Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 232 217
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 -60
Permanent jobs citing Validation 36 21 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.35% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.39% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 40
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £19,925 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,250 £53,893
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,719 5,336 6,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.87% 89.08% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,964 4,263 4,793
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,900 £57,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Lincolnshire +2 9 £19,000 -49.33% 1
Northamptonshire +18 8 £38,000 -20.00% 9
Derbyshire -2 7 £42,500 +17.24% 10
Leicestershire - 6 £41,000 - 6
Nottinghamshire -9 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 10 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) C
3 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (19.44%) Automotive
5 6 (16.67%) Firmware
5 6 (16.67%) Mason
5 6 (16.67%) Visualforce
5 6 (16.67%) Smart Meter
5 6 (16.67%) Apex Code
5 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (13.89%) QA
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) Ada
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 4 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Use Case
8 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
8 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems

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 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.56%) RS-485
2 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.78%) Modbus
2 1 (2.78%) RS-232
2 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) FogBugz
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (5.56%) TestRail
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) GCC
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (19.44%) Automotive
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 4 (11.11%) Salesforce Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Mason
1 6 (16.67%) Visualforce
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.33%) Verilog
3 3 (8.33%) VHDL
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 4 (11.11%) UML
3 4 (11.11%) Use Case
4 3 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Data Governance
5 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.56%) Data Validation
5 2 (5.56%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.56%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C
2 6 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 5 (13.89%) Ada
4 4 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.78%) Go
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.56%) DataFlux
3 2 (5.56%) Informatica
3 2 (5.56%) MapR
3 2 (5.56%) Talend
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau