The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 43 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.29% 6.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 7.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
Validation
Bedfordshire

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
280 290 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 82.60% 85.80% 79.17%
Number of salaries quoted 180 268 360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) FMECA
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) FMECA
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya