Period
to 22 July 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 81 113
Rank change year-on-year -38 +32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.60% 2.06% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.25% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 9
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £23,650
90th Percentile £54,875 £70,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 1,511 1,112 1,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.35% 91.45% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 979 1,162
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,903
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.06% -0.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £63,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -33 9 £42,500 +32.81% 6
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Automotive
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) MISRA
3 3 (30.00%) ISO 26262
3 3 (30.00%) Creative Thinking
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) FlexRay
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Social Gaming
5 1 (10.00%) Hazard Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (10.00%) Gherkin

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 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (30.00%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) DecisionStream
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (10.00%) Life Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (10.00%) Social Gaming
3 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (10.00%) Hazard Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 26262
1 3 (30.00%) MISRA
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau