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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 96 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.72% 1.11% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.33% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 30
Median salary £50,571 £34,569 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.28% -12.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,027 £27,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £56,114 £44,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Validation
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1072 1202 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.10% 83.47% 82.92%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1012 1266
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Validation
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Validation Salary Trend in Cambridge

Validation
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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

1 16 (55.17%) Bioinformatics
2 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
3 13 (44.83%) Perl
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Python
5 9 (31.03%) Unix
6 8 (27.59%) PhD
7 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) Informatics
8 6 (20.69%) Biology
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) Analytics
8 6 (20.69%) Algorithms
8 6 (20.69%) MySQL
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) MVC
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) Java
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) CSS
9 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
10 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (13.79%) Ansible
10 4 (13.79%) Health Informatics
10 4 (13.79%) CFEngine

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (3.45%) CloudStack
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Data Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Database Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Database Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Graduate
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Principal Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Principal Data Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Validation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test and Validation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) CSS3
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) NumPy
5 1 (3.45%) OpenCV
5 1 (3.45%) SAML
5 1 (3.45%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.45%) SciPy
5 1 (3.45%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Algorithms
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Biology
1 6 (20.69%) Informatics
2 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
3 4 (13.79%) Health Informatics
3 4 (13.79%) User Experience
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Life Science
6 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
6 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.45%) Physics
6 1 (3.45%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (20.69%) Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Logistics
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (6.90%) Machine Learning
6 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Perl
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) R
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) PhD
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) CFEngine
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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