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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 43 46
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
281 236 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.20% 87.41% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 260 232 173
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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