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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 51 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.55% 3.12% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 4.03% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
369 298 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 81.46% 77.40% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 301 225 281
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 September 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 -9 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 18 (66.67%) QA
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (40.74%) Firmware
5 10 (37.04%) EMC
5 10 (37.04%) Electronics
5 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
5 10 (37.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (37.04%) Marketing
5 10 (37.04%) Aerospace
5 10 (37.04%) Atmel
6 8 (29.63%) GWT
6 8 (29.63%) JPA
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
6 8 (29.63%) Java SE
6 8 (29.63%) Java EE
6 8 (29.63%) Ajax
6 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) Web Services
6 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
7 5 (18.52%) MS Office
7 5 (18.52%) VHDL
8 4 (14.81%) Quickr
8 4 (14.81%) High Availability
8 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) Quickr
2 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 10 (37.04%) Electronics
2 10 (37.04%) Aerospace
2 10 (37.04%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Design Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) QA Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
1 8 (29.63%) Ajax
1 8 (29.63%) Java SE
1 8 (29.63%) Java EE
1 8 (29.63%) GWT
1 8 (29.63%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Firmware
2 10 (37.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (18.52%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) EMC
1 10 (37.04%) Atmel
2 4 (14.81%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) Siemens
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) SAP