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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 212 162 161
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 48 103 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 1.30% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.61% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 74 62
Average salary £43,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,750 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
6055 6386 6008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.80% 80.34% 78.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5028 5219 5044
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Essex +5 15 £45,000 +38.46%
Hertfordshire -16 15 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Cambridgeshire -23 12 £39,785 -20.43% 3
Suffolk -1 4 £53,500 - 1
Bedfordshire -12 2 £30,750 -23.12%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 41 (30.83%) Degree
2 33 (24.81%) SQL
3 32 (24.06%) Java
4 28 (21.05%) Windows
4 28 (21.05%) Spring
5 27 (20.30%) Telecoms
5 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (17.29%) J2EE
8 21 (15.79%) MVC
9 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
10 19 (14.29%) Oracle
10 19 (14.29%) Finance
10 19 (14.29%) Line Management
11 18 (13.53%) Linux
12 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
12 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
13 16 (12.03%) TDD
14 15 (11.28%) ISTQB
14 15 (11.28%) QMS
14 15 (11.28%) Struts
15 14 (10.53%) ISO 9001
16 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
16 13 (9.77%) Marketing
16 13 (9.77%) Test Scripting
16 13 (9.77%) SDLC
17 12 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (9.02%) Retail
17 12 (9.02%) Electronics
17 12 (9.02%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.26%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.75%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) SAS
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) Simulink
3 4 (3.01%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.75%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) BASE24
1 2 (1.50%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.02%) DWDM
1 12 (9.02%) DSL
2 6 (4.51%) Internet
2 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.76%) VoIP
4 4 (3.01%) LAN
4 4 (3.01%) 3G
4 4 (3.01%) LTE
4 4 (3.01%) Network Security
5 3 (2.26%) SMS
5 3 (2.26%) SAN
5 3 (2.26%) WAN
6 2 (1.50%) Wireless
6 2 (1.50%) 2G
7 1 (0.75%) RNC
7 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.75%) Firewall
7 1 (0.75%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.75%) DHCP
7 1 (0.75%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.02%) MySQL
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.76%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.75%) MS Access
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Mercurial
2 4 (3.01%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.01%) Selenium
2 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.26%) FitNesse
3 3 (2.26%) TestNG
3 3 (2.26%) Mockito
3 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.50%) Toad
4 2 (1.50%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.75%) ERwin
5 1 (0.75%) ProC
5 1 (0.75%) MSI
5 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (20.30%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.29%) Finance
3 13 (9.77%) Marketing
4 12 (9.02%) Electronics
4 12 (9.02%) Retail
5 9 (6.77%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.26%) Automotive
7 5 (3.76%) Banking
7 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.50%) Publishing
9 2 (1.50%) Military
10 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.75%) French Language
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Games
10 1 (0.75%) Legal
10 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (22.56%) Developer
2 28 (21.05%) Analyst
3 20 (15.04%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Software Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.27%) Document Manager
7 10 (7.52%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Tester
10 6 (4.51%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Graduate
11 5 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (3.01%) Programmer
12 4 (3.01%) Senior IT Support
12 4 (3.01%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) Spring
2 23 (17.29%) J2EE
3 15 (11.28%) Struts
4 10 (7.52%) Spring MVC
4 10 (7.52%) Struts2
5 8 (6.02%) HTML5
5 8 (6.02%) HTML
6 7 (5.26%) Web Services
7 6 (4.51%) JSP
8 5 (3.76%) CSS
8 5 (3.76%) jQuery
8 5 (3.76%) CSS3
9 4 (3.01%) .NET
10 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.26%) XML
10 3 (2.26%) Swing
10 3 (2.26%) JavaBeans
10 3 (2.26%) LINQ
10 3 (2.26%) Servlets
10 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.51%) User Experience
4 5 (3.76%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.76%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.76%) VHDL
4 5 (3.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (3.01%) Verilog
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.01%) Physics
5 4 (3.01%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.26%) LIMS
6 3 (2.26%) GIS
6 3 (2.26%) Informatics
6 3 (2.26%) Robotics
7 2 (1.50%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Windows
2 18 (13.53%) Linux
3 8 (6.02%) UNIX
4 7 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.76%) Android
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.50%) AIX
7 2 (1.50%) HPUX
7 2 (1.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.79%) MVC
3 19 (14.29%) Line Management
4 17 (12.78%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.03%) TDD
6 15 (11.28%) QMS
7 13 (9.77%) SDLC
7 13 (9.77%) Test Scripting
8 12 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.27%) Software Testing
10 10 (7.52%) OOP
11 9 (6.77%) ITIL
11 9 (6.77%) Scrum
11 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.02%) Data Validation
13 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.26%) Workflow
14 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (4.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.81%) SQL
2 32 (24.06%) Java
3 12 (9.02%) C#
4 11 (8.27%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.77%) C
5 9 (6.77%) C++
5 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.77%) Python
6 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.51%) Perl
6 6 (4.51%) PHP
7 4 (3.01%) VB
7 4 (3.01%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.26%) Ruby
9 2 (1.50%) VC++
9 2 (1.50%) XAML
10 1 (0.75%) Pascal
10 1 (0.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.75%) Delphi
10 1 (0.75%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 41 (30.83%) Degree
2 15 (11.28%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.51%) MCP
4 6 (4.51%) ISEB
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.76%) MCSE
5 5 (3.76%) MCSA
5 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.50%) HNC
7 2 (1.50%) HND
8 1 (0.75%) PhD
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCDST
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 12 (9.02%) ISO 9000
3 7 (5.26%) QA
4 5 (3.76%) GMP
4 5 (3.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (3.01%) SLA
6 2 (1.50%) GAMP
7 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Oracle
2 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.26%) HP
4 6 (4.51%) Cisco
4 6 (4.51%) VMware
5 5 (3.76%) SAP
6 3 (2.26%) Lotus
6 3 (2.26%) Citrix
6 3 (2.26%) Juniper
6 3 (2.26%) IBM
6 3 (2.26%) MathWorks
6 3 (2.26%) Tableau
7 2 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.50%) Sybase
7 2 (1.50%) Dell
7 2 (1.50%) EMC
7 2 (1.50%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.50%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
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