The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 35 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.08% - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Validation
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 243 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 91.94% 88.69% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 136 169 370
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Validation
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Validation Salary Trend in Bedford

Validation
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Simulink
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB Engineer
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared