Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 73 99
Rank change year-on-year -30 +26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.60% 1.75% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.96% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 8
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £32,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% -33.33% +51.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £60,625 £70,250 £55,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £33,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +26.87% -30.21% +57.38%

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 1,218 713 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.10% 88.90% 87.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 642 834
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,062 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.97% +0.17% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 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 -19 7 £42,500 -38.41% 4
Gateshead - 1 £35,000 -
Validation
North East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (50.00%) CAN bus
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (37.50%) FlexRay
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 26262
2 3 (37.50%) MISRA
2 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Force.com
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DecisionStream
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CAN bus
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Online Gambling
2 1 (12.50%) Social Gaming
2 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
2 1 (12.50%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (37.50%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 26262
1 3 (37.50%) MISRA
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau