Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 193 217
Rank change year-on-year +36 +24 +51
Permanent jobs citing Validation 55 73 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.24% 1.10% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.17% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 40 84 46
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £70,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +71.78% -9.44%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £51,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -

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 4,046 6,226 6,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.11% 93.65% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,434 5,291 5,690
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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
Leeds +7 33 £73,750 +5.36% 2
Halifax - 20 £45,000 -
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 20 (36.36%) C
1 20 (36.36%) Electronics
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
1 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
1 20 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.09%) Java
4 15 (27.27%) C#
4 15 (27.27%) QA
4 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (25.45%) WebDriver
5 14 (25.45%) Selenium
6 12 (21.82%) Marketing
6 12 (21.82%) Linux
6 12 (21.82%) OOP
6 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 10 (18.18%) LabVIEW
8 10 (18.18%) Firmware
8 10 (18.18%) Bluetooth
8 10 (18.18%) GSM
8 10 (18.18%) C++
8 10 (18.18%) VB
8 10 (18.18%) Python
8 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 10 (18.18%) Ruby
8 10 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (18.18%) Scrum

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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.82%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.27%) SaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Bluetooth
1 10 (18.18%) GSM
1 10 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.45%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (5.45%) Power BI
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Selenium
1 14 (25.45%) WebDriver
2 10 (18.18%) LabVIEW
3 9 (16.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.64%) GitLab
5 2 (3.64%) Hamcrest
5 2 (3.64%) HtmlUnit
5 2 (3.64%) JBehave
5 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) JMeter
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Mockito
5 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.64%) TestNG
General
1 20 (36.36%) Electronics
2 12 (21.82%) Marketing
3 11 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.27%) Billing
5 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.64%) Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Finance
6 2 (3.64%) Retail
7 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Developer
1 10 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Real Time Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Real Time Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Senior C Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Senior Electronics Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) REST
1 6 (10.91%) SOAP
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Analogue Electronics
3 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
1 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.82%) OOP
4 10 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
4 10 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 10 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) FMEA
4 10 (18.18%) Scrum
4 10 (18.18%) SDET
4 10 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) API Testing
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) User Stories
7 5 (9.09%) Data Management
7 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 15 (27.27%) C#
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) C++
5 10 (18.18%) Python
5 10 (18.18%) Ruby
5 10 (18.18%) VB
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Firmware
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle