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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 100 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 1.67% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.12% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 3
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1205 1415 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.25% 78.79% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1186 1255
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 8 (20.51%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.95%) C++
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 6 (15.38%) C
5 6 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) XML
5 6 (15.38%) OOP
5 6 (15.38%) Use Case
5 6 (15.38%) HTML5
6 5 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (12.82%) Product Management
6 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) Perl

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (5.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (5.13%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
1 3 (7.69%) SMS
2 2 (5.13%) 2G
2 2 (5.13%) 3G
2 2 (5.13%) LTE
3 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.56%) DECT
3 1 (2.56%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) TETRA
3 1 (2.56%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 3 (7.69%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
4 1 (2.56%) TestNG
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Programmer
2 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Mechanical Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
1 6 (15.38%) XML
1 6 (15.38%) HTML5
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) Spring
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) CSS3
4 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (7.69%) LINQ
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) J2EE
5 2 (5.13%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) PowerMock
6 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Cryptography
3 4 (10.26%) GIS
4 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Informatics
6 1 (2.56%) Robotics
6 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.56%) Human Factors
6 1 (2.56%) Life Science
6 1 (2.56%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) LIMS
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
1 7 (17.95%) Project Management
1 7 (17.95%) MVC
1 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.95%) TDD
2 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) OOP
2 6 (15.38%) Use Case
3 5 (12.82%) Product Management
3 5 (12.82%) Information Security
4 4 (10.26%) Workflow
4 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.26%) CAD
4 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
4 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Release Management
5 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) C++
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) C
3 6 (15.38%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) TTCN
7 1 (2.56%) GLSL
7 1 (2.56%) HLSL
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Google
1 2 (5.13%) VMware
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Tableau
2 1 (2.56%) Marketo
2 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix
2 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30574 - £38564 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 18 days ago