The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 36 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.47% 2.10% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 2.48% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £27,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 202 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.73% 84.87% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 171 158 184
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 14 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Office Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Office Support
2 1 (33.33%) Project Support Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA