Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 242 181
Rank change year-on-year +46 -61 +68
Permanent jobs citing Validation 179 126 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.44% 1.03% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.15% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 137 75 145
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,850 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,750 £56,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 11,095 10,916 12,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.04% 89.33% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8,456 8,797 10,341
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 87 £45,000 +15.38% 22
Cambridgeshire -3 66 £42,500 -5.56% 21
Essex +21 14 £44,000 +3.53% 23
Suffolk +18 7 £24,500 -38.75% 1
Bedfordshire +11 3 £32,500 -23.53% 20
Norfolk - 2 £50,000 - 1
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 68 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
3 54 (30.17%) Degree
4 52 (29.05%) Finance
5 50 (27.93%) HTML
5 50 (27.93%) CSS
5 50 (27.93%) jQuery
6 45 (25.14%) HTML5
7 40 (22.35%) Software Engineering
8 39 (21.79%) Front End Development
9 38 (21.23%) TDD
10 37 (20.67%) Git (software)
11 33 (18.44%) SDLC
12 30 (16.76%) gulp
12 30 (16.76%) React Native
12 30 (16.76%) React
12 30 (16.76%) webpack
12 30 (16.76%) ES6
12 30 (16.76%) Jasmine
12 30 (16.76%) Sass
12 30 (16.76%) AngularJS
12 30 (16.76%) Semantic HTML
12 30 (16.76%) Mobile App
12 30 (16.76%) Karma Test Runner
12 30 (16.76%) TypeScript
12 30 (16.76%) RESTful
12 30 (16.76%) Redux
12 30 (16.76%) npm
12 30 (16.76%) Due Diligence
12 30 (16.76%) Media Streaming

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 5 (2.79%) CMS
1 5 (2.79%) SAS
1 5 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.79%) Umbraco
1 5 (2.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.56%) Confluence
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.79%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.76%) npm
2 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.79%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Office 365
5 2 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.76%) HTTP
2 11 (6.15%) Wireless
3 5 (2.79%) 3GPP
3 5 (2.79%) LTE
3 5 (2.79%) UMTS
3 5 (2.79%) WCDMA
3 5 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.23%) FTP
5 3 (1.68%) Firewall
5 3 (1.68%) SAN
6 2 (1.12%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) Relational Database
2 26 (14.53%) MySQL
3 20 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.26%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.70%) GIS
6 11 (6.15%) Apache Hive
6 11 (6.15%) Geospatial Data
6 11 (6.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.68%) Big Data
9 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.68%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.68%) Power BI
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.12%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 37 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.76%) gulp
2 30 (16.76%) Jasmine
2 30 (16.76%) Karma Test Runner
2 30 (16.76%) webpack
3 13 (7.26%) Mercurial
4 11 (6.15%) MSI
5 7 (3.91%) Selenium
6 6 (3.35%) JMeter
7 5 (2.79%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.79%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.79%) Maven
7 5 (2.79%) Robot Framework
7 5 (2.79%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.23%) JIRA
9 3 (1.68%) MSTest
10 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.56%) Subversion
10 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (29.05%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.70%) Electronics
4 8 (4.47%) Marketing
5 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.79%) Legal
7 4 (2.23%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (32.96%) Developer
2 30 (16.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 29 (16.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (13.41%) Analyst
4 24 (13.41%) Angular Developer
4 24 (13.41%) HTML CSS Developer
4 24 (13.41%) HTML Developer
4 24 (13.41%) React Developer
5 12 (6.70%) Data Analyst
5 12 (6.70%) Team Leader
6 11 (6.15%) Analytics Developer
6 11 (6.15%) Report Developer
7 10 (5.59%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Python Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.47%) Technical Team Leader
9 7 (3.91%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.91%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.93%) CSS
1 50 (27.93%) HTML
1 50 (27.93%) jQuery
2 45 (25.14%) HTML5
3 30 (16.76%) AngularJS
3 30 (16.76%) React
3 30 (16.76%) React Native
3 30 (16.76%) Redux
3 30 (16.76%) RESTful
3 30 (16.76%) Sass
3 30 (16.76%) Semantic HTML
4 24 (13.41%) Handlebars
5 20 (11.17%) Spring
6 13 (7.26%) CSS3
7 11 (6.15%) Google Maps API
8 8 (4.47%) XML
9 6 (3.35%) .NET
9 6 (3.35%) Web Services
10 5 (2.79%) J2EE
10 5 (2.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.76%) Media Streaming
1 30 (16.76%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.38%) Algorithms
3 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.70%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (5.59%) Data Structures
5 10 (5.59%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.03%) User Experience
7 5 (2.79%) NHS
7 5 (2.79%) SystemC
8 4 (2.23%) Optoelectronics
8 4 (2.23%) Photography
9 3 (1.68%) Replication
10 2 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.12%) Biotechnology
10 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Linux
1 19 (10.61%) Windows
2 13 (7.26%) Debian
3 11 (6.15%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.79%) Android
6 4 (2.23%) Unix
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.12%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.35%) Software Engineering
3 39 (21.79%) Front End Development
4 38 (21.23%) TDD
5 33 (18.44%) SDLC
6 30 (16.76%) Due Diligence
7 25 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (12.85%) Test Scripting
9 22 (12.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (11.17%) OO
11 18 (10.06%) Test Strategy
12 17 (9.50%) Analytics
12 17 (9.50%) Data Validation
13 16 (8.94%) MVC
14 15 (8.38%) Release Management
14 15 (8.38%) Test Automation
15 14 (7.82%) Logistics
16 13 (7.26%) OOP
17 12 (6.70%) Data Modelling
17 12 (6.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
2 30 (16.76%) ES6
2 30 (16.76%) TypeScript
3 29 (16.20%) Python
4 26 (14.53%) Java
4 26 (14.53%) SQL
5 24 (13.41%) C#
6 19 (10.61%) C
7 12 (6.70%) C++
8 8 (4.47%) Perl
9 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.79%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.79%) Tcl
10 5 (2.79%) VB
10 5 (2.79%) VBA
11 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (30.17%) Degree
2 11 (6.15%) PhD
2 11 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) CBAP
7 1 (0.56%) HNC
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.73%) QA
2 11 (6.15%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.47%) ARP4754
4 6 (3.35%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.68%) ISO 13485
5 3 (1.68%) PMO
6 2 (1.12%) GDPR
6 2 (1.12%) RMADS
7 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) SCCM
2 6 (3.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.12%) Ansible
3 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.94%) Google
3 5 (2.79%) Adobe
3 5 (2.79%) Cadence
3 5 (2.79%) Synopsys
4 4 (2.23%) Pardot
4 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle
5 3 (1.68%) SAP
5 3 (1.68%) Tableau
6 2 (1.12%) QNX
6 2 (1.12%) RedGate
6 2 (1.12%) Wind River
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Openreach
7 1 (0.56%) WatchGuard