The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - - 77
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
175 242 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 90.21% 92.72% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 139 167 308
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,875 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for 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

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:

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