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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 117 119 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 26 8 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.09% 0.41% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.54% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 35
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1853 1491 2387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.86% 76.03% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1189 1972
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £32,500 -
Watford -16 6 £35,000 +3.70%
Stevenage +8 5 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £26,500 - 1
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) Degree
4 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
6 14 (26.92%) Oracle
6 14 (26.92%) Java
7 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 12 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
8 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
8 11 (21.15%) BusinessObjects XI
8 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (21.15%) Business Objects
8 11 (21.15%) Service Management
9 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (17.31%) SolarWinds
10 9 (17.31%) Billing
10 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (17.31%) CRM
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.31%) Analytics
11 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
11 8 (15.38%) Change Management
11 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.38%) UNIX
11 8 (15.38%) J2EE
11 8 (15.38%) Banking
11 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.92%) TDMA
3 1 (1.92%) CDMA
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.54%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Rational Rose
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Billing
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Retail
5 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Data Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Business Data Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Information Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) J2EE
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) XHTML
4 3 (5.77%) jQuery
4 3 (5.77%) HTML5
4 3 (5.77%) CSS3
4 3 (5.77%) Semantic HTML
4 3 (5.77%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) Apache FOP
5 1 (1.92%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) DOM
5 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.77%) W3C
4 1 (1.92%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) UNIX
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
4 1 (1.92%) HPUX
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (21.15%) Service Management
3 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
3 11 (21.15%) Software Testing
3 11 (21.15%) Data Cleansing
4 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (17.31%) CRM
5 9 (17.31%) Analytics
6 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 8 (15.38%) Change Management
7 7 (13.46%) Quality Management
7 7 (13.46%) Data Validation
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.54%) UML
9 5 (9.62%) Process Management
9 5 (9.62%) SOA
9 5 (9.62%) B2B
9 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.77%) CIMA
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) CIPD
5 2 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) Business Objects
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) SolarWinds
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Sybase
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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