The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 51
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.02% - 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% - 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 179 288 367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 90.86% 93.51% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 96 232 320
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Luton

Validation
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Validation in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) PMO
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery Management

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Office Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Office Support
2 2 (22.22%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
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