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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 142 109 128
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 32 64 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 1.98% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.57% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 58 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
2987 2487 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.04% 76.97% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2513 2065 2219
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 -24 14 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Leicestershire +9 7 £43,401 -15.07%
Derbyshire -15 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Northamptonshire -25 4 £45,000 +2.27%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (37.08%) Degree
2 25 (28.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (26.97%) Test Planning
4 23 (25.84%) Project Planning
4 23 (25.84%) Test Strategy
5 22 (24.72%) QA
6 21 (23.60%) Manufacturing
7 18 (20.22%) Software Engineering
8 17 (19.10%) Finance
8 17 (19.10%) Firmware
9 15 (16.85%) Electronics
10 14 (15.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (14.61%) EMC
12 12 (13.48%) UNIX
12 12 (13.48%) Linux
12 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
13 11 (12.36%) Marketing
13 11 (12.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.36%) C
13 11 (12.36%) Change Management
14 10 (11.24%) Aerospace
14 10 (11.24%) HTML
14 10 (11.24%) XML
14 10 (11.24%) ITIL
14 10 (11.24%) Ethernet
14 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
14 10 (11.24%) Atmel
15 9 (10.11%) C++
16 8 (8.99%) Java

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.48%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.99%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.49%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.49%) Quickr
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Ethernet
2 8 (8.99%) Intranet
3 4 (4.49%) LAN
3 4 (4.49%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) WebFOCUS
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) LabVIEW
1 2 (2.25%) Firebug
1 2 (2.25%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (23.60%) Manufacturing
2 17 (19.10%) Finance
3 15 (16.85%) Electronics
4 11 (12.36%) Marketing
5 10 (11.24%) Aerospace
6 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.25%) Retail
8 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.12%) Military
8 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Test Manager
2 15 (16.85%) Electronics Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Design Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Senior Manager
4 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) C++ Software Developer
4 8 (8.99%) C++ Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Senior Test Manager
4 8 (8.99%) C Developer
4 8 (8.99%) UNIX Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Change and Release Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Change Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Release Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Test Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) QA Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) HTML
1 10 (11.24%) XML
2 8 (8.99%) Ajax
2 8 (8.99%) Java SE
2 8 (8.99%) Java EE
2 8 (8.99%) GWT
2 8 (8.99%) JPA
2 8 (8.99%) Web Services
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.25%) CSS
4 2 (2.25%) XHTML
5 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.12%) WCF
5 1 (1.12%) WPF
5 1 (1.12%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Firmware
2 11 (12.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (8.99%) VHDL
4 4 (4.49%) Informatics
5 3 (3.37%) MPEG
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Physics
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) UNIX
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (26.97%) Test Planning
3 23 (25.84%) Test Strategy
3 23 (25.84%) Project Planning
4 18 (20.22%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
6 11 (12.36%) Change Management
7 10 (11.24%) ITIL
7 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
8 8 (8.99%) Identity Management
8 8 (8.99%) Release Management
9 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.74%) Service Management
9 6 (6.74%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.74%) High Availability
10 4 (4.49%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.36%) C
2 9 (10.11%) C++
3 8 (8.99%) Java
3 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.99%) PHP
3 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.37%) C#
4 3 (3.37%) SQL
5 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
6 1 (1.12%) VC++
6 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (37.08%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.72%) QA
2 7 (7.87%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
2 2 (2.25%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) EMC
2 10 (11.24%) Atmel
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.49%) IBM
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) Informatica
4 4 (4.49%) Lotus
4 4 (4.49%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.49%) VMware
5 3 (3.37%) SAP
6 2 (2.25%) Siemens
7 1 (1.12%) Alteryx
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Home Working and Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive basic, plus up to 20% bonus, private healthcar
Posted: 10 days ago