The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 60 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.79% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -23.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 351 504 614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 92.61% 93.68% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 283 348 538
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Validation
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Validation in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (100.00%) Data Validation

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Report Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL