The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 173 172 162
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 79 69 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 1.04% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.30% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 61
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £60,000
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5884 5317 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.35% 80.52% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4681 4281 5674
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Validation
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the East of England region.

Validation Salary Trend in the East of England

Validation
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in the East of England

Validation
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East of England 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
(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
Cambridgeshire +17 35 £54,250 +20.55% 3
Hertfordshire -1 19 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Suffolk - 15 - -
Essex -23 9 £55,000 +27.90% 1
Bedfordshire -16 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 89 (49.72%) Degree
2 45 (25.14%) Finance
3 40 (22.35%) Java
4 36 (20.11%) SQL
4 36 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (18.99%) ISO 9001
6 33 (18.44%) Telecoms
7 29 (16.20%) Line Management
8 26 (14.53%) Windows
9 25 (13.97%) ISO 9000
9 25 (13.97%) Security Cleared
10 24 (13.41%) DWDM
10 24 (13.41%) DSL
10 24 (13.41%) .NET
10 24 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (12.85%) Oracle
11 23 (12.85%) Analytics
12 22 (12.29%) JavaScript
12 22 (12.29%) Management Information System
13 21 (11.73%) MS Excel
13 21 (11.73%) Test Scripting
14 20 (11.17%) C
14 20 (11.17%) SQL Server
15 18 (10.06%) SOA
15 18 (10.06%) ISTQB
15 18 (10.06%) Test Planning
16 17 (9.50%) Rational DOORS
16 17 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
17 16 (8.94%) Software Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 15 (8.38%) IIS
2 13 (7.26%) JBoss
3 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.68%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
3 2 (1.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.41%) DWDM
1 24 (13.41%) DSL
2 7 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.35%) 2G
3 6 (3.35%) 3G
3 6 (3.35%) LTE
4 5 (2.79%) 4G
4 5 (2.79%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (2.79%) SAN
4 5 (2.79%) LAN
4 5 (2.79%) WAN
5 3 (1.68%) HTTP
5 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.68%) Internet
6 2 (1.12%) TETRA
6 2 (1.12%) Firewall
6 2 (1.12%) DECT
6 2 (1.12%) NAS
6 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.56%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.03%) MySQL
3 9 (5.03%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 17 (9.50%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (5.03%) Selenium
2 9 (5.03%) JMeter
3 5 (2.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.79%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.56%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 33 (18.44%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.82%) Banking
4 11 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (5.59%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.03%) Electronics
7 7 (3.91%) Billing
8 6 (3.35%) Military
8 6 (3.35%) Retail
9 5 (2.79%) Legal
9 5 (2.79%) Games
9 5 (2.79%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.79%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.68%) Back Office
10 3 (1.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.56%) Automotive
11 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (29.05%) Analyst
2 25 (13.97%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (12.29%) Test Analyst
4 18 (10.06%) Test Engineer
4 18 (10.06%) Document Manager
5 14 (7.82%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.26%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.26%) Applications Support
6 13 (7.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Data Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Software Test Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) QA Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Mechanical Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Consultant
12 6 (3.35%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Development Engineer
13 5 (2.79%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.41%) .NET
2 15 (8.38%) Web Services
3 12 (6.70%) HTML
4 9 (5.03%) XML
4 9 (5.03%) CSS
4 9 (5.03%) jQuery
5 8 (4.47%) Ajax
5 8 (4.47%) J2EE
6 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.79%) Classic ASP
8 4 (2.23%) JSON
9 3 (1.68%) EDI
9 3 (1.68%) Dojo
9 3 (1.68%) HTML5
9 3 (1.68%) REST
9 3 (1.68%) CSS3
9 3 (1.68%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.68%) Sass
9 3 (1.68%) LESS
9 3 (1.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.47%) Pharmacovigilance
4 7 (3.91%) GIS
5 6 (3.35%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.79%) Physics
6 5 (2.79%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.23%) Life Science
7 4 (2.23%) Open Source
8 3 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.68%) User Experience
8 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.12%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) VHDL
9 2 (1.12%) Verilog
9 2 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.53%) Windows
2 15 (8.38%) UNIX
3 14 (7.82%) Linux
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Debian
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.20%) Line Management
2 24 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.85%) Analytics
4 21 (11.73%) Test Scripting
5 18 (10.06%) SOA
5 18 (10.06%) Test Planning
6 17 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (8.94%) Software Testing
8 14 (7.82%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.82%) Project Management
8 14 (7.82%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (7.26%) Web Analytics
9 13 (7.26%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.70%) Scrum
11 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.59%) Project Planning
12 10 (5.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.35%) Java
2 36 (20.11%) SQL
3 22 (12.29%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.17%) C
5 11 (6.15%) C#
6 9 (5.03%) C++
7 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.47%) Python
8 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.79%) VB6
9 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.79%) VB
10 4 (2.23%) PHP
11 3 (1.68%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) TTCN
12 2 (1.12%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) VBA
13 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 89 (49.72%) Degree
2 25 (13.97%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.06%) ISTQB
4 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (5.59%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.35%) ISEB
8 4 (2.23%) Postgraduate
8 4 (2.23%) PhD
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.99%) ISO 9001
2 25 (13.97%) ISO 9000
3 10 (5.59%) QA
4 5 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.79%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (2.23%) GAMP
5 4 (2.23%) GMP
6 3 (1.68%) GCP
6 3 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.68%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.68%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.56%) JTAG
7 1 (0.56%) GxP
7 1 (0.56%) GLP
System Software
1 7 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.79%) Firmware
3 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Corosync
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
6 1 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.23%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (12.85%) Oracle
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.26%) Software AG
3 13 (7.26%) webMethods
3 13 (7.26%) Google
4 9 (5.03%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.91%) IBM
5 7 (3.91%) SolidWorks
5 7 (3.91%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.35%) HP
6 6 (3.35%) Citrix
7 5 (2.79%) Cognos
8 4 (2.23%) Cisco
8 4 (2.23%) Intel
8 4 (2.23%) VMware
8 4 (2.23%) Huawei
9 3 (1.68%) Twitter
9 3 (1.68%) Lotus
10 2 (1.12%) Green Hills
11 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
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