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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 95 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 1.24% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.38% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 15
Median salary £55,000 £35,088 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.75% -34.41%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
1066 1381 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 90.03% 90.14% 85.11%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1052 1093
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,400 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Workflow
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (20.00%) Data Validation
6 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) GSM
7 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
7 3 (15.00%) WCDMA
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
7 3 (15.00%) 3G
7 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) LTE

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) 3G
1 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (15.00%) GSM
1 3 (15.00%) LTE
1 3 (15.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (10.00%) 2G
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) 4G
3 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) NUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer in Test
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Research Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Financial Architect
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior RF Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior RF Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
3 4 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
4 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ACCA
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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