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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 118 114 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -49
Permanent jobs citing Validation 26 40 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.15% 1.57% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.01% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 49
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1718 1986 1944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.25% 78.04% 80.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1596 1531
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
St Albans -16 4 £44,000 -
Stevenage - 4 £42,500 -
Watford -7 3 £46,000 +8.23%
Welwyn Garden City -17 3 - -
Hitchin - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -34 1 £57,500 +109.09%
Borehamwood - 1 £26,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
3 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.53%) Retail
3 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
5 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Oracle
6 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 9 (16.98%) Java
7 9 (16.98%) SCCM
7 9 (16.98%) Degree
8 8 (15.09%) QMS
8 8 (15.09%) Data Validation
8 8 (15.09%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (15.09%) SDLC
8 8 (15.09%) J2EE
8 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
8 8 (15.09%) Cisco
8 8 (15.09%) Spring
8 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.09%) Change Management
8 8 (15.09%) Finance
9 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
9 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.21%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (13.21%) Software Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Simulink
3 1 (1.89%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.89%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
1 7 (13.21%) LAN
1 7 (13.21%) WAN
2 5 (9.43%) VoIP
2 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) LTE
4 2 (3.77%) 4G
4 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.77%) 3G
4 2 (3.77%) 2G
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
1 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 13 (24.53%) Retail
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (11.32%) Retail Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Banking
5 4 (7.55%) Marketing
5 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.77%) Electronics
7 2 (3.77%) Games
8 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.89%) Legal
8 1 (1.89%) Front Office
8 1 (1.89%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support
7 4 (7.55%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.66%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Validation Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) J2EE
1 8 (15.09%) Spring
2 5 (9.43%) Spring MVC
3 3 (5.66%) Struts
3 3 (5.66%) Struts2
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) Classic ASP
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Handset
4 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.89%) VHDL
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
2 6 (11.32%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (18.87%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) QMS
4 8 (15.09%) Data Validation
4 8 (15.09%) SDLC
4 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.09%) Change Management
5 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.21%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Information Management
6 5 (9.43%) MVC
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Line Management
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.32%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) VB6
7 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
2 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 7 (13.21%) ISEB
4 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (11.32%) MCP
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.43%) MCSE
5 5 (9.43%) MCSA
6 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) MCDST
7 1 (1.89%) PhD
7 1 (1.89%) HNC
7 1 (1.89%) HND
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 5 (9.43%) GMP
2 4 (7.55%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
3 2 (3.77%) GAMP
4 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.89%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.89%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 8 (15.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) Lotus
4 7 (13.21%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) QNX
6 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.89%) Altera
6 1 (1.89%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.89%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (1.89%) IronPort
6 1 (1.89%) Polycom
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 7 days ago