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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
England / Yorkshire
Rank 171 217 210
Rank change year-on-year +46 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 61 41 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.14% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 58
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 4863 5737 6648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 90.68% 88.26% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4232 4750 5331
Median salary £44,512 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.97% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +49 38 £40,750 -4.11% 5
South Yorkshire +18 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North Yorkshire +7 8 £30,000 -22.58% 4
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 38 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 28 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (20.63%) C++
3 26 (20.63%) SQL
4 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
4 25 (19.84%) MS Excel
5 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
5 23 (18.25%) C
5 23 (18.25%) C#
5 23 (18.25%) Electronics
6 22 (17.46%) Wireless
6 22 (17.46%) Firmware
6 22 (17.46%) Windows
6 22 (17.46%) Embedded C
6 22 (17.46%) Ethernet
7 20 (15.87%) Bluetooth
7 20 (15.87%) Embedded C++
7 20 (15.87%) ZigBee
7 20 (15.87%) Home Automation
7 20 (15.87%) RS-232
7 20 (15.87%) RS-485
7 20 (15.87%) RS-422
7 20 (15.87%) ANSI C
8 19 (15.08%) Degree
8 19 (15.08%) Cisco
8 19 (15.08%) LAN
8 19 (15.08%) WAN
8 19 (15.08%) Firewall

Validation
Top Related 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 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (19.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.90%) MS Visio
3 9 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) StreamServe
2 1 (0.79%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.79%) IaaS
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
1 1 (0.79%) PaaS
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
2 22 (17.46%) Ethernet
2 22 (17.46%) Wireless
3 20 (15.87%) Bluetooth
3 20 (15.87%) RS-232
3 20 (15.87%) RS-422
3 20 (15.87%) RS-485
3 20 (15.87%) ZigBee
4 19 (15.08%) Firewall
4 19 (15.08%) LAN
4 19 (15.08%) WAN
5 16 (12.70%) DHCP
5 16 (12.70%) DNS
6 10 (7.94%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.59%) 3G
7 2 (1.59%) GSM
8 1 (0.79%) BGP
8 1 (0.79%) MPLS
8 1 (0.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.97%) Big Data
4 5 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.17%) Power BI
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.59%) MySQL
7 2 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.59%) QlikView
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) MS Access
8 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.17%) Selenium
4 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.59%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) JMeter
5 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 23 (18.25%) Electronics
3 16 (12.70%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.97%) Marketing
5 5 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Analyst
2 27 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 21 (16.67%) Developer
4 20 (15.87%) Business Analyst
4 20 (15.87%) Embedded Engineer
4 20 (15.87%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 20 (15.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (15.87%) Firmware Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Network Engineer
6 13 (10.32%) .NET Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Junior
8 7 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Junior .NET Software Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (4.76%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) .NET
2 15 (11.90%) HTML
3 13 (10.32%) CSS
4 12 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 11 (8.73%) Entity Framework
6 9 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.35%) Web Services
8 7 (5.56%) WCF
9 6 (4.76%) REST
10 5 (3.97%) CSS3
10 5 (3.97%) WPF
11 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.17%) jQuery
11 4 (3.17%) LINQ
11 4 (3.17%) XML
12 2 (1.59%) Ember.js
12 2 (1.59%) MDX
12 2 (1.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.87%) Home Automation
3 17 (13.49%) Data Centre
4 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
5 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 8 (6.35%) Data Structures
7 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.79%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.79%) e-Health
9 1 (0.79%) iPad
9 1 (0.79%) PACS
9 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 18 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (12.70%) Capacity Management
4 16 (12.70%) Coaching
4 16 (12.70%) Data Modelling
4 16 (12.70%) Network Management
5 15 (11.90%) Data Validation
5 15 (11.90%) User Stories
6 13 (10.32%) GAP Analysis
6 13 (10.32%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.32%) Process Improvement
6 13 (10.32%) SDLC
6 13 (10.32%) Use Case
7 12 (9.52%) MVC
8 11 (8.73%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (6.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) C++
1 26 (20.63%) SQL
2 23 (18.25%) C
2 23 (18.25%) C#
3 22 (17.46%) Embedded C
4 20 (15.87%) ANSI C
4 20 (15.87%) Embedded C++
5 16 (12.70%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.94%) Java
7 9 (7.14%) VBA
8 6 (4.76%) Python
8 6 (4.76%) R
9 5 (3.97%) XAML
10 3 (2.38%) PHP
11 2 (1.59%) F#
11 2 (1.59%) Groovy
11 2 (1.59%) Scala
11 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 17 (13.49%) CCNP
2 17 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (8.73%) CCIE
4 6 (4.76%) PhD
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) AAT
6 1 (0.79%) HND
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 6 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (17.46%) Firmware
2 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) vCloud
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.08%) Cisco
2 19 (15.08%) Juniper
3 5 (3.97%) Cognos
4 2 (1.59%) HP
4 2 (1.59%) Pega
4 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Citrix
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.79%) VMware
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computershare Investor Services
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Kerfoot Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Internal Progression + Technical Training & Development
Posted: 8 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Middlesbrough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago