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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > North East
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 86 69
Rank change year-on-year -23 -17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 11 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.72% 0.96% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.04% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 8
10th Percentile £22,125 £32,889 -
25th Percentile £23,813 £33,473 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,000 £39,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -29.11% +21.54% +1.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £40,250 £33,938
90th Percentile £76,000 £42,500 £34,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +6.38%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,483 1,054 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.07% 92.21% 92.76%
Number of salaries quoted 991 785 653
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £25,100
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £62,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Validation as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Validation in the North East.

Salary trend for Validation in the North East

Validation
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Validation in the North East over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -12 8 £40,250 +1.90% 1
Durham -13 4 £28,000 - 2
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Snow
4 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
4 3 (25.00%) DataOps
4 3 (25.00%) Storage Management
4 3 (25.00%) Power Platform
4 3 (25.00%) Power BI
4 3 (25.00%) Google
4 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) CMDB
4 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) Postman
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) TestNG
2 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Deskside Support
2 3 (25.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) CMDB
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) DataOps
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (25.00%) Storage Management
5 2 (16.67%) Fintech
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) Good Clinical Practice
2 1 (8.33%) HAZOP
2 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) Snow
3 2 (16.67%) FIS
3 2 (16.67%) WorldPay