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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 182 162 149
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 85 122 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.83% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 103 88
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
6118 6669 6538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.14% 77.87% 76.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4978 5493 5631
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hertfordshire -8 39 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 19 £44,000 +25.71% 9
Suffolk +15 14 £32,500 -36.58% 1
Bedfordshire +1 8 £46,000 +22.66% 1
Essex +8 5 £26,500 -41.11% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 63 (39.38%) Degree
2 38 (23.75%) Telecoms
3 29 (18.13%) ISO 9001
3 29 (18.13%) SQL
3 29 (18.13%) Line Management
4 27 (16.88%) Windows
5 25 (15.63%) ISO 9000
6 24 (15.00%) DWDM
6 24 (15.00%) DSL
6 24 (15.00%) Java
6 24 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 23 (14.38%) Oracle
8 22 (13.75%) Finance
9 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
10 19 (11.88%) Spring
11 17 (10.63%) ITIL
11 17 (10.63%) J2EE
12 16 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 16 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 15 (9.38%) QMS
13 15 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (9.38%) C
13 15 (9.38%) C#
13 15 (9.38%) Retail
14 14 (8.75%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.25%) Simulink
4 2 (1.25%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (1.25%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Office 365
2 3 (1.88%) SaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.00%) DWDM
1 24 (15.00%) DSL
2 8 (5.00%) 3G
2 8 (5.00%) LAN
2 8 (5.00%) LTE
3 7 (4.38%) 2G
3 7 (4.38%) WAN
3 7 (4.38%) SAN
4 5 (3.13%) 4G
4 5 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (3.13%) VoIP
4 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.50%) Internet
5 4 (2.50%) Network Security
6 3 (1.88%) SMS
7 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.63%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.50%) MySQL
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (3.75%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (2.50%) Selenium
5 3 (1.88%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.88%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.63%) TestNG
7 1 (0.63%) Mockito
7 1 (0.63%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.63%) MSI
7 1 (0.63%) ProC
General
1 38 (23.75%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.75%) Finance
3 15 (9.38%) Retail
4 10 (6.25%) Marketing
4 10 (6.25%) Electronics
4 10 (6.25%) Banking
5 9 (5.63%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.38%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.75%) Games
7 6 (3.75%) Legal
8 5 (3.13%) Military
9 3 (1.88%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.63%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.63%) Front Office
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (22.50%) Analyst
2 21 (13.13%) Developer
3 20 (12.50%) Document Manager
4 19 (11.88%) Test Analyst
4 19 (11.88%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.13%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Software Test Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Development Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Tester
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
12 5 (3.13%) Programmer
12 5 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) Spring
2 17 (10.63%) J2EE
3 11 (6.88%) HTML
3 11 (6.88%) Web Services
4 10 (6.25%) Struts2
4 10 (6.25%) Struts
5 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.63%) .NET
6 8 (5.00%) CSS
6 8 (5.00%) jQuery
7 6 (3.75%) XML
7 6 (3.75%) HTML5
8 5 (3.13%) Spring MVC
8 5 (3.13%) Ajax
8 5 (3.13%) Classic ASP
9 3 (1.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.88%) LINQ
9 3 (1.88%) CSS3
9 3 (1.88%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.88%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.75%) Physics
4 5 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.50%) GIS
5 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.25%) User Experience
7 2 (1.25%) Open Source
7 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.63%) Informatics
8 1 (0.63%) Robotics
8 1 (0.63%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (0.63%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Windows
2 14 (8.75%) Linux
3 11 (6.88%) UNIX
4 7 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.75%) Android
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.13%) Line Management
2 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (10.63%) ITIL
4 16 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (9.38%) QMS
5 15 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (7.50%) Project Management
6 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.50%) Software Testing
6 12 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 12 (7.50%) MVC
7 11 (6.88%) Scrum
7 11 (6.88%) Data Validation
8 10 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.63%) Logistics
9 9 (5.63%) Change Management
10 8 (5.00%) OOP
10 8 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.13%) SQL
2 24 (15.00%) Java
3 15 (9.38%) C
3 15 (9.38%) C#
4 12 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.50%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.88%) C++
6 10 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.63%) VB
8 8 (5.00%) Python
9 5 (3.13%) VB6
9 5 (3.13%) Perl
10 4 (2.50%) PHP
11 2 (1.25%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.25%) VBA
11 2 (1.25%) TTCN
12 1 (0.63%) GLSL
12 1 (0.63%) HLSL
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 63 (39.38%) Degree
2 24 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.00%) ISEB
6 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.75%) MCP
7 5 (3.13%) MCSE
7 5 (3.13%) MCSA
8 4 (2.50%) PhD
8 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.25%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.63%) MCDST
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.13%) ISO 9001
2 25 (15.63%) ISO 9000
3 6 (3.75%) QA
4 5 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (3.13%) GMP
5 4 (2.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.63%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.63%) GLP
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) Firmware
3 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) XenServer
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Oracle
2 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.63%) Cisco
4 8 (5.00%) Citrix
5 7 (4.38%) Lotus
5 7 (4.38%) HP
5 7 (4.38%) IBM
6 3 (1.88%) VMware
6 3 (1.88%) SAP
6 3 (1.88%) Intel
7 2 (1.25%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.25%) Huawei
7 2 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Polycom
8 1 (0.63%) IronPort
8 1 (0.63%) Altera
8 1 (0.63%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.63%) Marketo
8 1 (0.63%) Becrypt
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £30574 - £38564 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 18 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago