Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 171 227
Rank change year-on-year -19 +56 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 1.18% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.29% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 65 25
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +3.09% +12.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,075 £77,500 £87,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -15.00% +8.11% +8.82%

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 3,924 5,039 6,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.63% 91.82% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,250 4,159 5,352
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 16 £42,500 -39.29% 2
Bradford 0 1 £31,000 -55.71% 1
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Azure
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) SDET
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Azure
2 2 (11.11%) AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) DMZ
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (5.56%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Kali Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) SDET
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
1 2 (11.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Google