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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 94 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.62% 1.26% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.49% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Average salary £55,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £36,000 £45,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
1065 807 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.01% 84.68% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 846 622 594
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
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
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 30 January 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
Chelmsford -7 2 £55,000 +52.77%
Brentwood - 2 £57,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 25 (59.52%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (45.24%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) Degree
4 17 (40.48%) Finance
5 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 16 (38.10%) Analytics
6 13 (30.95%) Web Analytics
6 13 (30.95%) Problem Management
6 13 (30.95%) .NET
6 13 (30.95%) IIS
6 13 (30.95%) JBoss
6 13 (30.95%) SOA
6 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
6 13 (30.95%) Software AG
6 13 (30.95%) webMethods
7 11 (26.19%) SQL
7 11 (26.19%) Google Analytics
7 11 (26.19%) Google
8 9 (21.43%) QA
8 9 (21.43%) Selenium
8 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
8 9 (21.43%) C
8 9 (21.43%) JMeter
9 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Scrum

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Selenium
1 9 (21.43%) JMeter
2 4 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
5 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 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) QA Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) EDI Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Validation Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) JSON
2 3 (7.14%) Ajax
2 3 (7.14%) Dojo
2 3 (7.14%) YUI
2 3 (7.14%) jQuery
2 3 (7.14%) REST
2 3 (7.14%) CSS3
2 3 (7.14%) HTML5
2 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 3 (7.14%) Sass
2 3 (7.14%) LESS
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) EDI
3 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Physics
3 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.14%) Life Science
3 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Analytics
2 13 (30.95%) Web Analytics
2 13 (30.95%) Problem Management
2 13 (30.95%) SOA
2 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
3 9 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (7.14%) Web Development
6 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (7.14%) Signal Processing
6 3 (7.14%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) C
5 4 (9.52%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) XAML
8 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) 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 5 (11.90%) 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
3 3 (7.14%) Intel
4 2 (4.76%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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