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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 82 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.75% 2.03% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.35% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 16
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
806 895 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.84% 86.47% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 566 686 758
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) MS Office
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) EMC
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) QA
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Docker
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Junior
3 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Validation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test and Validation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Packager
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Configurator
4 1 (4.55%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) User Stories
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.64%) ITSM
3 3 (13.64%) Kanban
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Microservices
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) ISO26262
3 1 (4.55%) MISRA
3 1 (4.55%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) Symantec
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Freescale
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy