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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 176 162 187
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 90 80 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 1.12% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.44% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6038 5572 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.61% 78.06% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4725 5808
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Hertfordshire +9 26 £32,500 -7.80% 3
Cambridgeshire -19 26 £42,500 -8.10% 7
Essex +17 24 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Bedfordshire -19 6 £43,750 +34.61% 3
Suffolk +10 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Norfolk +14 3 £36,000 +34.57%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (35.23%) Degree
2 50 (25.91%) Finance
3 44 (22.80%) Java
4 41 (21.24%) SQL
5 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (14.51%) Windows
8 27 (13.99%) Management Information System
9 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
9 24 (12.44%) QA
10 23 (11.92%) Analytics
11 22 (11.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
11 22 (11.40%) SQL Server
11 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
12 21 (10.88%) MySQL
12 21 (10.88%) Manufacturing
12 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
12 21 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (10.36%) Security Cleared
14 18 (9.33%) Change Management
14 18 (9.33%) Linux
14 18 (9.33%) Test Scripting
15 16 (8.29%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (8.29%) UNIX
15 16 (8.29%) C++
15 16 (8.29%) Project Management
16 15 (7.77%) HTML
16 15 (7.77%) Oracle
16 15 (7.77%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (7.25%) IIS
2 5 (2.59%) Apache
2 5 (2.59%) Documentum
2 5 (2.59%) nginx
3 3 (1.55%) Node.js
3 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
3 7 (3.63%) MS Project
4 6 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.04%) Simulink
6 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.52%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (4.15%) Internet
3 7 (3.63%) Wireless
4 5 (2.59%) SSL
5 4 (2.07%) 3G
5 4 (2.07%) 2G
5 4 (2.07%) TETRA
6 3 (1.55%) LTE
6 3 (1.55%) HTTP
6 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.04%) DECT
7 2 (1.04%) GSM
7 2 (1.04%) LAN
7 2 (1.04%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) DWDM
7 2 (1.04%) DSL
7 2 (1.04%) Firewall
7 2 (1.04%) SAN
7 2 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.88%) MySQL
3 14 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.22%) BusinessObjects XI
5 8 (4.15%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.11%) Cognos Impromptu
7 5 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.07%) Data Mart
8 4 (2.07%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (2.07%) SQLite
9 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.04%) MS Access
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (4.66%) Subversion
3 8 (4.15%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.63%) Rational Rose
5 6 (3.11%) Bugzilla
6 5 (2.59%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.07%) Xcode
7 4 (2.07%) Maven
7 4 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.55%) Gradle
8 3 (1.55%) Ant
9 2 (1.04%) JMeter
9 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.04%) Selenium
10 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.52%) Valgrind
10 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.52%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 50 (25.91%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (10.88%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.70%) Billing
6 10 (5.18%) Publishing
7 9 (4.66%) Military
7 9 (4.66%) Retail
8 8 (4.15%) Banking
8 8 (4.15%) Back Office
8 8 (4.15%) Aerospace
9 4 (2.07%) Legal
9 4 (2.07%) Marketing
10 3 (1.55%) Electronics
11 2 (1.04%) Advertising
12 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (23.32%) Analyst
2 26 (13.47%) Developer
3 25 (12.95%) Test Engineer
4 20 (10.36%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.22%) Data Analyst
7 11 (5.70%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.70%) Applications Support
7 11 (5.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Consultant
9 9 (4.66%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Architect
10 8 (4.15%) Systems Test Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Systems Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Compliance Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Business Data Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) Data Centre Technician
12 6 (3.11%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.77%) HTML
2 14 (7.25%) .NET
2 14 (7.25%) XML
2 14 (7.25%) jQuery
3 10 (5.18%) JSON
3 10 (5.18%) J2EE
4 9 (4.66%) CSS
4 9 (4.66%) Ajax
4 9 (4.66%) HTML5
5 7 (3.63%) CSS3
6 6 (3.11%) Web Services
7 5 (2.59%) REST
8 4 (2.07%) iOS SDK
8 4 (2.07%) Android SDK
8 4 (2.07%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (2.07%) UIKit
8 4 (2.07%) J2ME
8 4 (2.07%) Cocoa
9 3 (1.55%) Dojo
9 3 (1.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.99%) Management Information System
3 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.70%) Life Science
4 11 (5.70%) Open Source
5 7 (3.63%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.59%) PKI
6 5 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.59%) Replication
7 4 (2.07%) User Experience
8 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.55%) W3C
8 3 (1.55%) Pharmacovigilance
8 3 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.04%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (1.04%) AS400
9 2 (1.04%) Handset
9 2 (1.04%) Firmware
9 2 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.51%) Windows
2 18 (9.33%) Linux
3 16 (8.29%) UNIX
4 8 (4.15%) Solaris
5 5 (2.59%) Debian
5 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.07%) Android
7 3 (1.55%) AIX
7 3 (1.55%) HPUX
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.92%) Analytics
3 21 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (9.33%) Test Scripting
4 18 (9.33%) Change Management
5 16 (8.29%) Project Management
5 16 (8.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (7.77%) Line Management
6 15 (7.77%) ITIL
6 15 (7.77%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.25%) Service Management
7 14 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (6.74%) CRM
8 13 (6.74%) SOA
8 13 (6.74%) Data Analysis
8 13 (6.74%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.22%) Quality Management
9 12 (6.22%) Data Cleansing
10 11 (5.70%) Test Planning
10 11 (5.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.80%) Java
2 41 (21.24%) SQL
3 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.29%) C++
5 15 (7.77%) Python
6 14 (7.25%) C
7 11 (5.70%) PHP
8 10 (5.18%) C#
9 7 (3.63%) Perl
10 6 (3.11%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.59%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.55%) Ruby
13 3 (1.55%) TTCN
13 3 (1.55%) XAML
14 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.04%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.52%) XQuery
15 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 68 (35.23%) Degree
2 20 (10.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.15%) CIMA
5 6 (3.11%) CIPD
5 6 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.59%) ISEB
6 5 (2.59%) CISSP
6 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.04%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PhD
8 1 (0.52%) MBA
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.44%) QA
2 12 (6.22%) GMP
3 11 (5.70%) ISO 9001
4 9 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (4.15%) GxP
6 7 (3.63%) GCP
7 6 (3.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (3.11%) GAMP
8 4 (2.07%) GLP
9 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
10 2 (1.04%) IEC 61508
10 2 (1.04%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.52%) SLA
11 1 (0.52%) DO-160
11 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.59%) Squid
2 5 (2.59%) Corosync
3 4 (2.07%) vSphere
4 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) SCCM
1 4 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.77%) Oracle
3 12 (6.22%) Business Objects
3 12 (6.22%) EMC
4 11 (5.70%) Software AG
4 11 (5.70%) JBoss
4 11 (5.70%) webMethods
5 10 (5.18%) VMware
6 9 (4.66%) Google
7 8 (4.15%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.59%) SAP
8 5 (2.59%) CA
9 4 (2.07%) Cognos
9 4 (2.07%) IBM
9 4 (2.07%) SolidWorks
10 3 (1.55%) Symantec
10 3 (1.55%) Zend
10 3 (1.55%) Twitter
10 3 (1.55%) Cisco
10 3 (1.55%) HP
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