The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 101 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% 1.27% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.51% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 13
Average salary £39,794 £53,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.61% +18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,088 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £66,000 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 21 (60.00%) Bioinformatics
2 14 (40.00%) PhD
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) Biology
5 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
6 9 (25.71%) Life Science
6 9 (25.71%) Degree
6 9 (25.71%) Unix
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) Perl
8 7 (20.00%) C#
8 7 (20.00%) C++
8 7 (20.00%) QA
9 6 (17.14%) Physics
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) TDD
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) MySQL
10 5 (14.29%) DNA
10 5 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) Statistics
10 5 (14.29%) Replication
10 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 4 (11.43%) Ansible

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) LDAP
2 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) SNMP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Games
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
1 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (8.57%) QA Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Quality Manager
3 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Programmer
3 2 (5.71%) Statistician
3 2 (5.71%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Coordinator
4 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) WinForms
3 3 (8.57%) WPF
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) NumPy
5 1 (2.86%) OpenCV
5 1 (2.86%) SAML
5 1 (2.86%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.86%) SciPy
5 1 (2.86%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Biology
2 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
3 9 (25.71%) Life Science
4 6 (17.14%) Physics
5 5 (14.29%) Replication
5 5 (14.29%) Statistics
6 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.86%) Chemistry
7 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.86%) Proteomics
7 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Unix
3 8 (22.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) DNA
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) OO
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) API Development
5 3 (8.57%) CAPA
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Facilities Management
5 3 (8.57%) Internal Audit
5 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.57%) QMS
5 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.57%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Python
2 8 (22.86%) Perl
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) R
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) PhD
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) GMP
3 3 (8.57%) GCP
3 3 (8.57%) GLP
3 3 (8.57%) GxP
4 2 (5.71%) GAMP
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Firmware
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Ansible
1 4 (11.43%) CFEngine
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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