The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 93 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 1.17% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.42% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 6
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -24.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
935 776 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.95% 82.55% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 762 713 708
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -10 4 £48,000 +47.69%
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (43.75%) EMC
1 7 (43.75%) Military
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Ant
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) XSD
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Gradle
4 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (18.75%) Gradle
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
General
1 7 (43.75%) Military
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Release Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) EMC Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) DO-160
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
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