The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 74 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 45 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.53% 1.45% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.89% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 19
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1441 1269 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.05% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1093 1166
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 19 (25.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) Python
2 17 (22.97%) Degree
3 16 (21.62%) Windows
3 16 (21.62%) Firmware
4 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
4 15 (20.27%) Perl
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
6 13 (17.57%) Linux
6 13 (17.57%) MS Office
6 13 (17.57%) Wireless
7 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (14.86%) DHCP
8 11 (14.86%) MySQL
8 11 (14.86%) Java
8 11 (14.86%) GCP
8 11 (14.86%) GMP
8 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
8 11 (14.86%) Information Security
8 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
8 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
9 10 (13.51%) NAS
9 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.51%) DNS
9 10 (13.51%) LAN
9 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
9 10 (13.51%) C

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
1 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (9.46%) Lync
3 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (8.11%) Apache
5 4 (5.41%) nginx
5 4 (5.41%) Documentum
6 2 (2.70%) SAS
6 2 (2.70%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Office
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.76%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) Simulink
4 1 (1.35%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Wireless
2 11 (14.86%) DHCP
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.51%) NAS
3 10 (13.51%) DNS
3 10 (13.51%) LAN
4 6 (8.11%) Bluetooth
4 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.41%) SSL
6 3 (4.05%) 2G
6 3 (4.05%) 3G
7 2 (2.70%) TETRA
7 2 (2.70%) RNC
7 2 (2.70%) LTE
8 1 (1.35%) 4G
8 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.35%) HTTP
8 1 (1.35%) GPRS
8 1 (1.35%) GSM
8 1 (1.35%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) Data Mart
2 4 (5.41%) SQLite
2 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.41%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Bugzilla
1 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.41%) Xcode
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 19 (25.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (12.16%) Electronics
3 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 8 (10.81%) Publishing
4 7 (9.46%) Aerospace
4 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.41%) Legal
5 4 (5.41%) Back Office
6 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.70%) Military
8 1 (1.35%) Marketing
8 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Test Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Systems Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Compliance Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Cognos Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Head of IT
7 4 (5.41%) Head of Security
7 4 (5.41%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Cognos BI Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Head of IT Security
8 3 (4.05%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Developer
9 2 (2.70%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) jQuery
2 6 (8.11%) JSON
2 6 (8.11%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) XML
3 5 (6.76%) Ajax
4 4 (5.41%) iOS SDK
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
4 4 (5.41%) J2EE
4 4 (5.41%) J2ME
4 4 (5.41%) Cocoa
4 4 (5.41%) Android SDK
4 4 (5.41%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (5.41%) UIKit
5 3 (4.05%) LAMP
5 3 (4.05%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) Smarty
6 2 (2.70%) REST
6 2 (2.70%) GWT
6 2 (2.70%) SOAP
6 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Firmware
2 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
3 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
4 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.81%) Life Science
5 8 (10.81%) Open Source
6 5 (6.76%) PKI
7 4 (5.41%) Replication
7 4 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.70%) Statistics
9 2 (2.70%) Social Media
9 2 (2.70%) iPhone
9 2 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (2.70%) Handset
9 2 (2.70%) Xbox
10 1 (1.35%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.35%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (17.57%) Linux
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.76%) Solaris
6 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.41%) Android
6 4 (5.41%) Debian
7 2 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Information Security
1 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
2 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
3 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
3 8 (10.81%) ITIL
3 8 (10.81%) Project Management
4 7 (9.46%) Scrum
4 7 (9.46%) OO
4 7 (9.46%) Document Management
4 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
4 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.76%) Quality Management
5 5 (6.76%) Change Management
5 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.41%) Information Management
6 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.41%) Logistics
6 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) Python
2 15 (20.27%) Perl
3 11 (14.86%) Java
4 10 (13.51%) C
5 9 (12.16%) PHP
6 8 (10.81%) C++
7 6 (8.11%) Ruby
7 6 (8.11%) C#
7 6 (8.11%) SQL
8 5 (6.76%) TTCN
9 4 (5.41%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.70%) PHP5
12 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.35%) Groovy
12 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) MCSA
3 7 (9.46%) MCITP
4 5 (6.76%) CISSP
5 2 (2.70%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) GCP
1 11 (14.86%) GMP
2 8 (10.81%) GxP
3 7 (9.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (9.46%) GAMP
4 6 (8.11%) QA
5 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (5.41%) GLP
5 4 (5.41%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.70%) CDISC
7 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.41%) Squid
3 4 (5.41%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) CA
3 4 (5.41%) Cognos
4 3 (4.05%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) Zend
5 2 (2.70%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.35%) Splunk
6 1 (1.35%) MKS
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) BMC
6 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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