The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 72 44 71
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.89% 4.70% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 5.92% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £53,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
763 777 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 80.23% 79.45% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 575 659 638
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Nottinghamshire

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Validation
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Validation Salary Trend in Nottingham

Validation
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 25 (54.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 23 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (26.09%) UNIX
4 10 (21.74%) Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Finance
5 8 (17.39%) Degree
6 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (15.22%) VMware
7 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.04%) Intranet
7 6 (13.04%) Windows
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) XML
7 6 (13.04%) C
7 6 (13.04%) C++
7 6 (13.04%) HTML
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) PHP
7 6 (13.04%) Informatica
8 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
9 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
9 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
9 4 (8.70%) IBM
9 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
9 4 (8.70%) WebFOCUS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.35%) HFM
1 2 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Intranet
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) Network Security
2 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) SMTP
2 3 (6.52%) DHCP
2 3 (6.52%) FTP
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) WebFOCUS
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Essbase
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Senior Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Senior Test Manager
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX Developer
3 6 (13.04%) C Developer
3 6 (13.04%) C++ Developer
3 6 (13.04%) C++ Software Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) UNIX
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 23 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) Use Case
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) ETL
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.35%) DRM
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 6 (13.04%) PHP
1 6 (13.04%) C
1 6 (13.04%) C++
1 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.35%) Korn
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) VMware
2 6 (13.04%) Informatica
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
3 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) Juniper
4 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.35%) Hyperion