Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 75 91
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 14 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.23% 2.13% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.35% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 10
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £69,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.28% +155.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £35,625 £25,750
90th Percentile £44,500 £70,250 £41,375
North East median annual salary £35,250 £62,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -43.60% +131.48% -25.04%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,072 937 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.45% 90.88% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 884 823 786
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,325 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,000 £59,375
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Validation in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 12 £35,000 -49.28% 6
Gateshead +20 2 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Validation
North East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) SLA
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSA
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) Skype
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
2 6 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSA
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) EMC