Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 13 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 7.03% 14.22% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 16.58% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Stevenage median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £37,875 £36,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £44,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% +8.75%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 187 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 81.25% 85.78% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 77 136 144
Stevenage median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £21,700 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £54,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Stevenage

Validation
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Validation in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (55.56%) Aerospace
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (33.33%) SysML
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) MIL-STD-1553
4 2 (22.22%) SpaceWire
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) RMADS
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Aerospace
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Validation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test and Validation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) SysML
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS