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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 160 177 174
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 94 79 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 1.08% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.41% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 76 65 71
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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
6222 5621 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.74% 76.96% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 4726 5650
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -10 31 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Hertfordshire +13 27 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Essex +3 13 £38,750 -8.82% 5
Bedfordshire -5 12 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Norfolk - 9 £105,000 -
Suffolk +3 2 - - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (32.39%) Degree
2 46 (21.60%) SQL
3 42 (19.72%) Finance
4 37 (17.37%) Windows
5 35 (16.43%) Java
5 35 (16.43%) QA
6 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
7 28 (13.15%) MS Excel
8 26 (12.21%) Management Information System
9 24 (11.27%) Linux
9 24 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (11.27%) Test Scripting
10 23 (10.80%) Computer Science
11 22 (10.33%) HTML
11 22 (10.33%) Manufacturing
12 21 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (9.86%) Python
13 20 (9.39%) ITIL
13 20 (9.39%) MySQL
13 20 (9.39%) XML
14 19 (8.92%) Oracle
14 19 (8.92%) SQL Server
14 19 (8.92%) C++
14 19 (8.92%) Change Management
15 18 (8.45%) MS Office
15 18 (8.45%) GMP
16 17 (7.98%) C
16 17 (7.98%) UNIX
16 17 (7.98%) Project Management
16 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.29%) Apache
3 6 (2.82%) Documentum
3 6 (2.82%) CMS
3 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.82%) Lync
3 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.35%) IIS
5 4 (1.88%) nginx
6 3 (1.41%) Node.js
6 3 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.94%) SAS
7 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.94%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.45%) MS Office
3 6 (2.82%) MS Project
3 6 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.94%) SPSS
5 2 (0.94%) Simulink
5 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
1 14 (6.57%) Wireless
2 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.16%) NAS
3 11 (5.16%) LAN
4 10 (4.69%) DHCP
5 9 (4.23%) DNS
6 8 (3.76%) Internet
7 6 (2.82%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.88%) HTTP
8 4 (1.88%) SSL
8 4 (1.88%) SAN
9 3 (1.41%) 3G
9 3 (1.41%) 2G
9 3 (1.41%) TETRA
10 2 (0.94%) WAN
10 2 (0.94%) Firewall
10 2 (0.94%) LTE
10 2 (0.94%) NFC
10 2 (0.94%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.39%) MySQL
2 19 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.51%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.16%) Data Mining
5 8 (3.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.82%) Cognos Impromptu
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.88%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (1.88%) SQLite
7 4 (1.88%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.94%) MS Access
9 2 (0.94%) DataStage
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (4.69%) Subversion
3 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.29%) Rational Rose
4 5 (2.35%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.88%) Xcode
5 4 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.88%) Maven
6 3 (1.41%) Selenium
6 3 (1.41%) Gradle
6 3 (1.41%) Ant
7 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.94%) JMeter
8 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.47%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.47%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.47%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (19.72%) Finance
2 22 (10.33%) Manufacturing
3 21 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.16%) Retail
5 11 (5.16%) Electronics
6 9 (4.23%) Military
6 9 (4.23%) Publishing
7 8 (3.76%) Aerospace
7 8 (3.76%) Banking
7 8 (3.76%) Billing
8 7 (3.29%) Marketing
9 6 (2.82%) Back Office
10 4 (1.88%) Legal
11 3 (1.41%) Automotive
12 2 (0.94%) Advertising
13 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (16.43%) Analyst
2 31 (14.55%) Developer
3 30 (14.08%) Test Engineer
4 26 (12.21%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (5.63%) Software Engineer
5 12 (5.63%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.63%) Consultant
6 10 (4.69%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.23%) Architect
7 9 (4.23%) Data Analyst
8 8 (3.76%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Compliance Manager
9 7 (3.29%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.29%) Systems Manager
10 6 (2.82%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Systems Test Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) Data Centre Technician
11 5 (2.35%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.33%) HTML
2 20 (9.39%) XML
3 16 (7.51%) jQuery
4 12 (5.63%) J2EE
4 12 (5.63%) CSS
4 12 (5.63%) HTML5
4 12 (5.63%) Ajax
5 9 (4.23%) JSON
6 7 (3.29%) CSS3
6 7 (3.29%) Web Services
7 6 (2.82%) XHTML
8 5 (2.35%) REST
8 5 (2.35%) Middleware
9 4 (1.88%) J2ME
9 4 (1.88%) XSL
9 4 (1.88%) .NET
9 4 (1.88%) Cocoa
9 4 (1.88%) Android SDK
9 4 (1.88%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (1.88%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Management Information System
2 23 (10.80%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.04%) Firmware
4 14 (6.57%) Mathematics
5 11 (5.16%) Life Science
5 11 (5.16%) Open Source
6 6 (2.82%) Replication
6 6 (2.82%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.35%) PKI
8 4 (1.88%) Statistics
9 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.41%) W3C
10 2 (0.94%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.94%) Handset
10 2 (0.94%) Clustering
10 2 (0.94%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.94%) AS400
10 2 (0.94%) iPhone
10 2 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.37%) Windows
2 24 (11.27%) Linux
3 17 (7.98%) UNIX
4 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.76%) Solaris
8 4 (1.88%) HPUX
8 4 (1.88%) Debian
8 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.88%) Android
9 3 (1.41%) AIX
10 2 (0.94%) SUSE
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
1 24 (11.27%) Test Scripting
2 20 (9.39%) ITIL
3 19 (8.92%) Change Management
4 17 (7.98%) Project Management
5 16 (7.51%) OO
6 15 (7.04%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.04%) Quality Management
6 15 (7.04%) Software Engineering
7 14 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (6.10%) Scrum
9 12 (5.63%) Information Security
9 12 (5.63%) Regression Testing
10 11 (5.16%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.16%) Test Management
10 11 (5.16%) Analytics
10 11 (5.16%) Test Automation
10 11 (5.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.60%) SQL
2 35 (16.43%) Java
3 21 (9.86%) Python
4 19 (8.92%) C++
5 17 (7.98%) C
6 15 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.10%) Perl
7 13 (6.10%) PHP
8 10 (4.69%) C#
9 8 (3.76%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.82%) Ruby
11 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.88%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.41%) PHP5
13 3 (1.41%) TTCN
13 3 (1.41%) XAML
14 2 (0.94%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 69 (32.39%) Degree
2 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.57%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.76%) CIMA
6 6 (2.82%) MCSA
6 6 (2.82%) MCITP
6 6 (2.82%) CIPD
6 6 (2.82%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.35%) CISSP
7 5 (2.35%) ISEB
8 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.94%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) MBA
10 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.43%) QA
2 18 (8.45%) GMP
3 11 (5.16%) GCP
4 10 (4.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 10 (4.69%) GAMP
5 9 (4.23%) GxP
6 7 (3.29%) ISO 9001
7 6 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (1.88%) GLP
8 4 (1.88%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.47%) DO-160
10 1 (0.47%) SLA
10 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.88%) Corosync
4 4 (1.88%) vSphere
4 4 (1.88%) Squid
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) SCCM
2 6 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.92%) Oracle
3 12 (5.63%) EMC
4 11 (5.16%) VMware
5 8 (3.76%) SAP
5 8 (3.76%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.35%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.35%) CA
7 4 (1.88%) Cognos
7 4 (1.88%) IBM
7 4 (1.88%) Citrix
7 4 (1.88%) SolidWorks
8 3 (1.41%) Zend
8 3 (1.41%) Twitter
8 3 (1.41%) Symantec
8 3 (1.41%) Juniper
8 3 (1.41%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.41%) HP
8 3 (1.41%) Dell
8 3 (1.41%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Package incl. Bonus + Relocation
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
I3
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Open Spaces
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Open Spaces
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SCR-Consulting (UK Ltd)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: £40,000 - 45,000 per year plus comprehensive flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Bushey, Hertfordshire
The Payroll SIte
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago