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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 64 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.72% 0.55% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.67% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £43,401 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.52% -26.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
451 297 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.12% 81.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 388 256 288
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) Video Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Simulink
4 1 (20.00%) FMECA
4 1 (20.00%) MKS
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Release Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Video Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) FMECA
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) MKS
Leicester, Leicestershire
Hays - University of Leicester
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
University of Leicester
Salary: £40,847 - 45,954 per year + Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago