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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 102 123 136
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 63 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.97% 1.82% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.17% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55 51 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +1.21%
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
2631 3002 2408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.37% 84.00% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2177 2449 2120
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,150 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +24 34 £30,000 -
Derbyshire +10 15 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Northamptonshire -8 11 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Leicestershire +11 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 53 (49.07%) HTML
2 47 (43.52%) JavaScript
2 47 (43.52%) Mentoring
3 46 (42.59%) Degree
4 42 (38.89%) SQL
5 40 (37.04%) CSS
6 39 (36.11%) Finance
7 37 (34.26%) XML
7 37 (34.26%) C++
8 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 31 (28.70%) C
9 31 (28.70%) Linux
10 30 (27.78%) UNIX
10 30 (27.78%) PHP
11 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 24 (22.22%) .NET
12 24 (22.22%) Windows
13 23 (21.30%) Visual Studio
13 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
14 20 (18.52%) C#
15 19 (17.59%) Data Validation
15 19 (17.59%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
17 17 (15.74%) JSON
17 17 (15.74%) HTML5
17 17 (15.74%) V-Model
17 17 (15.74%) CSS3
17 17 (15.74%) Coaching
17 17 (15.74%) WinForms

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS Project
4 2 (1.85%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) Intranet
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) Wireless
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) MS Access
3 6 (5.56%) Big Data
4 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.78%) MySQL
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.56%) Firebug
3 6 (5.56%) Fiddler
4 5 (4.63%) Subversion
5 3 (2.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (36.11%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 15 (13.89%) Electronics
3 13 (12.04%) Automotive
4 4 (3.70%) Back Office
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (35.19%) Developer
2 20 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 17 (15.74%) Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Electronics Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.04%) C Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Design Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) C++ Developer
6 12 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
6 12 (11.11%) UNIX Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Data Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.33%) C++ Team Leader
8 9 (8.33%) UNIX Team Leader
8 9 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
9 8 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (49.07%) HTML
2 40 (37.04%) CSS
3 37 (34.26%) XML
4 24 (22.22%) .NET
5 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
6 17 (15.74%) STL
6 17 (15.74%) WinForms
6 17 (15.74%) JSON
6 17 (15.74%) HTML5
6 17 (15.74%) CSS3
7 9 (8.33%) Velocity
8 6 (5.56%) XHTML
9 3 (2.78%) Web Services
10 2 (1.85%) Ajax
10 2 (1.85%) Java SE
10 2 (1.85%) Java EE
10 2 (1.85%) GWT
10 2 (1.85%) JPA
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.56%) Telematics
4 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) IVR
5 2 (1.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.93%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 30 (27.78%) UNIX
3 24 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.52%) Mentoring
2 19 (17.59%) Data Validation
3 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.74%) V-Model
4 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
4 17 (15.74%) Coaching
5 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.33%) Release Management
6 9 (8.33%) Project Management
7 8 (7.41%) ITIL
7 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.48%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.48%) Service Management
8 7 (6.48%) Change Management
8 7 (6.48%) Line Management
9 6 (5.56%) TDD
9 6 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (4.63%) Test Planning
11 4 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) JavaScript
2 42 (38.89%) SQL
3 37 (34.26%) C++
4 31 (28.70%) C
5 30 (27.78%) PHP
6 20 (18.52%) C#
7 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
7 17 (15.74%) VB.NET
8 13 (12.04%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.48%) Assembly Language
9 7 (6.48%) VB
10 6 (5.56%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.56%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.85%) Java
12 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (42.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) SCCM
1 2 (1.85%) SCOM
1 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.85%) SCSM
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) EMC
3 6 (5.56%) Mentor Graphics
3 6 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 6 (5.56%) Atmel
3 6 (5.56%) NEC
3 6 (5.56%) Freescale
4 3 (2.78%) Siemens
4 3 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Alteryx
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