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

Validation
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 4.17% 11.36% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 12.05% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Median salary £25,500 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.55% -  
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 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 109 83 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 90.83% 94.32% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 65 73 97
Median salary £40,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.97% -7.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Informatics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Pharmacovigilance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++

Validation
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Informatics
3 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
5 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos