The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Loughborough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 11 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 3.13% 5.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 93.75% 76.47% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 29
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £22,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
Leicestershire

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Loughborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Validation
Salary Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Loughborough region.

Validation Salary Trend in Loughborough

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (50.00%) Stateflow

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 (50.00%) Simulink
1 1 (50.00%) Stateflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) WF
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft