Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 203 193
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +75
Permanent jobs citing Validation 145 160 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.31% 1.37% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.52% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 89 92 148
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +2.22%

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 9,912 10,517 11,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.73% 90.04% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,316 8,545 9,850
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,898 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +18 63 £47,500 +13.10% 22
Cambridgeshire -23 37 £28,500 -32.94% 18
Essex +20 16 £44,000 +3.53% 10
Bedfordshire +11 14 £37,500 - 17
Suffolk +14 13 £53,000 +11.58%
Norfolk +13 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.21%) Degree
3 38 (26.21%) Windows
4 31 (21.38%) Active Directory
5 29 (20.00%) SQL
6 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
7 27 (18.62%) Management Information System
7 27 (18.62%) Time Management
8 26 (17.93%) Front End Development
9 25 (17.24%) Client/Server
10 24 (16.55%) Java
10 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
10 24 (16.55%) Internet
11 23 (15.86%) Change Management
11 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
11 23 (15.86%) HTML
11 23 (15.86%) CSS
11 23 (15.86%) jQuery
11 23 (15.86%) TDD
12 22 (15.17%) Wireless
13 21 (14.48%) Ethernet
14 20 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 20 (13.79%) MCSM
14 20 (13.79%) Server Management
14 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
14 20 (13.79%) SLA
14 20 (13.79%) MCP
14 20 (13.79%) MCSE
14 20 (13.79%) MCSA

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 (8.28%) IBM Notes
2 7 (4.83%) CMS
2 7 (4.83%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.14%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.38%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (4.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.83%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) npm
2 7 (4.83%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.55%) Internet
2 22 (15.17%) Wireless
3 21 (14.48%) Ethernet
4 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 15 (10.34%) LAN
6 14 (9.66%) HTTP
7 10 (6.90%) Firewall
8 5 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.45%) Network Security
9 3 (2.07%) ADSL
9 3 (2.07%) MPLS
9 3 (2.07%) VPN
10 2 (1.38%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (1.38%) FTP
11 1 (0.69%) 5G
11 1 (0.69%) Link 11
11 1 (0.69%) Link 16
11 1 (0.69%) Link 22
11 1 (0.69%) Skype
11 1 (0.69%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.21%) RDBMS
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.14%) MySQL
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.76%) GIS
7 3 (2.07%) Big Data
7 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.07%) DB2
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) Ingres
9 1 (0.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.66%) gulp
2 14 (9.66%) Jasmine
2 14 (9.66%) Karma Test Runner
2 14 (9.66%) webpack
3 8 (5.52%) MSI
4 7 (4.83%) Selenium
5 6 (4.14%) InstallShield
5 6 (4.14%) JMeter
5 6 (4.14%) Maven
5 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.45%) Robot Framework
6 5 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.76%) JIRA
8 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.38%) MSTest
8 2 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.69%) JIRA Agile
General
1 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Marketing
3 10 (6.90%) Billing
4 9 (6.21%) Electronics
5 6 (4.14%) Legal
5 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Developer
2 26 (17.93%) Analyst
3 21 (14.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (9.66%) Angular Developer
4 14 (9.66%) HTML CSS Developer
4 14 (9.66%) HTML Developer
4 14 (9.66%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (9.66%) React Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Deskside Engineer
5 12 (8.28%) Desktop Support
6 10 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Tester
11 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.86%) CSS
1 23 (15.86%) HTML
1 23 (15.86%) jQuery
2 16 (11.03%) HTML5
3 14 (9.66%) AngularJS
3 14 (9.66%) Handlebars
3 14 (9.66%) React
3 14 (9.66%) React Native
3 14 (9.66%) Redux
3 14 (9.66%) RESTful
3 14 (9.66%) Sass
3 14 (9.66%) Semantic HTML
4 8 (5.52%) Spring
5 6 (4.14%) DOM
5 6 (4.14%) J2EE
5 6 (4.14%) Java EE
5 6 (4.14%) Java SE
5 6 (4.14%) JDBC
5 6 (4.14%) Spring MVC
5 6 (4.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) Management Information System
2 25 (17.24%) Client/Server
3 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
4 14 (9.66%) Media Streaming
4 14 (9.66%) Mobile App
5 12 (8.28%) Blackberry
6 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.52%) User Experience
8 6 (4.14%) Photography
8 6 (4.14%) PMI
9 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.38%) NHS
11 2 (1.38%) Optoelectronics
11 2 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.69%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.21%) Windows
2 14 (9.66%) Linux
3 13 (8.97%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.07%) Android
5 2 (1.38%) Debian
5 2 (1.38%) Unix
5 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.69%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.62%) Time Management
3 26 (17.93%) Front End Development
4 23 (15.86%) Change Management
4 23 (15.86%) TDD
5 20 (13.79%) Identity Management
5 20 (13.79%) Server Management
6 19 (13.10%) Due Diligence
7 18 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (11.03%) Test Scripting
10 15 (10.34%) ITIL
10 15 (10.34%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.66%) Risk Management
11 14 (9.66%) Scrum
11 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.66%) User Stories
12 13 (8.97%) Data Validation
12 13 (8.97%) Test Strategy
13 12 (8.28%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) SQL
2 24 (16.55%) Java
3 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.66%) ES6
4 14 (9.66%) TypeScript
5 10 (6.90%) Python
6 7 (4.83%) C
6 7 (4.83%) C#
7 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.07%) Delphi
8 3 (2.07%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (26.21%) Degree
2 20 (13.79%) A+ Certification
2 20 (13.79%) ACDT
2 20 (13.79%) ACHDS
2 20 (13.79%) ACTC
2 20 (13.79%) MCDST
2 20 (13.79%) MCP
2 20 (13.79%) MCSA
2 20 (13.79%) MCSE
2 20 (13.79%) MCSM
2 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.52%) CBAP
4 8 (5.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.14%) IIBA
6 6 (4.14%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.79%) SLA
2 16 (11.03%) QA
3 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
4 5 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.76%) ARP4754
6 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.69%) GAMP
7 1 (0.69%) GMP
7 1 (0.69%) GxP
7 1 (0.69%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (21.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.28%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) SCCM
2 6 (4.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Apple
3 16 (11.03%) Oracle
4 15 (10.34%) Remedy
5 12 (8.28%) Citrix
5 12 (8.28%) Lotus
6 8 (5.52%) SAP
7 7 (4.83%) Adobe
7 7 (4.83%) Google
8 6 (4.14%) Pardot
9 4 (2.76%) Openreach
10 3 (2.07%) Borland
10 3 (2.07%) Cisco
10 3 (2.07%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.07%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.38%) BMC
11 2 (1.38%) DataFlux
11 2 (1.38%) EMC
11 2 (1.38%) Talend
11 2 (1.38%) Trillium