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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.10% 1.21% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.35% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Median salary £26,750 £48,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.27% +51.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £50,000 £34,175
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 391 445 496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.93% 89.72% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 356 390 432
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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
South Shields +3 3 £22,500 -44.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 2 £32,500 -32.29% 3
Validation
North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (16.67%) BCP
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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