Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 177 170
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7 -29
Permanent jobs citing Validation 58 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.50% 1.06% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.19% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 39
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £24,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £94,125 £65,125 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.43% -11.05% +9.20%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,497 3,956 4,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.43% 88.84% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 3,338 3,336
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Watford +5 14 £75,000 +30.43%
Radlett - 12 - -
Harpenden +13 7 £45,000 -14.29%
Hatfield -4 7 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £80,000 -
St Albans +7 4 - -
Letchworth - 4 - - 1
Stevenage +10 2 £46,250 - 4
Potters Bar - 1 £60,000 -
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 19 (32.76%) Windows
4 18 (31.03%) Java
5 17 (29.31%) Client/Server
6 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (27.59%) Internet
6 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
8 14 (24.14%) Front End Development
8 14 (24.14%) Remedy
8 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (22.41%) TDD
9 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
9 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
10 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
10 12 (20.69%) Degree
10 12 (20.69%) Time Management
10 12 (20.69%) MCSM
10 12 (20.69%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (20.69%) Due Diligence
10 12 (20.69%) Server Management
10 12 (20.69%) ACTC
10 12 (20.69%) ACHDS
10 12 (20.69%) ACDT
10 12 (20.69%) MCDST
10 12 (20.69%) Wireless
10 12 (20.69%) Identity Management
10 12 (20.69%) Change Management

Validation
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.69%) IBM Notes
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) npm
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Internet
2 12 (20.69%) Ethernet
2 12 (20.69%) LAN
2 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.69%) Wireless
3 7 (12.07%) HTTP
4 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.62%) Network Security
5 3 (5.17%) ADSL
5 3 (5.17%) MPLS
5 3 (5.17%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) Power BI
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) gulp
2 7 (12.07%) Jasmine
2 7 (12.07%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (12.07%) webpack
3 6 (10.34%) Maven
4 4 (6.90%) MSI
5 3 (5.17%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Deskside Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Angular Developer
5 7 (12.07%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (12.07%) HTML Developer
5 7 (12.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (12.07%) React Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (8.62%) IT Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (5.17%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) CSS
1 8 (13.79%) HTML
1 8 (13.79%) jQuery
2 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
2 7 (12.07%) Handlebars
2 7 (12.07%) HTML5
2 7 (12.07%) React
2 7 (12.07%) React Native
2 7 (12.07%) Redux
2 7 (12.07%) RESTful
2 7 (12.07%) Sass
2 7 (12.07%) Semantic HTML
3 6 (10.34%) DOM
3 6 (10.34%) Java EE
3 6 (10.34%) Java SE
3 6 (10.34%) JDBC
3 6 (10.34%) Spring
3 6 (10.34%) Spring Boot
3 6 (10.34%) Spring MVC
3 6 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 17 (29.31%) Client/Server
3 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
4 12 (20.69%) Blackberry
5 7 (12.07%) Media Streaming
5 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
6 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) FMCG
8 1 (1.72%) Photography
8 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Front End Development
3 13 (22.41%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) Change Management
4 12 (20.69%) Due Diligence
4 12 (20.69%) Identity Management
4 12 (20.69%) Server Management
4 12 (20.69%) Time Management
5 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
7 9 (15.52%) TOGAF
8 8 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.34%) BDD
9 6 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (10.34%) MVC
9 6 (10.34%) Scrum
9 6 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (10.34%) User Stories
9 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
2 10 (17.24%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) ES6
4 7 (12.07%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) A+ Certification
1 12 (20.69%) ACDT
1 12 (20.69%) ACHDS
1 12 (20.69%) ACTC
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
1 12 (20.69%) MCDST
1 12 (20.69%) MCP
1 12 (20.69%) MCSA
1 12 (20.69%) MCSE
1 12 (20.69%) MCSM
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (20.69%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (5.17%) CBAP
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) SLA
2 5 (8.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.72%) GAMP
3 1 (1.72%) GMP
3 1 (1.72%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.69%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
1 14 (24.14%) Remedy
2 12 (20.69%) Apple
2 12 (20.69%) Citrix
2 12 (20.69%) Lotus
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle
3 8 (13.79%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Pardot