The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 100 60 107
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +47
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.64% 2.26% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.07% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1058 717 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.82% 73.69% 73.70%
Number of salaries quoted 850 614 878
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
East of England

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 April 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 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
Colchester - 5 £45,000 -
Harlow -6 1 £45,000 -37.93%
Basildon - 1 - - 2
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (40.00%) Electronics
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (25.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) MS Office
4 3 (15.00%) Physics
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) WPF
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Windows

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
1 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (20.00%) Stress Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Management
2 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.00%) System Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) XAML
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
Chelmsford, Essex
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago