The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 53 67 72
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.95% 1.72% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.83% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -32.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - -10.61%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 237 601 563
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 75.24% 93.76% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 225 399 520
Median salary £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.11% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,540 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Validation
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Validation in Guildford

Validation
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Guildford over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Guildford

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) OLTP
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Batch

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (50.00%) GemFire
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Kafka
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Batch
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) API Design
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CRISC
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (50.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat