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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 75 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.88% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £43,401 £51,106 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.07% +20.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
685 566 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.38% 80.28% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 590 508 458
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +11 7 £43,401 -6.26%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Video Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Video Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) WF
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (12.50%) VC++
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) .NET

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Release Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Change Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
1 1 (12.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Release Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Video Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Video Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) VC++
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree