Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 59 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.51% 2.75% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.86% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 0
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £41,562 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.25% - -
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £25,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +80.00% -21.88% -14.67%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 351 525 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 89.09% 96.15% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 289 481 309
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £57,500 £53,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,875
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +2.43%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Stoke-on-Trent

Validation
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Validation in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) DMAIC
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) DMAIC
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft