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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 48 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 14 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 3.77% 1.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 1.90% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £38,500 £57,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.04% +116.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
326 316 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 87.87% 77.64% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 299 273 288
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) Progress
1 16 (88.89%) Aerospace
1 16 (88.89%) Data Analysis
1 16 (88.89%) Requirements Analysis
1 16 (88.89%) Avionics
2 15 (83.33%) C
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 15 (83.33%) Subversion
2 15 (83.33%) SDLC
3 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
4 10 (55.56%) MATLAB
4 10 (55.56%) Simulink
4 10 (55.56%) Mercurial
5 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Assembly Language
7 5 (27.78%) Firmware
7 5 (27.78%) OpenGL
7 5 (27.78%) DirectX
7 5 (27.78%) VxWorks
7 5 (27.78%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) MFC
7 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Architecture

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Subversion
2 10 (55.56%) Mercurial
3 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (88.89%) Aerospace
1 16 (88.89%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) DirectX
1 5 (27.78%) MFC
1 5 (27.78%) OpenGL
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) VxWorks
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Data Analysis
1 16 (88.89%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 15 (83.33%) SDLC
3 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C
2 10 (55.56%) MATLAB
3 5 (27.78%) Assembly Language
3 5 (27.78%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Progress