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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 108 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 25 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.12% 1.50% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.84% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
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
1846 1795 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.45% 81.81% 73.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1504 1614
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 20 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Peterborough +4 2 £44,000 +14.28% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 26 (44.83%) Degree
2 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) Project Management
3 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
3 15 (25.86%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (22.41%) Windows
5 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
5 12 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 10 (17.24%) Use Case
6 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.24%) Finance
7 9 (15.52%) Linux
7 9 (15.52%) Test Planning
8 8 (13.79%) Product Management
8 8 (13.79%) C
8 8 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (12.07%) Information Security
9 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
9 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (12.07%) GIS
9 7 (12.07%) Web Services
9 7 (12.07%) Requirements Management
9 7 (12.07%) Pharmacovigilance
10 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.34%) HP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DECT
1 2 (3.45%) 2G
1 2 (3.45%) TETRA
1 2 (3.45%) 3G
1 2 (3.45%) LTE
2 1 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) RNC
2 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.34%) Military
5 5 (8.62%) Legal
6 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (3.45%) Marketing
8 1 (1.72%) Back Office
8 1 (1.72%) Electronics
8 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Mechanical Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Product Design Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Compliance Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) LAMP
3 1 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (1.72%) jQuery
3 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) J2EE
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) JSP
3 1 (1.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Pharmacovigilance
3 7 (12.07%) GIS
3 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.72%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Project Management
1 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
2 10 (17.24%) Use Case
3 9 (15.52%) Test Planning
4 8 (13.79%) Product Management
5 7 (12.07%) Requirements Management
5 7 (12.07%) Information Security
6 6 (10.34%) Logistics
6 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.62%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
7 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.62%) CAD
7 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma
8 4 (6.90%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) C
2 5 (8.62%) Python
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C++
3 4 (6.90%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) TTCN
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Degree
2 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
4 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
4 12 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.72%) VCP4
7 1 (1.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.45%) GAMP
1 2 (3.45%) GCP
1 2 (3.45%) GMP
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.45%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.72%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Squid
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) XenServer
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) IBM
1 6 (10.34%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) SolidWorks
2 5 (8.62%) Cognos
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.72%) Marketo
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Intel
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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