Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 152 109
Rank change year-on-year +6 -43 +57
Permanent jobs citing Validation 64 60 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.51% 1.45% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.61% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 75
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £29,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -0.58%

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 3,823 3,717 4,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.93% 89.74% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,983 3,134 3,305
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 - 17 £45,000 -
Hatfield -27 10 £46,000 -16.36% 1
Radlett - 8 - -
St Albans - 8 £67,500 - 1
Potters Bar - 6 £60,000 -
Stevenage -22 3 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Letchworth +26 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +12 1 £47,500 +13.10%
Watford - 1 - - 1
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) Finance
3 28 (43.75%) Front End Development
4 24 (37.50%) jQuery
4 24 (37.50%) HTML
4 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 24 (37.50%) CSS
5 22 (34.38%) TDD
5 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
5 22 (34.38%) Due Diligence
6 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
7 17 (26.56%) HTTP
7 17 (26.56%) Media Streaming
7 17 (26.56%) npm
7 17 (26.56%) Redux
7 17 (26.56%) Handlebars
7 17 (26.56%) gulp
7 17 (26.56%) React Native
7 17 (26.56%) ES6
7 17 (26.56%) TypeScript
7 17 (26.56%) React
7 17 (26.56%) webpack
7 17 (26.56%) HTML5
7 17 (26.56%) Jasmine
7 17 (26.56%) Sass
7 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
7 17 (26.56%) Semantic HTML
7 17 (26.56%) Mobile App
7 17 (26.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (26.56%) RESTful

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 8 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 7 (10.94%) CMS
2 7 (10.94%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (10.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (10.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) npm
2 7 (10.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) HTTP
2 12 (18.75%) Wireless
3 9 (14.06%) Internet
4 8 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) Firewall
5 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (7.81%) Network Security
6 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.56%) ADSL
7 1 (1.56%) MPLS
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Power BI
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.56%) gulp
2 17 (26.56%) Jasmine
2 17 (26.56%) Karma Test Runner
2 17 (26.56%) webpack
3 7 (10.94%) MSI
4 6 (9.38%) InstallShield
4 6 (9.38%) JMeter
5 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.81%) Maven
5 5 (7.81%) Robot Framework
5 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Legal
2 7 (10.94%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (26.56%) Angular Developer
3 17 (26.56%) HTML CSS Developer
3 17 (26.56%) HTML Developer
3 17 (26.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (26.56%) React Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Applications Packager
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Security Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) CSS
1 24 (37.50%) HTML
1 24 (37.50%) jQuery
2 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
2 17 (26.56%) Handlebars
2 17 (26.56%) HTML5
2 17 (26.56%) React
2 17 (26.56%) React Native
2 17 (26.56%) Redux
2 17 (26.56%) RESTful
2 17 (26.56%) Sass
2 17 (26.56%) Semantic HTML
3 5 (7.81%) DOM
3 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
3 5 (7.81%) Java EE
3 5 (7.81%) Java SE
3 5 (7.81%) JAXB
3 5 (7.81%) SAX
3 5 (7.81%) Spring
3 5 (7.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Media Streaming
1 17 (26.56%) Mobile App
2 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
3 13 (20.31%) Client/Server
4 9 (14.06%) User Experience
5 8 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 6 (9.38%) Photography
7 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.81%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Front End Development
3 22 (34.38%) Due Diligence
3 22 (34.38%) TDD
4 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.06%) Change Management
5 9 (14.06%) Project Management
6 8 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 8 (12.50%) Server Management
6 8 (12.50%) Time Management
7 7 (10.94%) Analytics
7 7 (10.94%) Customer Insight
7 7 (10.94%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (10.94%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (10.94%) Information Security
7 7 (10.94%) Marketing Analytics
7 7 (10.94%) Marketing Strategy
7 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
7 7 (10.94%) SEO
7 7 (10.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.56%) ES6
2 17 (26.56%) TypeScript
3 13 (20.31%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 8 (12.50%) ACDT
1 8 (12.50%) ACHDS
1 8 (12.50%) ACTC
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
1 8 (12.50%) MCDST
1 8 (12.50%) MCP
1 8 (12.50%) MCSA
1 8 (12.50%) MCSE
1 8 (12.50%) MCSM
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CBAP
3 2 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) RMADS
4 1 (1.56%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Apple
2 8 (12.50%) Citrix
2 8 (12.50%) Lotus
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Remedy
3 7 (10.94%) Adobe
3 7 (10.94%) Google
4 6 (9.38%) Pardot
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Computacenter