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 16 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 28 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 7.62% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 32 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 372 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.99% 81.76% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 341 305 206
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Luton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Luton

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) Degree
3 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 15 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) Migration
4 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Statistics
4 10 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) SUSE
6 8 (22.86%) Replication
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (22.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle Statspack
6 8 (22.86%) Data Guard
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
7 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Data Validation
8 4 (11.43%) QA
8 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
8 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
8 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Automotive

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (11.43%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) CTI
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) SS7
1 1 (2.86%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) DataStage
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.86%) VectorCAST
1 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 10 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) DBA
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Database Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Statistics
2 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (22.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
1 8 (22.86%) SUSE
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Data Validation
4 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) UML
7 1 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.86%) ETL
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) Ada
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (11.43%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) Basel II
3 1 (2.86%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Statspack
1 8 (22.86%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft