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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 122 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.29% 1.20% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.46% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
1713 2058 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.07% 82.19% 80.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1628 1547
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Huntingdon - 2 £54,500 -
Cambridge -12 1 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Peterborough - 1 £45,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Degree
3 11 (39.29%) MVC
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
6 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) MySQL
6 8 (28.57%) OOP
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) Workflow
8 6 (21.43%) Perl
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Python
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.86%) Release Management
9 5 (17.86%) jQuery
9 5 (17.86%) Logistics
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) PHP
9 5 (17.86%) C++

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Simulink
1 2 (7.14%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) LTE
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) 4G
2 1 (3.57%) WCDMA
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 8 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Mercurial
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.71%) Mockito
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) FitNesse
3 3 (10.71%) TestNG
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
4 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
4 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Graduate
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
1 8 (28.57%) HTML5
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) Swing
5 3 (10.71%) JSP
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
5 3 (10.71%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (10.71%) PowerMock
5 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
2 5 (17.86%) Data Structures
2 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) User Experience
4 3 (10.71%) Informatics
4 3 (10.71%) Robotics
4 3 (10.71%) LIMS
4 3 (10.71%) GIS
5 2 (7.14%) Mechatronics
6 1 (3.57%) Life Science
6 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) Handset
6 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.57%) IPTV
6 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) MVC
1 11 (39.29%) TDD
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) OOP
4 6 (21.43%) Workflow
4 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
5 5 (17.86%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) Logistics
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
6 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (10.71%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) C
5 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 5 (17.86%) C++
6 3 (10.71%) VB
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.57%) GLSL
8 1 (3.57%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
1 3 (10.71%) Tableau
2 2 (7.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) MathWorks
3 1 (3.57%) Anite
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Cambridge
Xaar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xaar
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 7 days ago