The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 69 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% 1.42% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.74% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -3.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Validation
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
537 690 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.85% 81.56% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 425 581 525
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) VC++

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Release Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree