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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 90 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.27% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.32% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 22
Median salary £53,750 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+65.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
1009 1252 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.93% 85.93% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1110 1164
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (66.67%) Java
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) Release Management
3 8 (38.10%) jQuery
3 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
3 8 (38.10%) High Availability
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
3 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
3 8 (38.10%) MySQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 8 (38.10%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Logistics
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
6 5 (23.81%) NUnit

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.76%) GSM
1 1 (4.76%) LTE
1 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.76%) WCDMA
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MySQL
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Graduate
3 5 (23.81%) Developer in Test
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering Graduate
5 3 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Validation Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Test and Validation Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS3
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
2 8 (38.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Algorithms
1 8 (38.10%) Data Structures
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Biology
3 1 (4.76%) Informatics
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) High Availability
2 8 (38.10%) Logistics
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) OOP
2 8 (38.10%) Release Management
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Code Coverage
4 5 (23.81%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) C
6 2 (9.52%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO26262
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
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