Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 233 219
Rank change year-on-year +75 -14 +54
Permanent jobs citing Validation 138 90 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.82% 0.87% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.94% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 123 90 104
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +43.75% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £26,439
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 6,931 9,527 9,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.39% 92.51% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,661 8,102 8,429
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +57 70 £45,000 -30.77% 5
North Yorkshire +22 54 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South Yorkshire -7 9 £46,500 +9.41%
East Yorkshire +16 5 £47,500 -
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 49 (35.51%) CCNP
1 49 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
1 49 (35.51%) MPLS
2 48 (34.78%) CCNA
3 47 (34.06%) Presales
4 44 (31.88%) vCloud
4 44 (31.88%) Internet
5 33 (23.91%) Degree
6 29 (21.01%) Electronics
7 28 (20.29%) C
7 28 (20.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (18.84%) Software Engineering
9 26 (18.84%) QA
9 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (18.12%) Test Automation
11 22 (15.94%) Java
12 21 (15.22%) Linux
12 21 (15.22%) Selenium
13 20 (14.49%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (13.77%) Marketing
14 19 (13.77%) WebDriver
14 19 (13.77%) Telecoms
15 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (12.32%) OOP
16 17 (12.32%) SQL
17 16 (11.59%) C#
17 16 (11.59%) WAN
17 16 (11.59%) Manufacturing
17 16 (11.59%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (3.62%) IIS
1 5 (3.62%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.25%) SaaS
4 7 (5.07%) Office 365
5 4 (2.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (35.51%) MPLS
2 44 (31.88%) Internet
3 16 (11.59%) WAN
4 14 (10.14%) Bluetooth
4 14 (10.14%) GSM
4 14 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.35%) Firewall
5 6 (4.35%) LAN
5 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.35%) VPN
6 5 (3.62%) DHCP
6 5 (3.62%) DNS
6 5 (3.62%) ISDN
6 5 (3.62%) NGN
6 5 (3.62%) PBX
6 5 (3.62%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (3.62%) SAN
6 5 (3.62%) Skype
6 5 (3.62%) Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.62%) Power BI
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.17%) Big Data
5 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.45%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Selenium
2 19 (13.77%) WebDriver
3 14 (10.14%) LabVIEW
4 9 (6.52%) JIRA
5 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.90%) FitNesse
6 4 (2.90%) GitLab
6 4 (2.90%) Hamcrest
6 4 (2.90%) HtmlUnit
6 4 (2.90%) JBehave
6 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.90%) JMeter
6 4 (2.90%) JUnit
6 4 (2.90%) Maven
6 4 (2.90%) Mockito
6 4 (2.90%) SonarQube
6 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.90%) Subversion
6 4 (2.90%) TestNG
7 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (21.01%) Electronics
2 19 (13.77%) Marketing
2 19 (13.77%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.59%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.07%) Finance
5 5 (3.62%) Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Billing
6 2 (1.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (31.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 43 (31.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 43 (31.16%) Network Engineer
3 42 (30.43%) Project Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) C Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded C Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.80%) REST
1 8 (5.80%) SOAP
2 6 (4.35%) CSS
3 5 (3.62%) HTML
4 4 (2.90%) JSON
4 4 (2.90%) Web Services
5 3 (2.17%) .NET
6 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.45%) jQuery
6 2 (1.45%) XML
7 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.72%) Handlebars
7 1 (0.72%) HTML5
7 1 (0.72%) Laravel
7 1 (0.72%) Modernizr
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
7 1 (0.72%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.35%) User Experience
3 5 (3.62%) CMDB
4 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) BBC
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.72%) Fintech
5 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.22%) Linux
2 13 (9.42%) Windows
3 7 (5.07%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.62%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.90%) Android
5 4 (2.90%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.90%) zOS
6 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Presales
2 28 (20.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.84%) Software Engineering
5 25 (18.12%) Test Automation
6 20 (14.49%) Collaborative Working
7 17 (12.32%) OOP
8 16 (11.59%) Computer Science
9 15 (10.87%) Analytical Thinking
10 14 (10.14%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (10.14%) Embedded Software Development
10 14 (10.14%) FMEA
10 14 (10.14%) Software Architecture
11 13 (9.42%) Scrum
11 13 (9.42%) SDET
12 11 (7.97%) Test Strategy
13 10 (7.25%) User Stories
14 9 (6.52%) API Testing
14 9 (6.52%) Regression Testing
14 9 (6.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.29%) C
2 22 (15.94%) Java
3 17 (12.32%) SQL
4 16 (11.59%) C#
5 15 (10.87%) Python
6 14 (10.14%) C++
6 14 (10.14%) Ruby
6 14 (10.14%) VB
7 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.72%) Formula Language
9 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (35.51%) CCNP
1 49 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (34.78%) CCNA
3 33 (23.91%) Degree
4 5 (3.62%) MCSE
4 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.84%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (3.62%) SLA
4 2 (1.45%) IFRS
4 2 (1.45%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (31.88%) vCloud
2 14 (10.14%) Firmware
3 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) vSphere
3 5 (3.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) SCCM
1 5 (3.62%) WSUS
2 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (10.14%) Fortinet
2 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.07%) SAP
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco
4 6 (4.35%) Citrix
5 5 (3.62%) Dell
5 5 (3.62%) HP
5 5 (3.62%) Mitel
5 5 (3.62%) Siemens
5 5 (3.62%) Veeam
5 5 (3.62%) VMware
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle
7 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.72%) Huawei
8 1 (0.72%) Juniper
8 1 (0.72%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud