Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 164 137
Rank change year-on-year +23 -27 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 68 46 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.70% 1.10% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.24% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 62
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% +6.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £30,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £69,125 £61,125
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +1.12%

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 3,597 3,695 3,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.77% 88.12% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,792 3,137 3,229
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 £75,000 £71,250 £72,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Radlett - 12 - -
Harpenden - 11 £45,000 -
Watford +8 10 £80,000 +39.13% 2
Hatfield -13 9 £46,750 -15.00% 1
Potters Bar - 6 £60,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -25 5 £80,000 +213.73% 1
St Albans - 5 £37,500 -
Letchworth - 3 - -
Stevenage +10 2 £46,250 - 9
Hemel Hempstead +12 1 £47,500 +13.10% 1
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
3 22 (32.35%) Front End Development
4 20 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 19 (27.94%) Windows
6 18 (26.47%) CSS
6 18 (26.47%) HTML
6 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.47%) jQuery
7 17 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 17 (25.00%) Java
7 17 (25.00%) Client/Server
8 16 (23.53%) Internet
8 16 (23.53%) TDD
8 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 16 (23.53%) Degree
8 16 (23.53%) Due Diligence
9 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
9 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (20.59%) Remedy
11 13 (19.12%) Wireless
11 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
12 12 (17.65%) Apple iOS
12 12 (17.65%) Time Management
12 12 (17.65%) MCDST
12 12 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (17.65%) MCSM
12 12 (17.65%) Network+ Certification

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 (17.65%) IBM Notes
2 7 (10.29%) CMS
2 7 (10.29%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (10.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (10.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) npm
2 7 (10.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Internet
2 13 (19.12%) Wireless
3 12 (17.65%) Ethernet
3 12 (17.65%) LAN
3 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 11 (16.18%) HTTP
5 5 (7.35%) Firewall
5 5 (7.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.35%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) ADSL
6 3 (4.41%) MPLS
6 3 (4.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Power BI
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.18%) gulp
2 11 (16.18%) Jasmine
2 11 (16.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 11 (16.18%) webpack
3 6 (8.82%) MSI
4 5 (7.35%) InstallShield
4 5 (7.35%) Maven
5 3 (4.41%) JMeter
6 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.94%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.94%) Robot Framework
6 2 (2.94%) Selenium
6 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Legal
2 7 (10.29%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (17.65%) Deskside Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 11 (16.18%) Angular Developer
4 11 (16.18%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (16.18%) HTML Developer
4 11 (16.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (16.18%) React Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Applications Packager
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Developer
9 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) CSS
1 18 (26.47%) HTML
1 18 (26.47%) jQuery
2 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
2 11 (16.18%) Handlebars
2 11 (16.18%) HTML5
2 11 (16.18%) React
2 11 (16.18%) React Native
2 11 (16.18%) Redux
2 11 (16.18%) RESTful
2 11 (16.18%) Sass
2 11 (16.18%) Semantic HTML
3 5 (7.35%) DOM
3 5 (7.35%) J2EE
3 5 (7.35%) Java EE
3 5 (7.35%) Java SE
3 5 (7.35%) JDBC
3 5 (7.35%) Spring
3 5 (7.35%) Spring MVC
3 5 (7.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 17 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 17 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 12 (17.65%) Blackberry
4 11 (16.18%) Media Streaming
4 11 (16.18%) Mobile App
5 7 (10.29%) User Experience
6 6 (8.82%) Photography
7 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.35%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Front End Development
3 16 (23.53%) Due Diligence
3 16 (23.53%) TDD
4 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
5 12 (17.65%) Change Management
5 12 (17.65%) Identity Management
5 12 (17.65%) Project Management
5 12 (17.65%) Server Management
5 12 (17.65%) Time Management
6 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 8 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 7 (10.29%) Analytics
9 7 (10.29%) Customer Insight
9 7 (10.29%) Marketing Analytics
9 7 (10.29%) Marketing Strategy
9 7 (10.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (16.18%) ES6
3 11 (16.18%) TypeScript
4 9 (13.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) A+ Certification
2 12 (17.65%) ACDT
2 12 (17.65%) ACHDS
2 12 (17.65%) ACTC
2 12 (17.65%) MCDST
2 12 (17.65%) MCP
2 12 (17.65%) MCSA
2 12 (17.65%) MCSE
2 12 (17.65%) MCSM
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.65%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.94%) CBAP
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) SLA
2 5 (7.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.47%) GAMP
3 1 (1.47%) GMP
3 1 (1.47%) GxP
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Remedy
3 12 (17.65%) Apple
3 12 (17.65%) Citrix
3 12 (17.65%) Lotus
3 12 (17.65%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Adobe
4 7 (10.29%) Google
5 6 (8.82%) Pardot
5 6 (8.82%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.47%) Computacenter