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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 74 77 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 1.46% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.82% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 1
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
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
816 880 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 71.02% 80.15% 70.81%
Number of salaries quoted 636 711 662
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +2 7 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Basildon - 2 £28,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £32,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) QA
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (19.05%) Stress Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) MS Office
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Web Design
5 3 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) XAML
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) HTML5
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) CSS3
1 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js
1 3 (14.29%) Sass
1 3 (14.29%) LESS
1 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (14.29%) YUI
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
1 3 (14.29%) Dojo
1 3 (14.29%) WPF
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
1 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) Physics
4 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.76%) Human Factors
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
1 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (19.05%) Stress Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Test Management
2 4 (19.05%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
2 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) Web Design
3 3 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) C
3 4 (19.05%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) XAML
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Twitter
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Software AG
3 2 (9.52%) webMethods
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
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