Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 226 209
Rank change year-on-year +64 -17 +53
Permanent jobs citing Validation 67 34 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.31% 0.50% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.54% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 67 26 55
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.94% +18.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,714 6,317 7,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.82% 93.13% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,915 5,337 6,021
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in West Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in West Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in West Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Halifax +23 32 £45,000 -47.06%
Leeds +43 21 £65,000 +34.02% 12
Bradford +33 13 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Wakefield -3 2 £42,000 +29.23%
Ilkley - 1 £32,500 - 1
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 32 (47.76%) Degree
2 28 (41.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (40.30%) C
3 27 (40.30%) Electronics
4 24 (35.82%) Software Engineering
5 21 (31.34%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (31.34%) Collaborative Working
6 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
8 17 (25.37%) Java
9 16 (23.88%) Python
9 16 (23.88%) QA
10 15 (22.39%) Linux
11 14 (20.90%) C++
11 14 (20.90%) Manufacturing
11 14 (20.90%) Software Architecture
11 14 (20.90%) Embedded Software Development
12 13 (19.40%) FMEA
12 13 (19.40%) Marketing
12 13 (19.40%) Retail
12 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
12 13 (19.40%) Firmware
12 13 (19.40%) LabVIEW
12 13 (19.40%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (19.40%) VB
12 13 (19.40%) Bluetooth
12 13 (19.40%) GSM
13 12 (17.91%) Analytical Thinking
14 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.99%) SAS
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) Office 365
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
4 2 (2.99%) PaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.49%) Serverless
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) Bluetooth
1 13 (19.40%) GSM
1 13 (19.40%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.46%) Redis
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.97%) Big Data
5 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (2.99%) Power BI
6 2 (2.99%) PowerPivot
6 2 (2.99%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) LabVIEW
2 10 (14.93%) Selenium
2 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.45%) Maven
4 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (40.30%) Electronics
2 14 (20.90%) Manufacturing
3 13 (19.40%) Marketing
3 13 (19.40%) Retail
4 11 (16.42%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Architect
1 14 (20.90%) C Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded C Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Linux Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Real Time Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Real Time Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Senior C Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Senior Software Engineer
1 14 (20.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) XML
3 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.97%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (5.97%) Kafka
3 4 (5.97%) Memcached
3 4 (5.97%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) MDX
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) WCF
5 1 (1.49%) XSD
5 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Fintech
3 5 (7.46%) User Experience
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 24 (35.82%) Software Engineering
3 21 (31.34%) Collaborative Working
4 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
6 14 (20.90%) Embedded Software Development
6 14 (20.90%) Software Architecture
7 13 (19.40%) FMEA
7 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
8 12 (17.91%) Analytical Thinking
9 11 (16.42%) UML
10 10 (14.93%) OOP
10 10 (14.93%) SDET
11 8 (11.94%) Presales
12 7 (10.45%) ArchiMate
12 7 (10.45%) Thought Leadership
12 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (7.46%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) C
2 17 (25.37%) Java
3 16 (23.88%) Python
4 14 (20.90%) C++
5 13 (19.40%) VB
6 11 (16.42%) C#
7 10 (14.93%) Ruby
8 4 (5.97%) Java 8
8 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.99%) IFRS
2 2 (2.99%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PMO
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Firmware
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
1 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (4.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
1 8 (11.94%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) IBM
3 2 (2.99%) Nintex
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) Snow