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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 96 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 2.04% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.47% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 13
Average salary £34,569 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.54% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £71,750 £70,000
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
1226 1457 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.67% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1174 1189
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) OOP
4 8 (34.78%) MySQL
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) Spring
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) HTML5
4 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
6 6 (26.09%) C++
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Workflow
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) PHP
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) Logistics
7 5 (21.74%) Release Management
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) Mercurial

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.04%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (4.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (4.35%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SMS
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) LTE
2 2 (8.70%) 3G
2 2 (8.70%) 2G
3 1 (4.35%) TETRA
3 1 (4.35%) RNC
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Mercurial
2 3 (13.04%) Mockito
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) FitNesse
2 3 (13.04%) TestNG
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) Spring
1 8 (34.78%) HTML5
2 5 (21.74%) jQuery
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) PowerMock
3 3 (13.04%) JAX-RS
3 3 (13.04%) LINQ
3 3 (13.04%) JSP
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) Swing
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
1 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
2 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Informatics
3 3 (13.04%) Robotics
3 3 (13.04%) LIMS
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.35%) Life Science
5 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
1 11 (47.83%) TDD
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) OOP
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) Logistics
6 5 (21.74%) Release Management
7 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) CRUD
8 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Perl
4 7 (30.43%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) PHP
7 4 (17.39%) C
8 3 (13.04%) Ruby
8 3 (13.04%) VB
9 2 (8.70%) TTCN
10 1 (4.35%) GLSL
10 1 (4.35%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
1 3 (13.04%) Tableau
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 16 days ago