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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 103 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.071% 1.65% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 1.97% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 28 22
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +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
1171 1519 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.52% 83.32% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1177 1103
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (68.75%) MVC
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
3 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Workflow
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Logistics
6 5 (31.25%) Release Management
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
6 5 (31.25%) Data Structures
6 5 (31.25%) Algorithms

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SMS
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
2 3 (18.75%) Mockito
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) TestNG
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
1 8 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) CSS3
3 3 (18.75%) PowerMock
3 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
3 3 (18.75%) LINQ
3 3 (18.75%) JSP
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) Swing
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Structures
1 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 3 (18.75%) LIMS
3 3 (18.75%) Informatics
3 3 (18.75%) Robotics
4 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Life Science
4 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Workflow
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) Logistics
5 5 (31.25%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) CRUD
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) C
8 1 (6.25%) GLSL
8 1 (6.25%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
1 3 (18.75%) Tableau
Cambridge
Xaar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xaar
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 13 days ago