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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 76 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.96% 4.41% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 5.61% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 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 £48,100 £54,000 £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
785 766 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 80.84% 78.64% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 598 647 660
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 £52,409 £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 30 July 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (52.17%) Project Planning
2 24 (52.17%) Test Strategy
3 13 (28.26%) UNIX
4 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Finance
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 7 (15.22%) VMware
6 7 (15.22%) Intranet
6 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
6 7 (15.22%) XML
6 7 (15.22%) C
6 7 (15.22%) C++
6 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.22%) PHP
6 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) Windows
7 6 (13.04%) Informatica
8 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
9 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
9 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
9 4 (8.70%) IBM
9 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
9 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
9 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
9 4 (8.70%) Informatics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Intranet
2 3 (6.52%) Network Security
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
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%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.70%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (4.35%) Essbase
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Test Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Senior Test Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Senior Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C++ Software Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C++ Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C Developer
3 7 (15.22%) UNIX Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Test Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XML
1 7 (15.22%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) UNIX
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (52.17%) Project Planning
2 24 (52.17%) Test Strategy
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.35%) DRM
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) ETL
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
1 7 (15.22%) C
1 7 (15.22%) C++
1 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
1 7 (15.22%) PHP
2 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) P3O
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
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%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Informatica
3 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) Juniper
4 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.17%) SAP