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 25 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 85 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.42% 0.44% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.57% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £43,401 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
788 527 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.91% 77.27% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 679 463 550
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 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 -1 4 £43,401 +30.52% 1
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (64.29%) C++
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) WCF
2 8 (57.14%) WPF
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) VC++
3 7 (50.00%) WF
3 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 1 (7.14%) WinForms
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) FMECA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Change and Release Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Release Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Change Manager
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) WCF
1 8 (57.14%) WPF
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) WF
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) FMECA
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) VC++
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) MKS
Leicester, Leicestershire
University of Leicester
Salary: £40,847 - 45,954 per year + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago