The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 87 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.53% 1.89% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.24% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
Validation
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
780 669 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.63% 84.47% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 680 576 640
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Validation
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Validation Salary Trend in Brighton

Validation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Logistics
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Software Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Logistics
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware