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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 163 186 182
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 104 57 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 0.83% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.04% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 69
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £58,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
6445 5472 6933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.68% 79.80% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5149 4373 5968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +7 40 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Hertfordshire 0 23 £40,000 - 3
Suffolk +28 20 £51,250 -10.86% 1
Essex -10 20 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Bedfordshire -13 3 £52,500 +13.51%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 84 (44.21%) Degree
2 55 (28.95%) Finance
3 43 (22.63%) SQL
4 40 (21.05%) Java
5 39 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (16.32%) ISO 9001
7 27 (14.21%) Oracle
7 27 (14.21%) Telecoms
8 26 (13.68%) JavaScript
9 25 (13.16%) .NET
9 25 (13.16%) Security Cleared
10 24 (12.63%) Windows
10 24 (12.63%) Management Information System
10 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (12.11%) MS Excel
11 23 (12.11%) Line Management
11 23 (12.11%) Analytics
12 22 (11.58%) SQL Server
13 20 (10.53%) ISO 9000
13 20 (10.53%) Test Planning
13 20 (10.53%) Test Scripting
14 19 (10.00%) DWDM
14 19 (10.00%) DSL
14 19 (10.00%) UNIX
15 18 (9.47%) SOA
15 18 (9.47%) Rational DOORS
16 17 (8.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (8.95%) HTML
16 17 (8.95%) IIS
17 15 (7.89%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (8.95%) IIS
2 13 (6.84%) JBoss
3 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.58%) Node.js
5 2 (1.05%) nginx
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.74%) MS Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) DWDM
1 19 (10.00%) DSL
2 9 (4.74%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (3.68%) 2G
3 7 (3.68%) 3G
4 6 (3.16%) LTE
4 6 (3.16%) 4G
5 5 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.58%) NAS
6 3 (1.58%) Firewall
6 3 (1.58%) SAN
6 3 (1.58%) Internet
6 3 (1.58%) LAN
6 3 (1.58%) WAN
6 3 (1.58%) HTTP
6 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.05%) SSL
7 2 (1.05%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.53%) WCDMA
8 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.84%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.79%) MySQL
3 11 (5.79%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.05%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.05%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.47%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (4.74%) Selenium
2 9 (4.74%) JMeter
3 6 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (2.63%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.11%) Subversion
6 2 (1.05%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.53%) GoogleTest
General
1 55 (28.95%) Finance
2 27 (14.21%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (6.84%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.84%) Banking
5 9 (4.74%) Billing
6 8 (4.21%) Military
7 7 (3.68%) Retail
7 7 (3.68%) Electronics
8 6 (3.16%) Back Office
8 6 (3.16%) Legal
9 5 (2.63%) Games
9 5 (2.63%) Aerospace
9 5 (2.63%) Marketing
10 3 (1.58%) Publishing
10 3 (1.58%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Automotive
11 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (27.37%) Analyst
2 27 (14.21%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (12.11%) Test Engineer
4 21 (11.05%) Test Analyst
5 18 (9.47%) Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Document Manager
7 14 (7.37%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.84%) Applications Support
8 13 (6.84%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (6.32%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.21%) Architect
10 8 (4.21%) QA Analyst
11 7 (3.68%) Software Test Analyst
11 7 (3.68%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.68%) Systems Test Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Mechanical Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Development Engineer
13 5 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.16%) .NET
2 17 (8.95%) HTML
3 14 (7.37%) jQuery
3 14 (7.37%) CSS
3 14 (7.37%) Web Services
4 12 (6.32%) Ajax
5 10 (5.26%) XML
6 9 (4.74%) J2EE
7 7 (3.68%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.68%) CSS3
7 7 (3.68%) HTML5
8 5 (2.63%) JSON
8 5 (2.63%) Classic ASP
9 3 (1.58%) XHTML
9 3 (1.58%) EDI
9 3 (1.58%) Middleware
9 3 (1.58%) Dojo
9 3 (1.58%) WPF
9 3 (1.58%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.63%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.21%) Pharmacovigilance
5 6 (3.16%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.16%) GIS
6 5 (2.63%) Life Science
7 4 (2.11%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.11%) Open Source
7 4 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.58%) User Experience
8 3 (1.58%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.58%) W3C
8 3 (1.58%) Clustering
9 2 (1.05%) VHDL
9 2 (1.05%) Verilog
9 2 (1.05%) Replication
9 2 (1.05%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.63%) Windows
2 19 (10.00%) UNIX
3 15 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.11%) Analytics
2 23 (12.11%) Line Management
3 20 (10.53%) Test Planning
3 20 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 18 (9.47%) SOA
5 15 (7.89%) Software Testing
5 15 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering
6 14 (7.37%) E-Commerce
7 13 (6.84%) Web Analytics
7 13 (6.84%) Problem Management
7 13 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (6.32%) Data Analysis
9 11 (5.79%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (5.79%) Project Planning
9 11 (5.79%) CRM
9 11 (5.79%) Project Management
9 11 (5.79%) Data Cleansing
10 10 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.63%) SQL
2 40 (21.05%) Java
3 26 (13.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.37%) C
5 13 (6.84%) C#
6 10 (5.26%) C++
7 7 (3.68%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.68%) Python
7 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.63%) VB6
8 5 (2.63%) PHP
8 5 (2.63%) VB
8 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.58%) XAML
10 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.05%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.53%) Groovy
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 84 (44.21%) Degree
2 25 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.37%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.63%) PhD
7 4 (2.11%) ISEB
8 3 (1.58%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.53%) CIMA
10 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.53%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.32%) ISO 9001
2 20 (10.53%) ISO 9000
3 15 (7.89%) QA
4 7 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.68%) GMP
5 6 (3.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (3.16%) GAMP
6 5 (2.63%) Data Quality
7 4 (2.11%) GCP
8 3 (1.58%) GxP
8 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.58%) JSP 440
9 2 (1.05%) IEC 61508
9 2 (1.05%) GLP
10 1 (0.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.11%) Firmware
4 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.58%) vSphere
5 2 (1.05%) Corosync
5 2 (1.05%) Squid
6 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (14.21%) Oracle
2 14 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.84%) Software AG
3 13 (6.84%) webMethods
3 13 (6.84%) Google
4 11 (5.79%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.74%) SolarWinds
6 7 (3.68%) IBM
6 7 (3.68%) VMware
6 7 (3.68%) Cognos
7 6 (3.16%) SolidWorks
8 5 (2.63%) Citrix
8 5 (2.63%) HP
9 4 (2.11%) EMC
9 4 (2.11%) Huawei
10 3 (1.58%) Twitter
10 3 (1.58%) Intel
11 2 (1.05%) Green Hills
12 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.53%) Marketo
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
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GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Volt
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Essex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Brentwood
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
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