The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 160 162 178
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 104 95 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.24% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.64% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 66
Average salary £47,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,650 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6243 5802 6362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.29% 75.93% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5107 4856 5391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +13 45 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Hertfordshire -20 26 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bedfordshire +4 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Norfolk - 10 £105,000 - 1
Essex -13 5 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Suffolk +7 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (34.08%) Degree
2 49 (21.97%) SQL
3 45 (20.18%) Finance
4 37 (16.59%) Windows
5 36 (16.14%) QA
6 35 (15.70%) Microsoft
7 31 (13.90%) Linux
7 31 (13.90%) Test Scripting
8 26 (11.66%) Java
8 26 (11.66%) Computer Science
9 25 (11.21%) Management Information System
10 24 (10.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 24 (10.76%) MS Excel
10 24 (10.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (9.87%) Oracle
12 21 (9.42%) Mathematics
13 20 (8.97%) C
13 20 (8.97%) HTML
13 20 (8.97%) OO
13 20 (8.97%) ITIL
13 20 (8.97%) Manufacturing
14 19 (8.52%) Python
14 19 (8.52%) C++
14 19 (8.52%) MySQL
15 18 (8.07%) MS Office
15 18 (8.07%) XML
15 18 (8.07%) GMP
15 18 (8.07%) Change Management
16 17 (7.62%) Wireless
16 17 (7.62%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (4.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.48%) Apache
3 8 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.14%) Lync
4 7 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.69%) CMS
5 6 (2.69%) Documentum
6 5 (2.24%) SAS
7 4 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.79%) nginx
8 3 (1.35%) IIS
8 3 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.90%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.07%) MS Office
3 6 (2.69%) MS Project
4 5 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.90%) Simulink
6 2 (0.90%) SPSS
6 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.45%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.45%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.62%) Wireless
2 13 (5.83%) NAS
2 13 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.83%) LAN
3 12 (5.38%) DHCP
4 11 (4.93%) DNS
4 11 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (2.69%) Internet
5 6 (2.69%) Bluetooth
6 5 (2.24%) NFC
7 4 (1.79%) SSL
7 4 (1.79%) SAN
8 3 (1.35%) 2G
8 3 (1.35%) TETRA
8 3 (1.35%) 3G
9 2 (0.90%) Firewall
9 2 (0.90%) HTTP
9 2 (0.90%) WAN
9 2 (0.90%) LTE
9 2 (0.90%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.52%) MySQL
2 16 (7.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.38%) Data Mining
4 11 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.69%) Cognos Impromptu
7 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.24%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.79%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (1.79%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.79%) SQLite
9 2 (0.90%) DataStage
9 2 (0.90%) MS Access
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Subversion
2 12 (5.38%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (3.14%) Rational Rose
4 5 (2.24%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.24%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.79%) Xcode
5 4 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.79%) Maven
5 4 (1.79%) Selenium
6 3 (1.35%) Gradle
6 3 (1.35%) Ant
7 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.45%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.45%) JUnit
8 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 45 (20.18%) Finance
2 24 (10.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 20 (8.97%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.28%) Retail
5 13 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.38%) Electronics
7 9 (4.04%) Banking
7 9 (4.04%) Publishing
7 9 (4.04%) Military
8 7 (3.14%) Marketing
8 7 (3.14%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.69%) Back Office
10 5 (2.24%) Billing
10 5 (2.24%) Automotive
11 4 (1.79%) Legal
12 2 (0.90%) Advertising
13 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (14.35%) Test Engineer
2 30 (13.45%) Analyst
2 30 (13.45%) Systems Engineer
3 28 (12.56%) Developer
4 12 (5.38%) Consultant
4 12 (5.38%) Software Engineer
5 11 (4.93%) Business Analyst
6 9 (4.04%) Architect
7 8 (3.59%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.59%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (3.59%) Data Analyst
7 8 (3.59%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (3.14%) Compliance Manager
8 7 (3.14%) Systems Manager
8 7 (3.14%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.14%) Test Analyst
9 6 (2.69%) DBA
9 6 (2.69%) Java Developer
9 6 (2.69%) Systems Test Engineer
9 6 (2.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.97%) HTML
2 18 (8.07%) XML
3 16 (7.17%) jQuery
4 12 (5.38%) Ajax
5 11 (4.93%) CSS
6 10 (4.48%) J2EE
6 10 (4.48%) HTML5
7 9 (4.04%) XHTML
8 8 (3.59%) Middleware
9 6 (2.69%) Smarty
9 6 (2.69%) JSON
10 4 (1.79%) Cocoa
10 4 (1.79%) J2ME
10 4 (1.79%) Struts
10 4 (1.79%) Web Services
10 4 (1.79%) DHTML
10 4 (1.79%) Android SDK
10 4 (1.79%) iOS SDK
10 4 (1.79%) CSS3
10 4 (1.79%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.42%) Mathematics
4 17 (7.62%) Firmware
5 10 (4.48%) Statistics
6 9 (4.04%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (4.04%) Replication
7 8 (3.59%) Open Source
7 8 (3.59%) Life Science
8 5 (2.24%) PKI
8 5 (2.24%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.35%) NHS
9 3 (1.35%) W3C
10 2 (0.90%) AS400
10 2 (0.90%) Clustering
10 2 (0.90%) Handset
10 2 (0.90%) EPoS
10 2 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.90%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.59%) Windows
2 31 (13.90%) Linux
3 16 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (7.17%) UNIX
4 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.59%) Solaris
6 6 (2.69%) HPUX
7 5 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.24%) SUSE
8 4 (1.79%) Debian
8 4 (1.79%) Android
8 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.90%) Test Scripting
2 24 (10.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (8.97%) OO
3 20 (8.97%) ITIL
4 18 (8.07%) Change Management
5 17 (7.62%) Project Management
6 16 (7.17%) Quality Management
7 15 (6.73%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 14 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.38%) Information Security
9 12 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.38%) Data Validation
10 11 (4.93%) Test Management
10 11 (4.93%) Software Testing
10 11 (4.93%) Test Automation
10 11 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (4.93%) Scrum
10 11 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.97%) SQL
2 26 (11.66%) Java
3 20 (8.97%) C
4 19 (8.52%) Python
4 19 (8.52%) C++
5 16 (7.17%) Perl
6 13 (5.83%) PHP
7 12 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.04%) C#
10 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.69%) TTCN
10 6 (2.69%) Ruby
10 6 (2.69%) PHP5
11 5 (2.24%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.24%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 76 (34.08%) Degree
2 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.04%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.59%) CIMA
7 7 (3.14%) MCITP
7 7 (3.14%) MCSA
8 6 (2.69%) CIPD
9 5 (2.24%) CISSP
9 5 (2.24%) ISEB
10 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.90%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.45%) PhD
12 1 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.14%) QA
2 18 (8.07%) GMP
3 11 (4.93%) GCP
4 10 (4.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 10 (4.48%) GAMP
5 9 (4.04%) GxP
6 6 (2.69%) ISO 9001
7 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.79%) GLP
8 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.90%) CDISC
10 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.45%) DO-160
10 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.79%) Corosync
5 4 (1.79%) vSphere
5 4 (1.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (4.93%) SCCM
2 7 (3.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.24%) Oracle Statspack
3 5 (2.24%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.87%) Oracle
3 13 (5.83%) VMware
4 12 (5.38%) EMC
5 8 (3.59%) SAP
6 6 (2.69%) Citrix
7 5 (2.24%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.24%) CA
8 4 (1.79%) IBM
8 4 (1.79%) Cognos
9 3 (1.35%) Zend
9 3 (1.35%) Sybase
9 3 (1.35%) Juniper
9 3 (1.35%) HP
9 3 (1.35%) Dell
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco
9 3 (1.35%) Hitachi
9 3 (1.35%) Symantec
10 2 (0.90%) SolidWorks
10 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 23 days ago