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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 82 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 39 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.24% 1.09% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.42% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 18
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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
1410 1272 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.03% 76.77% 74.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1109 1178
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 £29,660 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 14 July 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 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 18 (26.09%) Python
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) Firmware
3 16 (23.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (23.19%) Perl
3 16 (23.19%) Windows
4 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 15 (21.74%) Mathematics
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (20.29%) Wireless
6 13 (18.84%) MS Office
7 12 (17.39%) Linux
7 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.94%) Information Security
8 11 (15.94%) C
8 11 (15.94%) MySQL
8 11 (15.94%) Java
8 11 (15.94%) GCP
8 11 (15.94%) GMP
8 11 (15.94%) DHCP
8 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.49%) DNS
9 10 (14.49%) LAN
9 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
9 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 (14.49%) MS Exchange
1 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (10.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (10.14%) Lync
4 6 (8.70%) Apache
5 4 (5.80%) nginx
5 4 (5.80%) Documentum
6 3 (4.35%) SAS
7 2 (2.90%) CMS
8 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Office
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) Simulink
4 1 (1.45%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Wireless
2 11 (15.94%) DHCP
2 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.49%) DNS
3 10 (14.49%) LAN
3 10 (14.49%) NAS
4 6 (8.70%) Bluetooth
4 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.80%) SSL
6 2 (2.90%) 3G
6 2 (2.90%) LTE
6 2 (2.90%) 2G
6 2 (2.90%) TETRA
7 1 (1.45%) IGMP
7 1 (1.45%) RTSP
7 1 (1.45%) RNC
7 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.45%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.80%) SQLite
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.25%) Bugzilla
2 4 (5.80%) Xcode
2 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.80%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (23.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (13.04%) Electronics
3 8 (11.59%) Finance
4 7 (10.14%) Aerospace
5 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.70%) Publishing
6 4 (5.80%) Back Office
6 4 (5.80%) Legal
7 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.90%) Military
8 1 (1.45%) Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Test Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Security Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Systems Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Head of IT
5 4 (5.80%) Head of Security
5 4 (5.80%) Head of IT Security
6 3 (4.35%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Web Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) SAS Programmer
6 3 (4.35%) Programmer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Change Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) jQuery
2 6 (8.70%) JSON
3 5 (7.25%) Ajax
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) XML
4 4 (5.80%) J2EE
4 4 (5.80%) J2ME
4 4 (5.80%) Cocoa
4 4 (5.80%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (5.80%) UIKit
4 4 (5.80%) Android SDK
4 4 (5.80%) iOS SDK
5 3 (4.35%) HTML5
5 3 (4.35%) LAMP
5 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) XHTML
6 2 (2.90%) REST
6 2 (2.90%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Firmware
2 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 15 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.59%) Life Science
4 8 (11.59%) Open Source
5 5 (7.25%) PKI
6 4 (5.80%) Replication
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.35%) Statistics
8 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.90%) iPhone
8 2 (2.90%) Handset
8 2 (2.90%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (2.90%) Xbox
8 2 (2.90%) Social Media
9 1 (1.45%) MPEG
9 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.39%) Linux
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Solaris
6 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.80%) Debian
6 4 (5.80%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
2 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
2 11 (15.94%) Information Security
3 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
3 8 (11.59%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
4 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.14%) OO
4 7 (10.14%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Scrum
5 5 (7.25%) Document Management
5 5 (7.25%) Quality Management
5 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 4 (5.80%) Data Security
6 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.80%) Information Management
6 4 (5.80%) Logistics
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Python
2 16 (23.19%) Perl
3 11 (15.94%) C
3 11 (15.94%) Java
4 9 (13.04%) PHP
5 8 (11.59%) C++
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 6 (8.70%) TTCN
6 6 (8.70%) C#
7 4 (5.80%) SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.90%) PHP5
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.14%) MCITP
3 7 (10.14%) MCSA
4 5 (7.25%) CISSP
5 2 (2.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) GCP
1 11 (15.94%) GMP
2 7 (10.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (10.14%) GAMP
3 6 (8.70%) GxP
4 4 (5.80%) GLP
4 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (4.35%) QA
5 3 (4.35%) CDISC
6 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Corosync
3 4 (5.80%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (10.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) CA
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Zend
4 2 (2.90%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) MathWorks
5 1 (1.45%) MKS
5 1 (1.45%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) EMC
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) BMC
5 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago