The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 232 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.21% 81.98% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 212 227 179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,250 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Bedfordshire

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 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) iSOFT
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) iSOFT