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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 59 79 73
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.18% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 491 667 661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 87.84% 88.81% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 417 494 585
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Northamptonshire

Validation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) TSYS
2 1 (33.33%) Gemalto
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) ISO22301
2 1 (33.33%) Personalization
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Personalization
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GCP
1 1 (33.33%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Gemalto
1 1 (33.33%) TSYS