The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 205 196
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 43 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.63% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 49
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4957 5098 6097
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.41% 89.83% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4168 4252 4993
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +9 13 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North Yorkshire +11 12 £42,000 +12.00% 3
South Yorkshire -10 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 33 (31.73%) Finance
2 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (24.04%) C
4 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 23 (22.12%) Embedded C
5 23 (22.12%) Electronics
5 23 (22.12%) Wireless
5 23 (22.12%) Firmware
5 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
6 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
7 20 (19.23%) ANSI C
7 20 (19.23%) RS-232
7 20 (19.23%) RS-485
7 20 (19.23%) RS-422
7 20 (19.23%) Ethernet
7 20 (19.23%) Embedded C++
7 20 (19.23%) Bluetooth
7 20 (19.23%) C++
7 20 (19.23%) Manufacturing
7 20 (19.23%) ZigBee
7 20 (19.23%) Home Automation
8 19 (18.27%) Data Validation
8 19 (18.27%) Business Analysis
8 19 (18.27%) SQL
9 16 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (14.42%) Windows
11 14 (13.46%) IT Strategy
12 13 (12.50%) Coaching
12 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (10.58%) MS Visio
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.96%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) Wireless
2 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
3 20 (19.23%) Bluetooth
3 20 (19.23%) Ethernet
3 20 (19.23%) RS-232
3 20 (19.23%) RS-422
3 20 (19.23%) RS-485
3 20 (19.23%) ZigBee
4 9 (8.65%) Firewall
4 9 (8.65%) LAN
4 9 (8.65%) WAN
5 8 (7.69%) DHCP
5 8 (7.69%) DNS
6 5 (4.81%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (2.88%) 3G
7 3 (2.88%) GSM
8 1 (0.96%) BGP
8 1 (0.96%) Internet
8 1 (0.96%) MPLS
8 1 (0.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.85%) Power BI
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.92%) MySQL
5 2 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (1.92%) QlikView
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.92%) ZAP BI
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.92%) NetBeans
2 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (31.73%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Electronics
3 20 (19.23%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.69%) Games
5 6 (5.77%) Retail
6 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.92%) Billing
7 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.92%) Legal
7 2 (1.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Analyst
2 23 (22.12%) Software Engineer
3 22 (21.15%) Business Analyst
4 21 (20.19%) Embedded Engineer
4 21 (20.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (19.23%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 20 (19.23%) Firmware Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Lead Business Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Head of Architecture
8 8 (7.69%) Head of IT
9 7 (6.73%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) IT Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) Data Manager
12 4 (3.85%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) Web Services
2 9 (8.65%) .NET
3 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.73%) REST
4 6 (5.77%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.81%) CSS
5 5 (4.81%) CSS3
5 5 (4.81%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.81%) HTML
5 5 (4.81%) jQuery
5 5 (4.81%) LINQ
5 5 (4.81%) XML
6 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.92%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.92%) JSP
8 2 (1.92%) MDX
8 2 (1.92%) Servlets
8 2 (1.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (19.23%) Home Automation
3 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.96%) iPad
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) NHS
7 1 (0.96%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
2 19 (18.27%) Business Analysis
2 19 (18.27%) Data Validation
3 16 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (13.46%) IT Strategy
5 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.50%) Coaching
5 13 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 13 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.58%) Process Improvement
6 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.62%) CRM
7 10 (9.62%) Data Management
7 10 (9.62%) User Stories
8 9 (8.65%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.65%) Use Case
8 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) C
2 23 (22.12%) Embedded C
3 20 (19.23%) ANSI C
3 20 (19.23%) C++
3 20 (19.23%) Embedded C++
4 19 (18.27%) SQL
5 8 (7.69%) C#
5 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.73%) Java
7 5 (4.81%) VBA
8 2 (1.92%) F#
8 2 (1.92%) Groovy
8 2 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (0.96%) ABAP
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) Python
9 1 (0.96%) R
9 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) CCNP
1 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 5 (4.81%) CCIE
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) AAT
5 1 (0.96%) HND
5 1 (0.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (22.12%) Firmware
2 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Cisco
2 9 (8.65%) Juniper
3 2 (1.92%) Pega
3 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.96%) Apple
4 1 (0.96%) Citrix
4 1 (0.96%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) Palo Alto
4 1 (0.96%) SAP
4 1 (0.96%) Siemens
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + holidays, pension etc
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Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
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