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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 122 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 10 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.92% 0.52% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.69% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 29
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,717 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +2.37%
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
1653 1453 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.36% 75.48% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1086 1839
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,020
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Welwyn Garden City -3 5 - -
Borehamwood - 3 £26,500 - 2
Watford - 2 £60,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £52,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Oracle
4 16 (35.56%) Degree
5 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
6 14 (31.11%) Java
7 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Banking
8 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (24.44%) UNIX
8 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
9 10 (22.22%) .NET
9 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 9 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (20.00%) Data Validation
10 9 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 9 (20.00%) Business Objects
10 9 (20.00%) C#
10 9 (20.00%) ISO 9001
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (15.56%) Analytics
12 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
12 7 (15.56%) Billing
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.56%) Windows
12 7 (15.56%) Linux
12 7 (15.56%) CRM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (11.11%) 2G
2 5 (11.11%) LTE
2 5 (11.11%) 4G
2 5 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (11.11%) 3G
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Billing
4 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Games
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.89%) Electronics
6 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Change Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) VMware Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Data Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) J2EE
3 6 (13.33%) CSS
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) jQuery
4 5 (11.11%) Ajax
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 5 (11.11%) Classic ASP
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) DOM
5 1 (2.22%) XSL
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Apache FOP
5 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
5 9 (20.00%) Data Validation
5 9 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (15.56%) CRM
7 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.56%) Service Management
7 7 (15.56%) Analytics
8 6 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) Process Management
9 5 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.11%) VB6
5 5 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Lotus
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) QNX
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Borehamwood
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago