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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 128 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 32 63 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.02% 1.73% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.04% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 32
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £66,250 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
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
2574 3091 2208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.29% 84.66% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2078 2477 1919
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -3 14 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Derbyshire +16 13 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Leicestershire +14 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Northamptonshire -11 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 50 (44.64%) HTML
2 45 (40.18%) JavaScript
2 45 (40.18%) Mentoring
3 41 (36.61%) SQL
4 39 (34.82%) C++
4 39 (34.82%) CSS
4 39 (34.82%) Finance
4 39 (34.82%) Degree
5 34 (30.36%) XML
5 34 (30.36%) C
6 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
7 29 (25.89%) Linux
8 28 (25.00%) UNIX
8 28 (25.00%) PHP
9 26 (23.21%) Windows
9 26 (23.21%) Visual Studio
10 23 (20.54%) .NET
10 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
10 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (19.64%) ASP.NET
12 21 (18.75%) C#
13 20 (17.86%) Automotive
13 20 (17.86%) Electronics
14 19 (16.96%) Coaching
14 19 (16.96%) Data Validation
14 19 (16.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
15 18 (16.07%) EMC
15 18 (16.07%) Firmware
16 17 (15.18%) T-SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (5.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) Apache
3 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Project
3 2 (1.79%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) MS Access
3 6 (5.36%) Big Data
4 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.68%) MySQL
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 19 (16.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.46%) Firebug
3 5 (4.46%) Fiddler
3 5 (4.46%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (34.82%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Automotive
2 20 (17.86%) Electronics
3 13 (11.61%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (32.14%) Developer
2 19 (16.96%) Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Electronics Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Software Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Design Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (13.39%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.82%) C Developer
5 11 (9.82%) C++ Developer
6 10 (8.93%) C++ Software Developer
6 10 (8.93%) UNIX Developer
7 9 (8.04%) UNIX Team Leader
7 9 (8.04%) C++ Team Leader
7 9 (8.04%) Software Team Leader
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.04%) Hardware Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (44.64%) HTML
2 39 (34.82%) CSS
3 34 (30.36%) XML
4 23 (20.54%) .NET
5 22 (19.64%) ASP.NET
6 17 (15.18%) STL
6 17 (15.18%) WinForms
6 17 (15.18%) JSON
6 17 (15.18%) HTML5
6 17 (15.18%) CSS3
7 9 (8.04%) Velocity
8 5 (4.46%) XHTML
9 3 (2.68%) Web Services
10 2 (1.79%) JPA
10 2 (1.79%) GWT
10 2 (1.79%) Java SE
10 2 (1.79%) Java EE
10 2 (1.79%) Ajax
11 1 (0.89%) WSDL
11 1 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (8.04%) Telematics
2 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) IVR
4 2 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.89%) Life Science
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.89%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.89%) Linux
2 28 (25.00%) UNIX
3 26 (23.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Mentoring
2 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.96%) Coaching
3 19 (16.96%) Data Validation
4 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.18%) V-Model
5 17 (15.18%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.93%) Project Management
7 9 (8.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.25%) Line Management
9 6 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.36%) Release Management
9 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.46%) ITIL
10 5 (4.46%) TDD
10 5 (4.46%) Test Planning
10 5 (4.46%) User Stories
10 5 (4.46%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (3.57%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) JavaScript
2 41 (36.61%) SQL
3 39 (34.82%) C++
4 34 (30.36%) C
5 28 (25.00%) PHP
6 21 (18.75%) C#
7 17 (15.18%) T-SQL
7 17 (15.18%) VB.NET
8 11 (9.82%) Shell Script
9 9 (8.04%) Assembly Language
9 9 (8.04%) Embedded C
9 9 (8.04%) Embedded C++
9 9 (8.04%) VB
10 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.79%) Java
11 1 (0.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (34.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) VCP4
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.89%) PMP
4 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) MBA
4 1 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.79%) SCSM
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
1 2 (1.79%) SCOM
2 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.07%) EMC
3 9 (8.04%) Freescale
3 9 (8.04%) Atmel
3 9 (8.04%) Fujitsu
3 9 (8.04%) Mentor Graphics
3 9 (8.04%) NEC
4 3 (2.68%) SAP
4 3 (2.68%) Siemens
5 2 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.89%) HP
6 1 (0.89%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) Tableau
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