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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 119 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 26 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.13% 0.40% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.53% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 25
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1861 1501 2216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.56% 75.16% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 1200 1755
Average salary £48,000 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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 -1 10 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £28,000 -
Stevenage +6 2 - - 1
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) Finance
4 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.95%) Service Management
5 14 (22.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
7 12 (19.67%) CRM
7 12 (19.67%) Business Objects
7 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.67%) Data Analysis
7 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (19.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 12 (19.67%) Data Cleansing
7 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.03%) Analytics
8 11 (18.03%) Billing
8 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (18.03%) Oracle
9 10 (16.39%) Java
9 10 (16.39%) Software Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Line Management
10 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.11%) UNIX
11 8 (13.11%) Windows
11 8 (13.11%) MySQL
11 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
11 8 (13.11%) CIMA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.64%) Documentum
1 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (8.20%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.64%) TDMA
4 1 (1.64%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 8 (13.11%) MySQL
4 6 (9.84%) Cognos Impromptu
4 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Rational Rose
2 3 (4.92%) Subversion
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Billing
3 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.48%) Banking
5 6 (9.84%) Retail
6 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.28%) Advertising
7 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Data Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Business Data Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Data Centre Technician
7 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) MIS Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) VMware Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) J2EE
2 5 (8.20%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
4 3 (4.92%) CSS3
4 3 (4.92%) HTML5
4 3 (4.92%) Semantic HTML
4 3 (4.92%) Ajax
4 3 (4.92%) jQuery
4 3 (4.92%) XHTML
5 2 (3.28%) XSL
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) Drools
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
6 1 (1.64%) Apache FOP
6 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.64%) XSLT
6 1 (1.64%) XML
6 1 (1.64%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) W3C
4 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) UNIX
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) AIX
3 3 (4.92%) HPUX
3 3 (4.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Service Management
1 14 (22.95%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
3 12 (19.67%) CRM
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.67%) Data Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (19.67%) Data Cleansing
4 11 (18.03%) Analytics
5 10 (16.39%) Software Testing
5 10 (16.39%) Line Management
6 7 (11.48%) Change Management
6 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.48%) UML
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Network Management
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.20%) Data Validation
8 5 (8.20%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) CIMA
3 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) CIPD
5 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
5 5 (8.20%) ISEB
6 1 (1.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (8.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.28%) GMP
2 2 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Business Objects
2 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.11%) SolarWinds
5 7 (11.48%) VMware
6 3 (4.92%) Sybase
6 3 (4.92%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) Dell
6 3 (4.92%) EMC
6 3 (4.92%) Symantec
6 3 (4.92%) Juniper
6 3 (4.92%) Hitachi
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) IBM
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