The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 32 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.46% - 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% - 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £50,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 316 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 68.42% 82.72% 82.15%
Number of salaries quoted 131 242 297
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Validation
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Validation Salary Trend in Middlesex

Validation
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) TestDirector
3 3 (37.50%) GIS
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Product Management
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) TestDirector
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) UI Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
1 3 (37.50%) UI Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) NCR
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft