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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 173 193
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 67 106 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.10% 1.44% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.64% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 45
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% -6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £22,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,400 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 5331 6473 6422
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.25% 87.88% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4231 5117 5121
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Hertfordshire -3 28 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Cambridgeshire +16 26 £55,000 +26.02% 7
Bedfordshire +18 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Essex +11 4 £45,000 +7.78% 1
Suffolk +19 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (28.69%) SQL
2 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.23%) Degree
3 24 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.03%) Workflow
5 20 (16.39%) Finance
5 20 (16.39%) Project Management
6 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
6 19 (15.57%) Software Engineering
7 18 (14.75%) Java
7 18 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (12.30%) C++
9 14 (11.48%) Windows
10 13 (10.66%) ITIL
10 13 (10.66%) C
10 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.84%) SAP
11 12 (9.84%) SCCM
11 12 (9.84%) Line Management
12 11 (9.02%) Oracle
12 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
13 10 (8.20%) C#
13 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
13 10 (8.20%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.20%) Legal
13 10 (8.20%) Mathematics
14 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
14 9 (7.38%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (7.38%) Data Centre
14 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery

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 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) Simulink
3 5 (4.10%) MS Office
3 5 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.46%) GNU Octave
6 2 (1.64%) MS Project
6 2 (1.64%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.46%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.46%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) GitHub
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Internet
2 3 (2.46%) 2G
2 3 (2.46%) 3G
2 3 (2.46%) 3GPP
2 3 (2.46%) CDMA
2 3 (2.46%) GSM
2 3 (2.46%) LTE
2 3 (2.46%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (2.46%) TDMA
2 3 (2.46%) VPN
2 3 (2.46%) WCDMA
3 2 (1.64%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) SpaceWire
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.82%) RIP
4 1 (0.82%) SNMP
4 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.82%) WPA
4 1 (0.82%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.28%) GIS
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.46%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MSI
2 7 (5.74%) InstallShield
2 7 (5.74%) NUnit
2 7 (5.74%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.46%) JIRA
5 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.64%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.82%) Ant
6 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.82%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.82%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) Subversion
6 1 (0.82%) Toad
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Legal
3 7 (5.74%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.92%) Billing
5 5 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.28%) Banking
6 4 (3.28%) Electronics
6 4 (3.28%) Retail
7 3 (2.46%) Law
7 3 (2.46%) Military
8 2 (1.64%) Automotive
8 2 (1.64%) Front Office
8 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Analyst
2 11 (9.02%) Developer
3 8 (6.56%) Business Analyst
3 8 (6.56%) Software Engineer
4 7 (5.74%) Applications Packager
4 7 (5.74%) C# Developer
4 7 (5.74%) C++ Developer
4 7 (5.74%) C++/C# Developer
4 7 (5.74%) C++/Java Developer
4 7 (5.74%) Developer in Test
4 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
5 6 (4.92%) Architect
5 6 (4.92%) Design Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Designer
6 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.10%) Senior Designer
6 5 (4.10%) Senior UX Designer
6 5 (4.10%) UX Designer
7 4 (3.28%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) .NET
1 7 (5.74%) CSS
1 7 (5.74%) HTML
1 7 (5.74%) Middleware
2 6 (4.92%) HTML5
3 5 (4.10%) XML
4 2 (1.64%) Django
4 2 (1.64%) Flask
4 2 (1.64%) JSON
4 2 (1.64%) RESTful
4 2 (1.64%) WinForms
5 1 (0.82%) Akka
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.82%) CSS3
5 1 (0.82%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.82%) jQuery
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.82%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
1 9 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.10%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.28%) Life Science
6 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.46%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.46%) Verilog
6 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.64%) CESG
7 2 (1.64%) Handset
7 2 (1.64%) NHS
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.82%) APACS
8 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.82%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Linux
2 8 (6.56%) Windows Vista
3 6 (4.92%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Debian
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.03%) Workflow
3 20 (16.39%) Project Management
4 19 (15.57%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (10.66%) ITIL
6 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.84%) Line Management
8 10 (8.20%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
8 10 (8.20%) Mathematics
9 9 (7.38%) Information Security
9 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.56%) Regression Testing
10 8 (6.56%) Smoke Testing
11 7 (5.74%) Application Packaging
11 7 (5.74%) Code Coverage
11 7 (5.74%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (5.74%) User Stories
11 7 (5.74%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) SQL
2 18 (14.75%) Java
3 15 (12.30%) C++
4 13 (10.66%) C
5 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.20%) C#
7 6 (4.92%) MATLAB
8 5 (4.10%) Python
9 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.64%) Ada
10 2 (1.64%) VB
11 1 (0.82%) Fortran
11 1 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (26.23%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) ISEB
3 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) ACCA
5 3 (2.46%) CBAP
5 3 (2.46%) CCNA
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.46%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.64%) HNC
6 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.64%) MCDST
6 2 (1.64%) MCP
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.82%) CCIE
7 1 (0.82%) CCNP
7 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 5 (4.10%) SLA
4 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.28%) PMO
5 3 (2.46%) GxP
6 2 (1.64%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.64%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.82%) GAMP
7 1 (0.82%) ISO19770
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.10%) Firmware
4 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.82%) KVM
5 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) SCCM
2 9 (7.38%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (5.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.82%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 1 (0.82%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) SAP
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle
4 5 (4.10%) Cisco
4 5 (4.10%) RedGate
5 4 (3.28%) EMC
5 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.46%) Avaya
6 3 (2.46%) Computacenter
6 3 (2.46%) Xilinx
7 2 (1.64%) Becrypt
7 2 (1.64%) Google
7 2 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.64%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) BMC
8 1 (0.82%) CA
8 1 (0.82%) Cognos
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.82%) Remedy
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