The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.10% 0.72% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.82% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 10
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +50.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,013 £36,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,500 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 755 855 975
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 91.96% 88.05% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 640 726 864
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in North Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in North Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Selby - 4 £35,000 -
York +12 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Middlesbrough - 2 £29,013 -
Harrogate +6 1 £40,000 -8.57%
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (54.55%) Data Validation
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Power BI
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) MDX
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Pega

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) IPv6
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Power BI
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
1 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) F#
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Pega
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com