The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 85 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 20 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.40% 1.20% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.44% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 10
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Validation
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1174 903 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.98% 83.23% 75.32%
Number of salaries quoted 917 683 585
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Validation
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Essex region.

Validation Salary Trend in Essex

Validation
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Essex

Validation
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Colchester - 10 £39,250 -
Brentwood - 5 £57,500 - 1
Chelmsford 0 2 £43,000 +13.15% 1
Harlow -4 1 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 23 (54.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (45.24%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) Degree
4 17 (40.48%) Finance
5 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 14 (33.33%) Analytics
7 13 (30.95%) .NET
7 13 (30.95%) IIS
7 13 (30.95%) JBoss
7 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
7 13 (30.95%) SOA
7 13 (30.95%) Software AG
7 13 (30.95%) webMethods
7 13 (30.95%) Web Analytics
7 13 (30.95%) Problem Management
8 11 (26.19%) Google Analytics
8 11 (26.19%) Google
8 11 (26.19%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) JMeter
9 9 (21.43%) Selenium
9 9 (21.43%) QA
9 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
10 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.29%) Scrum
11 6 (14.29%) MS Office
11 6 (14.29%) C
11 6 (14.29%) C++
11 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (30.95%) IIS
1 13 (30.95%) JBoss
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) JMeter
1 9 (21.43%) Selenium
2 4 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Support Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Applications Support
2 13 (30.95%) Applications Support Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) QA Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) EDI Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Validation Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) EDI
2 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) Ajax
2 3 (7.14%) JSON
2 3 (7.14%) Dojo
2 3 (7.14%) WPF
2 3 (7.14%) YUI
2 3 (7.14%) jQuery
2 3 (7.14%) HTML5
2 3 (7.14%) REST
2 3 (7.14%) CSS3
2 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 3 (7.14%) Sass
2 3 (7.14%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Life Science
2 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Physics
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Analytics
2 13 (30.95%) Problem Management
2 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
2 13 (30.95%) SOA
2 13 (30.95%) Web Analytics
3 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (7.14%) Straight-Through Processing
6 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.14%) Web Development
6 3 (7.14%) Web Design
6 3 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) C
4 6 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) XAML
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Software AG
1 13 (30.95%) webMethods
2 11 (26.19%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) Twitter
4 2 (4.76%) Intel
4 2 (4.76%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 25 days ago