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

Validation
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 208 175
Rank change year-on-year +15 -33 +80
Permanent jobs citing Validation 173 164 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 1.31% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.47% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 119 93 169
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £30,950 £28,750 £31,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -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 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 10,845 11,149 12,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.09% 89.35% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8,118 8,902 10,387
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,825 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +7 71 £46,000 +0.55% 20
Cambridgeshire -4 61 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Essex +24 21 £44,000 +3.53% 11
Bedfordshire +18 12 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Suffolk +1 6 £24,500 -38.75% 4
Norfolk +16 2 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 58 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.32%) Finance
3 45 (26.01%) JavaScript
3 45 (26.01%) Degree
4 40 (23.12%) HTML
4 40 (23.12%) CSS
4 40 (23.12%) jQuery
5 33 (19.08%) HTML5
6 32 (18.50%) Front End Development
7 31 (17.92%) Software Engineering
8 30 (17.34%) SQL
9 29 (16.76%) Python
9 29 (16.76%) TDD
10 28 (16.18%) Git (software)
11 26 (15.03%) Java
12 25 (14.45%) Microsoft
13 24 (13.87%) QA
13 24 (13.87%) SDLC
13 24 (13.87%) Relational Database
13 24 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (12.72%) Test Scripting
14 22 (12.72%) C#
15 21 (12.14%) HTTP
15 21 (12.14%) Media Streaming
15 21 (12.14%) Data Validation
15 21 (12.14%) RESTful
15 21 (12.14%) Jasmine
15 21 (12.14%) Sass
15 21 (12.14%) AngularJS
15 21 (12.14%) Semantic HTML

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 7 (4.05%) CMS
1 7 (4.05%) Umbraco
2 5 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.31%) SAS
4 3 (1.73%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.05%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.14%) npm
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.05%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.16%) IaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Office 365
5 2 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.14%) HTTP
2 12 (6.94%) Wireless
3 6 (3.47%) Firewall
4 5 (2.89%) FTP
4 5 (2.89%) Internet
4 5 (2.89%) LAN
5 4 (2.31%) 3GPP
5 4 (2.31%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.31%) LTE
5 4 (2.31%) UMTS
5 4 (2.31%) WCDMA
5 4 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (1.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.58%) 5G
8 1 (0.58%) Link 11
8 1 (0.58%) Link 16
8 1 (0.58%) Link 22
8 1 (0.58%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.87%) Relational Database
2 19 (10.98%) MySQL
3 15 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.62%) GIS
5 8 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.05%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.31%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.31%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.73%) Big Data
9 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.73%) DB2
10 2 (1.16%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.16%) QlikView
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.14%) gulp
2 21 (12.14%) Jasmine
2 21 (12.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 21 (12.14%) webpack
3 10 (5.78%) Mercurial
4 8 (4.62%) MSI
5 7 (4.05%) Selenium
6 6 (3.47%) InstallShield
6 6 (3.47%) JMeter
7 5 (2.89%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.89%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.89%) Maven
7 5 (2.89%) Robot Framework
7 5 (2.89%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.31%) JIRA
9 2 (1.16%) MSTest
9 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 49 (28.32%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.94%) Electronics
4 9 (5.20%) Marketing
5 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.05%) Legal
7 4 (2.31%) Billing
7 4 (2.31%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (26.59%) Developer
2 26 (15.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (13.87%) Analyst
4 21 (12.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (10.98%) Angular Developer
5 19 (10.98%) HTML CSS Developer
5 19 (10.98%) HTML Developer
5 19 (10.98%) React Developer
6 12 (6.94%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.78%) Team Leader
8 8 (4.62%) Python Engineer
8 8 (4.62%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.62%) Technical Team Leader
9 7 (4.05%) Administrator
9 7 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.12%) CSS
1 40 (23.12%) HTML
1 40 (23.12%) jQuery
2 33 (19.08%) HTML5
3 21 (12.14%) AngularJS
3 21 (12.14%) React
3 21 (12.14%) React Native
3 21 (12.14%) Redux
3 21 (12.14%) RESTful
3 21 (12.14%) Sass
3 21 (12.14%) Semantic HTML
4 19 (10.98%) Handlebars
5 17 (9.83%) Spring
6 10 (5.78%) CSS3
7 7 (4.05%) .NET
7 7 (4.05%) Web Services
7 7 (4.05%) XML
8 5 (2.89%) DOM
8 5 (2.89%) J2EE
8 5 (2.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.14%) Media Streaming
1 21 (12.14%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.51%) Algorithms
3 11 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.36%) User Experience
4 10 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.78%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.62%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.47%) NHS
8 6 (3.47%) Photography
9 4 (2.31%) SystemC
10 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.16%) Optoelectronics
11 2 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.56%) Linux
2 18 (10.40%) Windows
3 10 (5.78%) Debian
4 5 (2.89%) Unix
5 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.73%) Android
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.50%) Front End Development
3 31 (17.92%) Software Engineering
4 29 (16.76%) TDD
5 24 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (13.87%) SDLC
6 22 (12.72%) Test Scripting
7 21 (12.14%) Data Validation
7 21 (12.14%) Due Diligence
8 17 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (9.83%) OO
8 17 (9.83%) Test Strategy
9 15 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.09%) MVC
11 12 (6.94%) Analytics
11 12 (6.94%) Release Management
12 11 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.36%) Logistics
12 11 (6.36%) Software Testing
12 11 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.01%) JavaScript
2 30 (17.34%) SQL
3 29 (16.76%) Python
4 26 (15.03%) Java
5 22 (12.72%) C#
6 21 (12.14%) ES6
6 21 (12.14%) TypeScript
7 18 (10.40%) C
8 10 (5.78%) C++
9 7 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.47%) Perl
11 5 (2.89%) VB
12 4 (2.31%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.31%) Tcl
12 4 (2.31%) VBA
13 3 (1.73%) PHP
14 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (26.01%) Degree
2 17 (9.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.62%) PhD
5 4 (2.31%) HNC
6 3 (1.73%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.73%) ACDT
6 3 (1.73%) ACHDS
6 3 (1.73%) ACTC
6 3 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.73%) MCDST
6 3 (1.73%) MCP
6 3 (1.73%) MCSA
6 3 (1.73%) MCSE
6 3 (1.73%) MCSM
6 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.73%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.87%) QA
2 9 (5.20%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.62%) ARP4754
4 6 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (2.31%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.73%) PMO
6 3 (1.73%) SLA
7 2 (1.16%) GDPR
7 2 (1.16%) ISO 13485
7 2 (1.16%) RMADS
8 1 (0.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (4.62%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) Ansible
3 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.36%) Google
3 10 (5.78%) Oracle
4 7 (4.05%) Adobe
5 6 (3.47%) Pardot
5 6 (3.47%) SAP
6 4 (2.31%) Cadence
6 4 (2.31%) Openreach
6 4 (2.31%) Synopsys
7 3 (1.73%) Apple
7 3 (1.73%) Citrix
7 3 (1.73%) Lotus
7 3 (1.73%) Remedy
7 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco
8 2 (1.16%) EMC
8 2 (1.16%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.16%) RedGate
8 2 (1.16%) Tableau
9 1 (0.58%) IFS