Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 102 73
Rank change year-on-year +41 -29 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 26 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.85% 0.60% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 0.65% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.71% +34.92% -34.38%
North East median annual salary £32,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -24.71% +30.77% -32.29%

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 846 1,229 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.66% 92.34% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 622 1,032 665
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +15.28% -1.37%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,700 £50,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,150
% change year-on-year - +10.65% -3.60%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram 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 17 June 2019. 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 +37 18 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Gateshead +7 8 £32,000 -8.57%
Validation
North East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) SLA
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) MCSA
3 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (57.69%) Office 365
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
4 12 (46.15%) Skype for Business
4 12 (46.15%) Skype
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (46.15%) CMS
4 12 (46.15%) SharePoint
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (26.92%) Remedy
7 7 (26.92%) Data Mining
7 7 (26.92%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (26.92%) Tableau
7 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
7 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.54%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
9 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (11.54%) Problem Management

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 12 (46.15%) CMS
1 12 (46.15%) SharePoint
1 12 (46.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (57.69%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Support
2 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Support Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
1 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
3 7 (26.92%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Context-Driven Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (57.69%) MCSA
3 3 (11.54%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) PhD
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Remedy
2 7 (26.92%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) VMware