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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 129 129 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 51 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 1.44% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.74% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 59
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
3179 3155 2582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 85.62% 82.66% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2654 2611 2189
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
(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
Nottinghamshire -12 21 £57,500 +43.75% 5
Derbyshire -5 20 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Northamptonshire -3 9 £46,000 +8.23%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 38 (43.68%) Electronics
2 34 (39.08%) Automotive
3 32 (36.78%) C
4 30 (34.48%) EMC
4 30 (34.48%) Firmware
5 27 (31.03%) Degree
6 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 20 (22.99%) Windows
8 20 (22.99%) Telematics
9 19 (21.84%) C++
9 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
10 18 (20.69%) Embedded C
10 18 (20.69%) Embedded C++
10 18 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (20.69%) Mentor Graphics
10 18 (20.69%) Fujitsu
10 18 (20.69%) NEC
10 18 (20.69%) Atmel
10 18 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
10 18 (20.69%) Freescale
11 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (16.09%) Manufacturing
11 14 (16.09%) Finance
11 14 (16.09%) QA
11 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.79%) VB
13 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.79%) Assembly Language

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (2.30%) SAS
1 2 (2.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) MS Access
3 3 (3.45%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.30%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.05%) LoadRunner
2 7 (8.05%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
General
1 38 (43.68%) Electronics
2 34 (39.08%) Automotive
3 14 (16.09%) Manufacturing
3 14 (16.09%) Finance
4 9 (10.34%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Electronics Engineer
2 30 (34.48%) Design Engineer
3 22 (25.29%) Analyst
4 18 (20.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Design Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Junior
8 5 (5.75%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Software Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Programme Support Officer
10 3 (3.45%) Junior Data Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Strategy Manager
11 2 (2.30%) Lead Business Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) IT Services Manager
11 2 (2.30%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) HTML
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
1 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.15%) CSS
1 1 (1.15%) WinForms
1 1 (1.15%) JSON
1 1 (1.15%) Velocity
1 1 (1.15%) HTML5
1 1 (1.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.99%) Telematics
3 18 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.75%) Statistics
4 5 (5.75%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.75%) Physics
5 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.45%) User Experience
7 2 (2.30%) IVR
7 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.79%) Project Management
3 12 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (12.64%) SDLC
4 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
5 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.20%) Data Validation
7 7 (8.05%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.05%) Performance Management
7 7 (8.05%) Load Testing
7 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
7 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.90%) User Stories
9 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.75%) Six Sigma
9 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.60%) ITIL
10 4 (4.60%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) C
2 19 (21.84%) C++
3 18 (20.69%) Embedded C
3 18 (20.69%) Embedded C++
4 12 (13.79%) Assembly Language
4 12 (13.79%) VB
5 3 (3.45%) SQL
5 3 (3.45%) ABAP
6 2 (2.30%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) VBA
7 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (8.05%) ISEB
3 5 (5.75%) PMP
3 5 (5.75%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.45%) MBA
4 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 30 (34.48%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) EMC
2 18 (20.69%) NEC
2 18 (20.69%) Mentor Graphics
2 18 (20.69%) Fujitsu
2 18 (20.69%) Atmel
2 18 (20.69%) Freescale
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.45%) Tableau
5 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle
6 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £40 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Mansfield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago