The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 July 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 138 93 130
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +37
Permanent jobs citing Validation 37 77 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.99% 2.41% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 3.14% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 65 37
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,401 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3007 2451 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.34% 76.67% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 2064 2249
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
England

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Validation
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Validation Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Validation
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Validation
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
Nottinghamshire -22 20 £40,000 +3.89%
Derbyshire 0 13 £37,500 -8.53% 3
Leicestershire -12 4 £43,401 +24.00% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 33 (33.67%) Degree
2 27 (27.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (26.53%) Test Strategy
4 24 (24.49%) Project Planning
4 24 (24.49%) Software Engineering
5 20 (20.41%) QA
5 20 (20.41%) Finance
6 17 (17.35%) C++
7 16 (16.33%) Firmware
8 15 (15.31%) Manufacturing
9 14 (14.29%) Electronics
9 14 (14.29%) EMC
9 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (13.27%) UNIX
10 13 (13.27%) Windows
11 12 (12.24%) Linux
11 12 (12.24%) WebSphere
12 11 (11.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 11 (11.22%) C
12 11 (11.22%) Java
12 11 (11.22%) Aerospace
13 10 (10.20%) C#
13 10 (10.20%) Ethernet
13 10 (10.20%) Marketing
13 10 (10.20%) Atmel
14 9 (9.18%) WPF
14 9 (9.18%) VHDL
14 9 (9.18%) .NET
14 9 (9.18%) ITIL
14 9 (9.18%) Change Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.08%) Quickr
4 3 (3.06%) SAS
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.02%) CMS
6 1 (1.02%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Office
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.04%) HFM
1 2 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) Ethernet
2 7 (7.14%) Intranet
3 4 (4.08%) LAN
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 3 (3.06%) SMTP
4 3 (3.06%) DHCP
4 3 (3.06%) FTP
4 3 (3.06%) HTTP
4 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.06%) DNS
4 3 (3.06%) SSL
4 3 (3.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.06%) LDAP
4 3 (3.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.02%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) WebFOCUS
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.04%) Essbase
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Toad
2 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Manufacturing
3 14 (14.29%) Electronics
4 11 (11.22%) Aerospace
5 10 (10.20%) Marketing
6 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (3.06%) Retail
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
8 1 (1.02%) Military
8 1 (1.02%) Automotive
8 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Test Manager
2 15 (15.31%) Design Engineer
3 14 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Consultant
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Manager
5 8 (8.16%) C++ Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Manager
6 7 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
6 7 (7.14%) C Developer
6 7 (7.14%) UNIX Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Test Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) QA Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Programme Test Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Design Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
1 9 (9.18%) WPF
2 8 (8.16%) Java SE
2 8 (8.16%) Java EE
2 8 (8.16%) WCF
2 8 (8.16%) GWT
2 8 (8.16%) JPA
2 8 (8.16%) Ajax
2 8 (8.16%) Web Services
3 7 (7.14%) XML
3 7 (7.14%) HTML
3 7 (7.14%) WF
4 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.06%) Middleware
6 2 (2.04%) WinForms
6 2 (2.04%) J2EE
7 1 (1.02%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Firmware
2 11 (11.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (9.18%) VHDL
4 4 (4.08%) MPEG
4 4 (4.08%) Informatics
5 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.06%) Statistics
6 2 (2.04%) IVR
7 1 (1.02%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.02%) PMI
7 1 (1.02%) EPoS
7 1 (1.02%) EFTPOS
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.02%) FMCG
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) UNIX
1 13 (13.27%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (26.53%) Test Strategy
3 24 (24.49%) Project Planning
3 24 (24.49%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (9.18%) Change Management
5 9 (9.18%) ITIL
6 8 (8.16%) Regression Testing
6 8 (8.16%) Identity Management
6 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.10%) ERP
8 5 (5.10%) Project Management
9 4 (4.08%) CRM
9 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) C++
2 11 (11.22%) C
2 11 (11.22%) Java
3 10 (10.20%) C#
4 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.14%) PHP
4 7 (7.14%) VC++
4 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.08%) SQL
6 2 (2.04%) Python
6 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.04%) Korn
7 1 (1.02%) Delphi
7 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.02%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.02%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (33.67%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) SLA
3 2 (2.04%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) EMC
2 10 (10.20%) Atmel
3 7 (7.14%) VMware
4 6 (6.12%) Informatica
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) IBM
5 4 (4.08%) Lotus
5 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.06%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.06%) Citrix
6 3 (3.06%) Juniper
7 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.02%) SAP
8 1 (1.02%) MKS
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
University of Leicester
Salary: £40,847 - 45,954 per year + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago