Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 202 226
Rank change year-on-year +9 +24 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 149 168 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.45% 1.40% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.55% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 82 106 121
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +10.47%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,213 10,840 11,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.95% 90.12% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,917 8,824 9,748
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 of England

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in the East of England

Validation
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in the East of England.

Salary trend for Validation in the East of England

Validation
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in the East of England

Validation
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 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
Hertfordshire +23 65 £55,000 +37.50% 20
Cambridgeshire -8 36 £27,500 -35.29% 22
Bedfordshire +28 20 £52,500 +50.00% 8
Suffolk +7 17 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Essex +4 11 £41,500 -2.35% 8
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 of England region with a requirement for Validation.

1 44 (29.53%) Degree
2 40 (26.85%) Windows
3 39 (26.17%) Finance
4 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
6 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
7 28 (18.79%) Management Information System
8 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
9 25 (16.78%) SQL
9 25 (16.78%) Client/Server
9 25 (16.78%) Wireless
10 24 (16.11%) Internet
11 23 (15.44%) Change Management
12 22 (14.77%) SLA
13 21 (14.09%) Ethernet
13 21 (14.09%) Java
14 20 (13.42%) MCSE
14 20 (13.42%) MCSA
14 20 (13.42%) ITIL
14 20 (13.42%) MCP
14 20 (13.42%) TCP/IP
14 20 (13.42%) Identity Management
14 20 (13.42%) Apple
14 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (13.42%) A+ Certification
14 20 (13.42%) Network+ Certification
14 20 (13.42%) ACTC
14 20 (13.42%) ACHDS
14 20 (13.42%) ACDT
14 20 (13.42%) MCDST

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (8.05%) IBM Notes
2 5 (3.36%) CMS
2 5 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.36%) Umbraco
2 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.68%) SAS
3 4 (2.68%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.36%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.37%) npm
3 5 (3.36%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.68%) Office 365
5 3 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.34%) Akamai
6 2 (1.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.78%) Wireless
2 24 (16.11%) Internet
3 21 (14.09%) Ethernet
4 20 (13.42%) TCP/IP
5 17 (11.41%) LAN
6 16 (10.74%) Firewall
7 8 (5.37%) HTTP
8 7 (4.70%) Network Security
9 6 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.68%) 5G
11 4 (2.68%) Skype
12 3 (2.01%) 4G
12 3 (2.01%) 802.11
12 3 (2.01%) ADSL
12 3 (2.01%) LTE
12 3 (2.01%) MPLS
12 3 (2.01%) VPN
12 3 (2.01%) WAN
13 2 (1.34%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.37%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.03%) Big Data
5 6 (4.03%) MySQL
5 6 (4.03%) Power BI
6 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.68%) GIS
8 3 (2.01%) DB2
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.67%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.37%) gulp
2 8 (5.37%) Jasmine
2 8 (5.37%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (5.37%) webpack
3 7 (4.70%) MSI
4 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.36%) InstallShield
5 5 (3.36%) Maven
6 2 (1.34%) JIRA
6 2 (1.34%) JMeter
6 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.67%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.67%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Billing
3 10 (6.71%) Marketing
4 6 (4.03%) Electronics
4 6 (4.03%) Legal
4 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (24.16%) Analyst
2 25 (16.78%) Developer
3 13 (8.72%) Data Analyst
3 13 (8.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (8.05%) Architect
4 12 (8.05%) Deskside Engineer
4 12 (8.05%) Desktop Support
5 10 (6.71%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.37%) Angular Developer
6 8 (5.37%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (5.37%) HTML Developer
6 8 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.37%) React Developer
6 8 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.37%) Team Leader
7 7 (4.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (4.70%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.07%) CSS
1 15 (10.07%) HTML
1 15 (10.07%) jQuery
2 10 (6.71%) HTML5
3 8 (5.37%) AngularJS
3 8 (5.37%) Handlebars
3 8 (5.37%) React
3 8 (5.37%) React Native
3 8 (5.37%) Redux
3 8 (5.37%) RESTful
3 8 (5.37%) Sass
3 8 (5.37%) Semantic HTML
4 7 (4.70%) Spring
5 5 (3.36%) DOM
5 5 (3.36%) J2EE
5 5 (3.36%) Java EE
5 5 (3.36%) Java SE
5 5 (3.36%) JDBC
5 5 (3.36%) SAP XI
5 5 (3.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Management Information System
2 25 (16.78%) Client/Server
3 20 (13.42%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.05%) Blackberry
5 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.37%) Media Streaming
6 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.70%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (4.03%) PMI
9 5 (3.36%) Photography
9 5 (3.36%) User Experience
10 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.68%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.34%) Optoelectronics
12 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Windows
2 13 (8.72%) Apple iOS
2 13 (8.72%) Linux
2 13 (8.72%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.01%) Android
4 2 (1.34%) Debian
4 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.67%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.44%) Change Management
3 20 (13.42%) Identity Management
3 20 (13.42%) ITIL
3 20 (13.42%) Server Management
3 20 (13.42%) Time Management
4 18 (12.08%) Front End Development
5 16 (10.74%) TDD
6 15 (10.07%) Risk Management
6 15 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (8.72%) Business Analysis
7 13 (8.72%) Due Diligence
7 13 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (8.72%) Scrum
7 13 (8.72%) User Stories
8 12 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.05%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.05%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.05%) Security Operations
8 12 (8.05%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.78%) SQL
2 21 (14.09%) Java
3 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.37%) ES6
4 8 (5.37%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.01%) Delphi
6 3 (2.01%) PHP
6 3 (2.01%) Python
7 2 (1.34%) C#
8 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.67%) C
8 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (29.53%) Degree
2 20 (13.42%) A+ Certification
2 20 (13.42%) ACDT
2 20 (13.42%) ACHDS
2 20 (13.42%) ACTC
2 20 (13.42%) MCDST
2 20 (13.42%) MCP
2 20 (13.42%) MCSA
2 20 (13.42%) MCSE
2 20 (13.42%) MCSM
2 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (13.42%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (6.71%) CBAP
4 8 (5.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (4.03%) IIBA
5 6 (4.03%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.68%) HNC
6 4 (2.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.77%) SLA
2 9 (6.04%) QA
3 8 (5.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.67%) GAMP
6 1 (0.67%) GMP
6 1 (0.67%) GxP
6 1 (0.67%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.05%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) SCCM
2 5 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.42%) Apple
3 17 (11.41%) SAP
4 16 (10.74%) Oracle
5 15 (10.07%) Remedy
6 12 (8.05%) Citrix
6 12 (8.05%) Lotus
7 5 (3.36%) Adobe
7 5 (3.36%) Cisco
7 5 (3.36%) DataFlux
7 5 (3.36%) Google
7 5 (3.36%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.36%) Pardot
7 5 (3.36%) Talend
7 5 (3.36%) Trillium
8 4 (2.68%) Alteryx
8 4 (2.68%) Openreach
9 3 (2.01%) Borland
9 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.34%) BMC