Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 165 139
Rank change year-on-year +8 -26 +42
Permanent jobs citing Validation 57 48 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.28% 1.09% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.23% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 44
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -13.27% +40.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,400 £29,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £103,750
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% -

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 3,802 3,887 4,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 85.15% 88.38% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,211 3,214 3,576
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Hatfield +3 16 £39,000 +7.59%
Harpenden - 16 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn - 6 £35,000 -
Stevenage +6 2 - - 7
St Albans +1 2 £62,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -17 1 £42,000 -1.18%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £40,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £27,500 -
Watford - 1 £57,500 - 1
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 19 (33.33%) Finance
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) HTTP
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) CSS
3 16 (28.07%) HTML
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
3 16 (28.07%) Media Streaming
3 16 (28.07%) jQuery
3 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
3 16 (28.07%) RESTful
3 16 (28.07%) HTML5
3 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
3 16 (28.07%) Semantic HTML
3 16 (28.07%) Jasmine
3 16 (28.07%) Sass
3 16 (28.07%) Mobile App
3 16 (28.07%) Karma Test Runner
3 16 (28.07%) TypeScript
3 16 (28.07%) React
3 16 (28.07%) webpack
3 16 (28.07%) gulp
3 16 (28.07%) React Native
3 16 (28.07%) ES6
3 16 (28.07%) Redux
3 16 (28.07%) Front End Development
3 16 (28.07%) npm
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 14 (24.56%) MSI
5 14 (24.56%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) npm
2 1 (1.75%) Akamai
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Wireless
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.75%) ADSL
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) LTE
4 1 (1.75%) MPLS
4 1 (1.75%) UMTS
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Power BI
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
1 16 (28.07%) gulp
1 16 (28.07%) Jasmine
1 16 (28.07%) Karma Test Runner
1 16 (28.07%) webpack
2 14 (24.56%) MSI
3 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Data Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Excel Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Angular Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (17.54%) HTML CSS Developer
4 10 (17.54%) HTML Developer
4 10 (17.54%) React Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior React Developer
6 5 (8.77%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
1 16 (28.07%) CSS
1 16 (28.07%) HTML
1 16 (28.07%) HTML5
1 16 (28.07%) jQuery
1 16 (28.07%) React
1 16 (28.07%) React Native
1 16 (28.07%) Redux
1 16 (28.07%) RESTful
1 16 (28.07%) Sass
1 16 (28.07%) Semantic HTML
2 10 (17.54%) Handlebars
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Media Streaming
1 16 (28.07%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) SystemC
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) ASIC
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
1 14 (24.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Front End Development
2 16 (28.07%) TDD
3 14 (24.56%) Mathematics
3 14 (24.56%) Problem Management
3 14 (24.56%) Server Building
4 13 (22.81%) Data Cleansing
4 13 (22.81%) Data Management
5 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) SIEM
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Workflow
7 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.75%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) ES6
1 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
1 16 (28.07%) TypeScript
2 4 (7.02%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) Tcl
4 1 (1.75%) AWK
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) PhD
2 1 (1.75%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) MCSA
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Cadence
2 2 (3.51%) Synopsys
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) Cognos
3 1 (1.75%) EMC
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Splunk
3 1 (1.75%) Tableau
3 1 (1.75%) Veracode