Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 254 220
Rank change year-on-year +53 -34 +48
Permanent jobs citing Validation 79 54 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.01% 0.55% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.60% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 78 42 101
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +14.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £42,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.45% +8.95% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,223 8,953 10,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.07% 91.91% 91.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 7,524 8,485
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 6 months to 16 December 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
West Yorkshire +65 65 £45,500 -13.33% 16
South Yorkshire +8 10 £47,500 +72.73% 5
East Yorkshire +6 2 £75,000 +183.02%
North Yorkshire -13 2 £67,500 +50.00% 10
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 34 (43.04%) Degree
2 28 (35.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (34.18%) C
3 27 (34.18%) Electronics
4 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
5 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (25.32%) Collaborative Working
9 19 (24.05%) Java
9 19 (24.05%) Linux
10 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
11 17 (21.52%) Python
12 15 (18.99%) QA
12 15 (18.99%) Marketing
13 14 (17.72%) Software Architecture
13 14 (17.72%) Embedded Software Development
13 14 (17.72%) Manufacturing
13 14 (17.72%) C++
14 13 (16.46%) FMEA
14 13 (16.46%) MySQL
14 13 (16.46%) VB
14 13 (16.46%) Bluetooth
14 13 (16.46%) GSM
14 13 (16.46%) Firmware
14 13 (16.46%) Retail
14 13 (16.46%) LabVIEW
14 13 (16.46%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
15 12 (15.19%) Analytical Thinking

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 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.53%) JBoss
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) nginx
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.13%) SaaS
4 5 (6.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Serverless
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Bluetooth
1 13 (16.46%) GSM
1 13 (16.46%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) Broadband
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) MySQL
2 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.33%) Redis
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) Big Data
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.80%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.53%) Power BI
6 2 (2.53%) QlikView
6 2 (2.53%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) LabVIEW
2 10 (12.66%) Selenium
2 10 (12.66%) WebDriver
3 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.59%) git-flow
4 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.59%) Maven
5 4 (5.06%) JIRA
6 2 (2.53%) Gradle
7 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (34.18%) Electronics
2 15 (18.99%) Marketing
3 14 (17.72%) Manufacturing
4 13 (16.46%) Retail
5 11 (13.92%) Finance
6 2 (2.53%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Architect
1 15 (18.99%) Senior Software Engineer
1 15 (18.99%) Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) C Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Embedded C Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Real Time Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) AngularJS
2 8 (10.13%) Node.js
3 7 (8.86%) Middleware
4 6 (7.59%) CSS
5 5 (6.33%) Handlebars
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
5 5 (6.33%) XML
6 4 (5.06%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.06%) jQuery
6 4 (5.06%) Kafka
6 4 (5.06%) Memcached
6 4 (5.06%) Modernizr
7 3 (3.80%) Laravel
8 2 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.53%) OAuth
8 2 (2.53%) OAuth2
8 2 (2.53%) OpenID
8 2 (2.53%) SAML
8 2 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Fintech
3 6 (7.59%) e-Learning
4 5 (6.33%) User Experience
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) BBC
7 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.27%) Life Science
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Smart City
7 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.06%) Unix
5 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.32%) Collaborative Working
5 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
6 14 (17.72%) Embedded Software Development
6 14 (17.72%) Software Architecture
7 13 (16.46%) FMEA
8 12 (15.19%) Analytical Thinking
8 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
9 11 (13.92%) OOP
10 10 (12.66%) Presales
10 10 (12.66%) SDET
11 9 (11.39%) UML
12 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (8.86%) Scrum
14 6 (7.59%) ArchiMate
14 6 (7.59%) OO
14 6 (7.59%) Thought Leadership
14 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) C
2 19 (24.05%) Java
3 17 (21.52%) Python
4 14 (17.72%) C++
5 13 (16.46%) VB
6 11 (13.92%) C#
7 10 (12.66%) Ruby
8 5 (6.33%) PHP
9 4 (5.06%) Java 8
9 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.80%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.53%) Formula Language
12 1 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.53%) CCIE
4 2 (2.53%) CCNP
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.53%) JNCIP
4 2 (2.53%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.27%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) IFRS
2 2 (2.53%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.27%) GAMP
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) GxP
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Firmware
2 2 (2.53%) Docker
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
1 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) SAP
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Google
4 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) F5
5 2 (2.53%) Juniper
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) CA
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Nintex
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Snow