Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Validation
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 218 262
Rank change year-on-year -22 +44 +37
Permanent jobs citing Validation 67 114 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.68% 1.02% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.14% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 90 70
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £55,000 £73,250
England median annual salary £51,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.95% +5.56% -3.23%

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 8876 10022 11885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.07% 89.64% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7431 8440 9682
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -4 34 £48,500 +13.45% 5
North Yorkshire +13 21 £45,000 +20.00% 2
South Yorkshire -2 2 - - 3
East Yorkshire -4 1 £26,500 +15.22%
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 20 (29.85%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (29.85%) IT Strategy
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
6 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (17.91%) Data Validation
7 12 (17.91%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
8 11 (16.42%) Project Management
9 9 (13.43%) Games
9 9 (13.43%) Scrum
10 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
10 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.45%) Retail
11 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
11 7 (10.45%) Data Management
11 7 (10.45%) Analytics
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (8.96%) Multichannel Retail
12 6 (8.96%) Campaign Management
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (8.96%) ITIL
12 6 (8.96%) CRM
13 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
14 4 (5.97%) Wireless

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 1 (1.49%) Confluence
1 1 (1.49%) SAS
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Wireless
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
2 3 (4.48%) WLAN
3 2 (2.99%) BGP
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) MPLS
3 2 (2.99%) OSPF
3 2 (2.99%) SNMP
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.49%) 3G
4 1 (1.49%) GSM
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.99%) Selenium
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Grunt
2 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Games
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Architect
2 13 (19.40%) Business Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Head of Architecture
5 7 (10.45%) Head of IT
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Technical Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL Change Manager
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Product Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
1 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.99%) REST
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) CSS3
2 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
2 1 (1.49%) jQuery
2 1 (1.49%) LINQ
2 1 (1.49%) MDX
2 1 (1.49%) Node.js
2 1 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (1.49%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.49%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Enterprise Architecture
1 20 (29.85%) IT Strategy
2 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
4 12 (17.91%) Data Validation
4 12 (17.91%) Scenario Testing
4 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (16.42%) Project Management
5 11 (16.42%) Waterfall
6 9 (13.43%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) Analytics
7 7 (10.45%) Data Management
7 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.96%) Campaign Management
8 6 (8.96%) CRM
8 6 (8.96%) ITIL
8 6 (8.96%) Multichannel Retail
9 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.48%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) C
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 1 (1.49%) ABAP
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.49%) LINC
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.48%) CCNP
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.49%) GDPR
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) VMware
3 2 (2.99%) Aruba
3 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 2 (2.99%) Cognos
3 2 (2.99%) F5
3 2 (2.99%) Juniper
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) Siemens
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle