The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 57 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.62% - 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £48,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 256 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.16% 75.52% 72.28%
Number of salaries quoted 331 227 236
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Bedfordshire

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Validation
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Validation Salary Trend in Luton

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 23 (74.19%) SQL
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
2 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
3 12 (38.71%) Oracle
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
6 9 (29.03%) Statistics
6 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
6 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 7 (22.58%) SUSE
7 7 (22.58%) Replication
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Statspack
7 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
7 7 (22.58%) Data Guard
8 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
9 4 (12.90%) QA
9 4 (12.90%) Change Management
9 4 (12.90%) Automotive
9 4 (12.90%) CMS
9 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (12.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) CTI
1 1 (3.23%) SS7
1 1 (3.23%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.45%) DataStage
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (3.23%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Operations Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) DBA
3 7 (22.58%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Database Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (29.03%) Statistics
3 7 (22.58%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) SUSE
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
3 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Data Governance
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.23%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Ada
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (12.90%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Statspack
1 7 (22.58%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft