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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 94 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 7 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.85% 0.50% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.57% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 30
Median salary £38,750 £34,569 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.09% -30.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £29,000 £36,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,741 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
993 1219 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.87% 87.07% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 818 1026 1207
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 11 (40.74%) Bioinformatics
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) MySQL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
6 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 6 (22.22%) Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Mercurial
6 6 (22.22%) HTML5
6 6 (22.22%) High Availability
6 6 (22.22%) CSS3
6 6 (22.22%) Spring
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Logistics
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Informatics
6 6 (22.22%) Release Management
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) OOP
6 6 (22.22%) OO
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
6 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Unix

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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Electronics
1 4 (14.81%) Games
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Architect
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) Graduate
2 4 (14.81%) Data Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Database Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Database Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Principal Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Principal Data Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering Graduate
3 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Validation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Test and Validation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) CSS3
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) HTML5
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
1 6 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
2 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 6 (22.22%) Informatics
3 4 (14.81%) Biology
3 4 (14.81%) Health Informatics
3 4 (14.81%) User Experience
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Bioinformatics
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) Logistics
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) OOP
3 6 (22.22%) Release Management
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) PHP
5 5 (18.52%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PhD
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO26262
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) EMC
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
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