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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 50 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.23% 3.24% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.77% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 2
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -16.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £41,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,600 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,712 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
301 451 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 83.84% 86.07% 73.80%
Number of salaries quoted 271 362 230
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £69,000
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 24 November 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 +4 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Chesterfield +7 1 £35,000 - 1
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 10 (62.50%) Firmware
3 9 (56.25%) EMC
3 9 (56.25%) Electronics
3 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Atmel
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (31.25%) Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
5 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
6 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
6 4 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Automotive
6 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) LabVIEW
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Project
7 3 (18.75%) Siemens
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (6.25%) JPA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (56.25%) Electronics
3 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
3 5 (31.25%) Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) Automotive
5 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Design Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) Java SE
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) GWT
1 1 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) VB
1 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) EMC
2 5 (31.25%) Atmel
3 3 (18.75%) Siemens
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago