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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 211 175 150
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 52 98 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 1.20% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.50% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 68 72
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6313 6514 6138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.80% 80.01% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5222 5384 5203
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -13 19 £34,569 -32.54% 6
Hertfordshire -10 18 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Essex +5 7 £52,500 +84.21% 3
Suffolk -5 5 £53,500 +38.06%
Bedfordshire +7 3 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (33.85%) Degree
2 32 (24.62%) Telecoms
3 30 (23.08%) Java
3 30 (23.08%) SQL
3 30 (23.08%) Windows
4 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (19.23%) Spring
5 21 (16.15%) Line Management
6 20 (15.38%) J2EE
7 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (13.85%) Oracle
8 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
8 18 (13.85%) ISO 9001
8 18 (13.85%) MVC
9 17 (13.08%) ISO 9000
9 17 (13.08%) DWDM
9 17 (13.08%) DSL
9 17 (13.08%) Linux
10 16 (12.31%) ISTQB
10 16 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (11.54%) QMS
11 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.77%) Retail
12 14 (10.77%) Finance
13 13 (10.00%) Scrum
13 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 13 (10.00%) TDD
14 12 (9.23%) SDLC
14 12 (9.23%) Software Testing
14 12 (9.23%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.31%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) SAS
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) Simulink
3 3 (2.31%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.54%) PTC Creo
4 2 (1.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Office 365
2 3 (2.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) DWDM
1 17 (13.08%) DSL
2 6 (4.62%) Internet
2 6 (4.62%) LAN
2 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.85%) SAN
3 5 (3.85%) VoIP
3 5 (3.85%) WAN
4 4 (3.08%) 3G
4 4 (3.08%) LTE
4 4 (3.08%) Network Security
5 3 (2.31%) SMS
6 2 (1.54%) Wireless
6 2 (1.54%) 2G
7 1 (0.77%) RNC
7 1 (0.77%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.77%) Firewall
7 1 (0.77%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.77%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.15%) MySQL
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.77%) MS Access
5 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 4 (3.08%) Selenium
4 3 (2.31%) FitNesse
4 3 (2.31%) TestNG
4 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.31%) Mockito
4 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.54%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.77%) ProC
6 1 (0.77%) MSI
6 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (24.62%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.77%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Retail
3 11 (8.46%) Marketing
4 7 (5.38%) Banking
4 7 (5.38%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.38%) Electronics
4 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.31%) Automotive
7 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.54%) Military
8 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.77%) French Language
8 1 (0.77%) German Language
8 1 (0.77%) Front Office
8 1 (0.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Analyst
2 25 (19.23%) Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 14 (10.77%) Test Analyst
6 13 (10.00%) Document Manager
7 10 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Tester
11 5 (3.85%) Graduate
11 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) Programmer
12 4 (3.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.23%) Spring
2 20 (15.38%) J2EE
3 12 (9.23%) Struts
4 10 (7.69%) Struts2
5 8 (6.15%) HTML5
5 8 (6.15%) HTML
6 7 (5.38%) Web Services
6 7 (5.38%) Spring MVC
7 5 (3.85%) jQuery
7 5 (3.85%) CSS
7 5 (3.85%) CSS3
8 4 (3.08%) JSP
8 4 (3.08%) .NET
9 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.31%) XML
9 3 (2.31%) Swing
9 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.31%) PowerMock
9 3 (2.31%) JAX-RS
9 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) User Experience
2 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.85%) VHDL
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (3.85%) Physics
3 5 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.08%) Verilog
5 3 (2.31%) Informatics
5 3 (2.31%) Robotics
5 3 (2.31%) LIMS
5 3 (2.31%) GIS
5 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.54%) Handset
6 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Windows
2 17 (13.08%) Linux
3 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.15%) UNIX
4 6 (4.62%) Android
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.54%) AIX
7 2 (1.54%) HPUX
7 2 (1.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.15%) Line Management
3 18 (13.85%) MVC
4 16 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (11.54%) QMS
6 13 (10.00%) TDD
6 13 (10.00%) Scrum
6 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.23%) Software Testing
7 12 (9.23%) SDLC
8 11 (8.46%) ITIL
9 10 (7.69%) OOP
9 10 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.92%) Data Validation
10 9 (6.92%) Project Management
11 8 (6.15%) Test Scripting
11 8 (6.15%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (5.38%) Workflow
13 6 (4.62%) Migration
13 6 (4.62%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) Java
1 30 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (8.46%) C
2 11 (8.46%) C#
2 11 (8.46%) PL/SQL
3 9 (6.92%) Python
3 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.15%) C++
4 8 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.62%) Perl
5 6 (4.62%) PHP
6 4 (3.08%) VB
7 3 (2.31%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.31%) Ruby
8 1 (0.77%) TTCN
8 1 (0.77%) GLSL
8 1 (0.77%) HLSL
8 1 (0.77%) VBA
8 1 (0.77%) Delphi
8 1 (0.77%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 44 (33.85%) Degree
2 16 (12.31%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.15%) ISEB
6 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.62%) MCP
7 5 (3.85%) MCSE
7 5 (3.85%) MCSA
8 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.77%) PhD
9 1 (0.77%) HNC
9 1 (0.77%) HND
9 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.77%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) ISO 9001
2 17 (13.08%) ISO 9000
3 6 (4.62%) QA
4 5 (3.85%) GMP
4 5 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (3.08%) SLA
6 2 (1.54%) GAMP
7 1 (0.77%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.77%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Oracle
2 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) Cisco
4 6 (4.62%) VMware
5 5 (3.85%) Lotus
5 5 (3.85%) Citrix
5 5 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (2.31%) Juniper
6 3 (2.31%) IBM
6 3 (2.31%) Tableau
7 2 (1.54%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.54%) Symantec
7 2 (1.54%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.54%) Dell
7 2 (1.54%) EMC
7 2 (1.54%) Sybase
7 2 (1.54%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.54%) SAP
8 1 (0.77%) QNX
8 1 (0.77%) Anite
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Millingham Consulting
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Airbus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Fully flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Fully flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 19 days ago