The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 73 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.27% 0.38% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.51% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Validation
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
619 392 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 83.99% 74.95% 71.92%
Number of salaries quoted 548 347 461
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Validation
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Validation Salary Trend in Guildford

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Code Coverage
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) NUnit
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow Management
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (55.56%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Informatics
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Biotechnology
4 2 (22.22%) Product Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) LIMS
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) 4G

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) Telnet
1 1 (11.11%) 2G
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Development Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Development Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) LIMS
1 2 (22.22%) Informatics
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Biotechnology
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Code Coverage
1 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Workflow
1 5 (55.56%) Workflow Management
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
1 5 (55.56%) User Stories
2 2 (22.22%) Product Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Talend
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects