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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 198 172 139
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -33
Permanent jobs citing Validation 69 112 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.32% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.67% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 51 79 95
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
6057 6720 6408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.64% 79.02% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4984 5502 5489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Hertfordshire -7 26 £42,500 - 5
Cambridgeshire -7 22 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Bedfordshire +16 8 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Suffolk +5 8 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Essex +9 5 £26,500 -41.11%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 47 (35.07%) Degree
2 31 (23.13%) Telecoms
3 27 (20.15%) Java
3 27 (20.15%) SQL
4 26 (19.40%) Windows
5 24 (17.91%) Line Management
6 22 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (16.42%) Spring
7 20 (14.93%) ISO 9001
8 19 (14.18%) ISO 9000
8 19 (14.18%) DSL
8 19 (14.18%) DWDM
9 18 (13.43%) J2EE
9 18 (13.43%) Oracle
10 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
11 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (11.19%) QMS
12 15 (11.19%) Linux
12 15 (11.19%) ISTQB
12 15 (11.19%) MVC
13 14 (10.45%) Finance
13 14 (10.45%) C
13 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
14 13 (9.70%) C#
14 13 (9.70%) ITIL
14 13 (9.70%) Retail
15 12 (8.96%) Scrum
15 12 (8.96%) SDLC
16 11 (8.21%) Data Validation

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (2.24%) GlassFish
1 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) PTC Creo
3 3 (2.24%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (2.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (1.49%) Simulink
4 2 (1.49%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Office 365
2 3 (2.24%) SaaS
3 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.18%) DSL
1 19 (14.18%) DWDM
2 8 (5.97%) LAN
3 7 (5.22%) WAN
3 7 (5.22%) SAN
4 6 (4.48%) 3G
4 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.48%) LTE
5 5 (3.73%) VoIP
5 5 (3.73%) Internet
6 4 (2.99%) 2G
6 4 (2.99%) Network Security
7 3 (2.24%) 4G
7 3 (2.24%) SMS
8 2 (1.49%) Wireless
8 2 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.75%) NAS
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.22%) MySQL
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.99%) Selenium
2 4 (2.99%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.24%) TestNG
3 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.24%) Mockito
3 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.24%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.75%) ProC
5 1 (0.75%) MSI
General
1 31 (23.13%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.45%) Finance
3 13 (9.70%) Retail
4 11 (8.21%) Marketing
5 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
6 8 (5.97%) Electronics
7 6 (4.48%) Banking
7 6 (4.48%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.24%) Games
10 1 (0.75%) French Language
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Front Office
10 1 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.75%) Automotive
10 1 (0.75%) Legal
10 1 (0.75%) Military
10 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (22.39%) Analyst
2 22 (16.42%) Developer
3 15 (11.19%) Document Manager
3 15 (11.19%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Software Developer
5 13 (9.70%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (7.46%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (6.72%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Tester
11 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (3.73%) Development Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Consultant
12 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
13 4 (2.99%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) Spring
2 18 (13.43%) J2EE
3 10 (7.46%) Struts
3 10 (7.46%) Struts2
4 9 (6.72%) HTML
5 8 (5.97%) Web Services
6 7 (5.22%) HTML5
7 6 (4.48%) .NET
7 6 (4.48%) CSS
7 6 (4.48%) jQuery
8 5 (3.73%) Spring MVC
8 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.99%) XML
9 4 (2.99%) CSS3
10 3 (2.24%) LINQ
10 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.24%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.24%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (2.24%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.48%) Physics
4 5 (3.73%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.73%) User Experience
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.99%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.24%) Informatics
6 3 (2.24%) Robotics
6 3 (2.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.24%) VHDL
6 3 (2.24%) LIMS
7 2 (1.49%) Verilog
7 2 (1.49%) Handset
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.40%) Windows
2 15 (11.19%) Linux
3 8 (5.97%) UNIX
4 7 (5.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.48%) Android
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.91%) Line Management
2 22 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (11.19%) QMS
4 15 (11.19%) MVC
5 13 (9.70%) ITIL
6 12 (8.96%) Scrum
6 12 (8.96%) SDLC
7 11 (8.21%) Data Validation
7 11 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (8.21%) Software Testing
7 11 (8.21%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.21%) Project Management
8 10 (7.46%) TDD
9 9 (6.72%) OOP
9 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.97%) Change Management
10 8 (5.97%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.97%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.22%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.15%) Java
1 27 (20.15%) SQL
2 14 (10.45%) C
3 13 (9.70%) C#
4 11 (8.21%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.46%) C++
5 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.46%) Python
6 8 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.22%) Perl
8 6 (4.48%) VB
9 5 (3.73%) PHP
10 3 (2.24%) Ruby
11 2 (1.49%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.49%) VB6
11 2 (1.49%) TTCN
12 1 (0.75%) GLSL
12 1 (0.75%) HLSL
12 1 (0.75%) Delphi
12 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (35.07%) Degree
2 15 (11.19%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (5.22%) ISEB
6 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.48%) MCP
7 5 (3.73%) MCSE
7 5 (3.73%) MCSA
8 2 (1.49%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.75%) MCDST
9 1 (0.75%) HNC
9 1 (0.75%) HND
9 1 (0.75%) PhD
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.93%) ISO 9001
2 19 (14.18%) ISO 9000
3 6 (4.48%) QA
4 5 (3.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (3.73%) GMP
5 4 (2.99%) SLA
6 2 (1.49%) GAMP
7 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.75%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) SCCM
2 9 (6.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Oracle
2 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.97%) Cisco
4 7 (5.22%) Citrix
4 7 (5.22%) Lotus
5 4 (2.99%) VMware
6 3 (2.24%) Tableau
7 2 (1.49%) HP
7 2 (1.49%) Intel
7 2 (1.49%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.75%) IronPort
8 1 (0.75%) Polycom
8 1 (0.75%) Altera
8 1 (0.75%) Becrypt
8 1 (0.75%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.75%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.75%) Huawei
8 1 (0.75%) Anite
8 1 (0.75%) Blue Coat
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 8 days ago
Norwich
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago