The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 43 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.46% 3.79% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 4.33% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 5
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -20.56%  
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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 369 485 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 90.00% 87.55% 85.09%
Number of salaries quoted 342 453 514
Median salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.32% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Validation
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Validation in Suffolk

Validation
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Suffolk over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Suffolk

Validation
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 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
Ipswich +1 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Validation
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Contract Management
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) BPMN
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Trillium
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) IBM

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Contract Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) BPMN
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
3 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Trillium