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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 155 149 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 128 133 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.48% 1.55% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.05% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 112 89 108
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6700 6499 6826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 75.80% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 5595 5669
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +23 40 £35,000 -28.20% 9
Bedfordshire +21 39 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Hertfordshire -28 36 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Essex -40 9 £45,000 - 3
Suffolk -15 4 £67,500 +82.43%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (41.53%) Degree
2 55 (30.05%) SQL
3 39 (21.31%) Linux
4 35 (19.13%) Oracle
5 29 (15.85%) Finance
6 27 (14.75%) Test Scripting
7 26 (14.21%) Mathematics
7 26 (14.21%) C
8 25 (13.66%) Migration
9 24 (13.11%) HTML
9 24 (13.11%) XML
9 24 (13.11%) OO
9 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 23 (12.57%) PL/SQL
10 23 (12.57%) QA
11 22 (12.02%) Windows
12 21 (11.48%) Data Migration
13 20 (10.93%) Software Engineering
13 20 (10.93%) MySQL
14 19 (10.38%) Perl
14 19 (10.38%) Statistics
15 18 (9.84%) Computer Science
15 18 (9.84%) jQuery
15 18 (9.84%) Wireless
15 18 (9.84%) Electronics
15 18 (9.84%) PHP
15 18 (9.84%) JavaScript
15 18 (9.84%) Apache
16 17 (9.29%) Python
16 17 (9.29%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (9.84%) Apache
2 11 (6.01%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.46%) SAS
4 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.83%) Lync
5 5 (2.73%) nginx
6 4 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.19%) CMS
7 3 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.09%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.09%) Documentum
8 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) Doxygen
4 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.09%) SPSS
6 1 (0.55%) Simulink
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.84%) Wireless
2 12 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.56%) LAN
3 11 (6.01%) DHCP
3 11 (6.01%) DNS
3 11 (6.01%) NAS
4 8 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.28%) NFC
5 6 (3.28%) Bluetooth
6 5 (2.73%) SSL
7 4 (2.19%) Internet
8 2 (1.09%) HTTP
8 2 (1.09%) SAN
8 2 (1.09%) GPRS
9 1 (0.55%) GSM
9 1 (0.55%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.55%) UMTS
9 1 (0.55%) VoIP
9 1 (0.55%) WAN
9 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.93%) MySQL
2 13 (7.10%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.46%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.92%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.83%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.64%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.09%) DataStage
10 1 (0.55%) OLAP
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.55%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.56%) Subversion
2 7 (3.83%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (3.28%) Bugzilla
4 5 (2.73%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.73%) ClearQuest
4 5 (2.73%) VectorCAST
4 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.19%) Selenium
5 4 (2.19%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.19%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.55%) JUnit
6 1 (0.55%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.55%) Redmine
6 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.55%) Valgrind
General
1 29 (15.85%) Finance
2 18 (9.84%) Electronics
3 11 (6.01%) Local Government
4 10 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (4.37%) Retail
6 8 (4.37%) Automotive
7 6 (3.28%) Marketing
7 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.73%) Publishing
8 5 (2.73%) Back Office
8 5 (2.73%) Banking
9 4 (2.19%) Avionics
9 4 (2.19%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.09%) Billing
11 1 (0.55%) Military
11 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (15.30%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (13.66%) Developer
3 22 (12.02%) Test Engineer
4 19 (10.38%) Analyst
5 17 (9.29%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.10%) PHP Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (5.46%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.37%) Administrator
10 8 (4.37%) DBA
11 7 (3.83%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) Data Manager
12 6 (3.28%) Development Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) Data Migration Manager
12 6 (3.28%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.28%) SAS Programmer
12 6 (3.28%) Programmer
12 6 (3.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.11%) HTML
1 24 (13.11%) XML
2 18 (9.84%) jQuery
3 13 (7.10%) CSS
3 13 (7.10%) XHTML
3 13 (7.10%) Ajax
4 11 (6.01%) Smarty
5 10 (5.46%) Web Services
6 8 (4.37%) .NET
7 7 (3.83%) Middleware
8 5 (2.73%) JSON
9 4 (2.19%) Struts2
9 4 (2.19%) HTML5
9 4 (2.19%) Spring
9 4 (2.19%) Struts
9 4 (2.19%) J2EE
9 4 (2.19%) DHTML
10 2 (1.09%) Drools
10 2 (1.09%) WPF
10 2 (1.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.21%) Mathematics
2 19 (10.38%) Statistics
3 18 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 17 (9.29%) Firmware
5 14 (7.65%) Management Information System
6 13 (7.10%) Replication
7 10 (5.46%) Data Conversion
8 9 (4.92%) Data Integration
9 6 (3.28%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (3.28%) Smartcard
10 5 (2.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.19%) ASIC
12 3 (1.64%) EPoS
12 3 (1.64%) EFTPOS
12 3 (1.64%) NHS
12 3 (1.64%) Physics
13 2 (1.09%) Xbox
13 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.09%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.31%) Linux
2 22 (12.02%) Windows
3 14 (7.65%) UNIX
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.37%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (4.37%) SUSE
6 5 (2.73%) HPUX
6 5 (2.73%) Debian
7 2 (1.09%) Solaris
7 2 (1.09%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.75%) Test Scripting
2 25 (13.66%) Migration
3 24 (13.11%) OO
4 21 (11.48%) Data Migration
5 20 (10.93%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.20%) Service Delivery
6 15 (8.20%) Unit Testing
7 13 (7.10%) OOP
7 13 (7.10%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.10%) Data Cleansing
7 13 (7.10%) Test Automation
8 12 (6.56%) Data Analysis
8 12 (6.56%) Project Management
8 12 (6.56%) ETL
9 11 (6.01%) MVC
9 11 (6.01%) Statistical Analysis
10 10 (5.46%) Data Validation
10 10 (5.46%) Automated Testing
10 10 (5.46%) Quality Management
11 9 (4.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.05%) SQL
2 26 (14.21%) C
3 23 (12.57%) PL/SQL
4 19 (10.38%) Perl
5 18 (9.84%) PHP
5 18 (9.84%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.29%) Python
7 14 (7.65%) Java
8 13 (7.10%) PHP5
9 12 (6.56%) C++
10 10 (5.46%) C#
11 9 (4.92%) TTCN
12 6 (3.28%) Embedded C
12 6 (3.28%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.19%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.19%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.19%) Tcl
14 3 (1.64%) Ruby
15 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (41.53%) Degree
2 12 (6.56%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.83%) MCSA
3 7 (3.83%) MCITP
4 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.64%) PhD
6 3 (1.64%) CIMA
6 3 (1.64%) CIPD
7 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.57%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) GMP
3 8 (4.37%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (4.37%) GCP
4 7 (3.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (3.83%) GAMP
5 4 (2.19%) CDISC
6 2 (1.09%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.55%) GxP
7 1 (0.55%) Basel II
7 1 (0.55%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.73%) Corosync
4 5 (2.73%) Squid
5 4 (2.19%) Cygwin
6 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Data Guard
1 8 (4.37%) Oracle Statspack
2 7 (3.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (3.83%) SCCM
3 3 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 35 (19.13%) Oracle
2 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.28%) SAP
4 5 (2.73%) VMware
5 4 (2.19%) Northgate
5 4 (2.19%) Informatica
5 4 (2.19%) EMC
6 3 (1.64%) IBM
6 3 (1.64%) Citrix
6 3 (1.64%) ANSYS
7 2 (1.09%) Sybase
7 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.09%) Symantec
7 2 (1.09%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) Dell
7 2 (1.09%) Juniper
8 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.55%) iSOFT
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