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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 95 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.83% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.96% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 23
Median salary £37,500 £34,569 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.47% -34.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £44,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
989 1245 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.67% 85.68% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1047 1223
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (46.67%) Bioinformatics
1 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) Perl
4 8 (26.67%) Unix
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 7 (23.33%) MVC
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (23.33%) Degree
6 6 (20.00%) Informatics
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (20.00%) MySQL
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) PhD
7 5 (16.67%) OOP
7 5 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (16.67%) PHP
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (16.67%) High Availability
7 5 (16.67%) CSS3
7 5 (16.67%) Logistics

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 (3.33%) CloudStack
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SMTP
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (13.33%) Electronics
1 4 (13.33%) Games
1 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Database Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Database Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Graduate
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Principal Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Principal Data Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering Graduate
4 3 (10.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Validation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) CSS3
2 5 (16.67%) HTML5
2 5 (16.67%) jQuery
2 5 (16.67%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) NumPy
5 1 (3.33%) OpenCV
5 1 (3.33%) SAML
5 1 (3.33%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.33%) SciPy
5 1 (3.33%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 6 (20.00%) Informatics
2 4 (13.33%) Biology
2 4 (13.33%) Health Informatics
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Bioinformatics
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 6 (20.00%) Analytics
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) Logistics
4 5 (16.67%) OOP
4 5 (16.67%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (3.33%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Perl
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) C
8 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.33%) R
8 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO26262
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible
1 4 (13.33%) CFEngine
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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