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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 52 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 3.20% 0.50% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 0.64% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
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 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
316 313 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 77.83% 78.45% 72.85%
Number of salaries quoted 268 268 349
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Crawley

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 6 (33.33%) Progress
3 6 (33.33%) Firmware
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
5 4 (22.22%) DirectX
5 4 (22.22%) VxWorks
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) Windchill
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) DataStage
1 3 (16.67%) SQLPlus
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Toad
2 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Military
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Graduate
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) Product Management
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Communications Security
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Assembly Language
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C
5 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Postgraduate
4 2 (11.11%) HND
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Progress
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (16.67%) Cognos
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) PTC
3 2 (11.11%) Siemens