Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 206 227
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.45% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.49% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 33
Leeds median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +24.14%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £78,750 £57,400
West Yorkshire median annual salary £48,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.79% -4.44% +8.43%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4558 4855 6398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.27% 90.56% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3831 4157 5088
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Leeds

Validation
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Leeds.

Salary trend for Validation in Leeds

Validation
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (26.67%) Service Design
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Intranet
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) Replication
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) SNMP
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
1 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
1 2 (13.33%) OSPF
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Change Manager
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Change Manager
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Service Design
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SDET
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) LINC
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Aruba
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SAP