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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 100 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 39 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 1.11% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.40% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 5
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,100 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,250 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +3.75%
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
2043 1712 2093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.31% 79.41% 74.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1363 1779
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 £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +16 31 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Peterborough 0 1 £33,000 -14.28% 1
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 15 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 13 (19.70%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (18.18%) Project Management
5 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 12 (18.18%) Finance
5 12 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (15.15%) DV Cleared
7 9 (13.64%) Linux
7 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
7 9 (13.64%) Test Planning
8 8 (12.12%) C
8 8 (12.12%) Pharmacovigilance
8 8 (12.12%) Use Case
9 7 (10.61%) Java
9 7 (10.61%) SQL
9 7 (10.61%) Web Services
9 7 (10.61%) Cognos
9 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.61%) GIS
9 7 (10.61%) Logistics
10 6 (9.09%) Oracle
10 6 (9.09%) XML
10 6 (9.09%) IBM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.52%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
2 2 (3.03%) 3G
2 2 (3.03%) 2G
3 1 (1.52%) TETRA
3 1 (1.52%) RNC
3 1 (1.52%) LTE
3 1 (1.52%) 4G
3 1 (1.52%) ATM
3 1 (1.52%) DECT
3 1 (1.52%) GSM
3 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.52%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Data Mart
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (7.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) GoogleTest
General
1 15 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (18.18%) Finance
3 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.09%) Military
4 6 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Test Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Test Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Compliance Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Web Services
2 6 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) JSON
4 2 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) J2EE
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
5 1 (1.52%) JSP
5 1 (1.52%) STL
5 1 (1.52%) ODBC
5 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Pharmacovigilance
3 7 (10.61%) GIS
4 5 (7.58%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.03%) Life Science
6 2 (3.03%) Replication
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.52%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 12 (18.18%) Project Management
3 9 (13.64%) Test Planning
4 8 (12.12%) Use Case
5 7 (10.61%) Logistics
6 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
6 6 (9.09%) CAD
6 6 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 6 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 6 (9.09%) Product Management
6 6 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.58%) ITIL
7 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Supplier Management
7 5 (7.58%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) C
2 7 (10.61%) Java
2 7 (10.61%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) Python
3 4 (6.06%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) TTCN
6 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 12 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (15.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.52%) PhD
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) GCP
1 4 (6.06%) GMP
2 3 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (4.55%) GAMP
2 3 (4.55%) GxP
2 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.03%) GLP
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Squid
2 2 (3.03%) Corosync
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) XenServer
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Cognos
2 6 (9.09%) IBM
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) SolidWorks
2 6 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.52%) Marketo
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) Intel
5 1 (1.52%) BMC
5 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
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Salary: 25,000 - 55,000 dependent on level
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: c. 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago