The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 65 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.24% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.13% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £15,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +133.33%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 531 802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 88.80% 80.82% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 530 446 678
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in South Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Doncaster - 7 £40,000 -
Sheffield -11 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 - -
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 19 (76.00%) C
1 19 (76.00%) C++
1 19 (76.00%) Bluetooth
1 19 (76.00%) Ethernet
1 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
1 19 (76.00%) Firmware
1 19 (76.00%) Embedded C
1 19 (76.00%) Embedded C++
1 19 (76.00%) Wireless
1 19 (76.00%) Electronics
1 19 (76.00%) Manufacturing
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
1 19 (76.00%) ZigBee
1 19 (76.00%) Home Automation
1 19 (76.00%) ANSI C
1 19 (76.00%) RS-232
1 19 (76.00%) RS-485
1 19 (76.00%) RS-422
1 19 (76.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) VBA
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Bluetooth
1 19 (76.00%) Ethernet
1 19 (76.00%) RS-232
1 19 (76.00%) RS-422
1 19 (76.00%) RS-485
1 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
1 19 (76.00%) Wireless
1 19 (76.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (76.00%) Electronics
1 19 (76.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 19 (76.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 19 (76.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 19 (76.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (76.00%) Home Automation
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
3 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Product Management
3 4 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.00%) SDLC
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) ANSI C
1 19 (76.00%) C
1 19 (76.00%) C++
1 19 (76.00%) Embedded C
1 19 (76.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (16.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Siemens