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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 68 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.49% 1.14% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.57% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
565 635 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 84.08% 72.24% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 497 508 493
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Guildford

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Code Coverage
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 7 (38.89%) NUnit
4 7 (38.89%) Workflow Management
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Workflow
4 7 (38.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) TETRA
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (27.78%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) PACS
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) Image Processing
9 2 (11.11%) Perl

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WLAN
1 6 (33.33%) TETRA
1 6 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) 2G
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (38.89%) NUnit
2 7 (38.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Development Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Development Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software Development Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PACS
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Code Coverage
2 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow Management
2 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 3 (16.67%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Nortel
2 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.56%) Huawei
2 1 (5.56%) Greenplum
2 1 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (5.56%) Talend
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects