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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 63 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.91% 1.19% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.48% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £25,928 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
820 879 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.55% 80.72% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 627 691 643
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 - 14 £52,500 -
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £43,750 - 1
Maldon - 1 £26,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 10 (35.71%) Analytics
6 9 (32.14%) Web Analytics
6 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
6 9 (32.14%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) IIS
6 9 (32.14%) JBoss
6 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
6 9 (32.14%) SOA
6 9 (32.14%) Software AG
6 9 (32.14%) webMethods
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Google Analytics
8 7 (25.00%) Google
9 5 (17.86%) QA
9 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.29%) MS Office
10 4 (14.29%) C
10 4 (14.29%) C++
10 4 (14.29%) User Experience
10 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (10.71%) JSON

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) MS Access
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JMeter
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Applications Support
2 9 (32.14%) Support Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) EMC Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) Ajax
2 3 (10.71%) Dojo
2 3 (10.71%) YUI
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) CSS3
2 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
2 3 (10.71%) Sass
2 3 (10.71%) LESS
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) WPF
2 3 (10.71%) HTML5
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Life Science
3 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 2 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Analytics
2 9 (32.14%) Web Analytics
2 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
2 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
2 9 (32.14%) SOA
3 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
4 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (10.71%) Stress Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Test Management
5 3 (10.71%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) XAML
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) JBoss
1 9 (32.14%) Software AG
1 9 (32.14%) webMethods
2 7 (25.00%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Green Hills
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
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