The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - 29 33
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 4.83% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.81% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Validation
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 172 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 82.39% 83.09% 72.18%
Number of salaries quoted 127 143 152
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Validation
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Validation Salary Trend in Croydon

Validation
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft