The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 128 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 62 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 1.69% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.10% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 20
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% -1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3295 2482 2641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.14% 80.51% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 2095 2331
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -11 26 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Northamptonshire -6 15 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Derbyshire -9 10 £35,000 -28.93% 6
Leicestershire -9 10 £35,000 -41.66%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (34.85%) Degree
2 33 (25.00%) Finance
3 27 (20.45%) Windows
4 25 (18.94%) Project Management
5 24 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 23 (17.42%) C
6 23 (17.42%) Java
7 21 (15.91%) UNIX
8 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (13.64%) C++
10 16 (12.12%) Telecoms
10 16 (12.12%) WebSphere
11 15 (11.36%) VMware
12 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (10.61%) SQL
12 14 (10.61%) Linux
12 14 (10.61%) ITIL
13 13 (9.85%) Web Services
13 13 (9.85%) Oracle
13 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
13 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
13 13 (9.85%) IVR
14 12 (9.09%) JPA
14 12 (9.09%) GWT
14 12 (9.09%) Test Management
14 12 (9.09%) Project Planning
14 12 (9.09%) Ajax
14 12 (9.09%) Java SE
14 12 (9.09%) Java EE

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (3.79%) SAS
5 4 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.03%) Quickr
6 2 (1.52%) DNN
6 2 (1.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Lync
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) Simulink
4 1 (0.76%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Hyperion Planning
1 8 (6.06%) HFM
1 8 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (8.33%) Network Security
2 10 (7.58%) Firewall
2 10 (7.58%) SSL
2 10 (7.58%) FTP
2 10 (7.58%) HTTP
2 10 (7.58%) DNS
2 10 (7.58%) SMTP
2 10 (7.58%) DHCP
2 10 (7.58%) LDAP
3 7 (5.30%) Intranet
4 5 (3.79%) WAN
5 4 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.76%) FWSM
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.76%) NFC
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.06%) Essbase
2 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.03%) WebFOCUS
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Toad
2 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 33 (25.00%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (6.06%) Publishing
5 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.79%) Electronics
6 5 (3.79%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.24%) Consultant
2 26 (19.70%) Test Manager
3 22 (16.67%) Developer
4 11 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.58%) IT Security Consultant
5 10 (7.58%) Network Security Consultant
5 10 (7.58%) Network Consultant
5 10 (7.58%) IT Consultant
5 10 (7.58%) Security Consultant
6 8 (6.06%) C++ Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Release Manager
6 8 (6.06%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.30%) UNIX Developer
7 7 (5.30%) C Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Java Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Essbase Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) Web Services
2 12 (9.09%) JPA
2 12 (9.09%) GWT
2 12 (9.09%) Ajax
2 12 (9.09%) Java SE
2 12 (9.09%) Java EE
3 11 (8.33%) Middleware
4 10 (7.58%) .NET
4 10 (7.58%) XML
5 9 (6.82%) WPF
6 8 (6.06%) WCF
6 8 (6.06%) HTML
6 8 (6.06%) J2EE
7 7 (5.30%) WF
8 6 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.52%) WinForms
9 2 (1.52%) XSL
9 2 (1.52%) XSLT
10 1 (0.76%) COM
10 1 (0.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) IVR
2 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.79%) Firmware
4 5 (3.79%) VHDL
4 5 (3.79%) Statistics
4 5 (3.79%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.03%) Informatics
5 4 (3.03%) MPEG
6 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.76%) FMCG
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.45%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) UNIX
3 14 (10.61%) Linux
4 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) Project Management
2 24 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.61%) ITIL
6 12 (9.09%) Test Management
6 12 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 10 (7.58%) Test Scripting
7 10 (7.58%) Workflow
7 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.06%) DRM
8 8 (6.06%) Identity Management
8 8 (6.06%) ETL
8 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.30%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.30%) Business Development
10 6 (4.55%) Release Management
10 6 (4.55%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.42%) C
1 23 (17.42%) Java
2 18 (13.64%) C++
3 14 (10.61%) SQL
4 12 (9.09%) C#
5 8 (6.06%) Korn
5 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.06%) PHP
5 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.30%) VC++
6 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.52%) XPath
7 2 (1.52%) Delphi
7 2 (1.52%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.52%) XQuery
7 2 (1.52%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (34.85%) Degree
2 8 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) HNC
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) TickIT
3 3 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) GxP
4 1 (0.76%) GAMP
System Software
1 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) VMware
2 13 (9.85%) Oracle
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.09%) Informatica
4 11 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 11 (8.33%) Citrix
5 10 (7.58%) Blue Coat
5 10 (7.58%) Juniper
6 8 (6.06%) Hyperion
7 5 (3.79%) EMC
8 4 (3.03%) IBM
8 4 (3.03%) Lotus
8 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.52%) Cognos
9 2 (1.52%) SAP
10 1 (0.76%) F5
10 1 (0.76%) HP
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco
10 1 (0.76%) MKS
10 1 (0.76%) Atmel
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Barlborough, Derbyshire
Hays Plc - Greencore Group
Salary: Excellent salary inc bonus and car
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Cummins
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Worldwide Clinical Trials (WCT)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Worldwide Clinical Trials (WCT)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Worldwide Clinical Trials (WCT)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Derby
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Derbyshire
Greencore Group
Salary: Excellent salary inc bonus and car
Posted: 26 days ago