Period
to 22 July 2017

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

Validation
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 112 108
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 25 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.06% 0.52% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.60% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 6
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +22.95% +42.69%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,650 £26,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £55,000 £35,438
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1088 1336 1352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 89.55% 87.21% 85.73%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1162 1124
North East median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,400 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in the North East

Validation
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Validation in the North East

Validation
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in the North East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in the North East

Validation
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Tyne and Wear +36 17 £32,000 -25.15% 1
Durham -12 4 £33,500 +36.73%
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Validation.

1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) TOGAF
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) SLA
5 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 7 (28.00%) SOA
6 7 (28.00%) Documentum
6 7 (28.00%) SOAP
6 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (28.00%) Citrix
6 7 (28.00%) EMC
6 7 (28.00%) Middleware
6 7 (28.00%) Quality Management
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (28.00%) Puppet
6 7 (28.00%) REST
6 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (28.00%) Build Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
6 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (28.00%) Data Management
6 7 (28.00%) BPEL
6 7 (28.00%) Document Management
6 7 (28.00%) Selenium

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (28.00%) Documentum
1 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) VoIP
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (16.00%) NGN
4 4 (16.00%) PBX
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Pega Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) Middleware
2 7 (28.00%) REST
2 7 (28.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) TOGAF
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (28.00%) BPEL
3 7 (28.00%) BPMN
3 7 (28.00%) Build Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Case Management
3 7 (28.00%) Data Management
3 7 (28.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Document Management
3 7 (28.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 7 (28.00%) QMS
3 7 (28.00%) Quality Management
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) SOA
4 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) CCDE
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
2 7 (28.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
2 7 (28.00%) EMC
2 7 (28.00%) Pega
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Tableau
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
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