Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 211 187
Rank change year-on-year +63 -24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 83 23 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.69% 0.43% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.48% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 23 61
East Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,950 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £64,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -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 4,500 4,830 5,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.86% 90.04% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,703 3,916 4,647
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,063 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +16 34 £42,500 -19.05% 4
Nottinghamshire +35 21 £43,500 +16.00% 7
Derbyshire +14 21 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Lincolnshire - 4 £31,500 - 1
Leicestershire -7 1 £20,000 -45.21% 2
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 35 (42.17%) Oracle
2 32 (38.55%) Degree
3 27 (32.53%) Billing
4 21 (25.30%) Ethernet
5 17 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (18.07%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (18.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (15.66%) Firmware
8 12 (14.46%) Java
8 12 (14.46%) Finance
8 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.05%) SQL
10 10 (12.05%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.05%) Analytics
11 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (10.84%) Data Centre
11 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
11 9 (10.84%) C#
11 9 (10.84%) VHDL
11 9 (10.84%) Verilog
12 8 (9.64%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (9.64%) Identity Management
12 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
12 8 (9.64%) Wireless
12 8 (9.64%) ACTC
12 8 (9.64%) ACHDS
12 8 (9.64%) ACDT

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 8 (9.64%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.82%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) Ethernet
2 8 (9.64%) Internet
2 8 (9.64%) LAN
2 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Big Data
2 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) Flink
3 4 (4.82%) HBase
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.20%) MSI
1 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 27 (32.53%) Billing
2 12 (14.46%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Analyst
2 27 (32.53%) Business Systems Analyst
2 27 (32.53%) Systems Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Hardware Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Administrator
5 8 (9.64%) Deskside Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Desktop Support
5 8 (9.64%) Salesforce Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) VHDL Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior UI Developer
7 5 (6.02%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Visualforce
2 7 (8.43%) Mason
3 6 (7.23%) jQuery
4 5 (6.02%) CSS
4 5 (6.02%) HTML
4 5 (6.02%) HTML5
5 4 (4.82%) .NET
5 4 (4.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) COM
6 1 (1.20%) SOAP
6 1 (1.20%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Embedded Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.84%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.84%) Verilog
3 9 (10.84%) VHDL
4 8 (9.64%) Blackberry
4 8 (9.64%) Client/Server
4 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.82%) EPoS
5 4 (4.82%) FMCG
5 4 (4.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) ASIC
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
1 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.05%) Analytics
4 8 (9.64%) Change Management
4 8 (9.64%) Identity Management
4 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (9.64%) Server Management
4 8 (9.64%) Time Management
5 7 (8.43%) System Testing
6 6 (7.23%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) ETL
8 4 (4.82%) Information Security
8 4 (4.82%) Internal Audit
8 4 (4.82%) Open Source
9 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) Java
2 10 (12.05%) SQL
3 9 (10.84%) C#
4 8 (9.64%) Apex Code
4 8 (9.64%) C
5 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.82%) C++
6 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) A+ Certification
2 8 (9.64%) ACDT
2 8 (9.64%) ACHDS
2 8 (9.64%) ACTC
2 8 (9.64%) MCDST
2 8 (9.64%) MCP
2 8 (9.64%) MCSA
2 8 (9.64%) MCSE
2 8 (9.64%) MCSM
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.64%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) GDPR
2 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Firmware
2 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.64%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
1 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (42.17%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (9.64%) Apple
3 8 (9.64%) Citrix
3 8 (9.64%) Lotus
3 8 (9.64%) Remedy
4 4 (4.82%) Google
5 1 (1.20%) Teradata