Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 59 99
Rank change year-on-year -37 +40 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.36% 3.07% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 3.41% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 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 £32,500 £31,600 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,250 £41,375
North East median annual salary £35,000 £62,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -44.00% +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 1,042 675 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.87% 90.00% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 873 582 821
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,131 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -0.94% +5.33%
10th Percentile £22,229 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £38,959 £39,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% -1.37% -1.25%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -39 3 £52,500 -23.91% 6
Gateshead - 1 £35,000 -
Validation
North East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) DecisionStream
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau