 1 (6.67%) ISO26262
2 1 (6.67%) MISRA
2 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Gemalto
4 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) TSYS
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