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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 1.79% - 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £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
44 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 78.57% 77.46% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 59
Average salary £36,250 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.02% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,000 £27,477
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £45,000 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 20 August 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

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) Firmware
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
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft