Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 204 264
Rank change year-on-year -10 +60 -38
Permanent jobs citing Validation 99 170 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.09% 1.36% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.49% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55 136 74
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.99% +4.12% -2.61%
10th Percentile £27,200 £29,406 £27,150
90th Percentile £84,750 £60,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 8,079 11,402 11,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.33% 91.00% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,098 9,232 9,307
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +11 36 £75,000 +87.50% 17
Cambridgeshire -9 35 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Bedfordshire +7 14 £53,750 +43.33% 4
Suffolk +18 9 £47,500 +91.92% 4
Essex +30 5 £48,250 +25.32% 4
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 19 (19.19%) ITIL
3 18 (18.18%) Windows
3 18 (18.18%) Firewall
3 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (17.17%) Finance
5 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
5 16 (16.16%) Incident Management
6 15 (15.15%) TOGAF
7 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (14.14%) SIEM
7 14 (14.14%) SQL
7 14 (14.14%) Management Information System
7 14 (14.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (14.14%) Identity Access Management
7 14 (14.14%) Security Operations
7 14 (14.14%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (14.14%) Cyber Defence
8 13 (13.13%) Wireless
8 13 (13.13%) Java
9 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 12 (12.12%) Change Management
9 12 (12.12%) Internet
10 11 (11.11%) SLA
10 11 (11.11%) SAP
10 11 (11.11%) Time Management
11 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.10%) BDD
11 10 (10.10%) LAN

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 8 (8.08%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.04%) SAS
5 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.08%) Office 365
3 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.04%) Akamai
4 4 (4.04%) IaaS
5 3 (3.03%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Firewall
2 13 (13.13%) Wireless
3 12 (12.12%) Internet
4 10 (10.10%) LAN
5 9 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.08%) Skype
6 8 (8.08%) WAN
6 8 (8.08%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (4.04%) 4G
7 4 (4.04%) 5G
7 4 (4.04%) 802.11
7 4 (4.04%) LTE
7 4 (4.04%) Network Security
8 2 (2.02%) ADSL
8 2 (2.02%) MPLS
8 2 (2.02%) SNMP
8 2 (2.02%) VPN
9 1 (1.01%) Broadband
9 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) Power BI
2 7 (7.07%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.02%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.02%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.02%) QlikView
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.07%) Maven
3 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.04%) JIRA
3 4 (4.04%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.01%) gulp
5 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.01%) JMeter
5 1 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.01%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Architect
3 14 (14.14%) Cyber Defence Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Data Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) 4G Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Office 365 Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Deskside Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) DOM
1 7 (7.07%) J2EE
1 7 (7.07%) Java EE
1 7 (7.07%) Java SE
1 7 (7.07%) JAXB
1 7 (7.07%) JDBC
1 7 (7.07%) SAX
1 7 (7.07%) Spring
1 7 (7.07%) Spring Boot
1 7 (7.07%) Spring MVC
1 7 (7.07%) XML
2 4 (4.04%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.03%) Jest
4 2 (2.02%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.01%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.01%) HTML5
5 1 (1.01%) jQuery
5 1 (1.01%) React Native
5 1 (1.01%) Redux
5 1 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Cyber Defence
1 14 (14.14%) Management Information System
1 14 (14.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Blog
6 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) ITIL
2 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (16.16%) Incident Management
5 15 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 14 (14.14%) Identity Access Management
6 14 (14.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (14.14%) Security Operations
6 14 (14.14%) SIEM
7 12 (12.12%) Change Management
8 11 (11.11%) Time Management
9 10 (10.10%) BDD
9 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (10.10%) Scrum
9 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.10%) Test Strategy
10 9 (9.09%) Identity Management
10 9 (9.09%) Project Management
10 9 (9.09%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) SQL
2 13 (13.13%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.04%) Python
4 3 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (2.02%) C++
5 2 (2.02%) VBA
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) Delphi
6 1 (1.01%) ES6
6 1 (1.01%) F#
6 1 (1.01%) Haskell
6 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.01%) ML
6 1 (1.01%) OCaml
6 1 (1.01%) R
6 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 9 (9.09%) ACDT
2 9 (9.09%) ACHDS
2 9 (9.09%) ACTC
2 9 (9.09%) MCDST
2 9 (9.09%) MCP
2 9 (9.09%) MCSA
2 9 (9.09%) MCSE
2 9 (9.09%) MCSM
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (5.05%) ISEB
5 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.03%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) CBAP
8 1 (1.01%) CCNP
8 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) SLA
2 7 (7.07%) QA
3 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.03%) GAMP
4 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.01%) GMP
5 1 (1.01%) GxP
5 1 (1.01%) IEC 62304
5 1 (1.01%) ISO 13485
5 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.04%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) SAP
3 9 (9.09%) Apple
4 8 (8.08%) Cisco
5 6 (6.06%) Remedy
6 5 (5.05%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.04%) Meraki
7 4 (4.04%) VMware
8 3 (3.03%) Citrix
8 3 (3.03%) DataFlux
8 3 (3.03%) Lotus
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle
8 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.03%) Talend
8 3 (3.03%) Trillium
9 2 (2.02%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.02%) BMC
9 2 (2.02%) Tableau
10 1 (1.01%) Informatica
10 1 (1.01%) Juniper