The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / Middlesex
Rank - 29 27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.56% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 90 129 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 92.78% 72.47% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 73 118 143
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £130,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Validation
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Salary trend for Validation in Middlesex

Validation
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA