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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 183 195 174
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 84 68 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 0.93% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.11% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 66
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £34,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
5981 6111 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.14% 83.42% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4887 4520
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +25 39 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 25 £35,000 -34.57% 15
Essex -1 11 £51,250 -6.81% 3
Bedfordshire +2 7 £44,000 +0.57% 2
Suffolk -23 2 £22,500 - 2
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 50 (32.68%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (27.45%) Degree
4 39 (25.49%) SQL
5 29 (18.95%) Unix
6 25 (16.34%) ISEB
6 25 (16.34%) Finance
6 25 (16.34%) QA
7 24 (15.69%) Manufacturing
8 23 (15.03%) Electronics
8 23 (15.03%) Software Engineering
8 23 (15.03%) Project Management
8 23 (15.03%) Java
9 22 (14.38%) Data Validation
10 21 (13.73%) Security Cleared
10 21 (13.73%) Bioinformatics
11 20 (13.07%) Retail
11 20 (13.07%) SC Cleared
11 20 (13.07%) ISTQB
12 19 (12.42%) Computer Science
12 19 (12.42%) TDD
12 19 (12.42%) Linux
12 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
13 18 (11.76%) Scrum
14 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
14 17 (11.11%) C
15 16 (10.46%) PhD
15 16 (10.46%) Windows
15 16 (10.46%) Risk Management
16 15 (9.80%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (1.96%) SAS
2 2 (1.31%) Apache
2 2 (1.31%) JBoss
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 11 (7.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (6.54%) MS Office
5 4 (2.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 4 (2.61%) PTC Creo
5 4 (2.61%) Windchill
6 2 (1.31%) MS Project
7 1 (0.65%) Simulink
7 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Remedy AR System
1 4 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.65%) PaaS
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) HTTP
2 4 (2.61%) LDAP
3 3 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.96%) LAN
3 3 (1.96%) VoIP
3 3 (1.96%) WAN
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.31%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.31%) DNS
4 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 2 (1.31%) SSL
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) LTE
5 1 (0.65%) MPLS
5 1 (0.65%) SNMP
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
1 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (5.23%) MS Access
3 5 (3.27%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) Big Data
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 9 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 8 (5.23%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.58%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.58%) JMeter
3 7 (4.58%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.58%) Selenium
4 6 (3.92%) Subversion
5 5 (3.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.31%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.31%) Gradle
7 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.31%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) QADirector
8 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.65%) Toad
8 1 (0.65%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (16.34%) Finance
2 24 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 23 (15.03%) Electronics
4 20 (13.07%) Retail
5 12 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (6.54%) Military
6 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
7 9 (5.88%) Legal
8 8 (5.23%) Marketing
9 7 (4.58%) Automotive
10 6 (3.92%) Banking
11 4 (2.61%) Dutch Language
11 4 (2.61%) French Language
11 4 (2.61%) German Language
11 4 (2.61%) Retail Banking
12 3 (1.96%) Advertising
12 3 (1.96%) Games
13 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.65%) Front Office
13 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (32.03%) Analyst
2 19 (12.42%) Developer
2 19 (12.42%) Test Analyst
3 14 (9.15%) Information Security Engineer
3 14 (9.15%) Security Engineer
4 10 (6.54%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Data Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.58%) Automation Tester
7 7 (4.58%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (4.58%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Tester
8 6 (3.92%) Software Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.27%) Salesforce.com Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) J2EE
2 10 (6.54%) HTML
3 8 (5.23%) JSON
3 8 (5.23%) Spring
3 8 (5.23%) Struts
3 8 (5.23%) Visualforce
3 8 (5.23%) XML
4 7 (4.58%) .NET
5 6 (3.92%) Spring MVC
6 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.96%) HTML5
7 3 (1.96%) JavaBeans
7 3 (1.96%) JPA
7 3 (1.96%) JSP
7 3 (1.96%) Servlets
7 3 (1.96%) WinForms
7 3 (1.96%) WPF
8 2 (1.31%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.31%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (32.68%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.42%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.50%) Biology
5 11 (7.19%) CESG
6 9 (5.88%) Life Science
7 8 (5.23%) Physics
8 6 (3.92%) Statistics
9 5 (3.27%) Replication
10 4 (2.61%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.61%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.61%) PMI
11 3 (1.96%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.96%) Chemistry
12 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.31%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.95%) Unix
2 19 (12.42%) Linux
3 16 (10.46%) Windows
4 4 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.96%) AIX
5 3 (1.96%) HPUX
5 3 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.03%) Project Management
2 23 (15.03%) Software Engineering
3 22 (14.38%) Data Validation
4 21 (13.73%) Bioinformatics
5 19 (12.42%) TDD
6 18 (11.76%) Scrum
7 16 (10.46%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.80%) Change Management
8 15 (9.80%) Information Assurance
8 15 (9.80%) Information Security
8 15 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (8.50%) Software Testing
10 12 (7.84%) Process Improvement
11 11 (7.19%) ITIL
12 10 (6.54%) Change Control
12 10 (6.54%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.88%) Test Scripting
13 9 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.49%) SQL
2 23 (15.03%) Java
3 17 (11.11%) C
4 15 (9.80%) Python
5 12 (7.84%) C++
6 10 (6.54%) Perl
7 9 (5.88%) C#
8 8 (5.23%) VB
9 7 (4.58%) Ruby
9 7 (4.58%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.61%) R
10 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.31%) Tcl
12 1 (0.65%) Ada
12 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (27.45%) Degree
2 25 (16.34%) ISEB
3 21 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 20 (13.07%) ISTQB
4 20 (13.07%) SC Cleared
5 16 (10.46%) PhD
6 9 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.61%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.96%) CCNP
10 2 (1.31%) CCNA
10 2 (1.31%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.65%) HND
11 1 (0.65%) MCDST
11 1 (0.65%) MCP
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.34%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) GMP
3 5 (3.27%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.61%) RMADS
5 3 (1.96%) GCP
5 3 (1.96%) GLP
5 3 (1.96%) GxP
6 2 (1.31%) GAMP
6 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.65%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) Firmware
3 2 (1.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.61%) Ansible
2 4 (2.61%) CFEngine
2 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.61%) Puppet
3 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (7.84%) Microsoft
1 12 (7.84%) SAP
2 9 (5.88%) Oracle
3 8 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.58%) Cisco
5 5 (3.27%) Informatica
5 5 (3.27%) Remedy
5 5 (3.27%) Talend
6 4 (2.61%) BMC
6 4 (2.61%) EMC
6 4 (2.61%) HP
6 4 (2.61%) PTC
6 4 (2.61%) Rally
7 3 (1.96%) Dell
7 3 (1.96%) Hitachi
7 3 (1.96%) IBM
7 3 (1.96%) Juniper
7 3 (1.96%) Sybase
7 3 (1.96%) Symantec
7 3 (1.96%) VMware
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £38413 - £48869 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £24226 - £30537 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton, nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hinxton, nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hinxton, nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £48869 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago