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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 65 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.47% 0.26% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.31% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
344 325 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 80.56% 82.91% 76.18%
Number of salaries quoted 318 288 339
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Degree
3 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
3 11 (68.75%) Progress
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Firmware
4 10 (62.50%) Aerospace
5 8 (50.00%) C
5 8 (50.00%) C++
5 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (43.75%) Assembly Language
6 7 (43.75%) VxWorks
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (31.25%) SDLC
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Architecture
8 5 (31.25%) Subversion
8 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) DirectX
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
10 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 2 (12.50%) Yourdon
10 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (12.50%) UML
10 2 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) SSADM
10 2 (12.50%) LAN
10 2 (12.50%) VoIP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) Windchill
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Avionics
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Graduate
2 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) DirectX
2 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) VxWorks
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) SDLC
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) Yourdon
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) SSADM
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) PLM
6 1 (6.25%) PDM
6 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Firmware
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Progress
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) PTC
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens