Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 221 238
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 +23
Permanent jobs citing Validation 35 59 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.78% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.85% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 49
West Yorkshire median annual salary £48,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.79% -4.44% +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £58,000 £83,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +16.88%

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 6139 6930 8419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.54% 91.08% 91.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5156 5943 6747
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,950 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -2 15 £48,500 +7.78% 2
Halifax - 11 £85,000 -
Bradford -7 3 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 -
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (31.43%) IT Strategy
5 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Change Management
10 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management
10 4 (11.43%) Service Design
11 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
11 3 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.57%) Degree
11 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.57%) Data Validation
11 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse

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 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) BGP
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.71%) Intranet
1 2 (5.71%) MPLS
1 2 (5.71%) OSPF
1 2 (5.71%) SNMP
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (2.86%) GSM
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Grunt
2 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
1 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Change Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Change Manager
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) CSS3
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) MDX
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (31.43%) IT Strategy
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management
8 4 (11.43%) Service Design
9 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Data Validation
9 3 (8.57%) ETL
9 3 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) LINC
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Aruba
2 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix
2 2 (5.71%) Cognos
2 2 (5.71%) F5
2 2 (5.71%) Juniper
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) SAP