The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 85
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.36% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.41% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £35,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -39.13%  
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 925 974 1082
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 89.81% 88.79% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 731 713 813
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) assyst
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Data Analyst
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware