The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 80 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.49% 0.19% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.22% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 13
Median salary £51,250 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.54% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,100 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,900 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
743 928 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.17% 87.55% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 662 815 813
Median salary £50,000 £47,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.10% -0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (37.50%) Use Case
1 6 (37.50%) SDLC
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (25.00%) GIS
3 4 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) BPMN
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 2 (12.50%) Simulink
5 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) RUP
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) Simulink
3 1 (6.25%) FrameMaker
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Validation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SDLC
1 6 (37.50%) Use Case
2 4 (25.00%) BPMN
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) RUP
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (6.25%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com