The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 51 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.16% 0.52% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 0.68% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,600 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,400 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
411 295 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 80.75% 76.03% 71.83%
Number of salaries quoted 324 252 293
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
East Midlands

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 1 August 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 1 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
Derby -13 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Chesterfield - 2 £35,000 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (69.23%) QA
2 15 (57.69%) Manufacturing
3 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (50.00%) Degree
5 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 11 (42.31%) Firmware
7 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
7 10 (38.46%) EMC
7 10 (38.46%) Aerospace
7 10 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (38.46%) Marketing
7 10 (38.46%) Electronics
7 10 (38.46%) Atmel
8 8 (30.77%) GWT
8 8 (30.77%) JPA
8 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
8 8 (30.77%) Java SE
8 8 (30.77%) Java EE
8 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) VHDL
10 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) Quickr
10 4 (15.38%) High Availability
10 4 (15.38%) Problem Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Quickr
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (57.69%) Manufacturing
2 10 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 10 (38.46%) Marketing
2 10 (38.46%) Electronics
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Electronics Engineer
1 10 (38.46%) Design Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Test Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) QA Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) GWT
1 8 (30.77%) JPA
1 8 (30.77%) Java SE
1 8 (30.77%) Java EE
1 8 (30.77%) Ajax
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) WinForms
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Firmware
2 10 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (19.23%) VHDL
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 4 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) EMC
1 10 (38.46%) Atmel
2 4 (15.38%) Lotus
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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