The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 20 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 1.08% - 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% - 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77 63 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 82.80% 95.45% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 54 51
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City

Validation
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Salary trend for Validation in Welwyn Garden City

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CDMA
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 3 (42.86%) Simulink
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) TDMA
2 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Verilog
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Xilinx
2 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 3 (42.86%) GNU Octave
2 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) GNU Octave
1 3 (42.86%) Simulink
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) CDMA
1 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Radio
1 3 (42.86%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Development Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Akka
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (42.86%) Verilog
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Xilinx
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft