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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 160 161 170
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 93 79 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 1.09% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.42% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 64 69
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £78,500 £50,000
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6050 5552 6720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.30% 76.83% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4886 4677 5670
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 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
Cambridgeshire -22 30 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire +8 23 £35,000 -7.28% 5
Essex +14 17 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Bedfordshire -5 12 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Norfolk - 9 £105,000 -
Suffolk -1 2 - - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 68 (33.66%) Degree
2 45 (22.28%) SQL
2 45 (22.28%) Finance
3 41 (20.30%) Java
4 35 (17.33%) Windows
5 33 (16.34%) QA
6 30 (14.85%) Microsoft
7 27 (13.37%) Management Information System
8 26 (12.87%) MS Excel
9 23 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (11.39%) Test Scripting
10 22 (10.89%) Computer Science
10 22 (10.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (10.89%) Manufacturing
11 21 (10.40%) Linux
12 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
13 19 (9.41%) HTML
13 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
13 19 (9.41%) ITIL
13 19 (9.41%) Python
13 19 (9.41%) Change Management
14 18 (8.91%) UNIX
14 18 (8.91%) MySQL
15 17 (8.42%) C++
15 17 (8.42%) MS Office
15 17 (8.42%) XML
15 17 (8.42%) Project Management
16 16 (7.92%) Quality Management
16 16 (7.92%) Oracle
16 16 (7.92%) GMP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (4.95%) IIS
2 7 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.97%) Documentum
4 5 (2.48%) Apache
4 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.48%) CMS
5 4 (1.98%) nginx
5 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.98%) Lync
5 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.49%) Node.js
7 2 (0.99%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.42%) MS Office
3 6 (2.97%) MS Project
3 6 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.99%) Simulink
6 1 (0.50%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
1 12 (5.94%) Wireless
2 10 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.46%) LAN
3 9 (4.46%) NAS
4 8 (3.96%) DHCP
4 8 (3.96%) Internet
5 7 (3.47%) DNS
6 4 (1.98%) SSL
6 4 (1.98%) SAN
6 4 (1.98%) 3G
6 4 (1.98%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.98%) 2G
7 3 (1.49%) TETRA
7 3 (1.49%) HTTP
7 3 (1.49%) LTE
8 2 (0.99%) GSM
8 2 (0.99%) Firewall
8 2 (0.99%) RNC
8 2 (0.99%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.91%) MySQL
3 16 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.95%) Data Mining
5 8 (3.96%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (2.97%) Cognos Impromptu
7 5 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.98%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.98%) SQLite
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.98%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.99%) MS Access
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.50%) DataStage
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Subversion
1 10 (4.95%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.47%) Rational Rose
3 5 (2.48%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.48%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.98%) Xcode
4 4 (1.98%) Maven
4 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.49%) Gradle
5 3 (1.49%) Selenium
5 3 (1.49%) Ant
6 2 (0.99%) JMeter
6 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.50%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.50%) JUnit
7 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 45 (22.28%) Finance
2 22 (10.89%) Manufacturing
2 22 (10.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.95%) Retail
5 9 (4.46%) Publishing
5 9 (4.46%) Military
5 9 (4.46%) Banking
6 8 (3.96%) Billing
6 8 (3.96%) Aerospace
7 7 (3.47%) Electronics
8 6 (2.97%) Back Office
8 6 (2.97%) Marketing
9 4 (1.98%) Legal
10 2 (0.99%) Automotive
10 2 (0.99%) Advertising
11 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (19.31%) Analyst
2 29 (14.36%) Test Engineer
3 28 (13.86%) Developer
4 23 (11.39%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (5.94%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.94%) Consultant
6 10 (4.95%) Test Analyst
6 10 (4.95%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.96%) Architect
7 8 (3.96%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.47%) Systems Manager
8 7 (3.47%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.47%) Applications Support
8 7 (3.47%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.47%) Web Developer
8 7 (3.47%) Systems Test Engineer
8 7 (3.47%) Compliance Manager
8 7 (3.47%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (2.97%) Data Centre Technician
9 6 (2.97%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.41%) HTML
2 17 (8.42%) XML
3 14 (6.93%) jQuery
4 12 (5.94%) J2EE
5 11 (5.45%) HTML5
6 10 (4.95%) CSS
6 10 (4.95%) Ajax
7 9 (4.46%) JSON
7 9 (4.46%) .NET
8 7 (3.47%) Web Services
8 7 (3.47%) CSS3
9 5 (2.48%) REST
10 4 (1.98%) Android SDK
10 4 (1.98%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (1.98%) UIKit
10 4 (1.98%) iOS SDK
10 4 (1.98%) XSL
10 4 (1.98%) XHTML
10 4 (1.98%) J2ME
10 4 (1.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.37%) Management Information System
2 22 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.94%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.45%) Open Source
4 11 (5.45%) Life Science
4 11 (5.45%) Firmware
5 5 (2.48%) Replication
5 5 (2.48%) PKI
5 5 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.49%) W3C
7 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 2 (0.99%) Physics
7 2 (0.99%) Social Media
7 2 (0.99%) Statistics
7 2 (0.99%) AS400
7 2 (0.99%) Handset
7 2 (0.99%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.33%) Windows
2 21 (10.40%) Linux
3 18 (8.91%) UNIX
4 12 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.96%) Solaris
7 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.98%) Debian
8 4 (1.98%) Android
9 3 (1.49%) AIX
9 3 (1.49%) HPUX
10 1 (0.50%) SUSE
10 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
1 23 (11.39%) Test Scripting
2 19 (9.41%) ITIL
2 19 (9.41%) Change Management
3 17 (8.42%) Project Management
4 16 (7.92%) Quality Management
4 16 (7.92%) Analytics
5 15 (7.43%) PRINCE2
6 14 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (6.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
8 12 (5.94%) OO
8 12 (5.94%) Regression Testing
8 12 (5.94%) Scrum
8 12 (5.94%) Information Security
9 11 (5.45%) CRM
9 11 (5.45%) Service Management
9 11 (5.45%) Software Testing
9 11 (5.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.28%) SQL
2 41 (20.30%) Java
3 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.41%) Python
5 17 (8.42%) C++
6 14 (6.93%) C
7 11 (5.45%) Perl
7 11 (5.45%) PHP
8 10 (4.95%) C#
9 8 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.48%) Ruby
13 4 (1.98%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.49%) XAML
14 3 (1.49%) TTCN
15 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.99%) XQuery
16 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 68 (33.66%) Degree
2 15 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.96%) CIMA
6 6 (2.97%) CIPD
6 6 (2.97%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.48%) ISEB
7 5 (2.48%) CISSP
8 4 (1.98%) MCSA
8 4 (1.98%) MCITP
9 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.99%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.50%) MBA
11 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.34%) QA
2 16 (7.92%) GMP
3 10 (4.95%) GCP
4 9 (4.46%) GxP
4 9 (4.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (4.46%) GAMP
5 7 (3.47%) ISO 9001
6 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.98%) GLP
8 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.50%) DO-160
9 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.46%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.98%) vSphere
3 4 (1.98%) Corosync
3 4 (1.98%) Squid
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (3.96%) SCCM
2 4 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.92%) Oracle
3 12 (5.94%) EMC
4 10 (4.95%) VMware
5 8 (3.96%) Business Objects
5 8 (3.96%) SAP
6 7 (3.47%) JBoss
6 7 (3.47%) Software AG
6 7 (3.47%) webMethods
7 5 (2.48%) Google
7 5 (2.48%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.48%) CA
8 4 (1.98%) Cognos
8 4 (1.98%) SolidWorks
9 3 (1.49%) Twitter
9 3 (1.49%) Zend
9 3 (1.49%) Symantec
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco
9 3 (1.49%) IBM
9 3 (1.49%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: £40,000 - 45,000 per year plus comprehensive flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 17 days ago