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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 79 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 1.01% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.35% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £41,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
582 591 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.51% 74.72% 82.34%
Number of salaries quoted 473 495 751
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Mason
2 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Simulink
2 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
1 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Mason
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) SysML
1 1 (20.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago