The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 66 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.75% 0.27% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.33% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Median salary £50,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
558 598 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.91% 82.03% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 469 506 736
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Firmware
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 8 (100.00%) Video Processing
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Firmware