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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 84 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.54% 0.44% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.57% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £43,401 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -20.00%
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
761 528 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.48% 76.63% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 649 464 549
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 £29,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £49,000
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 1 August 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 5 £43,401 +30.52%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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#
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) VC++
3 7 (50.00%) WF
3 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) FMECA
7 1 (7.14%) WinForms
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
7 1 (7.14%) Law
7 1 (7.14%) Device Driver

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
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 4 (28.57%) Release Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Change Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Change and Release Manager
4 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) WCF
1 8 (57.14%) WPF
2 7 (50.00%) .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%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
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 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) FMECA
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Video Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) VC++
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) MKS