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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 81 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% 0.74% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.84% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +18.70%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
850 951 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.00% 87.57% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 725 764 900
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 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 Excel
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
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%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) BPMN
3 4 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Electronics
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) Simulink
5 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) RUP
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (18.75%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
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%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) RUP
4 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ada
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
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