The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 49 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.65% 0.52% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.62% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £43,401 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% -2.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 325 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.06% 84.86% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 313 292 265
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Release Management
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Video Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Video Analytics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Release Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Change Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Video Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree