The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 50 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 3 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 4.08% 0.61% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 0.80% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -62.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Validation
West Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 376 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 82.40% 76.89% 74.65%
Number of salaries quoted 266 322 355
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Validation
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Validation Salary Trend in Crawley

Validation
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Crawley

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 (75.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Progress
2 8 (40.00%) Firmware
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (25.00%) DirectX
4 5 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 5 (25.00%) VxWorks
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.00%) HND
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) C
6 3 (15.00%) Postgraduate
6 3 (15.00%) MS Visio

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (15.00%) Windchill
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) DataStage
1 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (10.00%) Toad
3 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Graduate
2 3 (15.00%) Junior
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) VxWorks
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) PLM
4 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Communications Security
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Product Management
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C++
1 5 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) HND
3 3 (15.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Firmware
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Progress
2 3 (15.00%) Siemens
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) PTC
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos