Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 232 236
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 -35
Permanent jobs citing Validation 163 141 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.34% 1.07% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.21% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 104 118 85
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.05% +7.39% +3.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,925 £26,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £71,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -3.49%

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 10699 11661 13281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.06% 88.55% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8689 9618 10915
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +4 72 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hertfordshire -13 46 £41,000 -3.53% 11
Essex +21 21 £42,500 -20.93%
Norfolk +23 12 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Suffolk +3 8 £57,500 +27.78%
Bedfordshire +23 4 £35,000 -41.67%
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (35.58%) Software Engineering
2 56 (34.36%) Degree
3 52 (31.90%) Java
4 40 (24.54%) HTML
4 40 (24.54%) HTML5
4 40 (24.54%) Relational Database
5 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 39 (23.93%) OO
5 39 (23.93%) Spring
5 39 (23.93%) Logistics
6 37 (22.70%) MySQL
7 35 (21.47%) Linux
7 35 (21.47%) CSS
8 31 (19.02%) OOP
9 30 (18.40%) Finance
9 30 (18.40%) Debian
9 30 (18.40%) Release Management
9 30 (18.40%) jQuery
9 30 (18.40%) CSS3
9 30 (18.40%) Mercurial
10 28 (17.18%) Web Development
11 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (16.56%) TDD
11 27 (16.56%) Android
11 27 (16.56%) Android Development
12 22 (13.50%) Retail
13 21 (12.88%) Electronics
14 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
14 20 (12.27%) SQL
15 19 (11.66%) SDLC

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 9 (5.52%) IIS
2 6 (3.68%) Apache
3 4 (2.45%) SAS
4 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.84%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.84%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.84%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.61%) Akamai
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.61%) ADSL
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) MPLS
3 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.54%) Relational Database
2 37 (22.70%) MySQL
3 11 (6.75%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.52%) Geospatial Data
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.29%) GIS
6 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.84%) Redis
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 30 (18.40%) Mercurial
2 7 (4.29%) NUnit
2 7 (4.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.07%) MSI
5 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.45%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.61%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 30 (18.40%) Finance
2 22 (13.50%) Retail
3 21 (12.88%) Electronics
4 18 (11.04%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.52%) Banking
5 9 (5.52%) Marketing
6 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.23%) Advertising
8 2 (1.23%) Automotive
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (34.97%) Developer
2 36 (22.09%) Analyst
3 24 (14.72%) Graduate
3 24 (14.72%) Graduate Developer
4 23 (14.11%) Graduate Web Developer
4 23 (14.11%) Web Developer
5 12 (7.36%) Data Analyst
6 11 (6.75%) Design Engineer
6 11 (6.75%) User Experience Researcher
7 10 (6.13%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Administrator
8 9 (5.52%) Electronics Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 8 (4.91%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.54%) HTML
1 40 (24.54%) HTML5
2 39 (23.93%) Spring
3 35 (21.47%) CSS
4 30 (18.40%) CSS3
4 30 (18.40%) jQuery
5 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
6 10 (6.13%) Middleware
7 9 (5.52%) jBPM
7 9 (5.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (5.52%) Spring Batch
8 8 (4.91%) SOAP
9 7 (4.29%) Google Maps API
10 6 (3.68%) XML
11 3 (1.84%) .NET
11 3 (1.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (1.84%) NumPy
11 3 (1.84%) SciPy
11 3 (1.84%) STL
11 3 (1.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.36%) Life Science
3 11 (6.75%) User Experience
4 10 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.68%) VHDL
7 5 (3.07%) ASIC
8 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.45%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.23%) Optoelectronics
11 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
11 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.47%) Linux
2 30 (18.40%) Debian
3 27 (16.56%) Android
4 16 (9.82%) Windows
5 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.91%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.07%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) Software Engineering
2 39 (23.93%) Logistics
2 39 (23.93%) OO
3 31 (19.02%) OOP
4 30 (18.40%) Release Management
5 28 (17.18%) Web Development
6 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (16.56%) Android Development
6 27 (16.56%) TDD
7 19 (11.66%) SDLC
8 17 (10.43%) Analytics
9 16 (9.82%) Mathematics
9 16 (9.82%) Workflow
10 13 (7.98%) Data Analysis
10 13 (7.98%) Performance Testing
10 13 (7.98%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.36%) CAD
11 12 (7.36%) Customer-Centricity
12 11 (6.75%) Statistics
12 11 (6.75%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.90%) Java
2 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
3 20 (12.27%) SQL
4 16 (9.82%) C++
5 14 (8.59%) C
6 11 (6.75%) C#
7 9 (5.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.29%) Python
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.23%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) Ada
10 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.61%) AWK
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.61%) Scala
10 1 (0.61%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 56 (34.36%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.91%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (4.91%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.91%) Security+ Certification
4 7 (4.29%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) CCNA
6 2 (1.23%) CEH
6 2 (1.23%) CISA
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.23%) CISM
6 2 (1.23%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.29%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.07%) GMP
4 5 (3.07%) QA
5 4 (2.45%) GCP
5 4 (2.45%) GLP
5 4 (2.45%) GxP
5 4 (2.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.45%) SLA
6 3 (1.84%) GDPR
7 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.61%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.61%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (4.91%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (3.68%) vSphere
4 4 (2.45%) Firmware
5 3 (1.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.68%) SCCM
3 3 (1.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.36%) Oracle
3 10 (6.13%) Google
4 9 (5.52%) Cognizant
4 9 (5.52%) JD Edwards
4 9 (5.52%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (5.52%) Splunk
5 8 (4.91%) Dynatrace
5 8 (4.91%) EMC
5 8 (4.91%) Intel
6 5 (3.07%) SAP
7 4 (2.45%) Cisco
8 3 (1.84%) Software AG
8 3 (1.84%) webMethods
9 2 (1.23%) Lumension
9 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.23%) Symantec
9 2 (1.23%) Twitter
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) Veracode