The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 108 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 37 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.72% 0.90% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.09% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1777 1644 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.20% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1277 1154
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Watford +12 6 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Hitchin - 5 - -
Tring - 3 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £40,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 - -
Royston - 1 £40,000 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £57,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (27.40%) Degree
3 20 (27.40%) ISTQB
3 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (27.40%) Manufacturing
3 20 (27.40%) ISEB
4 19 (26.03%) SQL
4 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
5 18 (24.66%) Electronics
6 17 (23.29%) Management Information System
6 17 (23.29%) QA
6 17 (23.29%) Retail
7 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
7 16 (21.92%) Unix
8 15 (20.55%) Finance
8 15 (20.55%) Information Security
8 15 (20.55%) Information Assurance
9 13 (17.81%) C
10 12 (16.44%) Software Testing
11 11 (15.07%) CESG
11 11 (15.07%) Scrum
12 10 (13.70%) Military
12 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
12 10 (13.70%) Java
13 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
13 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
13 9 (12.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (10.96%) Test Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.48%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 4 (5.48%) PTC Creo
1 4 (5.48%) Windchill
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy AR System
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) VoIP
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.74%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.37%) GPRS
4 1 (1.37%) GSM
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) LTE
4 1 (1.37%) MPLS
4 1 (1.37%) UMTS
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
1 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
1 7 (9.59%) HP UFT
1 7 (9.59%) JMeter
1 7 (9.59%) LoadRunner
1 7 (9.59%) Selenium
2 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) QADirector
3 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 20 (27.40%) Manufacturing
2 18 (24.66%) Electronics
3 17 (23.29%) Retail
4 15 (20.55%) Finance
5 10 (13.70%) Military
5 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (8.22%) Banking
7 5 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
9 3 (4.11%) Marketing
10 2 (2.74%) Advertising
10 2 (2.74%) Legal
11 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Analyst
2 19 (26.03%) Test Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Information Security Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Security Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Automation Tester
5 7 (9.59%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (9.59%) Tester
6 6 (8.22%) Software Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Graduate
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) HTML
2 6 (8.22%) JSON
2 6 (8.22%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) J2EE
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) VXML
4 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (23.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (15.07%) CESG
4 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) PMI
6 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.74%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.74%) ASIC
7 2 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.74%) Physics
7 2 (2.74%) SystemC
7 2 (2.74%) Verilog
7 2 (2.74%) VHDL
8 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.37%) e-Health
8 1 (1.37%) iPad
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Unix
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) AIX
4 3 (4.11%) HPUX
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
3 15 (20.55%) Information Assurance
3 15 (20.55%) Information Security
4 12 (16.44%) Software Testing
5 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.96%) Change Management
7 8 (10.96%) Data Security
7 8 (10.96%) Data Validation
7 8 (10.96%) Test Planning
7 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Automation Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (9.59%) Line Management
8 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.59%) TDD
8 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) C
3 10 (13.70%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) Ruby
5 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) Perl
7 2 (2.74%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.40%) Degree
2 20 (27.40%) ISEB
2 20 (27.40%) ISTQB
3 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCNP
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) CIMA
8 1 (1.37%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.29%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) GMP
2 4 (5.48%) RMADS
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) EMC
2 4 (5.48%) HP
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) PTC
2 4 (5.48%) Remedy
2 4 (5.48%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) BMC
3 3 (4.11%) Dell
3 3 (4.11%) Hitachi
3 3 (4.11%) IBM
3 3 (4.11%) Juniper
3 3 (4.11%) Sybase
3 3 (4.11%) Symantec
3 3 (4.11%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) Avaya
4 2 (2.74%) Cadence
4 2 (2.74%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (2.74%) Xilinx
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Conor Gilmore
Posted: 20 days ago