The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - - 13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - - 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £27,477
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 83.33% 76.74% 70.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 37
Average salary £52,000 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.46% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,000 £27,477
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Validation
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Validation Salary Trend in Cumbria

Validation
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft