Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - +98 -10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.10% - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Watford median annual salary £57,500 - £72,500
10th Percentile £53,750 - £71,250
90th Percentile £61,250 - £74,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -14.14% +41.43%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 837 929 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.76% 89.59% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 687 793 745
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Watford

Validation
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Watford.

Salary trend for Validation in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Veracode
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Veracode