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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 113 107 124
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 29 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.32% 2.03% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.35% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 22
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £37,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £50,000
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1925 2215 1889
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.86% 86.29% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1780 1472
Median salary £50,000 £52,135 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.09% +4.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Hertfordshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Hertfordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hatfield +26 15 £32,500 -53.57% 3
Stevenage -1 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Letchworth - 3 - -
Broxbourne - 2 £50,000 -
Welwyn - 2 £65,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £30,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Windows
3 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (21.43%) SCCM
5 11 (19.64%) C
5 11 (19.64%) SQL
6 10 (17.86%) Line Management
7 9 (16.07%) Degree
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
7 9 (16.07%) MSI
8 8 (14.29%) Workflow
8 8 (14.29%) SAP
8 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 8 (14.29%) Windows Vista
8 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 7 (12.50%) Application Packaging
9 7 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (12.50%) Middleware
9 7 (12.50%) InstallShield
9 7 (12.50%) Aerospace
9 7 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (10.71%) MATLAB
10 6 (10.71%) Simulink
10 6 (10.71%) Internet
10 6 (10.71%) C++
10 6 (10.71%) Linux
10 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.71%) Simulink
2 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) GNU Octave
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) GitHub
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) CDMA
2 3 (5.36%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (5.36%) TDMA
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) SpaceWire
3 2 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) BGP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.79%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) IPv4
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) OSPF
4 1 (1.79%) RIP
4 1 (1.79%) SNMP
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) GIS
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MSI
2 7 (12.50%) InstallShield
3 4 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Military
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Validation Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) FPGA Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Release Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Applications Packager
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Senior DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Packager
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) Django
2 2 (3.57%) Flask
2 2 (3.57%) JSON
2 2 (3.57%) RESTful
2 2 (3.57%) WinForms
3 1 (1.79%) Akka
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.36%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.36%) Verilog
3 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.57%) CESG
4 2 (3.57%) Handset
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) e-Health
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (17.86%) Line Management
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Workflow
5 7 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) UML
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.14%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) C
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) C++
2 6 (10.71%) MATLAB
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) Ada
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Fortran
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) ISEB
4 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) CBAP
5 3 (5.36%) CCNA
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.57%) MCDST
6 2 (3.57%) MCP
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) ISO13485
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO19770
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.36%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
4 3 (5.36%) Computacenter
4 3 (5.36%) Xilinx
5 2 (3.57%) Becrypt
5 2 (3.57%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya
6 1 (1.79%) BMC
6 1 (1.79%) CA
6 1 (1.79%) Express Metrix
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hitchin
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago