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

Validation
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 268 216
Rank change year-on-year +63 -52 +12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 170 104 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.36% 0.82% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.93% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 136 73 103
East of England median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £43,641
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% -2.61% -3.02%
10th Percentile £29,406 £27,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £60,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -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 10,999 11,238 13,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.10% 88.81% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,891 9,139 10,547
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,050 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.99% +0.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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
Cambridgeshire +11 74 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Hertfordshire +9 73 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Suffolk +14 9 £24,750 -47.89% 2
Norfolk +27 7 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Essex +11 6 £38,500 +6.21% 5
Bedfordshire +30 1 £37,500 +38.89% 8
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 63 (37.06%) Degree
2 54 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 51 (30.00%) CSS
4 50 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 48 (28.24%) HTML
5 48 (28.24%) HTML5
6 47 (27.65%) jQuery
7 46 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (22.35%) Relational Database
9 37 (21.76%) MySQL
10 36 (21.18%) Finance
11 35 (20.59%) TDD
12 33 (19.41%) Java
13 31 (18.24%) Linux
13 31 (18.24%) OO
14 28 (16.47%) SDLC
15 26 (15.29%) Git (software)
15 26 (15.29%) Release Management
16 25 (14.71%) OOP
17 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
17 24 (14.12%) Windows
17 24 (14.12%) Spring
17 24 (14.12%) Logistics
17 24 (14.12%) Debian
17 24 (14.12%) Mercurial
17 24 (14.12%) CSS3
17 24 (14.12%) React
17 24 (14.12%) AngularJS
17 24 (14.12%) Front End Development
18 23 (13.53%) 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 3 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.76%) SAS
2 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.35%) npm
2 4 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) Akamai
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.94%) HTTP
2 7 (4.12%) Wireless
3 5 (2.94%) 3GPP
3 5 (2.94%) LTE
3 5 (2.94%) UMTS
3 5 (2.94%) WCDMA
4 3 (1.76%) SAN
5 2 (1.18%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.18%) FTP
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
6 1 (0.59%) ADSL
6 1 (0.59%) DNS
6 1 (0.59%) Firewall
6 1 (0.59%) MPLS
6 1 (0.59%) Network Security
6 1 (0.59%) VPN
6 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.35%) Relational Database
2 37 (21.76%) MySQL
3 14 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.06%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.47%) Apache Hive
5 11 (6.47%) Geospatial Data
5 11 (6.47%) GIS
5 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.76%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.76%) Redis
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.18%) Power BI
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) Big Data
9 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.59%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 26 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.12%) Mercurial
3 21 (12.35%) gulp
3 21 (12.35%) Jasmine
3 21 (12.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 21 (12.35%) webpack
4 13 (7.65%) MSI
5 3 (1.76%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.76%) NUnit
5 3 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.59%) MSTest
6 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (21.18%) Finance
2 15 (8.82%) Electronics
3 11 (6.47%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.71%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Automotive
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (33.53%) Developer
2 30 (17.65%) Analyst
3 21 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 15 (8.82%) Excel Analyst
6 14 (8.24%) Angular Developer
6 14 (8.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (8.24%) HTML CSS Developer
6 14 (8.24%) HTML Developer
6 14 (8.24%) React Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Administrator
7 12 (7.06%) Design Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Graduate
7 12 (7.06%) Team Leader
8 11 (6.47%) Analytics Developer
8 11 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (6.47%) Report Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Graduate Web Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.00%) CSS
2 48 (28.24%) HTML
2 48 (28.24%) HTML5
3 47 (27.65%) jQuery
4 24 (14.12%) AngularJS
4 24 (14.12%) CSS3
4 24 (14.12%) React
4 24 (14.12%) Spring
5 22 (12.94%) RESTful
6 21 (12.35%) React Native
6 21 (12.35%) Redux
6 21 (12.35%) Sass
6 21 (12.35%) Semantic HTML
7 14 (8.24%) Handlebars
8 11 (6.47%) Google Maps API
9 5 (2.94%) Web Services
10 3 (1.76%) Flask
10 3 (1.76%) NumPy
10 3 (1.76%) Pandas
10 3 (1.76%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Media Streaming
1 21 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.82%) Algorithms
3 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.47%) Data Structures
5 10 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (5.29%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.53%) Optoelectronics
9 5 (2.94%) SystemC
10 4 (2.35%) NHS
11 3 (1.76%) Life Science
11 3 (1.76%) Replication
11 3 (1.76%) User Experience
12 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.18%) Biotechnology
12 2 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.24%) Linux
2 24 (14.12%) Debian
2 24 (14.12%) Windows
3 16 (9.41%) Android
4 13 (7.65%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.18%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 46 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.59%) TDD
4 31 (18.24%) OO
5 28 (16.47%) SDLC
6 26 (15.29%) Release Management
7 25 (14.71%) OOP
8 24 (14.12%) Front End Development
8 24 (14.12%) Logistics
9 23 (13.53%) Mathematics
10 20 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (8.82%) Analytics
11 15 (8.82%) Data Management
11 15 (8.82%) Web Development
12 14 (8.24%) Android Development
12 14 (8.24%) Problem Management
13 13 (7.65%) Data Cleansing
13 13 (7.65%) Server Building
14 12 (7.06%) Data Analysis
14 12 (7.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.76%) JavaScript
2 33 (19.41%) Java
3 21 (12.35%) ES6
3 21 (12.35%) Python
3 21 (12.35%) TypeScript
4 19 (11.18%) C#
5 17 (10.00%) C++
6 15 (8.82%) SQL
7 11 (6.47%) C
8 9 (5.29%) Perl
9 5 (2.94%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.94%) Tcl
10 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.35%) VB
11 3 (1.76%) VBA
12 2 (1.18%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.18%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (37.06%) Degree
2 12 (7.06%) PhD
3 5 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.18%) CEH
6 2 (1.18%) CISA
6 2 (1.18%) CISM
6 2 (1.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.59%) ISEB
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.59%) MCSA
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.59%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.88%) QA
3 6 (3.53%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.18%) ISO 13485
5 2 (1.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.59%) GDPR
6 1 (0.59%) GMP
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.59%) MiFID
6 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.76%) Docker
4 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (7.65%) SCCM
2 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.47%) Google
3 6 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.94%) Cadence
4 5 (2.94%) Intel
4 5 (2.94%) Synopsys
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco
6 2 (1.18%) Lumension
6 2 (1.18%) QNX
6 2 (1.18%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) Symantec
6 2 (1.18%) Tableau
6 2 (1.18%) Wind River
7 1 (0.59%) Cognos
7 1 (0.59%) Facebook
7 1 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) RedGate
7 1 (0.59%) Splunk
7 1 (0.59%) Veracode