The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 81 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.05% 0.97% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.27% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
815 552 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 85.61% 76.56% 74.93%
Number of salaries quoted 678 475 457
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,910 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Validation
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Validation
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough +5 1 £35,000 -41.66%
Leicester -10 1 £40,000 -4.98%
Market Harborough - 1 - -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (52.17%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) WCF
4 8 (34.78%) WPF
5 7 (30.43%) WF
5 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
5 7 (30.43%) VC++
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) C
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
8 4 (17.39%) Automotive
9 3 (13.04%) Intranet
9 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 3 (13.04%) TickIT
9 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) XML
9 3 (13.04%) HTML
9 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.04%) PHP
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (8.70%) DNN
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Simulink
3 1 (4.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (4.35%) Stateflow
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
2 4 (17.39%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C Developer
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) WCF
2 8 (34.78%) WPF
3 7 (30.43%) WF
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) COM
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Hazard Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.35%) CAD
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) VC++
4 5 (21.74%) C
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) TickIT
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) MKS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle