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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 87 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 24 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.49% 1.18% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.43% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 5
Average salary £53,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
1318 1190 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.61% 82.81% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 994 1063
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £67,500
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 29 January 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Project Management
3 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
4 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 9 (19.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
5 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.02%) Pharmacovigilance
7 7 (14.89%) Product Management
7 7 (14.89%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (14.89%) SolidWorks
7 7 (14.89%) CAD
7 7 (14.89%) C
8 6 (12.77%) Java
8 6 (12.77%) Linux
8 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.77%) Cryptography
8 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
8 6 (12.77%) Information Security
8 6 (12.77%) Use Case
8 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
9 5 (10.64%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (10.64%) Cognos
9 5 (10.64%) GIS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project
2 2 (4.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) DECT
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.26%) TETRA
2 1 (2.13%) LTE
2 1 (2.13%) 2G
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) GSM
2 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.13%) WCDMA
2 1 (2.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
2 9 (19.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Mechanical Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Compliance Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) Product Design Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Software Programmer
6 1 (2.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) JSON
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) STL
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Pharmacovigilance
3 6 (12.77%) Cryptography
4 5 (10.64%) GIS
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.13%) Life Science
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.13%) Human Factors
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Project Management
2 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
3 7 (14.89%) Product Management
3 7 (14.89%) CAD
4 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
4 6 (12.77%) Information Security
4 6 (12.77%) Use Case
5 5 (10.64%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Line Management
6 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Software Licensing
7 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) C
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) TTCN
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
6 4 (8.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (6.38%) GAMP
1 3 (6.38%) GCP
1 3 (6.38%) GMP
1 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) GLP
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Corosync
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) XenServer
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Squid
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) SolidWorks
2 5 (10.64%) Cognos
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.13%) Marketo
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
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