Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 158 110
Rank change year-on-year +18 -48 +66
Permanent jobs citing Validation 77 60 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.41% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.56% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 65 33 76
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,500 £60,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%

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 3,980 3,850 4,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.98% 90.19% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,269 3,236 3,489
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Harpenden - 26 £45,000 -
Hatfield -27 16 £46,000 -14.42% 2
Stevenage -12 7 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Potters Bar - 6 £60,000 -
St Albans - 4 £67,500 - 1
Letchworth +21 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £47,500 - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) Finance
3 37 (48.05%) Front End Development
4 33 (42.86%) jQuery
4 33 (42.86%) HTML
4 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 33 (42.86%) CSS
5 31 (40.26%) TDD
5 31 (40.26%) Git (software)
6 26 (33.77%) RESTful
6 26 (33.77%) HTML5
6 26 (33.77%) Jasmine
6 26 (33.77%) AngularJS
6 26 (33.77%) Semantic HTML
6 26 (33.77%) Sass
6 26 (33.77%) Mobile App
6 26 (33.77%) Karma Test Runner
6 26 (33.77%) TypeScript
6 26 (33.77%) React
6 26 (33.77%) webpack
6 26 (33.77%) gulp
6 26 (33.77%) React Native
6 26 (33.77%) ES6
6 26 (33.77%) Redux
6 26 (33.77%) npm
6 26 (33.77%) Due Diligence
6 26 (33.77%) Media Streaming
6 26 (33.77%) HTTP
7 22 (28.57%) Handlebars
8 12 (15.58%) Degree

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 7 (9.09%) CMS
1 7 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.77%) npm
2 7 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.77%) HTTP
2 9 (11.69%) Wireless
3 5 (6.49%) 3GPP
3 5 (6.49%) LTE
3 5 (6.49%) UMTS
3 5 (6.49%) WCDMA
4 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
1 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
2 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Git (software)
2 26 (33.77%) gulp
2 26 (33.77%) Jasmine
2 26 (33.77%) Karma Test Runner
2 26 (33.77%) webpack
3 10 (12.99%) MSI
4 6 (7.79%) JMeter
5 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.49%) InstallShield
5 5 (6.49%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.49%) Maven
5 5 (6.49%) Robot Framework
5 5 (6.49%) Selenium
5 5 (6.49%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 39 (50.65%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Electronics
2 7 (9.09%) Legal
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (33.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (28.57%) Angular Developer
4 22 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
4 22 (28.57%) HTML Developer
4 22 (28.57%) React Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Applications Packager
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Design Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Hardware Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Junior
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) CSS
1 33 (42.86%) HTML
1 33 (42.86%) jQuery
2 26 (33.77%) AngularJS
2 26 (33.77%) HTML5
2 26 (33.77%) React
2 26 (33.77%) React Native
2 26 (33.77%) Redux
2 26 (33.77%) RESTful
2 26 (33.77%) Sass
2 26 (33.77%) Semantic HTML
3 22 (28.57%) Handlebars
4 5 (6.49%) DOM
4 5 (6.49%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.49%) J2EE
4 5 (6.49%) JAXB
4 5 (6.49%) JDBC
4 5 (6.49%) SAX
4 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
4 5 (6.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Media Streaming
1 26 (33.77%) Mobile App
2 11 (14.29%) User Experience
3 10 (12.99%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (7.79%) Photography
5 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.49%) SystemC
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
1 5 (6.49%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.05%) Front End Development
3 31 (40.26%) TDD
4 26 (33.77%) Due Diligence
5 11 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.99%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) Workflow
8 8 (10.39%) Project Management
8 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.09%) Analytics
9 7 (9.09%) Customer Insight
9 7 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
9 7 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
9 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.09%) SEO
9 7 (9.09%) Web Design
10 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 26 (33.77%) ES6
2 26 (33.77%) TypeScript
3 10 (12.99%) Python
3 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 5 (6.49%) C++
4 5 (6.49%) Java
4 5 (6.49%) MATLAB
4 5 (6.49%) Perl
4 5 (6.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) PhD
3 2 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CBAP
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) RMADS
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Adobe
2 7 (9.09%) Google
3 6 (7.79%) Pardot
4 5 (6.49%) Cadence
4 5 (6.49%) Synopsys
5 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.30%) SAP