The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 38 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.12% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.72% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £36,000 £26,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.57% -17.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 279 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 81.72% 70.81% 73.31%
Number of salaries quoted 181 263 302
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Validation
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

Validation Salary Trend in Norfolk

Validation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Release Management
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Management
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (30.00%) GAMP
3 3 (30.00%) GMP
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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.

General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Head of Testing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Release Management
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Management
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (30.00%) GAMP
2 3 (30.00%) GMP