Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Validation
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 2.72% 1.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Lincolnshire median annual salary £19,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.29% - -
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% +14.29%

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lincolnshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 221 278 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 85.99% 81.76% 88.36%
Number of salaries quoted 173 255 168
Lincolnshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,600 £22,100 £21,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,250 £52,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Lincolnshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Lincolnshire

Validation
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Scunthorpe - 2 £19,000 -
Validation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (71.43%) Automotive
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Smart Meter
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) FogBugz
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) TestRail
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) FogBugz
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (28.57%) TestRail
General
1 5 (71.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Smart Meter
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA