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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 204 167 166
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 50 93 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 1.20% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.50% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 77 64
Average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £72,500 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +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
6066 6197 5716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.08% 80.20% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5099 5015 4821
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 £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 26 £43,000 +22.85% 9
Essex -6 14 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Suffolk +7 3 £53,500 - 2
Bedfordshire -1 2 £30,750 -23.12%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (32.77%) Degree
2 37 (31.09%) SQL
3 31 (26.05%) Java
4 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (22.69%) Windows
7 24 (20.17%) Spring
8 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 20 (16.81%) TDD
10 19 (15.97%) ISTQB
10 19 (15.97%) J2EE
10 19 (15.97%) MVC
10 19 (15.97%) Telecoms
10 19 (15.97%) Finance
11 17 (14.29%) Linux
12 16 (13.45%) Oracle
13 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
14 14 (11.76%) ISEB
14 14 (11.76%) Electronics
14 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.76%) Scrum
14 14 (11.76%) Computer Science
14 14 (11.76%) SDLC
15 13 (10.92%) UNIX
15 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
15 13 (10.92%) Struts
16 12 (10.08%) HTML
16 12 (10.08%) Retail
16 12 (10.08%) Line Management
17 11 (9.24%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.52%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) Simulink
2 4 (3.36%) Stateflow
3 3 (2.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.84%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.84%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) BASE24
1 2 (1.68%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) DWDM
1 5 (4.20%) DSL
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
2 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.36%) Internet
3 3 (2.52%) SMS
3 3 (2.52%) VoIP
3 3 (2.52%) Network Security
4 2 (1.68%) LTE
4 2 (1.68%) 3G
5 1 (0.84%) Firewall
5 1 (0.84%) Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) NAS
5 1 (0.84%) 4G
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.84%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.84%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.72%) MySQL
4 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.20%) Data Mart
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.84%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.84%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) Selenium
3 5 (4.20%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.20%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.36%) JMeter
4 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.36%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.36%) Subversion
4 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.52%) TestNG
5 3 (2.52%) Mockito
5 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.68%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.68%) Toad
6 2 (1.68%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.68%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.84%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (15.97%) Telecoms
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Electronics
3 12 (10.08%) Retail
4 11 (9.24%) Marketing
5 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.88%) Automotive
7 6 (5.04%) Banking
7 6 (5.04%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.68%) Advertising
9 2 (1.68%) Military
10 1 (0.84%) Legal
10 1 (0.84%) French Language
10 1 (0.84%) German Language
10 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.84%) Publishing
10 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (21.01%) Developer
1 25 (21.01%) Analyst
2 16 (13.45%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Software Developer
5 9 (7.56%) Graduate
6 8 (6.72%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Tester
8 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Document Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.36%) Validation Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Programmer
10 4 (3.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.17%) Spring
2 19 (15.97%) J2EE
3 13 (10.92%) Struts
4 12 (10.08%) HTML
5 8 (6.72%) Spring MVC
5 8 (6.72%) Struts2
5 8 (6.72%) HTML5
6 7 (5.88%) Web Services
6 7 (5.88%) XML
7 6 (5.04%) JSP
8 5 (4.20%) CSS
8 5 (4.20%) jQuery
8 5 (4.20%) CSS3
9 4 (3.36%) JSON
9 4 (3.36%) .NET
10 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.52%) Swing
10 3 (2.52%) JavaBeans
10 3 (2.52%) Servlets
10 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) VHDL
3 7 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (5.04%) Verilog
4 6 (5.04%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.04%) User Experience
4 6 (5.04%) Physics
5 5 (4.20%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.20%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.36%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.52%) LIMS
7 3 (2.52%) GIS
7 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) Informatics
7 3 (2.52%) Robotics
7 3 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.69%) Windows
2 17 (14.29%) Linux
3 13 (10.92%) UNIX
4 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.36%) AIX
5 4 (3.36%) HPUX
5 4 (3.36%) Solaris
6 3 (2.52%) Android
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 20 (16.81%) TDD
4 19 (15.97%) MVC
5 14 (11.76%) Scrum
5 14 (11.76%) SDLC
6 12 (10.08%) Line Management
7 11 (9.24%) Test Scripting
7 11 (9.24%) QMS
8 10 (8.40%) Software Testing
8 10 (8.40%) OOP
8 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.72%) Test Strategy
11 7 (5.88%) Release Management
11 7 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.88%) Workflow
12 6 (5.04%) Migration
12 6 (5.04%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) SQL
2 31 (26.05%) Java
3 10 (8.40%) C
3 10 (8.40%) C#
4 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.72%) C++
5 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.72%) Python
6 7 (5.88%) Perl
6 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.88%) Ruby
7 6 (5.04%) PHP
8 4 (3.36%) VB
8 4 (3.36%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.68%) XAML
9 2 (1.68%) Tcl
9 2 (1.68%) VC++
10 1 (0.84%) VBA
10 1 (0.84%) GLSL
10 1 (0.84%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) Degree
2 19 (15.97%) ISTQB
3 14 (11.76%) ISEB
4 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.52%) MCP
6 3 (2.52%) MCSE
6 3 (2.52%) MCSA
7 2 (1.68%) HNC
7 2 (1.68%) HND
7 2 (1.68%) CIMA
7 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.04%) QA
3 5 (4.20%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.52%) GMP
4 3 (2.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (1.68%) GAMP
5 2 (1.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.84%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) Firmware
3 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Oracle
2 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) HP
4 8 (6.72%) VMware
5 5 (4.20%) Juniper
5 5 (4.20%) SAP
5 5 (4.20%) Cisco
6 4 (3.36%) IBM
6 4 (3.36%) Sybase
6 4 (3.36%) Dell
6 4 (3.36%) EMC
6 4 (3.36%) Hitachi
6 4 (3.36%) Symantec
7 3 (2.52%) MathWorks
7 3 (2.52%) Xilinx
7 3 (2.52%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (2.52%) Altera
7 3 (2.52%) Tableau
8 2 (1.68%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (1.68%) Synopsys
Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, plus Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Xaar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
East of England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xaar
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago