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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 166 153 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 102 101 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 1.31% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.72% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 67
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 £28,950 £28,850 £29,800
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
6176 5862 6260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.15% 75.81% 74.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5082 4933 5331
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 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 22 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 +14 42 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire -30 27 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bedfordshire +10 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Norfolk - 9 £105,000 -
Suffolk +5 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Essex -18 4 £30,500 -37.43% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 82 (35.96%) Degree
2 52 (22.81%) SQL
3 46 (20.18%) Finance
4 34 (14.91%) Windows
5 33 (14.47%) Linux
5 33 (14.47%) Microsoft
5 33 (14.47%) QA
5 33 (14.47%) Test Scripting
6 29 (12.72%) Computer Science
7 25 (10.96%) Mathematics
8 24 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 23 (10.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (10.09%) OO
9 23 (10.09%) Java
9 23 (10.09%) Oracle
10 22 (9.65%) C
10 22 (9.65%) MS Excel
11 21 (9.21%) MySQL
12 20 (8.77%) HTML
12 20 (8.77%) ITIL
12 20 (8.77%) Manufacturing
13 19 (8.33%) Project Management
13 19 (8.33%) XML
13 19 (8.33%) Python
13 19 (8.33%) C++
14 18 (7.89%) MS Office
14 18 (7.89%) Wireless
14 18 (7.89%) Change Management
14 18 (7.89%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (5.26%) Apache
2 11 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.07%) Lync
4 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.07%) SAS
5 6 (2.63%) Documentum
5 6 (2.63%) CMS
6 4 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.75%) nginx
7 3 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.88%) IIS
8 2 (0.88%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.89%) MS Office
3 6 (2.63%) MS Project
4 5 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.88%) SPSS
6 2 (0.88%) Simulink
6 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.89%) Wireless
2 13 (5.70%) LAN
3 12 (5.26%) DHCP
3 12 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.26%) NAS
4 11 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (4.82%) DNS
5 6 (2.63%) Bluetooth
5 6 (2.63%) NFC
6 5 (2.19%) Internet
7 4 (1.75%) SSL
8 3 (1.32%) 3G
8 3 (1.32%) 2G
8 3 (1.32%) TETRA
8 3 (1.32%) SAN
9 2 (0.88%) WAN
9 2 (0.88%) HTTP
9 2 (0.88%) RNC
9 2 (0.88%) LTE
10 1 (0.44%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.21%) MySQL
2 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.70%) Data Mining
4 12 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (4.82%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.63%) Cognos Impromptu
9 5 (2.19%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (1.75%) SQLite
11 3 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (1.32%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.88%) MS Access
12 2 (0.88%) DataStage
13 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.58%) Subversion
2 12 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (3.07%) Rational Rose
4 5 (2.19%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.19%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.75%) Xcode
5 4 (1.75%) Selenium
5 4 (1.75%) Maven
5 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.32%) Gradle
6 3 (1.32%) Ant
7 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.44%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.44%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 46 (20.18%) Finance
2 23 (10.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 20 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 15 (6.58%) Retail
5 14 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.26%) Electronics
7 9 (3.95%) Military
8 8 (3.51%) Publishing
8 8 (3.51%) Automotive
9 7 (3.07%) Banking
9 7 (3.07%) Marketing
9 7 (3.07%) Aerospace
10 6 (2.63%) Back Office
11 5 (2.19%) Billing
12 4 (1.75%) Legal
13 2 (0.88%) Advertising
14 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (14.47%) Systems Engineer
2 29 (12.72%) Developer
2 29 (12.72%) Test Engineer
3 28 (12.28%) Analyst
4 12 (5.26%) Consultant
4 12 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 12 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (4.82%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.39%) Senior Developer
7 9 (3.95%) Architect
8 8 (3.51%) Data Analyst
8 8 (3.51%) PHP Developer
8 8 (3.51%) DBA
9 7 (3.07%) Administrator
9 7 (3.07%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.07%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (2.63%) Systems Manager
10 6 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.63%) Systems Test Engineer
10 6 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.77%) HTML
2 19 (8.33%) XML
3 18 (7.89%) jQuery
4 14 (6.14%) Ajax
5 12 (5.26%) CSS
6 11 (4.82%) XHTML
7 10 (4.39%) HTML5
8 9 (3.95%) Middleware
9 8 (3.51%) J2EE
9 8 (3.51%) Smarty
10 6 (2.63%) JSON
11 5 (2.19%) Web Services
12 4 (1.75%) J2ME
12 4 (1.75%) DHTML
12 4 (1.75%) Struts
12 4 (1.75%) Cocoa
12 4 (1.75%) Spring
12 4 (1.75%) Android SDK
12 4 (1.75%) iOS SDK
12 4 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.72%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.96%) Mathematics
3 24 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 17 (7.46%) Firmware
5 14 (6.14%) Statistics
6 11 (4.82%) Replication
7 10 (4.39%) Mobile Payment
8 9 (3.95%) Open Source
9 8 (3.51%) Life Science
10 6 (2.63%) Smartcard
11 5 (2.19%) PKI
12 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.32%) EPoS
12 3 (1.32%) EFTPOS
12 3 (1.32%) NHS
12 3 (1.32%) W3C
13 2 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
13 2 (0.88%) EFT
13 2 (0.88%) Handset
13 2 (0.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.91%) Windows
2 33 (14.47%) Linux
3 16 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.70%) UNIX
5 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.51%) Solaris
7 7 (3.07%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (3.07%) SUSE
8 6 (2.63%) HPUX
9 4 (1.75%) Debian
9 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.75%) Android
10 3 (1.32%) AIX
11 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.44%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.47%) Test Scripting
2 24 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (10.09%) OO
4 20 (8.77%) ITIL
5 19 (8.33%) Project Management
6 18 (7.89%) Change Management
7 17 (7.46%) Service Delivery
8 16 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.14%) Quality Management
10 14 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.26%) Migration
11 12 (5.26%) Information Security
12 11 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.82%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.82%) Test Management
13 10 (4.39%) Scrum
13 10 (4.39%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.39%) Data Analysis
13 10 (4.39%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.81%) SQL
2 23 (10.09%) Java
3 22 (9.65%) C
4 19 (8.33%) Python
4 19 (8.33%) C++
5 17 (7.46%) Perl
6 15 (6.58%) PHP
7 13 (5.70%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.70%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.95%) C#
9 8 (3.51%) PHP5
10 7 (3.07%) TTCN
11 6 (2.63%) Embedded C
11 6 (2.63%) Embedded C++
11 6 (2.63%) Ruby
12 5 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.88%) XQuery
14 2 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 82 (35.96%) Degree
2 17 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.51%) CIMA
5 8 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.07%) MCITP
6 7 (3.07%) MCSA
7 6 (2.63%) CIPD
8 5 (2.19%) CISSP
9 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.75%) ISEB
10 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) MBA
11 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.47%) QA
2 17 (7.46%) GMP
3 11 (4.82%) GCP
4 9 (3.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (3.95%) GAMP
5 8 (3.51%) GxP
6 7 (3.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.63%) ISO 9001
8 5 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (1.75%) GLP
9 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
10 3 (1.32%) CDISC
11 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.44%) DO-160
11 1 (0.44%) SLA
11 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.75%) Squid
3 4 (1.75%) Corosync
4 3 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) SCCM
2 7 (3.07%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle Statspack
2 7 (3.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.44%) MOM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.09%) Oracle
3 12 (5.26%) EMC
4 11 (4.82%) VMware
5 8 (3.51%) SAP
6 5 (2.19%) Citrix
6 5 (2.19%) CA
6 5 (2.19%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.75%) IBM
8 3 (1.32%) Zend
8 3 (1.32%) Symantec
8 3 (1.32%) HP
8 3 (1.32%) Dell
8 3 (1.32%) Juniper
8 3 (1.32%) Cisco
8 3 (1.32%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.32%) Sybase
8 3 (1.32%) Cognos
9 2 (0.88%) SolidWorks
9 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds
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