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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 73 74
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.13% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Median salary £32,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 312 510 449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.89% 84.72% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 274 451 356
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Sunderland - 6 £32,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 5 £69,000 +38.00% 5
Validation
North East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) BPEL
4 4 (26.67%) Document Management
4 4 (26.67%) Network Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) NGN
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) Documentum
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) REST

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 4 (26.67%) Documentum
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (13.33%) SAS
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) NGN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Network Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Pega Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) REST
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) BPEL
2 4 (26.67%) BPMN
2 4 (26.67%) Build Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Case Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Document Management
2 4 (26.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Network Planning
2 4 (26.67%) QMS
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 4 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) Pega
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
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