The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 111 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 1.31% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.62% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,001
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1219 1424 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.52% 81.19% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1276 1211
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
1 4 (36.36%) Life Science
2 3 (27.27%) Business Development
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
3 2 (18.18%) Simulink
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (18.18%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Avionics
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
1 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Development
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Thales
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago