The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 77 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.17% 0.43% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.56% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,100 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.98% -6.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
502 359 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.53% 77.20% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 403 308 244
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,865
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,776 £49,776 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Validation
Leicestershire

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Validation
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Validation Salary Trend in Leicester

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (26.67%) TickIT
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Logistics
5 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) HNC
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Intranet
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Hazard Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Simulink
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Manager
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) C Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 3 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Hazard Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) FMECA
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Clinical Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
1 4 (26.67%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (26.67%) TickIT
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) MKS