Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 99 94
Rank change year-on-year +31 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 23 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.38% 0.60% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 0.72% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 0
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £69,000 £27,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +155.56% - -
North East median annual salary £62,500 £27,000 £36,018
% change year-on-year +131.48% -25.04% -9.96%

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 829 979 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.91% 83.53% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 728 808 755
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +17 18 £69,000 +155.56% 1
Gateshead - 3 £37,500 -
Sunderland - 2 £30,000 - 1
Validation
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Validation.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
3 17 (73.91%) Selenium
4 16 (69.57%) Documentum
4 16 (69.57%) Pega
4 16 (69.57%) DevOps
4 16 (69.57%) Case Management
5 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
5 15 (65.22%) Web Services
6 14 (60.87%) SOAP
6 14 (60.87%) REST
7 13 (56.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (52.17%) Build Automation
8 12 (52.17%) Puppet
8 12 (52.17%) QMS
8 12 (52.17%) BPMN
8 12 (52.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
8 12 (52.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
8 12 (52.17%) SLA
8 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
8 12 (52.17%) EMC
8 12 (52.17%) Middleware
8 12 (52.17%) Business Analysis
8 12 (52.17%) Data Management
8 12 (52.17%) TOGAF
8 12 (52.17%) BPEL
8 12 (52.17%) Document Management
8 12 (52.17%) Quality 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 16 (69.57%) Documentum
2 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (47.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.70%) SAS
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Selenium
2 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.70%) JMeter
5 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.70%) Robot Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Pega Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Web Services
2 14 (60.87%) REST
2 14 (60.87%) SOAP
3 12 (52.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) MFC
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
3 16 (69.57%) Case Management
3 16 (69.57%) DevOps
4 13 (56.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (52.17%) BPEL
5 12 (52.17%) BPMN
5 12 (52.17%) Build Automation
5 12 (52.17%) Business Analysis
5 12 (52.17%) Data Management
5 12 (52.17%) Document Management
5 12 (52.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 12 (52.17%) QMS
5 12 (52.17%) Quality Management
5 12 (52.17%) Risk Management
5 12 (52.17%) SOA
5 12 (52.17%) TOGAF
6 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 12 (52.17%) SLA
2 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
2 11 (47.83%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Pega
2 12 (52.17%) EMC
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) HP