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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 144 226
Rank change year-on-year -34 +82  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 84 125 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.35% 1.85% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.12% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 51 91 42
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,300
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5480 5908 7083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.03% 87.64% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4436 4963 5802
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 31 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hertfordshire -44 30 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Essex -4 14 £42,500 +3.65% 2
Suffolk -11 6 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bedfordshire +19 3 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Validation.

1 41 (27.15%) Degree
2 38 (25.17%) Finance
2 38 (25.17%) SQL
3 37 (24.50%) Software Engineering
4 30 (19.87%) Java
5 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
6 24 (15.89%) Computer Science
6 24 (15.89%) Workflow
7 23 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
9 20 (13.25%) Project Management
10 19 (12.58%) JavaScript
10 19 (12.58%) Linux
10 19 (12.58%) Data Analysis
10 19 (12.58%) SDLC
11 18 (11.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (11.26%) Relational Database
12 17 (11.26%) ITIL
12 17 (11.26%) C++
12 17 (11.26%) MySQL
12 17 (11.26%) E-Commerce
13 16 (10.60%) Analytics
14 15 (9.93%) Test Automation
15 14 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (9.27%) OO
15 14 (9.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (9.27%) Service Delivery
15 14 (9.27%) Manufacturing
16 13 (8.61%) Mathematics

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 13 (8.61%) IIS
2 10 (6.62%) Apache
3 3 (1.99%) JBoss
3 3 (1.99%) SAS
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.32%) GNU Octave
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.99%) SessionCam
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.66%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (1.32%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.26%) MySQL
2 17 (11.26%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.62%) GIS
4 8 (5.30%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) NUnit
1 11 (7.28%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (7.28%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.62%) Mercurial
2 10 (6.62%) SoapUI
3 7 (4.64%) MSI
4 5 (3.31%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.99%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.66%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 38 (25.17%) Finance
2 14 (9.27%) Manufacturing
2 14 (9.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (5.96%) Electronics
4 7 (4.64%) Marketing
4 7 (4.64%) Retail
5 6 (3.97%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.31%) Legal
7 4 (2.65%) Billing
8 3 (1.99%) Banking
9 2 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (1.32%) Law
10 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Analyst
2 31 (20.53%) Developer
3 13 (8.61%) Applications Support
3 13 (8.61%) Applications Support Analyst
3 13 (8.61%) Support Analyst
4 11 (7.28%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.28%) C# Developer
4 11 (7.28%) Developer in Test
4 11 (7.28%) Graduate
5 10 (6.62%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (6.62%) Graduate Web Developer
5 10 (6.62%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.62%) Web Developer
6 9 (5.96%) C++ Developer
6 9 (5.96%) C++/C# Developer
6 9 (5.96%) C++/Java Developer
7 8 (5.30%) Architect
8 7 (4.64%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Report Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) CSS
2 11 (7.28%) HTML
2 11 (7.28%) HTML5
2 11 (7.28%) Spring
3 10 (6.62%) CSS3
3 10 (6.62%) jQuery
3 10 (6.62%) SOAP
3 10 (6.62%) XML
4 8 (5.30%) .NET
5 7 (4.64%) Google Maps API
5 7 (4.64%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) Django
6 2 (1.32%) Flask
6 2 (1.32%) J2EE
6 2 (1.32%) JSON
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.32%) REST
6 2 (1.32%) RESTful
6 2 (1.32%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.89%) Computer Science
2 23 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.61%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.95%) User Experience
5 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.97%) Pharmacovigilance
6 5 (3.31%) Life Science
7 4 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.99%) VHDL
9 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.32%) Replication
10 1 (0.66%) APACS
10 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.66%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.58%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Windows
3 10 (6.62%) Android
3 10 (6.62%) Debian
4 5 (3.31%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.32%) Unix
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.50%) Software Engineering
2 24 (15.89%) Workflow
3 23 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.25%) Project Management
5 19 (12.58%) Data Analysis
5 19 (12.58%) SDLC
6 18 (11.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (11.26%) E-Commerce
7 17 (11.26%) ITIL
8 16 (10.60%) Analytics
9 15 (9.93%) Test Automation
10 14 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (9.27%) OO
10 14 (9.27%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.61%) Code Coverage
11 13 (8.61%) Mathematics
11 13 (8.61%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (7.95%) Financial Modelling
12 12 (7.95%) Performance Testing
12 12 (7.95%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.17%) SQL
2 30 (19.87%) Java
3 19 (12.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.26%) C++
5 13 (8.61%) C#
6 4 (2.65%) C
6 4 (2.65%) Python
7 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.32%) Perl
8 2 (1.32%) PHP
8 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (27.15%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.97%) ISEB
4 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.65%) CBAP
6 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) ACCA
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) SLA
2 7 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.97%) GxP
3 6 (3.97%) QA
4 5 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.65%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.99%) GCP
6 3 (1.99%) GLP
6 3 (1.99%) GMP
7 2 (1.32%) GDPR
7 2 (1.32%) ISO 13485
7 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.32%) MIL-STD-1553
7 2 (1.32%) PMO
8 1 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.66%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (6.62%) vSphere
2 8 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.99%) Firmware
5 2 (1.32%) Docker
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.28%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (7.28%) SCCM
2 5 (3.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.99%) Puppet
4 2 (1.32%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Aspera SmartTrack
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) SAP
3 12 (7.95%) Dynatrace
3 12 (7.95%) Splunk
4 11 (7.28%) Oracle
5 10 (6.62%) Google
6 6 (3.97%) EMC
7 5 (3.31%) RedGate
8 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.99%) Software AG
8 3 (1.99%) webMethods
9 2 (1.32%) Avaya
9 2 (1.32%) CA
9 2 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco
9 2 (1.32%) Cognos
9 2 (1.32%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 2 (1.32%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.66%) Express Metrix
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