The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 45 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.62% 2.88% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 1
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £41,337 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +3.75%
Validation
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 551 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 82.68% 88.16% 76.14%
Number of salaries quoted 279 448 279
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Derby +12 8 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Chesterfield +19 1 £35,000 -2.77%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 12 (70.59%) Manufacturing
2 11 (64.71%) Firmware
3 10 (58.82%) Electronics
3 10 (58.82%) EMC
4 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) C
5 8 (47.06%) Automotive
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) VB
7 5 (29.41%) Assembly Language
7 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Atmel
8 3 (17.65%) Freescale
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) Siemens
8 3 (17.65%) NEC
8 3 (17.65%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
8 3 (17.65%) MS Project
8 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
8 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) Telematics
8 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
8 3 (17.65%) LabVIEW

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 3 (17.65%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (70.59%) Manufacturing
2 10 (58.82%) Electronics
3 8 (47.06%) Automotive
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Design Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) Java SE
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
1 1 (5.88%) GWT
1 1 (5.88%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (17.65%) Telematics
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
2 5 (29.41%) VB
2 5 (29.41%) Assembly Language
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
3 3 (17.65%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) Atmel
3 3 (17.65%) Freescale
3 3 (17.65%) Siemens
3 3 (17.65%) NEC
3 3 (17.65%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago