The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 112 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.87% 1.51% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.84% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 22
Average salary £34,569 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.54% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £37,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £71,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1803 1960 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.18% 82.25% 78.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1589 1609
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Cambridgeshire region.

Validation Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 12 £34,569 -32.54% 4
Huntingdon - 2 £54,500 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) MVC
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
6 8 (23.53%) HTML5
6 8 (23.53%) Spring
6 8 (23.53%) OOP
6 8 (23.53%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) MySQL
7 7 (20.59%) C#
7 7 (20.59%) C++
7 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 6 (17.65%) C
8 6 (17.65%) Perl
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 6 (17.65%) Workflow
8 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.71%) Release Management
9 5 (14.71%) jQuery
9 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
9 5 (14.71%) Mercurial

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (8.82%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.82%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Simulink
1 1 (2.94%) Stateflow
1 1 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (2.94%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SMS
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
1 3 (8.82%) LTE
1 3 (8.82%) 3G
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (5.88%) 2G
3 1 (2.94%) RNC
3 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.94%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.94%) WCDMA
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
2 8 (23.53%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Mercurial
2 4 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Mockito
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
3 3 (8.82%) TestNG
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Graduate
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Development Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) HTML
1 8 (23.53%) Spring
1 8 (23.53%) HTML5
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) Swing
5 3 (8.82%) JSP
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PowerMock
5 3 (8.82%) JAX-RS
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
2 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Informatics
3 3 (8.82%) Robotics
3 3 (8.82%) LIMS
3 3 (8.82%) GIS
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.94%) IPTV
5 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.94%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Handset
5 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.94%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.94%) Life Science
5 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
1 11 (32.35%) TDD
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) OOP
5 6 (17.65%) Workflow
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) Logistics
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 4 (11.76%) Use Case
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) C
5 5 (14.71%) PHP
6 3 (8.82%) VB
6 3 (8.82%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) TTCN
7 1 (2.94%) GLSL
7 1 (2.94%) HLSL
7 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) VMware
1 3 (8.82%) Tableau
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) MathWorks
3 1 (2.94%) Anite
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Cambridgeshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 20 days ago