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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 81 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.47% 0.80% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.90% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Median salary - £44,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.19%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
782 885 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.14% 88.59% 82.74%
Number of salaries quoted 687 787 720
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -23 2 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Xen
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (40.00%) QEMU
2 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
1 2 (40.00%) QEMU
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com