The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 76 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 39 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.93% 0.60% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 0.75% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 7 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,200 £50,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1097 939 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.42% 80.19% 69.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 829 625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Validation
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +26 33 £37,500 +7.14%
Bedford - 3 £30,000 - 2
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £37,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) Oracle
3 24 (46.15%) Degree
4 21 (40.38%) Data Migration
4 21 (40.38%) Migration
5 19 (36.54%) PL/SQL
6 15 (28.85%) Service Delivery
7 13 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) ETL
9 11 (21.15%) Local Government
9 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
10 10 (19.23%) Data Conversion
10 10 (19.23%) Statistics
10 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.31%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (17.31%) XML
11 9 (17.31%) Data Analysis
11 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
12 8 (15.38%) Data Guard
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle Statspack
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (15.38%) SUSE
12 8 (15.38%) Replication
12 8 (15.38%) Web Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SS7
1 1 (1.92%) CTI
1 1 (1.92%) H.323
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 7 (13.46%) Pentaho
6 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.85%) DataStage
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.92%) OLAP
8 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.92%) VectorCAST
2 1 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Local Government
3 4 (7.69%) Automotive
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Operations Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) DBA
3 8 (15.38%) Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Data Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Data Migration Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Integration Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Database Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) XML
2 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 8 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Data Conversion
1 10 (19.23%) Statistics
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
3 8 (15.38%) Replication
4 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.77%) NHS
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.92%) Informatics
7 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) SUSE
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Data Migration
1 21 (40.38%) Migration
2 15 (28.85%) Service Delivery
3 12 (23.08%) ETL
4 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
5 9 (17.31%) Data Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
7 7 (13.46%) Performance Management
8 6 (11.54%) Data Validation
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.69%) ITIL
10 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.69%) Data Governance
11 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 19 (36.54%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.46%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) Ada
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 6 (11.54%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.92%) Basel II
3 1 (1.92%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Data Guard
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (1.92%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Informatica
3 4 (7.69%) Northgate
4 1 (1.92%) EMC
4 1 (1.92%) iSOFT
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
Bedford
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £23,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago