The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 76 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 1.72% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 2.16% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 7
Average salary £43,500 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
605 694 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.88% 79.41% 78.49%
Number of salaries quoted 490 630 673
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Validation
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Validation Salary Trend in Oxford

Validation
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Business Development
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA