Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 110 124
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.51% 1.28% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.45% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 14
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +53.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £38,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,600 £58,750 £56,375
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +7.95% +3.53%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1169 1859 2231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.16% 88.31% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1424 1624
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Essex

Validation
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Essex.

Salary trend for Validation in Essex

Validation
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Essex over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Essex

Validation
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 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
Basildon +17 9 - -
Colchester - 9 £42,500 -
Chelmsford -14 2 £53,000 -7.83%
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) HTML5
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (42.86%) Spring Batch
3 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 9 (42.86%) PLM
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 9 (42.86%) Retail
3 9 (42.86%) Information Management
3 9 (42.86%) Spring
3 9 (42.86%) Logistics
3 9 (42.86%) jBPM
3 9 (42.86%) Life Science
3 9 (42.86%) Time Management
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (42.86%) PeopleSoft
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) IIS
3 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 9 (42.86%) Cognizant
3 9 (42.86%) JD Edwards

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (42.86%) IIS
2 6 (28.57%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (14.29%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Applications Support
2 10 (47.62%) Applications Support Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Support Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Support
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Web Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Web Applications Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Web Applications Support
4 4 (19.05%) Web Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) HTML5
2 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 9 (42.86%) jBPM
2 9 (42.86%) Middleware
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (42.86%) Spring
2 9 (42.86%) Spring Batch
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
3 6 (28.57%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (42.86%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 9 (42.86%) Information Management
1 9 (42.86%) Logistics
1 9 (42.86%) PLM
1 9 (42.86%) Time Management
2 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cognizant
1 9 (42.86%) JD Edwards
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
1 9 (42.86%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (38.10%) Dynatrace
2 8 (38.10%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) Google
3 3 (14.29%) Software AG
3 3 (14.29%) webMethods
4 1 (4.76%) SAP