The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 111 125 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.88% 0.34% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.39% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 27
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1546 1793 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 84.85% 85.95% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1541 1649
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Validation
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 12 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Ely - 1 £40,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) User Stories
5 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 8 (30.77%) Data Structures
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) MySQL
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) OOP
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) CSS
6 7 (26.92%) PHP
6 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Spring
6 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
6 7 (26.92%) High Availability
6 7 (26.92%) CSS3
6 7 (26.92%) Mercurial
6 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) Logistics
6 7 (26.92%) Release Management
6 7 (26.92%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Code Coverage

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) OrCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Mercurial
2 5 (19.23%) NUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Graduate
3 5 (19.23%) Developer in Test
3 5 (19.23%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering Graduate
5 3 (11.54%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Validation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Test and Validation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
1 7 (26.92%) CSS3
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) HTML5
1 7 (26.92%) jQuery
1 7 (26.92%) Spring
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Informatics
5 1 (3.85%) Biology
5 1 (3.85%) Health Informatics
5 1 (3.85%) Life Science
5 1 (3.85%) Ontologies
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) User Stories
4 7 (26.92%) High Availability
4 7 (26.92%) Logistics
4 7 (26.92%) MVC
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) OOP
4 7 (26.92%) Release Management
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Code Coverage
5 5 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Workflow
5 5 (19.23%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO26262
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: circa £33,000 p.a + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago