The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 80 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.61% 2.76% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 3.39% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 33
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1051 797 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.92% 81.41% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 855 585 673
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 15 (38.46%) QA
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
5 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) SDLC
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.08%) Marketing
7 7 (17.95%) SilkTest
7 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
7 7 (17.95%) ISEB
7 7 (17.95%) MS Office
7 7 (17.95%) Windows
7 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
7 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (17.95%) Data Validation
7 7 (17.95%) Load Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
8 6 (15.38%) User Stories
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
8 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) Statistics
9 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
9 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
9 5 (12.82%) Physics
9 5 (12.82%) Alteryx
10 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.26%) Mainframe

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (5.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MS Access
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
1 7 (17.95%) SilkTest
General
1 9 (23.08%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) QA Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Service Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Software Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Data Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.56%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Statistics
1 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
1 5 (12.82%) Physics
2 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
2 10 (25.64%) SDLC
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Load Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
4 7 (17.95%) Data Validation
5 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) User Stories
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.69%) PMP
3 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MBA
3 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Alteryx
3 3 (7.69%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
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