Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 222 234
Rank change year-on-year +50 +12 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 55 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.01% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59 27 34
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +38.89% +5.88% -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 5,013 6,128 7,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.66% 93.79% 93.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,142 5,181 6,071
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,750 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Leeds +37 25 £70,000 +42.13% 9
Bradford +42 19 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Halifax +15 18 £45,000 -47.06%
Castleford - 1 £22,000 -
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (38.18%) Java
1 21 (38.18%) Degree
1 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) C
4 18 (32.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (30.91%) Electronics
6 16 (29.09%) UML
6 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
7 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 14 (25.45%) MySQL
8 14 (25.45%) Oracle
8 14 (25.45%) Middleware
8 14 (25.45%) Presales
9 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
9 13 (23.64%) ArchiMate
9 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
9 13 (23.64%) Maven
9 13 (23.64%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (21.82%) Retail
11 11 (20.00%) C++
11 11 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 10 (18.18%) Python
12 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 10 (18.18%) QA
13 9 (16.36%) TDD
13 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing

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 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) EViews
2 2 (3.64%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) SaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Office 365
4 3 (5.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Bluetooth
1 8 (14.55%) GSM
1 8 (14.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) MySQL
2 13 (23.64%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.09%) Redis
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (5.45%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (5.45%) PowerPivot
5 3 (5.45%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
1 13 (23.64%) Maven
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) Gradle
4 8 (14.55%) LabVIEW
5 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (30.91%) Electronics
2 12 (21.82%) Retail
3 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
4 8 (14.55%) Finance
4 8 (14.55%) Marketing
5 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) C Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded C Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Java Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Java Software Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Real Time Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.27%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (7.27%) Kafka
3 4 (7.27%) Memcached
3 4 (7.27%) Node.js
4 3 (5.45%) MDX
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
5 1 (1.82%) XSD
5 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Fintech
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
3 16 (29.09%) UML
4 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 14 (25.45%) Presales
6 13 (23.64%) ArchiMate
6 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
7 11 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (16.36%) BDD
8 9 (16.36%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (16.36%) Functional Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Software Architecture
8 9 (16.36%) TDD
9 8 (14.55%) FMEA
10 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.91%) Analytical Thinking
11 6 (10.91%) OOP
11 6 (10.91%) SDET
12 5 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 19 (34.55%) C
3 11 (20.00%) C++
4 10 (18.18%) Python
5 8 (14.55%) VB
6 7 (12.73%) C#
7 6 (10.91%) Ruby
8 4 (7.27%) Java 8
8 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (5.45%) SQL
10 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.64%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.82%) CEH
4 1 (1.82%) CISA
4 1 (1.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
4 1 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) CSSLP
4 1 (1.82%) GIAC
4 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.82%) SANS
4 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
1 3 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (5.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) SAP
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) Google
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) Nintex
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.82%) Snow