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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 93 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 17 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.12% 1.39% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.69% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 4
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
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
1237 1242 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.27% 82.47% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1072 1123
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (40.91%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
4 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) Product Management
5 8 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (18.18%) Linux
6 7 (15.91%) Windows
6 7 (15.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
6 7 (15.91%) Information Security
6 7 (15.91%) Cryptography
6 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.91%) Use Case
6 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.64%) Pharmacovigilance
7 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
7 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
7 6 (13.64%) C
7 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.36%) Python
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Cognos
8 5 (11.36%) CAD
8 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
8 5 (11.36%) SolidWorks
8 5 (11.36%) GIS
8 5 (11.36%) Project Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.27%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) LTE
1 2 (4.55%) TETRA
1 2 (4.55%) 2G
1 2 (4.55%) 3G
1 2 (4.55%) DECT
2 1 (2.27%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) RNC
2 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (15.91%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Military
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Mechanical Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Product Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) STL
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) Cryptography
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Pharmacovigilance
4 5 (11.36%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.27%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.27%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Project Management
2 8 (18.18%) Product Management
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security
3 7 (15.91%) Use Case
3 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.64%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.36%) CAD
5 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
5 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
5 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Line Management
7 3 (6.82%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.82%) CMMI
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C
2 5 (11.36%) Python
3 4 (9.09%) C++
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 3 (6.82%) TTCN
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
5 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (9.09%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.27%) GAMP
1 1 (2.27%) GCP
1 1 (2.27%) GMP
1 1 (2.27%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Squid
1 1 (2.27%) Corosync
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
1 5 (11.36%) Cognos
1 5 (11.36%) SolidWorks
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Marketo
3 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
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