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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 56 63
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.64% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £26,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -
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
238 313 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 82.35% 79.44% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 210 281 341
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (33.33%) GAMP
3 3 (33.33%) GMP
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Head of Testing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Management
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (33.33%) GAMP
2 3 (33.33%) GMP