The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 30 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.37% 1.62% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 2.31% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 173 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 81.55% 70.04% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 139 147 233
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
London

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 19 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C++
1 9 (81.82%) Device Driver
1 9 (81.82%) C
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) C++
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Insight
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) C++ Software Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Senior C++ Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded Software Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C Developer
1 9 (81.82%) C Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Senior C Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Senior Embedded C Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Software Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Senior Developer
1 9 (81.82%) C++ Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) B2B
1 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
1 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) C++
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C++
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft