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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - 62 46
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.34% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £30,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.78%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
248 322 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.39% 86.10% 79.93%
Number of salaries quoted 202 288 209
Average salary £45,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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