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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 54 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.34% 0.52% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 0.66% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
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
294 305 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 76.56% 80.05% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 257 263 337
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 £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Crawley

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (21.43%) Firmware
4 3 (21.43%) DataStage
4 3 (21.43%) SQLPlus
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Progress
4 3 (21.43%) Toad
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Postgraduate
4 3 (21.43%) Cognos
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) Windchill
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) DataStage
1 3 (21.43%) SQLPlus
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Toad
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Military
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Test Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Validation
2 3 (21.43%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) PLM
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Postgraduate
4 2 (14.29%) HND
4 2 (14.29%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
1 3 (21.43%) Cognos
1 3 (21.43%) Progress
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Siemens
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) PTC