The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 129 146 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -48
Permanent jobs citing Validation 45 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 0.91% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.10% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 58
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,401 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Validation
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3369 3092 2502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.01% 82.78% 78.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2784 2544 2057
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -5 26 £57,500 +101.75% 2
Derbyshire -6 14 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Northamptonshire +12 3 £55,000 -
Leicestershire +4 2 £30,000 -30.87% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 35 (38.46%) Degree
2 32 (35.16%) Electronics
3 28 (30.77%) C
4 27 (29.67%) Automotive
5 26 (28.57%) EMC
5 26 (28.57%) Firmware
6 21 (23.08%) QA
6 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (21.98%) Windows
8 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
8 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
9 16 (17.58%) Freescale
9 16 (17.58%) Telematics
10 15 (16.48%) Atmel
10 15 (16.48%) NEC
10 15 (16.48%) Fujitsu
10 15 (16.48%) Mentor Graphics
10 15 (16.48%) C++
10 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio
10 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
10 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
10 15 (16.48%) Embedded C
10 15 (16.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (15.38%) Embedded C++
11 14 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (14.29%) SDLC
12 13 (14.29%) Marketing
13 12 (13.19%) Manufacturing
14 11 (12.09%) Assembly Language
14 11 (12.09%) VB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (4.40%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
4 1 (1.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) MS Access
3 4 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.40%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.30%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 7 (7.69%) SilkTest
General
1 32 (35.16%) Electronics
2 27 (29.67%) Automotive
3 13 (14.29%) Marketing
4 12 (13.19%) Manufacturing
5 10 (10.99%) Finance
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Analyst
1 26 (28.57%) Design Engineer
1 26 (28.57%) Electronics Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) QA Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Junior
4 9 (9.89%) Architect
4 9 (9.89%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Junior Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Junior Data Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Programme Support Officer
8 4 (4.40%) Software Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) SAP BW Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Web Services
1 2 (2.20%) Ajax
1 2 (2.20%) Java SE
1 2 (2.20%) Java EE
1 2 (2.20%) GWT
1 2 (2.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.58%) Telematics
3 15 (16.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (9.89%) Statistics
5 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.89%) Physics
6 4 (4.40%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.20%) IVR
7 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.20%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
2 13 (14.29%) SDLC
3 11 (12.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (10.99%) Data Validation
4 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.99%) Project Management
4 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
5 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
5 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
5 9 (9.89%) Test Scripting
6 8 (8.79%) Performance Management
6 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.59%) ITIL
8 6 (6.59%) Service Management
8 6 (6.59%) Change Management
9 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) C
2 15 (16.48%) C++
2 15 (16.48%) Embedded C
3 14 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 11 (12.09%) Assembly Language
4 11 (12.09%) VB
5 4 (4.40%) ABAP
5 4 (4.40%) SQL
6 2 (2.20%) Java
7 1 (1.10%) VBA
7 1 (1.10%) VC++
7 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) ISEB
3 8 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.40%) PMP
4 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.20%) MBA
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) EMC
2 16 (17.58%) Freescale
3 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.48%) NEC
3 15 (16.48%) Mentor Graphics
3 15 (16.48%) Fujitsu
3 15 (16.48%) Atmel
4 9 (9.89%) Alteryx
5 4 (4.40%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle
6 2 (2.20%) Tableau
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
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