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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 142 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 37 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% 1.45% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.71% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 42
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,500 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2816 3215 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.84% 84.58% 81.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2596 2126
Average salary £40,857 £40,000 £38,097
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +4.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 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 31 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
(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 +6 19 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Derbyshire +20 12 £38,750 +7.63% 4
Northamptonshire -6 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Leicestershire +11 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 46 (40.35%) HTML
2 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
2 43 (37.72%) Mentoring
3 40 (35.09%) Finance
4 39 (34.21%) SQL
4 39 (34.21%) Degree
5 38 (33.33%) C++
6 37 (32.46%) CSS
7 35 (30.70%) C
8 30 (26.32%) XML
9 28 (24.56%) Windows
9 28 (24.56%) SQL Server
10 27 (23.68%) Linux
10 27 (23.68%) Visual Studio
11 26 (22.81%) UNIX
11 26 (22.81%) PHP
12 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (20.18%) Automotive
13 23 (20.18%) Electronics
14 21 (18.42%) .NET
14 21 (18.42%) EMC
14 21 (18.42%) Firmware
15 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
16 19 (16.67%) C#
16 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 19 (16.67%) Data Validation
16 19 (16.67%) Coaching
17 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
18 17 (14.91%) T-SQL
18 17 (14.91%) VB.NET

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (4.39%) SAS
2 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Intranet
2 3 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) MS Access
3 5 (4.39%) Big Data
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 17 (14.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.39%) Subversion
4 3 (2.63%) Firebug
4 3 (2.63%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 40 (35.09%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Automotive
2 23 (20.18%) Electronics
3 13 (11.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.51%) Back Office
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) Electronics Engineer
3 21 (18.42%) Design Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Analyst
4 16 (14.04%) Software Developer
5 15 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 15 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Team Leader
6 10 (8.77%) Hardware Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) C++ Team Leader
7 9 (7.89%) C Developer
7 9 (7.89%) UNIX Team Leader
7 9 (7.89%) Software Team Leader
7 9 (7.89%) C++ Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Senior Design Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) UNIX Developer
8 8 (7.02%) C++ Software Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.35%) HTML
2 37 (32.46%) CSS
3 30 (26.32%) XML
4 21 (18.42%) .NET
5 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
6 17 (14.91%) STL
6 17 (14.91%) WinForms
6 17 (14.91%) JSON
6 17 (14.91%) HTML5
6 17 (14.91%) CSS3
7 9 (7.89%) Velocity
8 3 (2.63%) Web Services
8 3 (2.63%) XHTML
9 2 (1.75%) Ajax
9 2 (1.75%) Java SE
9 2 (1.75%) Java EE
9 2 (1.75%) GWT
9 2 (1.75%) JPA
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (8.77%) Telematics
2 10 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.51%) IVR
6 3 (2.63%) User Experience
6 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.88%) Life Science
8 1 (0.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Windows
2 27 (23.68%) Linux
3 26 (22.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Mentoring
2 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 19 (16.67%) Coaching
4 17 (14.91%) V-Model
4 17 (14.91%) Unit Testing
5 11 (9.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (8.77%) Project Management
7 7 (6.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.14%) Line Management
8 6 (5.26%) User Stories
8 6 (5.26%) ITIL
8 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.39%) Change Management
9 5 (4.39%) Service Management
9 5 (4.39%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.39%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.51%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
2 39 (34.21%) SQL
3 38 (33.33%) C++
4 35 (30.70%) C
5 26 (22.81%) PHP
6 19 (16.67%) C#
7 17 (14.91%) T-SQL
7 17 (14.91%) VB.NET
8 11 (9.65%) Assembly Language
8 11 (9.65%) VB
9 10 (8.77%) Embedded C
9 10 (8.77%) Embedded C++
10 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.75%) Java
12 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (34.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.63%) PMP
2 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.63%) MBA
3 2 (1.75%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) EMC
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) Mentor Graphics
3 10 (8.77%) Fujitsu
3 10 (8.77%) Atmel
3 10 (8.77%) NEC
3 10 (8.77%) Freescale
4 3 (2.63%) Tableau
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (1.75%) Cognos
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.88%) Siemens
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
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