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 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 - 78 70
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.39% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.46% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
668 657 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 85.31% 86.45% 82.64%
Number of salaries quoted 556 541 546
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) CAD
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
1 3 (75.00%) CATIA
1 3 (75.00%) HNC
1 3 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) CATIA
1 3 (75.00%) Siemens NX
General
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) CATIA Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB